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  • 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...

  • The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2006/2007by T. Tietenberg; H. Folmer

    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...

  • Green Solvents for Chemistryby William M. Nelson

    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...

  • Sustainable construction, Volume 17, Issue 5by Maria Sinou; Stella Kyvelou

    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...

  • Green Phoenixby William Allen

    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...

  • Nematodes as Biological Control Agentsby P.S. Grewal; R. Ehlers; D.I. Shapiro-Ilan

    CABI 2005; US$ 75.00

    This book aims to document and illustrate the major developments in the use of nematodes for biological control of insects and slugs. It has three major sections covering entomopathogenic nematodes, entomophilic nematodes, and slug-parasitic nematodes. more...

  • Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agricultureby M. Luc; R. Sikora; J. Bridge

    CABI 2005; US$ 195.00

    The first edition of this title was published in 1990. This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers nematode pests of all the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, root and tubers, potato, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut... more...

  • Environment and Livelihoods in Tropical Coastal Zonesby C.T. Hoanh; T.P. Tuong; B. Hardy; J.W. Gowing

    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...