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Environmental Science

  • Atomic Thunderby Elizabeth Tynan

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 13.80

    In September 2016 it will be 60 years since the first British mushroom cloud rose above the plain at Maralinga in South Australia. The atomic weapons test series wreaked havoc on Indigenous communities and turned the land into a radioactive wasteland. In 1950 Australian prime minister Robert Menzies blithely agreed to atomic tests that offered no benefit... more...

  • A Farewell to Iceby Peter Wadhams

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    Most of the scientific establishment predict that the North Pole will be free of ice around the middle of this century. As Peter Wadhams, the world's leading expert on sea ice, demonstrates in this book, even this bleak assessment of the future is grossly optimistic. Wadhams has visited the Polar Regions more often than any other living scientist... more...

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Allergens and Allergic Diseasesby Paul J. Beggs

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    The authoritative assessment of the many climate change impacts on allergens and allergic diseases, for researchers, clinicians, students. more...

  • Eco-Architecture VIby V. Echarri; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2016; US$ 252.00

    Comprising the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Harmonisation between Architecture and Nature, the papers deal with topics such as building technologies, design by passive systems, design with nature, cultural sensitivity, life cycle assessment, resources and rehabilitation as well as many others. more...

  • The Myth of Human Supremacyby Derrick Jensen

    Seven Stories Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    In this impassioned polemic, radical environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen debunks the near-universal belief in a hierarchy of nature and the superiority of humans. Vast and underappreciated complexities of nonhuman life are explored in detail?from the cultures of pigs and prairie dogs, to the creative use of tools by elephants and fish, to the... more...

  • Life as a Huntby Stuart Marks

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    The "extensive wilderness" of Zambia's central Luangwa Valley is the homeland of the Valley Bisa whose cultural practices have enriched this environment for centuries. Beginning with the intrusions of warlords and later British colonials, successive generations have experienced the callousness and challenges of colonialism. Their homeland, a slender... more...

  • To Care for Creationby Stephen Ellingson

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    Controversial megachurch pastor Mark Driscoll proclaimed from a conference stage in 2013, ?I know who made the environment and he?s coming back and going to burn it all up. So yes, I drive an SUV.? The comment, which Driscoll later explained away as a joke, highlights what has been a long history of religious anti-environmentalism. Given how firmly... more...

  • Biomaterialsby Rafael Luque; Chun-Ping Xu

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    In times of declining fossil stocks, science and industry have to find alternative resources for the production of fuels and chemicals. This book presents techniques for the utilization of biomass and waste as raw materials for the production of platform molecules, biopolymers, bioplastics, and bioethanol. Latest research results as well... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Policyby Walter A. Rosenbaum

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 62.00

    Walter A. Rosenbaum?s classic Environmental Politics and Policy, Tenth Edition once again provides definitive coverage of environmental politics and policy, lively case material, and a balanced assessment of current environmental issues. The first half of the book sets needed context and describes the policy process while the second half covers... more...

  • Environmental Politics and Policyby Walter A. Rosenbaum

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 62.00 US$ 52.70

    Walter A. Rosenbaum?s classic Environmental Politics and Policy, Tenth Edition once again provides definitive coverage of environmental politics and policy, lively case material, and a balanced assessment of current environmental issues. The first half of the book sets needed context and describes the policy process while the second half covers... more...