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  • Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Editor Enri Damanhuri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0632-6,
    306 pages, May, 2012
    This book deals with several aspects of waste material recycling. It is divided into three sections. The first section explains the roles of stakeholders, both informal and formal sectors, in post-consumer waste activities. It also discusses waste co ...
  • Topics in Conservation Biology
    Topics in Conservation Biology
    Editor Tony Povilitis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0540-4,
    122 pages, May, 2012
    Conservation biology is called a "crisis discipline." In a world undergoing rapid change, this science informs us about research, technologies, management practices, and policies that can help protect the earth's naturally-occurring biological divers ...
  • Diversity of Ecosystems
    Diversity of Ecosystems
    Editor Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0572-5,
    496 pages, April, 2012
    The ecosystems present a great diversity worldwide and use various functionalities according to ecologic regions. In this new context of variability and climatic changes, these ecosystems undergo notable modifications amplified by domestic uses of wh ...
  • The Functioning of Ecosystems
    The Functioning of Ecosystems
    Editor Mahamane Ali
    ISBN 978-953-51-0573-2,
    344 pages, April, 2012
    The ecosystems present a great diversity worldwide and use various functionalities according to ecologic regions. In this new context of variability and climatic changes, these ecosystems undergo notable modifications amplified by domestic uses of wh ...
  • Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment
    Editor Kostas Voudouris and Dimitra Voutsa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0486-5,
    614 pages, April, 2012
    The book attempts to covers the main fields of water quality issues presenting case studies in various countries concerning the physicochemical characteristics of surface and groundwaters and possible pollution sources as well as methods and tools fo ...
  • Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - Science and Practice
    Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - Science and Practice
    Editor Martin Leckson Kaonga
    ISBN 978-953-51-0493-3,
    176 pages, April, 2012
    Agroforestry has great potential for reducing deforestation and forest degradation, providing rural livelihoods and habitats for species outside formally protected land, and alleviating resource-use pressure on conservation areas. However, widespread ...
  • Phenology and Climate Change
    Phenology and Climate Change
    Editor Xiaoyang Zhang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0336-3,
    332 pages, March, 2012
    Phenology, a study of animal and plant life cycle, is one of the most obvious and direct phenomena on our planet. The timing of phenological events provides vital information for climate change investigation, natural resource management, carbon seque ...
  • The Biosphere
    The Biosphere
    Editor Natarajan Ishwaran
    ISBN 978-953-51-0292-2,
    314 pages, March, 2012
    In this book entitled "The Biosphere", researchers from all regions of the world report on their findings to explore the origins, evolution, ecosystems and resource utilization patterns of the biosphere. Some describe the complexities and challenges ...