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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Biofuels for Transportby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 94.00

    In the absence of strong government policies, the IEA projects that the worldwide use of oil in transport will nearly double between 2000 and 2030, leading to a similar increase in greenhouse gas emissions.  Biofuels, such as ethanol, biodiesel, and other liquid and gaseous fuels, could offer an important alternative to petroleum over this timeframe... more...

  • Netherlandsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 94.00

    In pursuing its energy policy targets, namely energy security, environmental protection and economic efficiency, the Netherlands has shown great pragmatism, giving due attention to cost-effectiveness. The country is also to be commended for its sense of innovation, notably in creating and testing methodologies for the use of Kyoto flexible mechanisms,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Wild Urban Woodlandsby Ingo Kowarik; Stefan Körner

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2005; US$ 209.00

    Urban landscapes formerly shaped by heavy industry are evolving all over the world. The associated processes enhance the evolution of a new kind of wilderness. In regions such as the German Ruhrgebiet, vast post-industrial areas have already been re-colonised naturally by forests. These new types of urban woodlands are often overlooked by ecologists,... more...

  • Politics and the Environmentby Michael Howes

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 36.31

    A seasoned environmental educator and researcher addresses the issue of environmental policy over the last three decades and asks: How has government responded to environmental crises across the world? What has worked? And where to from here? more...

  • Sustainable Development Indicators in Ecological Economicsby P. Lawn

    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...

  • Green Accounting in Europeby A. Markandya; M. Tamborra

    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...