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  • Institutions and the Environmentby A. Vatn

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 71.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Solvents for Chemistryby William M. Nelson

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 198.99 US$ 171.13

    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...

  • Green Phoenixby William Allen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.68

    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...

  • Handbook of Sustainable Developmentby G. Atkinson; S. Dietz; E. Neumayer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 60.00

    This timely and important Handbook takes stock of progress made in our understanding of what sustainable development actually is and how it can be achieved. Twenty years on from the publication of the seminal Brundtland Report, it has become clear that formidable challenges confront policy makers who have publicly stated their commitment to the goal... 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...

  • Competition and Succession in Pasturesby P. Tow; A. Lazenby

    CABI 2001; US$ 140.00

    This text describes how competition between plant species, and succession in plant ecosystems, operate in grasslands and grazed pastures, both natural and sown. It also examines the ways in which competition and succession are analyzed, evaluated and measured. 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...