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- Arcade Publishing 2016; US$ 35.00
A stunningly original, lushly illustrated vision for a Green Utopia, published on the 500th anniversary of the original Big Ideaa 2016 Green Book Festival "Future Forecasts" Winner. Five hundred years ago a powerful new word was unleashed upon the world when Thomas More published his book Utopia, about an island paradise far away from his troubled... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available
Celebrate the most dazzling jewels on Earth with Jewel , the most glamorous guide to jewellery, gems, and minerals . Jewel is a lavish look at precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals. Discover gemstones from agate to zoisite, take an up-close look at the world's most extravagant and famous jewellery, and immerse yourself in the incredible... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 22.99
BP Blowout is the first comprehensive account of the legal, economic, and environmental consequences of the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The accident destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and killed eleven people. The resulting offshore oil discharge, the largest ever in the United States, polluted much of the Gulf for months, wreaking... more...
- ECW Press 2016; US$ 10.99
Passionate and cogent, this could be the most important book of the year for CanadiansWe are complacent. We bask in the idea that Canada holds 20% of the worlds fresh water water crises face other countries, but not ours. We could not be more wrong. In Boiling Point, bestselling author and activist Maude Barlow lays bare the issues facing... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Depuis le jour où l'homme a , pour la première fois, soulevé l'épiderme terrestre pour y creuser des sillons et pour y tracer des chemins ; depuis l'époque où il a su pénétrer dans le sein de l'écorce superficielle, soit pour y dérober l'eau potable, soit pour ravir aux entrailles du sol la pierre à bâtir ou le minerai, il a dû mettre en... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
Bleaching Earths presents the diverse use of fuller's earth and bentonite, particularly in vegetable and mineral oil refining. This book discusses the different aspects of bleaching earths from the stray. Organized into seven chapters, this book starts with an overview of the mineral composition of bleaching clays, which are often classified as fuller's... more...
- Timber Press 2016; US$ 19.50
Southwest Foraging profiles 117 plants, with detailed information for safe identification, advice on sustainable harvesting, and tips on preparation and use. Part of the Timber Press Regional Foraging book series, this is for foragers in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, southern Utah, and southern Nevada. more...
- University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 61.00
Why is groundwater the predominant drinking water source in Hawaii? Why are groundwater sources susceptible to pesticide contamination? How long does it take for water in the mountains to journey by land and underground passages to reach the coast? Answers to questions such as these are essential to understanding the principles of hydrology?the science... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 27.99
Water scarcity is on everyone's mind. Long taken for granted, water availability has entered the realm of economics, politics, and people's food and lifestyle choices. But as anxiety mounts - even as a swath of California farmland has been left fallow and extremist groups worldwide exploit the desperation of people losing livelihoods to desertification... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 249.00
This book is a compilation of recent global measures to conserve bio-resources and manage biotic and abiotic stresses. It highlights emerging issues related toagriculture, abiotic and biotic stress factors, ethnic knowledge, climatechange and global warming, as well as natural resources and their sustainablemanagement. It also focuses on the consolidated... more...