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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Engineering education in sustainable developmentby Carel Mulder

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Scholars and professionals committed to fostering sustainable development have urged a re-examination of the curriculum and restructuring of research in engineering-focused institutions of higher learning. This article will address the following themes and questions: How can multi- and trans-disciplinary teaching and research coexist in a meaningful... more...

  • Seedsby S.C. Navie; S.W. Adkins; S. Ashmore

    CABI 2007; US$ 199.00

    Substantial progress has been made in seed science during the past few years, emphasizing its important role in advancing plant biotechnology, agriculture, plant resource management, and conservation. Providing comprehensive coverage of the latest seed science research including germination,. dormancy, development, and desiccation tolerance, this book... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...