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Environmental Science

  • Chrysotile Asbestosby

    World Health Organization 2015; US$ 24.00

    Many countries have already taken action at a national level to prohibitthe use of all forms of asbestos to limit exposure and so control prevent and ultimately eliminate asbestos-related diseases fromwhich at least 107 000 people die each year globally. However thereare other countries that for a range of reasons have yet to act in thesame manner.... more...

  • Nuclear Disarmamentby

    Vij Books India Private Limited 2011; US$ 24.95

    Indian policy on nuclear disarmament has been one of long standing support and approval of measures leading to it. The first decade of 21st century has seen a resurgence of support for global nuclear disarmament. A cascade of nuclear disarmament proposals has emerged from different sources. There has been little interaction between India and Europe... more...

  • In Search of Indicators of Sustainable Developmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 249.00

    In 1989 the Dutch government published a National Environmental Policy Plan (Dutch abbreviation NMP). This NMP is based on the book Concern for Tomorrow. a national environmental survey by RIVM (the National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection). A major conclusion of the RIVM study was that emissions of many pollutants had to be... more...

  • Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climateby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of reintroduction projects and practices, the circumstances of their successes or failures, lessons learned, and the potential role for reintroductions in preserving species threatened by climate change. Contributors examine current plant reintroduction practices, from selecting appropriate source material... more...

  • Environment, Cognition, and Actionby

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 104.99 US$ 90.29

    How do human beings comprehend, evaluate, and utilize the physical environments they inhabit? In this edited volume, a distinguished group of international contributors examines in detail the interconnections between what we know about, feel, and hope to accomplish in real world environments. Psychologists, planners, architects, and geographers discuss... more...

  • Armutsbekämpfung durch Umweltpolitikby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; Not Available

    Zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts zählen Armutsbe- Entwicklungsinteressen und ihre stärkere Beachtung kämpfung und Umweltschutz zu den größten Her- kann es gelingen, die Deckung der Grundbedü- ausforderungen der Weltgemeinschaft. nisse, die Verbesserung des Lebensstandards aller Die Eingriffe des Menschen in die natürli- Menschen, einen besseren Schutz... more...

  • Pragmatism and Environmentalismby

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 61.00

    The growing literature on Environmental Ethics has ballooned into a separate sub-field within philosophy, involving ethical studies concerning the value of other species, of ecosystems, and of the environment of all living things as a whole. Some consider Environmental Ethics to be a revolution in ethics which will completely change the human-centered... more...

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...

  • State of the World 2012by

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, State of the World 2012 offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to... more...