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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00
Wetlands are a vital part of the landscape and ecology of the United States, providing critical habitat for fish and wildlife; yet they are being destroyed at an alarming rate. A detailed and comprehensive analysis of wetlands management, Wetland Drainage, Restoration, and Repair can help reverse this trend. The book begins with an historical overview... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 125.00
In April 2000 researchers from around the world met in Lexington, Kentucky to bring together the very latest information on the chemistry and biological effects of the environmental pollutants known as Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). The result is a comprehensive and extensive treatment of the very latest findings on all significant subjects relating... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 27.50
Here is the story of the long interaction between humans, land, and climate in the American South. It is a tale of exploitation and erosion, of destruction, disease, and defeat, but also of the persistent search for knowledge and wisdom. It is a story whose villains were also its victims and sometimes its heroes. Ancient forces created the southern... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
The core dilemma in environmental advocacy may be illustrated by the question, "When we communicate about the world, should we stress what we know or what we feel?" The contributors to The Symbolic Earth argue that it is more important to decide how we should talk about what we know and feel. In their view, the environment is larely a product of how... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 145.00
This first in-depth book on environmental catalysis covers the topics ? Environmental catalysis - mobile sources ? Environmental catalysis - stationary sources ? Catalytic combustion ? Catalytic routes to hydro(chloro)fluorocarbons ? Heterogeneous catalysis in the troposphere and is indispensable for every scientist and engineer working in the automobile... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 269.95
- Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 27.95
In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to rebuild. Megaquake: How Japan and the World Should Respond , by the prolific and award-winning writer Tetsuo... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Chinas environmental problems increasingly attract global attention, yet critics often overlook the sizable efforts of the Chinese people and government to change attitudes and behavior, in order to improve environmental outcomes. This much-needed book provides a comprehensive introduction to environmental education in China. After consideration... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Using a combination of thorough research and practical examples, Strategy and Competitiveness in Latin American Markets explains how the concept of the sustainability frontier that the book develops resolves the long-running debate on whether sustainability requires trade-offs or not. Through its exploration of a variety of sustainability challenges... more...
- Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 149.95
Water covers more than 70% of the earth's surface and is an essential and major component of all living matter. However, artificially hydrated materials, including hydrophilic materials, are far fewer than one might expect. Currently, these materials are in a state of development for applications in fields such as biomedicine, environmental engineering,... more...