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  • Governing Europe's Marine Environmentby Michael Gilek; Kristine Kern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited volume offers a multidisciplinary analysis of current approaches and challenges to the sustainable governance of Europe's marine environment. Structured in three parts, Part I outlines general theoretical ideas about governance, governing, and governability and serves as a starting point for analysing the development of marine governance... more...

  • Negotiating Water Governanceby Emma S. Norman; Christina Cook; Alice Cohen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Recently, efforts to understand the relationship between water and political boundaries have come to the fore of water governance debates: how and why does water governance fragment across sectors and governmental departments? How can we govern shared waters more effectively? How do politics and power play out in water governance? This book brings... more...

  • Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Catalysts, and Catalysisby Mario L. Occelli; Burtron H. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 199.95

    The Fischer-Tropsch synthesis method is the studied method of choice for producing a synthetic petroleum substitute. This book offers insights and advances from an international assembly of experts who presented at the fall 2012 ACS meeting held in Philadelphia. Contents include significant recent developments in Fischer-Tropsch technology in the... more...

  • Love in the Age of Ecological Apocalypseby Carolyn Baker

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 16.95

    Given the daunting, dire predicament in which we find ourselves on this planet, what is described by social critic James Howard Kunstler as a "Long Emergency" may in fact become a "Last Emergency" for humanity. Whether we encounter a "long" or a "last" emergency, Carolyn Baker seeks to offer inspiration and guidance for inhabiting our remaining days... more...

  • The Gold Coast Transformedby Tor Hundloe; Bridgette McDougall; Craig Page

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 59.95

    The Gold Coast is one of Australia's premier tourism destinations, a city cut out of coastal vegetation, including paperbark swamps, mangroves and rainforests of worldwide significance. The Gold Coast Transformed is a collection of integrated chapters identifying and assessing the environmental impacts of the building of Australia's sixth largest city.... more...

  • Dual-Fuel Diesel Enginesby Ghazi A. Karim

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    This book offers an integrated and balanced discussion of the different types of gaseous fuels that can be used within dual fuel diesel engines. It presents a comprehensive and well-integrated review of the relevant fundamentals and practices of the operation of gas-fueled diesel engines of the dual fuel type in their variety of sizes and fields of... more...

  • The Big Swimby Carrie Saxifrage

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 16.95

    Carrie Saxifrage is a journalist and author whose work on First Nations responses to the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline has garnered significant critical acclaim. Her research and analytic skills were honed over the course of a successful career as an environmental lawyer in the US. Now she writes for the Vancouver Observer and homesteads... more...

  • Thank You, Madagascarby Alison Jolly; Hilary Bradt

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 27.95

    Thank You, Madagascar is an eyewitness account of attempts to rescue the extraordinary biodiversity of Madagascar and the environment of its people. more...

  • Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilationby Ulrike Passe; Francine Battaglia

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.00

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation, by considering the building's structure, envelope, energy... more...

  • The National Park to Comeby Margret Grebowicz

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Historians of wilderness have shown that nature reserves are used ideologically in the construction of American national identity. But the contemporary problem of wilderness demands examination of how profoundly nature-in-reserve influences something more fundamental, namely what counts as being well, having a life, and having a future. What is wellness... more...