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- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
For the first time, His Royal Highness Charles, the Prince of Wales, shares his views on how mankind?s most pressing modern challenges are rooted in our disharmony with nature. In the vein of Al Gore?s An Inconvenient Truth and Van Jones? Green Collar Economy , Prince Charles presents the compelling case that solutions to our most dire crises?from... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This handbook provides and overview of physical, chemical and biological methods used to analyze soils andplant tissue using an ecosystem perspective. The current emphasis on climate change has recognized the importance of including soil carbon as part of our carbon budgets. Methods to assess soilsmust be ecosystem based if they are to have utility... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 149.95
The first book to focus exclusively on the subject, Geodiversity, Second Edition describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as current threats to its existence. Illustrated with global case studies throughout, the book examines traditional approaches to protecting geodiversity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 149.95
Creep behaviour, especially for underground radioactive waste disposal facilities, whose storage period far exceed the service time of most of the civil engineering underground facilities, is very significant. Boom Clay, an argillaceous rock chosen as a reasonable geological barrier in Belgium is first systematically studied in this book. A series... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 11.57
Land, Stadt, Metropole ? räumlich bestimmte Formen stehen oft im Mittelpunkt, wenn wir uns über unsere Gesellschaft verständigen. Im öffentlichen Diskurs sind zentrale Probleme der Gegenwart und Zukunft (Bevölkerungsentwicklung, Wettbewerb, Klimawandel etc.) lokal spezifiziert, werden gesellschaftliche Risiken, Herausforderungen und Potentiale vor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environment is a growing scientific understanding of the social and cognitive complexity of many of these species.... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
Although the term "poaching" has now come to refer to hunters and anglers who deliberately flout game regulations, famed outdoorsman John Watson uses these phrases in a broader, less pejorative sense in this collection, which brings together a series of hunting articles he published in various periodicals throughout the course of his career.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much and what is it doing to our bodies? Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier and healthier? In Plastic Purge , ecologist, SanClements... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Global society in the 21st century is facing challenges of improving the quality of air, water, soil and the environment and maintaining the ecological balance. Environmental pollution, thus, has become a major global concern. The modern growth of industrialization, urbanization, modern agricultural development and energy generation has resulted in... more...