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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
?This book presents a comprehensive collection of essays from some of the world?s leading experts, surveying and highlighting both the potential and the limitations of a number of indicators specifically designed to measure sustainable development. Illustrative applications are presented throughout in order to demonstrate the value of the approaches... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
Traditional measures of economic activity, such as GDP, take no account of damage done to the stock of natural capital by environmental change nor the loss of welfare that economic activity causes through increased pollution. This book predominantly addresses the second question and develops and expands previous research by the authors. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00
This major annual publication presents a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. The expert contributors address some of today's most pressing environmental concerns including: ? pollution control policies ? Graphical Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis ? disclosure strategies for pollution... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 198.99
Aims to introduce the use of green solvents throughout chemistry, and to provide a comprehensive reference for solvents applicable in green chemistry. This volume defines characteristics of green solvents and their usage, and explores their importance ecologically and economically. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is dedicated to the presentation of key articles and main outcomes of the International Conference SB04MED, ?Sustainable construction: action for sustainability in the Mediterranean region?. As well as being a regional precursor to the Global SB05 Conference in Tokyo, the conference provided an arena for the dissemination of the LIFE ?SB-MED?... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, science writer William Allen found an answer: we can not only prevent their destruction - we can bring them back to their former glory. 'Green Phoenix' reveals how the tropical forests in the northwestern section of the country were saved. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Challenging views prevalent among Western and Polish scholars, this book explains Poland's surprising success in developing effective environmental and occupational regulatory systems while achieving remarkable socioeconomic growth, despite the legacy of the Communist era. more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 130.00
This book focuses on the challenges people face in managing agricultural crops, aquaculture, fisheries and related ecosystems in inland areas of coastal zones in the tropics of Asia, Africa, Australia and South America. These challenges can create conflicts in the use of natural resources between different stakeholders. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Scholars and professionals committed to fostering sustainable development have urged a re-examination of the curriculum and restructuring of research in engineering-focused institutions of higher learning. This article will address the following themes and questions: How can multi- and trans-disciplinary teaching and research coexist in a meaningful... more...