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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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99
Encompassing tropical and temperate forests, arid lands, and the Gulf of California, northern Mexico is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world. Representing the collaborative efforts of ecologists in the U.S. and Mexico, this volume provides an overview of the area's biological wealth and identifies challenges to its long-term cons 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$ 249.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 134.99
The first volume in the "Long Term Ecological Research Network" series, this book summarizes the state of knowledge about biodiversity in drylands, and seeks to identify questions and strategies for future research and to lay out guidelines for management of biodiversity in desert and semi desert regions. more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 175.00
Focusing on the biodiversity and ecology of West African forests, this volume analyses the facts that give rise to biodiversity and structure tropical plant communities, and includes an atlas with ecological profiles of 280 rare plant species and 56 large timber species. 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...
- 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...