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Rocks & Minerals

  • Australia's Fossil Heritageby The Australian Heritage Council

    CSIRO Publishing 2012; US$ 62.95

    A detailed examination of Australia's fossil heritage revealing the richness and diversity of Australia's prehistory. more...

  • Water Insecurityby M. A. Abedin; Umma Habiba; Rajib Shaw

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 134.99

    This book critically analyses the associated social issues of increasing water scarcity in countries such as India. It documents the social impacts and predicament of water scarcity through topics such as arsenic contamination, the impact of salinity on livelihood and mitigation, and drought resilience, adaptation and policy. more...

  • The Curse of Natural Resourcesby Sevil Acar

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 113.09

    This book examines the paradox that resource-rich countries often struggle to manage their resources in a way that will help their economies thrive. It looks at how a country's political regime and quality of governance can determine the degree to which it benefits - or suffers - from having natural resources, shifting away from the traditional focus... more...

  • Capturing the Commonsby James M. Acheson

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.64

    A case study of the Maine lobster fishery, one of the most successful fisheries in the world. more...

  • Renewable Resource Policyby David A. Adams

    Island Press 2013; US$ 69.99

    Renewable Resource Policy is a comprehensive volume covering the history, laws, and important national policies that affect renewable resource management. The author traces the history of renewable natural resource policy and managemin the United States, describes the major federal agencies and their functions, and examines the evolution of the... more...

  • Last Chance to Seeby Douglas Adams; Mark Carwardine

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.82

    “Lively, sharply satirical, brilliantly written . . . shows how human care can undo what human carelessness has wrought.” —The Atlantic   New York Times bestselling author Douglas Adams and zoologist Mark Carwardine take off around the world in search of exotic, endangered creatures. Join them as they encounter the animal kingdom in its stunning... more...

  • Gamma-Ray Spectrometry of Rocksby John A. S. Adams; Paolo Gasparini

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Gamma-Ray Spectrometry of Rocks: Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the gamma-ray spectrometry of rocks. This book discusses the increasing interest in using gamma spectrometry in the search for uranium ore. Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of the approximate... more...

  • Burning Issuesby Mark Adams; Peter Attiwill

    CSIRO Publishing 2011; US$ 49.95

    The role of fire in Australia's ecosystems, and how to manage fire both for safety and for diversity. more...

  • Wasting the Rain (Routledge Revivals)by William M. Adams Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1992, this title offers an experienced and constructive evaluation of the ways in which water resources have been developed in Africa. Adams argues that the best hope of productive development lies in working and engaging with local people and using local knowledge of the environment effectively. Modern, large-scale developments... more...

  • Pets Gone Greenby Eve Adamson

    Lumina Media 2011; US$ 16.99

    In Pets Gone Green, New York Times best-selling author Eve Adamson explores how pet owners can have a positive effect on the environment and their pets’ place within it. This engaging and enlightening book outlines strategies that pet owners can pursue to reduce the family’s carbon foot- and pawprints, from using less toxic flea repellant to offering... more...