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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...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 167.00 US$ 144.73
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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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...