by Diop, Ndiame
MENA is one of the richest regions in the world in terms of natural resources: it holds more than 60 percent of the world's proven oil reserves, mostly located in the Gulf region, and nearly half of gas reserves. Oil represents 80-85 percent of ...eBook
by Perissinotto, Renzo
St Lucia is the world's oldest protected estuary and Africa's largest estuarine system. It is also the centerpiece of South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and has been a Ramsar Wetland of International ...eBook
by Ives, Jack D.
`This is an important book that deserves to be read by everyone concerned with presenting major environmental issues.' Geography<BR>` ... an essential text for policy makers and aid professionals, as well as for students of environmental studies ...eBook
by Exner, Andreas
<P>This book brings together geological, biological, radical economic, technological, historical and social perspectives on peak oil and other scarce resources. The contributors to this volume argue that these scarcities will put an end to the ...eBook
by Kasperson, Jeanne X.
Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global ...eBook
by Larson, Anne M
Who has rights to forests and forest resources? In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them . This book assesses the experience of what appears to be ...eBook
by Perelet, Renat
A comprehensive dictionary of environmental economics, compiled by leading academics in the field. Each expression or phrase is explained clearly in non-technical language, with references given to its use in the growing literature on the subject ...eBook
by Lai, Lawrence W. C
<P>This book is the first work dedicated to the key ideas of Nobel Laureate Ronald Coase on pollution and public goods with sustainable development in mind from the perspective of an economist-town planner. The seminal contributions of Ronald ...eBook
by Bullock, Ryan C. L.
Providing a critical and incisive examination of community forestry, this is a detailed study of complex issues in local forest governance, community sustainability and grassroots environmentalism. It explores community forestry as an alternative ...eBook
Coal, Politics, and Economy in Antebellum America
by Sean Patrick Adams
<P>In 1796, famed engineer and architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe toured the coal fields outside Richmond, Virginia, declaring enthusiastically, "Such a mine of Wealth exists, I believe, nowhere else!" With its abundant and accessible deposits, ...eBook
by Daynes, Byron W.
<DIV>Presidents and their administrations since the 1960s have become increasingly active in environmental politics, despite their touted lack of expertise and their apparent frequent discomfort with the issue.</div><DIV><BR>In <I>White House ...eBook
by Lin, Jing
A volume in Transforming Education for the Future Series Editors Jing Lin, University of Maryland and Rebecca Oxford, Air University Transformative eco-education is environmental education that is literally needed to transform and save our ...eBook
by Robert Sterndale
<p> FEATURES:</p> <p> <br /> • Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations<br /> • A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book<br /> • Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation ...eBook
by Buckman, Greg
A fascinating account of the recurring fights over Tasmania's natural resources that have torn its people apart for three decades.eBook
by Wahlquist, Asa
A highly informative consumer's guide to the issues concerning fresh water in Australia today and in the future.eBook
by Christopher Jasparro, Daniel C. Stoll & Dr Robert G. Wirsing
Focusing on transboundary river systems and their basins, the authors explore the fresh water crisis of Himalayan Asia. While the region hosts some of the world's mightiest rivers, it is also home to rapidly modernizing, increasingly affluent, ...eBook