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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 35.99
Making Threats is designed to make students, scholars, activists and policymakers think critically about how environmental and biological fears are implicated in the construction of threats to local, national and global security. Writing from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, the authors contribute to scholarship on environment and security that... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 51.95
An Introduction to Radiation Protection is an accessible account of the nature of the hazards presented by ionizing radiation and the methods of protection, for those new to the field and for the non-specialist. This book takes the reader through the general background to the subject, the technical principles underlying the control of radiation hazards,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 28.95
In 1880, coal was the primary energy source for everything from home heating to industry. Regions where coal was readily available, such as the Ruhr Valley in Germany and western Pennsylvania in the United States, witnessed exponential growth-yet also suffered the greatest damage from coal pollution. These conditions prompted civic activism in... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95
Written in an engaging and jargon-free style by a team of international and interdisciplinary experts, Modern Environments and Human Health demonstrates by example how methods, theoretical approaches, and data from a wide range of disciplines can be used to resolve longstanding questions about the second epidemiological transition. The first book... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Environmental management strategies have evolved from compliance-based end-of-pipe regulations to accounting of the environmental impacts of products and processes throughout their life cycles, i.e. from the time that resources are extracted from the earth, through production and use, until end-of-life management. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2005; US$ 15.00
Puede la gente ser saludable en un mundo enfermo? Muchos desastres ecológicos pueden imputarse directamente a la explotación descuidada del entorno, y los seres humanos actúan como causantes y luego como víctimas. Nuestra salud refleja exactamente la salud de lo que nos rodea, y esa es la base del enfoque de Ecosalud, que reconoce los intrincados lazos... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 63.00
Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease. The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. The book fills the urgent need, identified for updating the WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water... more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 22.50
How much disease could be prevented through better management of our environment? The environment influences our health in many ways - through exposures to physical, chemical and biological risk factors, and through related changes in our behaviour in response to those factors. To answer this question, the available scientific evidence was summarized... more...