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  • Handbook on Waste Managementby T. C. Kinnaman; K. Takeuchi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00

    The significant challenges associated with managing waste continues to attract international scholarly attention. This international handbook scrutinizes both developed and developing economies. It comprises original contributions from many of the most prominent scholars researching this topic. Consisting primarily of empirical research efforts - though... more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change in Asiaby S. Vachani; J. Usmani

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The frequency and scale of damage inflicted by climate-relateddisasters, including floods, drought, heat waves and hurricanes, hasbeen increasing at an alarming rate. This volume provides a timely andthoughtful discussion of strategies for adaptation to climate change,which can complement mitigation strategies being developed by otherexperts throughout... more...

  • Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment in Practiceby Joe Weston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a fast-growing field of land-use planning affecting many disciplines. At present, UK Government legislation requires EIA for certain types of development. Subject to a further new European directive, an EIA will be required for all policies, plans and programmes. Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment... more...

  • Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlandsby Alexandros Stefanakis; Christos S. Akratos; Vassilios A. Tsihrintzis

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 149.95

    Vertical flow constructed wetlands for wastewater and sludge treatment represent a relatively new and still growing technology. Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands is the first book to present the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding vertical flow constructed wetlands theory and applications. In this book, you will learn about vertical flow systems... more...

  • The Arctic Climate Systemby Mark C. Serreze; Roger G. Barry

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 100.00

    This second edition provides completely up-to-date, scientifically rigorous yet highly accessible overview of Arctic climate science, for advanced students and researchers. more...

  • Our Energy Futureby Don E. Albrecht

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased domestic energy production and the production of energy... more...

  • Marine Biodiversity Conservationby Keith Hiscock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students. It also provides sound guidance for marine biology... more...

  • Changing Land Use Patterns in the Coastal Zoneby M. Richard DeVoe; G.S. Kleppel; Mac V. Rawson

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    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...

  • Cost-benefit Analysis of Environmental Goods by Applying Contingent Valuation Methodby Uddin Sarwar Ahmed; Gotoh Keinosuke

    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...

  • Soil Not Oilby Vandana Shiva

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 22.95

    In Soil Not Oil, bestselling author Vandana Shiva connects the food crisis, peak oil, and climate change to show that a world beyond a dependence on fossil fuel and globalization is both possible and necessary. more...