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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
More than 40 years after the United States launched bold efforts to curb pollution and waste, American environmental management has stalled. Drawing extensively on recent enviornmental science, engineering, regulatory agency data and trade information, American Environmental Policy explores how environmental management in the US has fallen short of... more...
The Human and Environmental Impact of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our WorldABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
Fracking for gas trapped in shale could be a game changer in the quest to find alternatives to dirty fossil fuels, but it also has potential for harm. This book provides "one-stop shopping" for everyone who wants to know more about the issues. more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95
Graywater is defined as household wastewater generated by baths and showers, sinks, laundry, and kitchen/dishwashing. Reuse of graywater allows water to be used at least twice?initial use and local recycling. In some cases, water can be recovered for a third use?agriculture irrigation, thus leading to a savings of 10-20 percent of water consumption.... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00
Now forty years old, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) remains a landmark act in conservation and one of the world?s most comprehensive laws designed to prevent species extinctions and support recovery efforts for imperiled species. A controversial law and often subject to political attack, the ESA is successful overall but not without difficulties.... more...
- New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95
Essential, visionary essays about our post-carbon future [Richard Heinberg] writes with incision, with passion, with rage, with compassion, and Afterburn captures in one single publication why he's such a shining light of insight in times of much darkness. The Party's Over changed my life. Perhaps Afterburn will change yours. --- Rob Hopkins,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 109.00
Forest Plans of North America presents case studies of contemporary forest management plans developed for forests owned by federal, state, county, and municipal governments, communities, families, individuals, industry, investment organizations, conservation organizations, and others in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The book provides excellent... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal or plant products from the forests and other natural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment.? The first focuses on the systemic bias in science in... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95
Urban Geography a comprehensive introduction to a variety of issues relating to contemporary urban geography, including patterns and processes of urbanization, urban development, urban planning, and life experiences in modern cities. Reveals both the diversity of ordinary urban geographies and the networks, flows and relations which increasingly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book is the first comprehensive introduction to contemporary Turkmenistan in English. more...