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  • Handbook of Globalization and the Environmentby Khi V. Thai; Dianne Rahm; Jerrell D. Coggburn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 132.95

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment explores strategies and solutions that support... more...

  • Environmental Decision-Making in Contextby Chad J. McGuire

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 76.95

    Because of the complexity involved in understanding the environment, the choices made about environmental issues are often incomplete. In a perfect world, those who make environmental decisions would be armed with a foundation about the broad range of issues at stake when making such decisions. Offering a simple but comprehensive understanding of... more...

  • Habitatby Angus M. Gunn

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

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  • Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Ageby Angus M. Gunn

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Habitat: Human Settlements in an Urban Age discusses the man-made environment and its physical setting, focusing on the urban slums of the world and rural hinterlands that caused the slums. Each chapter of this book deals with a specific issue, and the study of each issue is concluded with three questions—one answerable from the text, a second raising... more...

  • Design with the Desertby Richard Malloy; John Brock; Anthony Floyd; Margaret Livingston; Robert H. Webb

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    The modern southwestern cities of Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and El Paso occupy lands that once supported rich desert ecosystems. Typical development activities often resulted in scraping these desert lands of an ancient living landscape, to be replaced with one that is human-made and dependent on a large consumption of energy and natural... more...

  • Ecological Sustainabilityby Robert B. Northrop; Anne N. Connor

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.95

    Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental sustainability, and examines the technologies involved to help mitigate human impacts, such as renewable energy,... more...

  • Risk Assessment with Time to Event Modelsby Mark Crane; Michael C. Newman; Peter F. Chapman; John S. Fenlon

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 172.95

    How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event methods are the key to answering these types of questions.... more...

  • Fundamentals of Practical Environmentalismby Mark B. Weldon

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 79.95

    Environmental decisions present themselves every day in forms large and small. Should I walk to work today? What about global warming—should I write my congressperson and demand that the government do something? Should I put solar panels on my roof? Should I get a different car or turn up the temperature on the air conditioner or get water-saving... more...

  • Ecology in Actionby Fred D. Singer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Integrates process and content of core areas of ecology using an engaging narrative, fascinating case studies, and stunning images throughout. more...

  • Green Victoriansby Vicky Albritton; Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    From Henry David Thoreau to Bill McKibben, critics and philosophers have long sought to demonstrate how a sufficient life—one without constant, environmentally damaging growth—might still be rich and satisfying. Yet one crucial episode in the history of sufficiency has been largely forgotten. Green Victorians tells the story of a circle of men and... more...