242 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2013-04-26 The pursuit of sustainability has generated lifestyle changes for individuals across the globe, widespread initiatives within civil society and business, historic policies for municipal, regional, and national governments, and crucial protocols and agreements by international organizations. Increasingly, sustainability provides ...[Read More]
2016-08-26T07:00:00Z This book contains a comprehensive guide to taxidermy, detailing the methodology and techniques used for skinning, stuffing, and mounting a large range of common subjects. Containing easy-to-follow steps and a wealth of helpful illustrations, this text is perfect for the beginner and constitutes a great addition to any collection of taxidermic literature. Chapters c...[Read More]
391 pages , Springer , 2015-03-20 Ensuring that their work has a positive influence on society is a responsibility and a privilege for engineers, but also a considerable challenge. This book addresses the ways in which engineers meet this challenge, working from the assumption that for a project to be truly ethical both the undertaking itself and its implementation must ...[Read More]
560 pages , Bantam , 2013-03-19 WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE â€¢ Winner of The New York Public Libraryâ€™s Helen Bernstein Book Award â€¢ â€œA new classic of science reporting.â€â€”The New York Times The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scie...[Read More]
478 pages , ASA-CSSA-SSSA , 2010-01-01 "This volume deals with the impacts of urbanization on the environment - soils, air and water quality, the animals and humans who live there - and offers some solutions to contemporary problems" -- Foreword, p. ix.
222 pages , 2012-01 Global Warming: Alarmists, Skeptics and Deniers brings a unique geological perspective to this politically charged issue, a perspective that has been ignored far too long. Written by a father-son team of geoscientist and attorney, it is the concise guide to the global warming controversy that has been long needed. As a university professor and research geosci...[Read More]