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Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #4: Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #4: Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
by Helen Young
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A fundamental challenge for post-conflict recovery is sustaining and strengthening livelihoods. By degrading natural resources essential to livelihoods and by weakening access to those resources, conflict can wreak havoc on the ability of households to... (read more)

Available March 2015
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The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature Is Inspiring Innovation
The Shark's Paintbrush: Biomimicry and How Nature Is Inspiring Innovation
by Jay Harman
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Today, an interdisciplinary and international group of scientists, inventors, and engineers is turning to nature to find elegant solutions to human problems. The principle driving this transformation is called biomimicry, and Harman shares a wide range... (read more)

Available October 2014
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An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition
An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition
by Costanza Costanza
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An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition is the definitive introduction to the field of ecological economics, which is concerned with extending and integrating the study and management of ecological as well as economic needs, sustaining... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #6: Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding and Natural Resources #6: Governance, Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
by Carl Bruch
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When the guns are silenced, people affected by conflict need food, water, shelter, and a means to earn a living. They also require a government that can meet these needs and sustain peace. While natural resources are essential to sustaining people and... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Reviews in Ecological Economics #1: Reviews in Ecological Economics, Volume 1
Reviews in Ecological Economics #1: Reviews in Ecological Economics, Volume 1
by Robert Costanza
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The field of ecological economics emerged roughly two decades ago, and is rapidly growing both as a scientific endeavor and as a major guide to policy development.... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management: Six Volume Set (Peacebuilding and Natural Resources)
Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management: Six Volume Set (Peacebuilding and Natural Resources)
by Carl Bruch
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Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts can fail if they do not pay sufficient attention to natural resources. Natural resources diamonds, oil, and minerals are frequently at the heart of historic grievances, and have caused or funded at least eighteen... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Farmacology
Farmacology
by Daphne Miller
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In Farmacology, practicing family physician and renowned nutrition explorer Daphne Miller brings us beyond the simple concept of "food as medicine" and introduces us to the critical idea that it's the farm where that food is grown that offers... (read more)

Available August 2015
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Geophysical Monograph #205: Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows: Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations
Geophysical Monograph #205: Modeling Atmospheric and Oceanic Flows: Insights from Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations
by Thomas Von Larcher
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The volume would be an opportunity to pull together a broader overview of the efforts, the progress and of new results of laboratory experiments as well as of numerical simulations that were both performed recently to better understand atmospheric and... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Markets for Managers: A Managerial Economics Primer (Wiley Finance)
Markets for Managers: A Managerial Economics Primer (Wiley Finance)
by Anthony J. Evans
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Offering a broad overview of the many ways in which Managerial Economics affects decision making, this book provides the key tools that managers need to think like economists. With a readable style it brings to life the major contributions in economics... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Geoparks of the World #2: Volcanic Tourist Destinations
Geoparks of the World #2: Volcanic Tourist Destinations
by Patricia Erfurt-cooper
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This comprehensive book addresses the pressing need for up-to-date literature on volcanic destinations (active and dormant) and their role in tourism worldwide in chapters and case studies. The book presents a balanced view about the volcano-based... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Equivalency Methods for Environmental Liability in the European Union: Assessing Damage and Compensation Under the Environmental Liability Directive
Equivalency Methods for Environmental Liability in the European Union: Assessing Damage and Compensation Under the Environmental Liability Directive
by Joshua Lipton
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The objective of the EU Environmental Liability Directive is to establish a common framework for the prevention and remediation of environmental damage at a reasonable cost to society. The Habitats Directive also requires compensation of environmental... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Landscape #12: Managing and Planning Landscape Change: The Role of Visualisation Tools for Public Participation
Landscape #12: Managing and Planning Landscape Change: The Role of Visualisation Tools for Public Participation
by David Miller
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As the importance of public participation in decision-making relating to planning in both urban and non-urban landscapes has increased in recent years, there has been a significant expansion in the body of research into effective participatory methods... (read more)

Available February 2015
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Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems
Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems
by Ehud Meron
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Providing an integrative treatment of nonlinear physics and applications in ecology, this text introduces the basic concepts, tools, and applications to important problems in ecology. It exposes readers to the new emerging research field that integrates... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Atlas of Sedimentary Structures
Atlas of Sedimentary Structures
by Jianhua Zhong
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The contents of the book would include, among others of a more general and introductory nature, chapters dealing with:- bedding structures; within-layer and layer-surface structures; biological structures, chemical structures; ice-induced structures... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Groundwater Geophysics in Hard Rock
Groundwater Geophysics in Hard Rock
by Prabhat Chandra Chandra
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In hard rock terrain, shallow water wells generally have a poor to moderate yield. Sinking wells deeply to tap yielding fracture zones often backfires, because the borehole may miss the saturated fracture zones at depths. A wrong approach to groundwater... (read more)

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Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia: Making Solar Lighting Work (Routledge Contemporary South Asia)
Renewable Energy Policies in South Asia: Making Solar Lighting Work (Routledge Contemporary South Asia)
by Sam Wong
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The World Bank 's Design Principles for successful renewable energy interventions are cost management, good governance and a choice of technology that meets local needs. Focusing on solar lighting and drawing on case studies in Bangladesh and India, this... (read more)

Available January 2015
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Lipid Biomarkers: Rsc
Lipid Biomarkers: Rsc
by Stephen M. Mudge
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Lipid biomarkers can provide an indication of the health of an environment and in particular indicate the source of organic matter in that environment. This book will review each class of lipid biomarker, its key requirements and how some are used to... (read more)

Available July 2015
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Handbook of Indoor Air Contaminants
Handbook of Indoor Air Contaminants
by Marty S. Kanarek
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A comprehensive, one-stop source of data, this book summarizes important chemical, biological, and toxicological information on indoor air contaminants in a technically sound, up-to-date, and useful manner. Arranged alphabetically, the book provides the... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Ecological Studies #186: Biological Invasions in New Zealand
Ecological Studies #186: Biological Invasions in New Zealand
by Robert B. Allen
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Human colonization of New Zealand has dramatically altered the resident biota, introduced numerous alien organisms to these once remote islands, and exported local species to the world. This book reviews invasions, investigates what controls the success... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment
Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment
by Dennis Hayes
Available March 2015
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