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  1. Sustainable Forests

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer, Neil Byron, Gillian Petrokofsky

    Series: Earthscan Reference Collections

    This four-volume set is edited by leading experts on the evolving role of forests in providing raw materials and environmental services to meet society’s changing needs. It brings together in one collection the major works that have helped to shape thinking on forests as a key sustainable resource....

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Water Tech

    A Guide to Investment, Innovation and Business Opportunities in the Water Sector

    By William Sarni, Tamin Pechet

    This book unveils how the world in the twenty-first century will need to manage our most fundamental resource need, water. It outlines how stakeholders can improve water use in their homes, their businesses, and the world. In particular, it focuses on the role of stakeholders in...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sustainable Landscaping

    Principles and Practices

    By Marietta Loehrlein

    While landscaping has the potential to be part of the solution to certain environmental problems, the quest for beauty can also produce effects that are harmful to the environment. Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices examines landscape practices that adversely affect the environment,...

    Published September 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Speciation Studies in Soil, Sediment and Environmental Samples

    Edited by Sezgin Bakirdere

    Recent developments clearly indicate that speciation studies in biological and environmental matrices are much more important than the total element determination due to the tremendous difference in bioavailability and toxicity of various chemical forms of a particular element. Different...

    Published September 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Evapotranspiration

    Principles and Applications for Water Management

    Edited by Megh R Goyal, Eric W. Harmsen

    This book covers topics on the basic models, assessments, and techniques to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for practical applications in agriculture, forestry, and urban science. This simple and thorough guide provides the information and techniques necessary to develop, manage, interpret, and...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Apple Academic Press

  6. Sustainable Energy Policies for Europe

    Towards 100% Renewable Energy

    By Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes

    Series: Sustainable Energy Developments

    The discussion about energy perspectives beyond 2020, up to 2030 and eventually 2050 has started. There seems to be a verbal consensus on the necessity of ambitious climate change mitigation policies, without a convincing perspective of the necessary policy decisions to be reached in due time....

    Published September 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Soil Biota and Ecosystem Development in Post Mining Sites

    Edited by Jan Frouz

    This book focuses on soil development in restoration of post-mining sites. In particular, the authors address the role of biota, including plants, microorganisms, invertebrates, and their various interactions during the process of soil formation. The book largely deals with sites created by...

    Published September 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Greening India's Growth

    Costs, Valuations and Trade-offs

    Edited by Muthukumara Mani

    India’s sustained and rapid economic growth offers an opportunity to lift millions out of poverty. But this may come at a steep cost to its environment and natural resources. This insightful book analyses India’s growth from an economic perspective and assesses whether India can grow...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. North American Cornucopia

    Top 100 Indigenous Food Plants

    By Ernest Small

    Many North American plants have characteristics that are especially promising for creating varieties needed to expand food production, and there are excellent prospects of generating new economically competitive crops from these natives. The inadequacy of current crops to meet the food demands of...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge