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- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally obliged to protect? Drawing on an exceptionally wide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
A ?green economy? must be built on ?green jobs? - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ?green job? is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many unresolved questions including whether we consider jobs in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about non-human organisms in their own right and to value their flourishing... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 183.04
This expansive reference provides readers with the broadest available single-volume coverage of leading-edge advances in the development and optimization of clean energy technologies. From innovative biofuel feed stocks and processing techniques, to novel solar materials with record-breaking efficiencies, remote-sensing for offshore wind turbines to... more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95
A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Governments and private sector actors are increasingly recognising the potential of harnessing markets to help arrest the degradation of biodiversity. The private provision of biodiversity products and services is proving to be quite feasible in some circumstances. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 67.00
Waste generation and waste management receive increasing attention among policy makers. On the one hand, waste causes environmental problems, both if it is handled properly and -- especially -- if it is mishandled, e.g . through illegal dumping. more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 88.00
Most of the less-favoured regions in Europe feature large areas of forestland. The FORWARD (Forest Resources for Work Opportunities and Regional Development) project was initiated to generate employment and income based on forest resources. This report presents the findings of the project. more...