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  • Biodiversity and Environmentby T.S. Krishnan

    Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2008; US$ 40.00

    As the world population is increasing, the natural resources supporting human existence are diminishing. The conservation of biodiversity and management of environment have become the Herculean task of developed and developing countries. The environmental crisis, confronting the world, is likely to alter profoundly the future of our planet. No one... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation and Managementby T.S. Krishnan

    Swastik Publishers & Distributors 2008; US$ 40.00

    Biodiversity is the sum of organisms that include plants, animals, microorganisms and the ecosystems. These natural resources are gifts of nature that are important for humans and for the functioning of ecosystems. The local/indigenous peoples have been custodians of diversity so far. Through an understanding of the natural processes they have been... more...

  • Causes of Climate Changeby Ashok Malik

    Rajat Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    This book, the first in the series of this four book volume on climate change, deals, exclusively with the exploration of the causes of climate change. The increase in the emission of green house gases and the subsequent enhanced greenhouse effect, is the root of this problem, and the human activities and processes which cause these are quite comprehensively... more...

  • Geological Disposal of Carbon Dioxide and Radioactive Wasteby Ferenc L. Toth

    Springer 2011; US$ 329.00

    Fossil fuels will remain the backbone of the global energy economy for the foreseeable future. The contribution of nuclear energy to the global energy supply is also expected to increase. With the pressing need to mitigate climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the fossil energy industry is exploring the possibility of carbon dioxide disposal... more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology: Volume 211by David M. Whitacre

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology: Volume 212by David M. Whitacre

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology attempts to provide concise, critical reviews of timely advances, philosophy and significant areas of accomplished or needed endeavor in the total field of xenobiotics, in any segment of the environment, as well as toxicological implications. more...

  • Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Climate Changeby Akimasa Sumi; Kensuke Fukushi; Ai Hiramatsu

    Springer 2010; US$ 279.00

    In recent decades, there has been a growing awareness of how intricate the interactions are between human beings and the environment. Fortunately, progress has been made in understanding this relationship, and new technologies have been effective in addressing environmental problems. However belatedly, there has been an acknowledgment of the incompatibility... more...

  • Species Richnessby Jonathan Adams

    Springer 2010; US$ 239.00

    This is a readable, informative and up-to-date account of the patterns and controls on biodiversity. The author describes major trends in species richness, along with uncertainties in current knowledge. The various possible explanations for past and present species patterns are discussed and explained in an even-handed and accessible way. The implications... more...

  • Energy, the Environment and Climate Changeby Peter E. Hodgson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 136.00

    This book is a comprehensive account of all significant energy sources, evaluated according to their capacity, reliability, cost, safety and effects on the environment. Non-renewable sources (for example, coal, oil, gas and nuclear fuel) together with renewable sources like wood, hydro, biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, ocean thermal, and tidal; are... more...

  • Disaster Educationby Rajib Shaw; Koichi Shiwaku; Yukiko Takeuchi

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 114.95

    This is the first book of its kind on disaster risk reduction education. A ready reference for practitioners in the field this book describes and demonstrates different aspects of disaster risk reduction education in an easy-to-understand form with current academic research and practical field experiences included throughout. more...