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  • Good Statistical Practice for Natural Resources Researchby R.D. Stern; R. Coe; E.F. Allan; I.C. Dale

    CABI 2004; US$ 75.00

    This title provides a practical approach to applying statistics to a wide variety of studies or projects. It helps to bring together the biophysical and socio-economic aspects, which are increasingly seen as integral to successful natural resources management. more...

  • Integrated Natural Resources Managementby B.M. Campbell; J.A. Sayer

    CABI 2003; US$ 65.00

    This volume discusses both the principles and applications of an integrated approach to natural resources management, dealing directly with the wider integration of natural resources. Case studies from around the world, particularly Asia, are presented by international experts. more...

  • Harpoonby Andrew Darby

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 27.22

    How can it be that, 20 years after whaling was 'banned', whales continue to be harpooned? How does Japan get away with bribing small nations to vote to reintroduce commercial whaling? Come on a global journey to follow the whalers, the campaigners, and the whales themselves, in a balanced handbook on the world's longest-running conservation crisis. more...

  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms, Volume 1by A. Hilbeck; D. Andow

    CABI 2004; US$ 125.00

    Using a case study of Bt maize in Kenya, this book explores the environmental impacts of transgenic plants and the methods used to evaluate these impacts. It draws out general risk assessment guidelines, and demonstrates the need for case-by-case analysis. It's findings and recommendations are applicable to a multitude of nations and GM crops. more...

  • Intergovernmental Transfers for Environmental Infrastructureby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    This report draws on three detailed case studies in Eastern Europe, the Caucases and Central Asia (EECCA), and on the experience of OECD countries to provide guidance on how transfers from central budgets to local authorities could be designed to finance environmental infrastructures in transition economies. Ideally, the costs of water supply and sanitation... more...

  • Nuclear Production of Hydrogenby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 112.00

    Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. Since natural sources of pure hydrogen are extremely limited, it is necessary to develop technologies to produce large quantities of hydrogen economically. The currently dominant technology for producing hydrogen... more...

  • Local Capital Markets for Environmental Infrastructureby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00

    Transition and emerging economies have difficulties developing their financial markets to a level that would provide access to long-term debt finance at an affordable cost. This report examines opportunities beyond the public sector for financing water and other environmental infrastructure. Specifically, opportunities for accessing savings through... more...

  • Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystemsby Petra Marschner; Zdenko Rengel

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 299.00

    Nutrient Cycling in Terrestrial Ecosystems presents a comprehensive overview of nutrient cycling processes and their importance for plant growth and ecosystem sustainability. The first part of the book presents the fundamentals of nutrient cycling. Topics included are cycling of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, sulphur and micronutrients. Particular attention... more...

  • Inland Waterways and Environmental Protectionby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 70.00

    This report reviews experience in mitigating the environmental impacts of inland waterway development. It examines effective consultation and planning procedures across Europe. In particular it assesses the ways in which the EU Water Framework Directive affects the planning environment for international waterways and sets a new agenda for improving... more...

  • Invasive Forest Insects, Introduced Forest Trees, and Altered Ecosystemsby T.D. Paine

    Springer 2007; US$ 99.00

    Demand for timber and fibre continues to grow and is being met by increased reliance on plantation forestry. The limited pest status is threatened as pest species move around the globe. At the same time there is concern about threats of these non-native plantation species on native communities. This volume explores many of these issues. more...