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- EFPL Press 2016; US$ 79.95
The space surrounding our planet is full of opportunities and resources. Ranging from a hundred to a few thousand kilometers around Earth, our space-neighborhood offers an excellent vantage point to the universe, and a great opportunity to push the frontiers of science and knowledge. Manned missions advance research on human biology, health, and life... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 269.95
The International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS2015) was held in Guangzhou, China, from August 25 - 26, 2015. EEMS2015 provided a platform for academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results within the fields of energy science, energy technology, environmental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
The theme of the 1987/88 annual review of the National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy (NCFAP) specifically considers that while the world in which agricultural policy operates has changed dramatically over the decades, agricultural policies have not taken account of those changes in any fundamental way. Originally published in 1988, this... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2016; US$ 45.00
Throughout the nineteenth century, cholera was a global scourge against human populations. Practitioners had little success in mitigating the symptoms of the disease, and its causes were bitterly disputed. What experts did agree on was that the environment played a crucial role in the sites where outbreaks occurred. In this book, Michael Zeheter offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
In this second edition of The Sociology of Food and Agriculture , students are provided with a substantially revised and updated introductory text to this emergent field. The book begins with the recent development of agriculture under capitalism and neo-liberal regimes, and the transformation of farming and peasant agriculture from a small-scale,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 25.00
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) attempts to address climate change from one angle ? by paying developing countries to slow or stop deforestation and forest degradation. Trumpeted as a way to both mitigate climate change and assist countries with development, REDD was presented as a win-win solution. However, there... more...
- Springer India 2016; US$ 279.00
The book presents recent research on marine ecology in different parts of the world. It aims to shed light on relevant topics for budding marine ecologists. The ?blue soup? of Planet Earth, which comprises both biotic and abiotic components, is essential to keeping the wheel of civilization running. Four major ecosystem service categories have been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Bringing together contributions from diplomats, UN agency officials, lawyers and academics, this book provides?insight into the evolution of international environmental law, diplomacy and negotiating techniques. Based on first-hand experiences and extensive research, the chapters offer a blend of practice and theory, history and analysis, presenting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00
Originally published in 1965, this case study of the beet sugar industry undertaken by George O. G. Lof and Allen V. Kneese illustrates the economic importance of water to industry. This study delves into the history and technology of the beet sugar industry to demonstrate the economic impact of the water environment and how water waste can be reduced... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 259.00
This volume offers a detailed overview of currently applied and testedwastewater treatment technologies and the integration of advanced processes toremove trace organic contaminants and microorganisms. It discusses thepotential of enhanced biological treatment to produce effluent suitable forreuse, new processes for urban wastewater disinfection and... more...