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- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00
Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials reviews best practice and emerging techniques in this area. The transport of radioactive materials is an essential operation in the nuclear industry, without which the generation of nuclear power would not be possible. Radioactive materials also often need to be stored pending use, treatment,... more...
- WIT Press 2015; US$ 362.00
The proceedings from The Water and Society Conference 2015 aim to encourage trans-disciplinary communication on issues related to the nature of water, and its use and exploitation by society. The papers within this book demonstrate the need to bridge the gap between specialists in physical sciences, biology, environmental sciences and health. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
Fight the power and protect your family from the corporate interests that control our food chain. When author and homesteader Nicole Faires decided to retrofit an old school bus and tour America?s small farms with her husband and two small children, she expected to learn a lot, be inspired, and have some fun. But what she found disturbed her. Mismanaged... more...
- DoSustainability 2015; US$ 45.00
Specifically aimed at business audiences, this definitive short guide to the issues distils the latest in scientific and policy literature, helps sustainability leaders understand what they can, and cant, do with water footprint tools, includes practical experience and case studies and outlines the pros and cons of using Water Footprint Assessment... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 27.95
Landscape?the unique combination of landforms, plants, animals, and weather that compose any natural place?is inherently transient. Each essay in Transient Landscapes introduces this idea of a constantly metamorphosing global landscape, revealing how to see the ubiquity of landscape transience, both that which results through Earth?s natural environmental... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available
overconsumption / population growth / dwindling resources / climate change / disease / contamination / storms / thirst / war ? will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity?s future rather than its past? more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 69.95
People are inseparable from natural ecosystems, and understanding how people think about, experience, and interact with nature is crucial for promoting environmental sustainability as well as human well-being. This is the new edition of what is now the leading textbook in conservation psychology, the field that explores connections between the... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
Transnational partnerships have become mainstream across levels and issues of environmental governance, following their endorsement by the UN in 2002. Despite apparent success, their desirability as a way of governing human interactions with the planets ecosystems has not yet been properly investigated. In this revelatory book Aysem Mert combines... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 24.99
An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When Malthus famously outlined the brutal relationship between food and population, he never imagined the success of modern agriculture. New seeds, chemicals and irrigation, coupled with free trade, drove... more...
- WIT Press 2015; US$ 260.00
The proceedings of the eighth international conference on River Basin Management include all aspects of Hydrology, Ecology, Environmental Management, Flood Plains and Wetlands. Included papers present recent advances predicting the flow, sediment transport, water quality, and ecological processes in river systems using computer techniques. more...