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  • Whales and Dolphinsby Philippa Brakes; Mark Peter Simmonds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Ecofeminism and Globalizationby Eaton; Lorentzen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 42.99

    Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization. The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world's regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States. more...

  • The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Livingby S. Fudge; M. Peters; S. M. Hoffman; W. Wehrmeyer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This unique book illustrates that in order to address the growing urgency of issues around environmental and resource limits, it is clear that we need to develop effective policies to promote durable changes in behaviour and transform how we view and consume goods and services. It suggests that in order to develop effective policies in this area, it... more...

  • Climate Change and Flood Risk Managementby E. C. H. Keskitalo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Climate Change and Flood Risk Management discusses and problematises the integration of adaptation to climate change in flood risk management. The book explores adaptation to climate change in relation to flood risk events in advanced industrial states. It provides examples of how flood risk management, disaster and emergency management, and adaptation... more...

  • Recycling and Deinking of Recovered Paperby Pratima Bajpai

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 128.00

    Paper recycling in an increasingly environmentally conscious world is gaining importance. Increased recycling activities are being driven by robust overseas markets as well as domestic demand. Recycled fibers play a very important role today in the global paper industry as a substitute for virgin pulps. Paper recovery rates continue to increase year... more...

  • Dictionary of Environment and Ecologyby Peter Collin

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    This dictionary has been revised to include the definitions of over 7,000 terms from all aspects of ecology and environmental fields, including climate, pollution, waste disposal and energy conservation. 'An essential addition to the reference shelves of anyone with a professional or personal interest in green issues...a handy reference point with... more...

  • Waking the Frogby Tom Rand

    ECW Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    [tag line] An accessible discussion of ways to achieve a sustainable future Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, engineer, and philosopher Tom Rand explains why climate disruption might just be our very own pot of hot water. Are we the frog paralyzed in our inaction? In a highly readable account, Rand looks to contemporary psychology, economics, business,... more...

  • The Simple Lifeby Rhonda Hetzel

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 1.58

    Rhonda Hetzel feels passionately that living simply leads to a richer, more fulfilling existence. Having made the decision to live frugally, embrace sustainability and opt out of the capitalist consumerist mindset, she set about working out how to achieve her goal, learning traditional skills, reducing her spending and environmental impact and focusing... more...

  • Special issue dedicated to the 8th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systemsby Walter Filho; Natasa Markovska; Neven Duic

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    This e-book includes a set of selected SDEWES (Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems) papers which cover a variety of issues, including case studies of environmental and energy policies and programs at local level, advanced methodologies for environmental management and for assessment of rivers' quality, best practices... more...

  • LNGby Virginia L. Thorndike

    Down East Books 2007; US$ 15.95

    36til recently, natural gas has not been in the limelight, but that situation is changing fast. Complex issues of energy use and safety are being brought down to in my backyard context for millions of Americans. This book provides balanced information about LNG so people can make informed decisions about whether they want to be neighbors of an LNG... more...