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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...

  • Sediment Quality Assessment and Managementby

    Michigan State University Press 2003; US$ 60.00

    Sediment contamination is an issue of concern throughout the world, and a major goal of the AEHMS has been to encourage the exchange of scientific knowledge on a worldwide basis. This is reflected in the global distribution of papers presented in this book, which summarizes the key findings of the Fourth International Symposium on Sediment Quality... 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...

  • 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...

  • Armutsbekämpfung durch Umweltpolitikby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 56.46

    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...

  • Tidal Marsh Restorationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Tidal Marsh Restoration provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. The book compiles, synthesizes, and interprets the current state of knowledge on the science and practice of salt marsh restoration, bringing together leaders across a range of disciplines... more...

  • Seeds of Sustainabilityby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book analyzes agricultural development and transitions toward more sustainable management in the Yaqui Valley region of Sonora, Mexico. The authors examine new ways of making agricultural landscapes healthier for both the environment and the people. more...