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  • Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World
    Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World
    Edited by Gbolagade Akeem Lameed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0718-7,
    518 pages, August, 2012
    This book - Biodiversity Enrichment in a Diverse World - considered biodiversity (plants, animals, fungi, and microbes) from three different angles: genetics, species, and ecosystems. The relationships between them are complex and it looks at these a ...
  • Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World
    Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World
    Edited by Gbolagade Akeem Lameed
    ISBN 978-953-51-0719-4,
    294 pages, August, 2012
    This book "Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization in a Diverse World" sees biodiversity as management and utilization of resources in satisfying human needs in multi-sectional areas including agriculture, forestry, fisheries, wildlife and other ex ...
  • Air Pollution - A Comprehensive Perspective
    Air Pollution - A Comprehensive Perspective
    Edited by Budi Haryanto
    ISBN 978-953-51-0705-7,
    400 pages, August, 2012
    The links between air pollutants and health impacts are many and complex. The environmental health community is being challenged to take stronger mitigation to respect population health and is taking opportunities to further their implication. Recogn ...
  • Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Sustainable Development - Authoritative and Leading Edge Content for Environmental Management
    Edited by Sime Curkovic
    ISBN 978-953-51-0682-1,
    600 pages, August, 2012
    In recent years the topic of environmental management has become very common. In sustainable development conditions, central and local governments much more often notice the need of acting in ways that diminish negative impact on environment. Environ ...
  • Air Quality - New Perspective
    Air Quality - New Perspective
    Edited by Gustavo Lopez Badilla, Benjamin Valdez and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0674-6,
    336 pages, July, 2012
    This book contains 15 chapters reporting air pollution of interest to experts in academia and industrial plants dealing with the environmental issues. These chapters emphasize the problems of air pollution involving the human sector as an essential p ...
  • Landscape Planning
    Landscape Planning
    Edited by Murat Ozyavuz
    ISBN 978-953-51-0654-8,
    372 pages, June, 2012
    Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor and public spaces to achieve environmental, socio-behavioral, and/or aesthetic outcomes. It involves the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and geological conditions and processes ...
  • Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Post-Consumer Waste Recycling and Optimal Production
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...