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"Fragile Earth"

What's Happening to Our Planet?

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Natural disasters, climate change, the exploitation of the world's resources and human development are changing our planet at a relentless pace. Now, using over 200 stunning images from the air, land and space, Fragile Earth brings together the most dramatic natural and man-made events. With illustrations (chiefly col.). Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 210 x 187 mm. Weight: 814g.
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ISBN:  0007266804
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Governance of Water-Related Conflicts in Agriculture"

New Directions in Agri-Environmental and Water Policies in the Eu

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"Environment & Policy" series; Discusses the role co-operation can play in complying with European environmental legislation, in the EU Nitrates and Water Framework Directives, and in achieving a sustainable agriculture. This title analyzes the feasibility of meeting environmental standards by the application of voluntary agreements between farmers and water suppliers. With illustrations. Hardback, 236 pages. Size: 247 x 162 mm. Weight: 511g.
Author:  (Brouwer, Floor M. (Agricultural Economics Research Institute (Lei), the Hague, Netherlands), ed.)
ISBN:  1402015534
Publisher:  Kluwer Academic Publishers Group
Date:  2003  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Implementing Strategic Environmental Assessment"

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"Environmental Protection in the European Union" series; With 90 illus.. Hardback, 774 pages. Size: 239 x 165 mm. Weight: 275g.
Author:  (Schmidt, Michael, ed.)
ISBN:  3540205624
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2004  (Germany)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Pesticides in Southeast Asia"

Environmental, Biomedical, and Economic Uses and Effects

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Explores the economic, environmental, and health benefits, as well as harmful consequences, of pesticide use in Thailand and Southeast Asia. This book includes descriptions of pests and the pesticides used to control them. It gives several perspectives on questions of safety, cost, and benefit for the environment, economy, and public health. With maps, figures, b/w photographs. Hardback, 286 pages. Size: 232 x 150 mm. Weight: 583g.
Author:  (Kunstadter, Peter, ed.)
ISBN:  9749511204
Publisher:  Silkworm Books / Trasvin Publications Lp
Date:  2007  (Thailand)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Sustainability and Environment"

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"Issues Series" series; With illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.). Paperback, 48 pages. Weight: 235g.
Author:  (Smith, Cobi, ed.)
ISBN:  1861684193
Publisher:  Independence Educational Publishers
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Sustainable Brownfield Regeneration"

Liveable Places From Problem Spaces

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Brownfield regeneration has become a major policy driver in developed countries. This title presents a comprehensive account of UK policies, processes and practices in brownfield regeneration and takes a theoretically-grounded approach to highlight best practice. With 85. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 245 x 173 mm. Weight: 828g.
Author:  (Dixon, Tim, ed.)
ISBN:  1405144033
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Wild Land Fires and Air Pollution"

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"Developments in Environmental Science" series; A better understanding of air pollution and smoke interactions is needed in order to protect the public health. This book offers such an understanding and examines wide-scale monitoring efforts, and development of models predicting spatial and temporal distribution of air pollution and smoke resulting from forests fires and other sources. With approx. 270 illustrations (50 in full color). Hardback, 686 pages. Size: 225 x 149 mm. Weight: 1193g.
Author:  (Bytnerowicz, Andrzej, ed.)
ISBN:  0080556094
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Beyond Terror"

The Truth About the Real Threats to Our World

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Since the 9/11 attacks, many Western governments assume terrorism to be the greatest threat we face. This book shows why this approach has been such a failure, and how it distracts us from other, much greater, threats of climate change, competition over resources, marginalisation of the majority of the world and global militarisation. With illustrations. Paperback, 128 pages. Size: 177 x 111 mm. Weight: 97g.
Author:  Abbott, Chris Rogers, Paul Sloboda, John
ISBN:  1846040701
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Responsive Environments"

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Demonstrating the specific characteristics that make for comprehensible, friendly and controllable places, this book is about architecture and urban design. By means of sketches and diagrams, it shows how they may be designed in to places or buildings. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 152 pages. Size: 210 x 297 mm. Weight: 470g.
Author:  Alcock, Alan McGlynn, Sue Smith, Graham Bentley, Ian Murrain, Paul
ISBN:  0750605669
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  1991  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Methods in Environmental Forensics"

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Outlines the techniques for solving the mystery of an environmental contamination catastrophe. This book offers an overview of the path of an environmental case from its inception to court testimony. It provides review of the various scientific methods that have been used successfully in the past in solving environmental forensic cases. With 86 black & white illustrations, 31 black & white tables, 5 black & white halftones. Hardback, 408 pages. Size: 237 x 155 mm. Weight: 712g.
Author:  Ball, Andrew S (Mudge, Stephen M., ed.)
ISBN:  0849350077
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Rejuvenating the Sun and Avoiding Other Global Catastrophes"

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"Astronomers' Universe" series; With 40 black & white illustrations, 40 black & white line drawings. Paperback, 240 pages. Size: 235 x 155 mm. Weight: 415g.
Author:  Beech, Martin
ISBN:  0387681280
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Adaptation Policy Frameworks for Climate Change"

Developing Strategies, Policies and Measures

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Adaptation Policy Framework for everyone working on climate change and policy-making. With 75 line figures 25 tables. Paperback, 268 pages. Size: 279 x 210 mm. Weight: 760g.
Author:  Burton, Ian Malone, Eizabeth Huq, Saleemul (Lim, Bo, ed.)
ISBN:  052161760X
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Introduction to Air in California"

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"California Natural History Guides" series; What is air? Why is the sky blue? Why do people react favorably to mountain or sea air? How does desert air differ from the air of California's Central Valley? How is air pollution affecting plants and animals? This book presents a guide to the air we breathe in California. It also addresses issues surrounding global climate change in California. With illustrations, maps. Paperback, 273 pages. Size: 184 x 114 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Carle, David
ISBN:  0520247485
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Sources and Variability of Cryptosporidium in the Milwaukee River"

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"Werf Report Ecosystems (Project 99-Hhe-2)" series; With illustrations, map. Paperback, 132 pages. Size: 280 x 210 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Corsi, S. Walker, J. Washbusch, R. Standridge, J.
ISBN:  1843396653
Publisher:  Iwa Publishing
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

"Bioavailability, Bioaccessibility and Mobility of Environmental Contaminants"

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"Analytical Techniques in the Sciences (Ants)" series; Covers various aspects of bioavailability related to environmental contaminants. This book discusses the definition of bioavailability and its context, and focusses on the role of risk assessment and bioavailability. With illustrations. Paperback, 316 pages. Size: 227 x 151 mm. Weight: 460g.
Author:  Dean, J.R.
ISBN:  0470025786
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Pollution & Threats to the Environment

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