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  • Introduction to Geochemical Modelingby Francis Albarède

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 94.00

    An introduction to quantitative geochemical modeling for the researcher and advanced student. more...

  • Public Policies and the Misuse of Forest Resourcesby Robert Repetto; Malcolm Gillis

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 55.00

    Six contributors explore the role of governments in accelerating the rate of forest destruction by providing direct and indirect subsidies to support what would otherwise be non-commercial logging operations. Without these financial incentives, most timber operations in the tropics would cease. In a series of country-by-country investigations, including... more...

  • Improving Natural Resource Managementby Timothy C. Haas

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00

    The decision to implement environmental protection options is a political one. These, and other political and social decisions affect the balance of the ecosystem and how the point of equilibrium desired is to be reached. This book develops a stochastic, temporal model of how political processes influence and are influenced by ecosystem processes and... more...

  • Ecosystem Based Management for Marine Fisheriesby Andrea Belgrano; Charles W. Fowler

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 106.00

    Illustrates how macroecological patterns can be used to develop more effective and holistic management strategies for marine fisheries. more...

  • Comparative Environmental Regionalismby Lorraine Elliott; Shaun Breslin

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 145.00

    This volume focuses on environmental governance as a key issue of analysis, to provide an important new conceptualisation of 'region' and regional power. more...

  • Water Financeby Neil S. Grigg

    Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00

    A detailed look at the water industry and the trends that can lead to investment opportunities Water has quickly grown into a big global business, with annual revenues in the United States alone reaching over $200 billion. In the years ahead, companies as well as governments must find innovative ways to address important issues within this field... more...

  • The Revenge of Gaiaby James Lovelock

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    For millennia, humankind has exploited the Earth without counting the cost. Now, as the world warms and weather patterns dramatically change, the Earth is beginning to fight back. James Lovelock, one of the giants of environmental thinking, argues passionately and poetically that, although global warming is now inevitable, we are not yet too late to... more...

  • When The Rivers Run Dryby Fred Pearce

    Transworld 2012; US$ 14.54

    The world is running out of water. Even in the UK our reservoirs empty and there are drought warnings and hose pipe bans each year. Some of world's largest rivers now trickle into sand miles from the ocean, exhausted by human need. Water is 'the new oil' - except we can live without oil; there are no alternatives to fresh water. From Kent... more...

  • Build Your Own Small Wind Power Systemby Kevin Shea; Brian Clark Howard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 25.00

    "Build Your Own Small Wind Power System" focuses on the untapped potential for small wind power closer to home. This hands-on guide shows you how to install a grid-connected, residential-scale, wind power system. You'll get step-by-step details on the "how to" basics of getting your own systems up and running, including how... more...

  • The Economics of Climate Changeby Gary D. Libecap; Richard H. Steckel

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    While debates over the consequences of climate change are often pessimistic, historical data from the past two centuries indicate many viable opportunities for responding to potential changes. This volume takes a close look at the ways in which economies—particularly that of the United States—have adjusted to the challenges climate change... more...