Using Wild Genetic Resources for Food and Raw Materials
Series: Natural Resource Management Set
Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp...
To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge
A Materials Balance Approach
Series: Routledge Revivals
This monograph length report, first published in 1970, originated from a program of research at Resources for the Future that dealt with the management of residuals and of environmental quality. It presents some of the broad concepts that the program was based on and represents the effort to break...
Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge
Tools for Changing the Workplace
Human nature, in all its complexity, is the single most powerful factor in the workplace. Any effort at organizational diagnosis and change must incorporate the social and psychological dynamics of the operation to have a chance at success. Drawing on in-depth psychoanalytical theory, and written...
Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge
A handbook for their planning and implementation
Series: Sustainable Development Set
The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will...
Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge
The Production and Dumping of Toxic Waste
No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous...
Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge
People of Ireland versus the multinationals
The Ireland of the romantic past with it. thatched cottage., rural traditions and literary grace has changed beyond all recognition in the last twenty-five years. It is still one of the least polluted countries in the northern hemisphere, but only just. That, too, could change dramatically in the...
Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge
The Television Studies Reader brings together key writings in the expanding field of television studies, providing an overview of the discipline and addressing issues of industry, genre, audiences, production and ownership, and representation.The Reader charts the ways in which television and...
Published December 4th 2003 by Routledge
With more than two-thirds fresh material, this new updated edition of Organizational Influence Processes provides an overview of the most important scholarly work on topics related to the exercise of influence by individuals and groups within organizations. In selecting articles for inclusion the...
Published January 31st 2003 by Routledge
A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers
A stand-alone working document, Stormwater Effects Handbook: A Toolbox for Watershed Managers, Scientists, and Engineers assists scientists and regulators in determining when stormwater runoff causes adverse effects in receiving waters. This complicated task requires an integrated assessment...
Published August 29th 2001 by CRC Press