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- Wiley 2005; US$ 157.00
The growth of the environmental sciences has greatly expanded the scope of biological disciplines today's engineers have to deal with. Yet, despite its fundamental importance, the full breadth of biology has been given short shrift in most environmental engineering and science courses. Filling this gap in the professional literature, Environmental... more...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...