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Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings: Cool Climates

by Simon Burton

Whilst sustainability is already an important driver in the new building sector, this book explores how those involved in refurbishment of commercial building are moving this agenda forward. It includes chapters...


Advances in Molecular Toxicology

by James C. Fishbein & Jacqueline M. Heilman

Advances in Molecular Toxicology features the latest advances in all of the subspecialties of the broad area of molecular toxicology. Toxicology is the study of poisons, and this series details the study of...


Refashioning Nature: Food, Ecology and Culture

by David Goodman & Michael Redclift

We live in a society as dominated by food preference as by sexual preference, as obsessed with eating too much as with eating too little. In this accessible, cross-disciplinary text, David Goodman and Michael...


Manual of Environmental Management

by Adrian Belcham

Manual of Environmental Management is a practical guide for those involved in the control and reduction of environmental impacts in organisations. This comprehensive and practical guide takes you through the...


Mountain Environments in Changing Climates

by Martin Beniston

Home to large numbers of people, sources of water, centres of tourism, and sensitive ecological zones, mountain environments share distinctive climactic characteristics. Once regarded as economically non-viable...


The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living

by Mark Boyle

The astonishing reality of living without our most important resource. Imagine a year without spending any money. Former businessman Mark Boyle did just that and here is his extraordinary and compelling story....


Conservation: A Beginner's Guide

by Paul Jepson & Richard Ladle

The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet’s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending...


Sustainability: The Basics

by Peter Jacques

Sustainability is concerned with the issues around the ongoing and mutual preservation of both society and the environment. It is a widely used term and supposed goal for many governments but it is also easily...


The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime of Ideas from a Leading Activist and Thinker

by David Suzuki & Bill Mckibben

In this revised and expanded edition of his collected writings, David Suzuki continues to explore the themes that have informed his work for more than four decades — the interconnectedness of all things, our...


Floods

by Dennis J. Parker

Floods occur in most parts of the world and range from being welcomed annual occurrences, to natural disasters which have countless physical and societal impacts.

Floods presents the most comprehensive collection...


Biorefineries: Integrated Biochemical Processes for Liquid Biofuels

by Nasib Qureshi, David Hodge & Alain Vertes

Biorefineries outlines the processes and steps to successfully scale up production of two types of biofuels, butanol and ethanol, from cellulosic residues for commercial purposes. It covers practical topics,...


Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe

by Helen Caldicott

On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of...


Safe Planet:: Renewable Energy plus Workers' Power

Advances in Applied Microbiology

by Allen I. Laskin, Joan W. Bennett & Geoffrey M. Gadd

Advances in Applied Microbiology offers intensive reviews of the latest techniques and discoveries in this rapidly moving field. The editors are recognized experts and the format is comprehensive and instructive....


Advances in Agronomy

by Donald L Sparks

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myraid of subject...


Environmental Studies of a Marine Ecosystem: South Texas Outer Continental Shelf

by R. Warren Flint & Nancy N. Rabalais

Environmental Studies of a Marine Ecosystem reports the temporal and spatial variation of both the living and nonliving resources of the south Texas outer continental shelf. As the last major study to have been...


Compendium of Trace Metals and Marine Biota: Volume 1: Plants and Invertebrates

by Ronald Eisler

Each book has two main goals

1. Determine baseline concentrations of metals and metalloids in tissues of representative field populations of estuarine coastal, and open ocean organisms (Book 1:algae and macrophytes,...


Advances in Agronomy

by Donald L. Sparks

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject...


Between the Tides: In Search of Sea Turtles

by George Hughes

Much can be learned about the condition of the planet’s environment by looking at sea turtles; they have existed for more than 100 million years, and they travel throughout the world’s oceans. Suddenly,...


Introduction to WinBUGS for Ecologists: A Bayesian Approach to Regression, ANOVA and Related Analyses

by Marc Kery

Bayesian statistics has exploded into biology and its sub-disciplines such as ecology over the past decade. The free software program WinBUGS and its open-source sister OpenBugs is currently the only flexible...