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Sustainable Water Purification

by M. R. Islam & M. Safiur Rahman

Water is synonymous with life.  This has been the case since pre-historic time to the modern era.  For the first time, humanity faces a crisis that eclipses the energy crisis, which has often incapacitated...


Environmental Nanotechnology for Water Purification

by Shahid Ul-Islam

Dyes, pigments and metals are extensively used in food, paper, carpet, rubber, plastics, cosmetics, and textile industries, in order to color and finish products. As a result, they generate a considerable amount...


The 2003 UNESCO Intangible Heritage Convention

by Janet Blake & Lucas Lixinski

This book critically analyses the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, UNESCO's latest and ground-breaking treaty in the area of cultural heritage protection. Intangible...


Water Science, Policy and Management

by Simon James Dadson, Dustin E. Garrick, Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell & Jim W. Hall et al.

Provides an in-depth look at science, policy and management in the water sector across the globe

Sustainable water management is an increasingly complex challenge and policy priority facing global society. This...


Tax Law and the Environment

by Tracey M. Roberts, Roberta F. Mann, Nancy A. McLaughlin & Michael J. Graetz et al.

Tax Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary and Worldwide Perspective takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the ways how tax policy can is used solve environmental problems throughout the world,...


Natural Resources and Human Rights

by Jérémie Gilbert

Natural resources and their effective management are necessary for securing the realisation of human rights. The management of natural resources is linked to broad issues of economic development, as well as...


Essential Composting Toilets

by Gord Baird & Ann Baird

From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems.

Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement,...


Petroleum Contracts and International Law

by Rudolf Dolzer

This book addresses aspects of international law relating to petroleum contracts, examining oil and gas agreements between states and private companies and their intersection with rules of international law....


Pharma-Ecology

by Patrick K. Jjemba

The revised edition of the guide to environmental impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products

The revised and updated second edition of Pharma-Ecology joins the health and environmental sciences professions'...


Our National Parks

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away ... God has cared for these trees ... but he cannot save them from fools – only Uncle Sam can do that.’

First published in 1901, Our National Parks is possibly...


Emissions Trading Schemes under International Economic Law

by James Munro

The announcement by China that it will implement a national emissions trading scheme confirms the status of this instrument as the pre-eminent policy choice for mitigating climate change. China will join the...


Handbook on Household Hazardous Waste

by Amy D. Cabaniss

Household hazardous waste (HHW) is a topic that affects every individual and community given the nearly universal use, storage, and disposal of chemical consumer products. Yet many communities lack the basic...


Wildlife Law & Ethics

by Yolanda Eisenstein & Bruce Wagman

Exploring how the law can be used to influence the lives of the billions of individual animals we call wildlife, the approach that Wildlife Law & Ethics takes is first to present the law as a solid background...


New TSCA

by Lynn L. Bergeson & Charles M. Auer

Congress’s substantial revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 2016 marked the end of a decades-long quest to remedy that which ailed the country’s domestic industrial chemical management...


Cultural Property Law

by Sherry Hutt, Caroline Meredith Blanco & Stan N. Harris

Crossing into many disciplines, cultural property law continues to grow as an established area of practice and study. Now completely updated, Cultural Property Law: A Practitioner's Guide to the Management,...


Hydraulic Fracturing

by Keith B. Hall & Hanna J. Wiseman

Few would have predicted that the United States would become the world’s largest producer of oil and a leading producer of natural gas. This surge in domestic oil and gas production is primarily driven by...


Wetlands

by Theda Braddock & Dianne Hennessey

Wetlands are a vital natural resource and an integral part of the ecosystem. Yet they are also fraught with contention. Landowners, developers, ecologists, policymakers, and the courts must all navigate a complex...


Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion, and Sequestration

by Lan Li, Winnie Wong-Ng, Kevin Huang & Lawrence P. Cook

Addresses materials, technology, and products that could help solve the global environmental crisis once commercialized

This multidisciplinary book encompasses state-of-the-art research on the topics of Carbon...


Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment

by Alexandros I. Stefanakis

A groundbreaking book on the application of the economic and environmentally effective treatment of industrial wastewater 

Constructed Wetlands for Industrial Wastewater Treatment contains a review of the state-of-the-art...


Market Demand-Based Planning and Permitting

by Arthur C. Nelson, John Travis Marshall, Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer & James C. Nicholas

This book addresses market demand-based permitting and building planning in municipalities and counties. It reviews implications for property rights, protecting the local economy, and preventing development...