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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 60.00
The Yearbook provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. The expert contributors address some of today's most pressing environmental topics including: issues in water pricing reforms; spatial environmental policy; environmental equity and the siting of hazardous waste facilities; strategies to conserve... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 53.00
The loss of biodiversity affects us in many ways. For some of us, its loss is felt in the same way that we regret the destruction of a great work of art -- it may not affect us directly, but the indirect impact is strong. For others, its loss is felt in changes in lifestyles and livelihoods -- the measurable costs are high. more...
- IOS Press 2004; US$ 116.00
This book presents interdisciplinary advances in theory and practice pertaining to rural sustainability and sets forth an action research agenda and policy prescriptions to support rural sustainability with special emphasis on the Accession Countries to the EU. The book will address four themes. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 105.00 US$ 91.00
A counterpoint to biodiversity, geodiversity describes the rocks, sediments, soils, fossils, landforms, and the physical processes that underlie our environment. The first book to focus exclusively on the subject, Geodiversity describes the interrelationships between geodiversity and biodiversity, the value of geodiversity to society, as well as... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 155.00
This book chronicles the discovery and analysis of animal fossils found in one of the most important paleontological sites in the world?Porcupine Cave, located at an elevation of 9,500 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With tens of thousands of identified specimens, this site has become the key source of information on the fauna of North America's... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Governments and private sector actors are increasingly recognising the potential of harnessing markets to help arrest the degradation of biodiversity. The private provision of biodiversity products and services is proving to be quite feasible in some circumstances. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00
Protecting Biodiversity addresses one of the most fundamental aspects of this important issue: the lack of adequate national laws regulating access to, and compensation for, the use of local genetic resources. This book is the first to compare such laws and policies across a range of countries in both the industrialized and developing worlds, including... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99
This book describes the biodiversity and biogeography of nothern Mexico, documents the biological importance of regional ecosystems and the impacts of human land use on the conservation status of plants and wildlife. It should become the standard source document for the conservation status of species and ecosystems in this region, which is of unusual... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world's known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. This work explores the conflicts between economic development, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values. more...
- CABI 2005; US$ 110.00
In agricultural systems, a diversity of crops and varieties in essential to combat the risks farmers face from pests, diseases and variations in climate. Crop biodiversity also underpins the range of dietary needs and services that consumers demand as economies change. more...