282 pages , Routledge , 2015-03-02 The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation of hitherto unutilized natural resourc...[Read More]
577 pages , Springer , 2019-05-15 This volume discusses environmental issues associated with deep-sea mining, with an emphasis on potential impacts, their consequences and the policy perspectives. The book describes the methods and technologies to assess, monitor and mitigate mining impacts on marine environments, and also suggests various approaches for environmental ma...[Read More]
274 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2011-08-19 This book complements the growing body of literature exploring the relationships between arts and cartography . It is distinct from the previous ones by its main focus: The multiple ways of representing a database. In the context of the exponential increase of the volume of geospatial data available, addressing t...[Read More]
325 pages , Edward Elgar Pub , 2009 Argues that mainstream economics with its methodological approach is limited in its ability to analyze and develop adequate public policy to deal with environmental problems and sustainable development.
598 pages , Springer , 2015-12-08 Meeting the world’s food security challenge will require a multi-national, collaborative effort to integrate the best research from science, engineering and socioeconomics so that technological advances can bring benefits where they are most needed. The present book covers the effect of major environmental problems on crop production a...[Read More]
258 pages , 2019-10-15 Environmental Issues and Policy: Exploring Past, Present, and Future Socioecological Relations presents readers with a collection of essays by experts in the field exploring some of the key environmental problems, its intersections with societal processes and the resultant issues that emerge at the local, regional, and global scale. Readers learn about ozo...[Read More]
240 pages , Psychology Press , 2004 'Environmental Policy' clearly explains how the social sciences relate to environmental policy-making and how they can be used to achieve policies for a sustainable future.
293 pages , Springer Nature , 2019-11-16 Over the last few decades, unprecedented global population growth has led to increased demand for food and shelter. At the same time, extraction of natural resources beyond the Earth’s resilience capacity has had a devastating effect on ecosystems and environmental health. Furthermore, climate change is having a significant impa...[Read More]
200 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2019-09-04 The legitimacy of environmental policies is an issue of increasing concern for analysts. Ecological stakes are deemed to be global, but global public decisions are rare and implemented with difficulty. Dissensus prevails on environmental ethics and there is little evidence of any greening of policy tools. The global framing of t...[Read More]
250 pages , Anthem Press , 2017-12-04 The ‘Environmental Problem-Solving - A Video-Enhanced Self-Instructional e-Book from MIT’ e-book presents short-excerpts from carefully selected readings, expert commentaries on those readings, interactive assignments, short videos of the best MIT student responses to the assignments, exam questions with excellent student respons...[Read More]