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  • The New Arcticby Birgitta Evengård; Joan Nymand Larsen; Øyvind Paasche

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    In the late 18th century explorers and scientists started venturing into the Arctic in a heroic and sometimes deadly effort to understand and unveil the secrets of the unforgiving and mysterious polar region of the high north. Despite that the Arctic was already populated mattered less for the first wave of polar researchers and explorations who nevertheless,... more...

  • Solid Waste as a Renewable Resourceby Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese; M. Pilar Ruiz

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The twenty-first century world faces several enormous challenges: how to mitigate climate change, meet a growing energy demand without relying on fossil fuels, and manage the escalating quantities of solid waste generated by cities around the world. This compendium volume offers a viable solution to all three: using solid waste as a renewable... more...

  • Management of Coking Coal Resourcesby Dilip Kumar; Deepak Kumar

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Management of Coking Coal Resources provides a one-stop reference that focuses on sustainable mining practices using a four-point approach that includes the economical, governmental, societal, and environmental aspects of coal exploration, coking coal mining, and steelmaking applications. This type of approach galvanizes the excavation, processing... more...

  • Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladeshby Salim Momtaz; Masud Shameem

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Experiencing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and Adaptation in Coastal Regions provides a conceptual and empirical framework for understanding the vulnerability of coastal communities in Bangladesh to multiple stressors and presents the process by which rural households adapt their livelihoods. The livelihoods of the poor people in... more...

  • Bioregional Solutionsby Pooran Desai; Sue Riddlestone

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    We live in a consumer society, and over-consumption is the driving force of environmental degradation. This stark reality led Pooran Desai and Sue Riddlestone to found BioRegional Development Group. In this Briefing they show how we can meet more of our needs for wood products, paper, textiles, food and housing from local renewable and waste resources.... more...

  • Natural Stepby David Cook

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    The Natural Step framework for sustainability is unique, science-based approach developed in 1989 and refined ever since. It is a way of seeing the world that helps decision-makers put sustainable development into action. In this Schumacher Briefing, David Cook tells the story of the evolution of the organisation from its start in Sweden to the present... more...

  • Thermal Imaging Techniques to Survey and Monitor Animals in the Wildby Kirk J Havens; Edward J. Sharp

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 89.95

    Thermal Imaging Techniques to Survey and Monitor Animals in the Wild: A Methodology provides a manual for anyone interested in understanding thermal imaging and its usefulness in solving a wide range of problems regarding the observation of wildlife. In the last decade, the cost of thermal imaging technology has significantly decreased, making... more...

  • Biological Treatment of Solid Wasteby Elena C. Rada

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Intended for a wide audience ranging from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, Biological Treatment of Solid Waste: Enhancing Sustainability reviews several technologies that help communities manage solid waste sustainably, while at the same time generating energy, revenue, and other resources. The... more...

  • Bioremediation and Bioeconomyby M.N.V Prasad

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00

    Bioremediation and Bioeconomy provides a common platform for scientists from various backgrounds to find sustainable solutions to environmental issues, including the ever-growing lack of water resources which are under immense pressure due to land degradation, pollution, population explosion, urbanization, and global economic development. In... more...

  • Plant Metal Interactionby Parvaiz Ahmad

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 190.00

    Plant Metal Interaction: Emerging Remediation Techniques covers different heavy metals and their effect on soils and plants, along with the remediation techniques currently available. As cultivable land is declining day-by-day as a result of increased metals in our soil and water, there is an urgent need to remediate these effects. This multi-contributed... more...