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  • Threatened Landscapesby Bryn Green; Willem Vos

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 99.95

    Few, if any, environments are free of human intervention. Often this generates ecosystems which are rich in biodiversity, historical interest, recreational opportunity and scenic beauty just as worthy of conservation as the more natural ecosystems on which protection programmes have been almost exclusively focussed. These 'cultural landscapes', ranging... more...

  • Europe, Globalization and Sustainable Developmentby John Barry; Brian Baxter; Richard Dunphy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 170.00

    This edited volume considers the ways in which European states and the European Union can and should organize themselves economically and socially in order to address the challenges of sustainable development. It will interest students and researchers of environmental policy and European politics. more...

  • Skimming the Gumbo Nuclearby M.F. Korn

    Double Dragon Publishing 2003; US$ 5.99

    A grand epic wasteland of surreal pandemic plague. Pollution quotient in the southern delta nether regions of the state of Louisiana, the dustbin of the Mississippi river and the nation, whose motto is the 'Sportsman's Paradise' but is a paradise of colorful denizens all grappling for a slice of lassez bon temps roule, 'let the good times roll', but... more...

  • System Innovation and the Transition to Sustainabilityby B. Elzen; F.W. Geels; K. Green

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Modern societies face several structural problems such as transport congestion and greenhouse gas emissions due to the widespread use of fossil fuels. To address these important societal problems and achieve sustainability in the broad sense, major transformations are required, but this poses an enormous challenge given the complexity of the processes... more...

  • Stakeholders, the Environment and Societyby S. Sharma; m. Starik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    The role of stakeholders is integral to corporate sustainability as society increasingly demands that corporations play a role in achieving environmental objectives in addition to building shareholder wealth. In this, the first book to gather cutting-edge research on the interactions between stakeholders and organizations within the context of corporate... more...

  • The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2005/06by H. Folmer; T. Tietenberg

    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...

  • Institutions and the Environmentby A. Vatn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    This important text develops an institutional response to the core issues raised in public policy making and develops a distinct understanding of the role of institutions, not least in the study of environmental problems. It questions: how are conflicting interests shaped and taken into account in policy making? How should they be accounted for? What... more...

  • Wildlife Tourismby David Newsome; Ross K. Dowling; Susan A. Moore

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 54.95

    This research book is a landmark contribution to the rapidly growing field of wildlife tourism, especially in regard to its underpinning foundations of science and conservation. Written by a number of environmental and biological scientists it explains the synergy between wildlife and tourism by drawing on their global experiences. more...

  • Game Practice and the Environmentby C. Carraro; V. Fragnelli

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    Game theory can be used to deal with complex economic and policy problems. It is therefore natural to adopt game theory as one of the analytical instruments that can enhance our understanding of the interrelations between the economy and the environment and that can also provide practical suggestions for policy interventions. more...

  • Review of Fisheries in OECD Countriesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 100.00

    This publication contains statistics on fisheries and aquaculture in OECD countries for 1999, 2000 and 2001. Information is provided on landings, fleet capacity, aquaculture production, employment and trade in fish and fish products. Analytical work by the OECD on fisheries is carried out by the Committee for Fisheries and covers a wide range... more...