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  • 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...

  • Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Dalyby H.E. Daly

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Comprises about 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from Herman Daly's work. This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots. more...

  • Implementing Strategic Environmental Assessmentby Michael Schmidt; Elsa Joao; Eike Albrecht

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 329.00

    More countries are now using Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) than ever before. This timely and comprehensive Handbook describes the implementation of SEA in 18 countries around the world, as well as a critical analysis of different SEA methodologies. The Handbook starts by introducing key SEA principles and the legal requirements of the new... more...

  • Tree Species Effects on Soils: Implications for Global Changeby Dan Binkley; Oleg Menyailo

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    Tree species differ in their effects on soil properties and biogeochemical cycles. This book examines the state of knowledge of the effects of tree species on soils, considering evidence from broad natural gradients in species distributions, and from "common garden" experiments where several species have been planted on the same site. more...

  • Sustainability and the environmentby Gerald Vinten

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses: the evolution of corporate social responsibility; environmental law; ISO 14001; sustainable development; automated detection of fraud; a generalised view of some of the huge moral problems of the times; and how annual reports are including environmental information. A useful and fairly easy read on the topic 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...

  • Farewell, My Subaruby Doug Fine

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    Advance praise for Farewell, My Subaru ?Fine is Bryson Funny.? ?? Santa Cruz Sentinel ?Fine is an amiable and self-deprecating storyteller in the mold of Douglas Adams. If you're a fan of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -style humor -- and also looking to find out how to raise your own livestock to feed your ice-cream fetish -- Farewell... more...

  • Partnerships, Governance and Sustainable Developmentby P. Glasbergen; F. Biermann; A.P.J. Mol

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Explores the process, extent and circumstances under which partnerships can improve the legitimacy and effectiveness of governance for sustainable development. This book examines partnerships as single collaborative arrangements, focusing on how they are created, how they operate, and their determinants. more...

  • Running Outby Pablo Rafael Gonzalez

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    A shocking scarcity of natural resources is about to hit the whole world, and the crisis is being accelerated by mankind’s heedless overexploitation and pollution of what’s left. This is an unprecedented and mind-boggling challenge for humanity. It also s more...