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Environmental Science

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • Saving a Million Speciesby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book examines the question of how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats. It offers explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science. more...

  • Georessource Wasser - Herausforderung Globaler Wandelby acatech - Deutsche Akademie der Technikwiss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 18.81

    Ziel des acatech Projektes „Georessource Wasser - Herausforderung Globaler Wandel“ ist es, innovative Beiträge für die nachhaltige Bewirtschaftung von Wasserressourcen unter den Bedingungen des Globalen Wandels zu erarbeiten und den Wissenstransfer zwischen Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft zu unterstützen. Der räumliche Fokus des Projektes... more...