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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
This text is a history of the world's oldest global conservation body - the World Conservation Union, established in 1948 as a forum for governments, non-governmental organizations and individual conservationists. The author draws on unpublished archives to reveal the often turbulent story of the IUCN and its achievements in, and influence on, conservation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
This study, based on fieldwork and case studies of southeast Asian countries shows how privatization, investment and new energy technologies can be integrated to combat climate change and provide the maximum return for investors. The author explains what incentives and regulatory structures are needed that do not damage local competitiveness. Asserting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
A practical guide to the protection and management of ecosystems against invasions by non-indigenous plant species. The authors seek to offer an accessible account of the subject and how to protect natural habitats. The majority of countries suffer from invasive plants and there are case studies from North America, Europe, Australia, South and South... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
'Understanding how complex ecological and climatic change can influence human health is the new challenge before us. The book confronts these multidimensional risk assessments head-on and will catalyse the important interdisciplinary and integrated approach that is the new paradigm now required for environmental and public health research.' Dr JONATHAN... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
In most countries, the development of environmental programs follows a similar pattern. Early efforts concentrate on direct threats to public health, such as contaminated drinking water and air pollution. Only after these problems are addressed does the need to improve day-to-day management of hazardous wastes reach the top of the environmental agenda.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Pollution control, a key component of U.S. environmental policy, has made important progress in recent decades. Yet important problems remain and there is need for improvement in the pollution control regulatory system. This book is the most extensive evaluation of that system ever produced. It reveals many strengths and accomplishments, but also illustrates... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
Coastal ecosystems make up some of the most important and endangered regions in the world. This book provides guidance on the assessment and management of environmental impacts caused by development. It is useful to ecologists, urban and regional planners, resource managers, policymakers and students. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 184.95
Wetlands are complex and dynamic ecological systems incorporating two important, inter-linked components: hydrology and vegetation. Modelling wetland components and processes reveals the nature of wetland systems and helps to predict the effects of environmental change. The main goal of much current research is the construction of a vigorous and spatially-explicit... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Examines environmental valuation methods through the lens of cost-benefit analysis focused on three case studies in Japan: public parks, a bay wetland, and a recreational theme park. The findings presented here serve as a useful source of information on Japanese behavior regarding the valuation of environmental goods. more...