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Corridors to Extinction and the Australian Megafauna

by Steve Webb

Extinctions have always occurred and always will, so what is so surprising about the megafauna extinctions? They were caused by humans and were the first of many extinctions that eventually led to the extinction...


Toxicology for Non-Toxicologists

by Ph. E. D. Stelljes

Providing non-scientific readers with basic toxicological concepts, this updated edition of Toxicology for Non-Toxicologists explains how those concepts and their applications affect everyday life. Readers will...


Environmental Health and Science Desk Reference

by Frank Spellman & Revonna Bieber

In Environmental Health and Science Desk Reference, authors Frank R. Spellman and Revonna M. Bieber define and explain the terms and concepts used by environmental professionals, environmental science professionals,...


Mid-Latitude Slope Deposits (Cover Beds)

by Arno Kleber & Birgit Terhorst

Slope deposits are common in any inclined relief. So-called cover beds may veil entire landscapes, in which case they are commonly overlooked or confused with soil horizons. This book focuses on these widespread...


Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

by Noam Chomksy & Laray Polk

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection...


Archaeology in Environment and Technology: Intersections and Transformations

by David Frankel, Susan Lawrence & Jennifer Webb

Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment,...


Earth Is Our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game

The Efficiency Trap: Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future

by Steve Hallett

One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources, especially coal, natural gas, and oil. If our products are designed to be more...


Advances in Geophysics

by Haruo Sato

The critically acclaimed serialized review journal for over 50 years, Advances in Geophysics is a highly respected publication in the field of geophysics. Since 1952, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently...


Eco-Facts and Eco-Fiction: Understanding the Environmental Debate

by William H. Baarschers

Ozone-friendly, recyclable, zero-waste, elimination of toxic chemicals - such environmental ideals are believed to offer solutions to the environmental crisis. Where do these ideals come from? Is the environmental...


Geoecology: An Evolutionary Approach

by Richard Huggett

Animals, plants and soils interact with one another, with the terrestrial spheres, and with the rest of the Cosmos. On land, this rich interaction creates landscape systems or geoecosystems.

Geoecology investigates...


Deregulation in the European Union: Environmental Perspectives

by Ute Collier

Examines the environmental implication of economic deregulation through case studies of the energy, transport and water sectors. The book deals with options for deregulation, looking at self-regulation, negotiated...


The Handbook of Environmental Health

by Frank R. Spellman & Melissa L. Stoudt

Environmental issues, global warming, pollution, and chemical dumping, are ever present in the news. But what about the health problems these issues pose? Frank Spellman and Melissa Stoudt identify the hazardous...


Earth Is Our Business: Changing the Rules of the Game

by Polly Higgins

Advocating a new form of leadership that places the health and well-being of people and the planet first, this book proposes a new Earth law, a framework for sustainable development and international environmental...


Hungry City

by Carolyn Steel

*Cities cover just 2% of the world's surface, but consume 75% of the world's resources

*Global food production increased by 145% in the last 4 decades of the 20th century - yet an estimated 800 million people...


The World Scientific Handbook of Energy

by GERARD M CRAWLEY

Competition for energy resources worldwide will almost certainly increase because of population growth and economic expansion, especially in countries such as China and India, with large populations. In addition,...


Direct Effect of European Law

by Christopher J. M. Smith

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Biorefinery in the Pulp and Paper Industry

by Pratima Bajpai

The traditional pulp and paper producers are facing new competitors in tropical and subtropical regions who use the latest and largest installed technologies, and also have wood and labor cost advantages. Due...


The Ecology of Urban Environments: Understanding the Human Environment

by Robert A. Francis & Michael A. Chadwick

With over half of the global human population living in urban regions, urban ecosystems may now represent the contemporary and future human environment. Consisting of green space and the built environment, they harbour...


Ostracoda as Proxies for Quaternary Climate Change

by David Horne, Jonathan Holmes & Finn Viehberg

Ostracod crustaceans, common microfossils in marine and freshwater sedimentary records, supply evidence of past climatic conditions via indicator species, transfer function and mutual climatic range approaches...