Environment & Agriculture Products

  • A History of Technology and Environment

    From stone tools to ecological crisis

    By Edward L. Golding

    This book offers an accessible overview of the impact of key areas of technology on earth’s environment. It makes the case that the easiest way to understand current problems is by tracing the history and development of four broad areas of technology - direct harvesting of natural resources;…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Third Edition

    Edited by Bonnie H. Ownley, Robert N. Trigiano

    Continuing in the tradition of its predecessors, this new edition combines an informal, easy to read style with a thorough introduction to concepts and terminology of plant pathology. After reviewing fundamental concepts, the book discusses groups of plant pathogens and molecular tools for studying…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09 
    CRC Press

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organised around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Advances in Energy, Environment and Materials Science

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Materials Science (EEMS 2016), Singapore, July 29-31, 2016

    Edited by Li Xie

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Algal Bioactives

    Isolation, Characterization and Applications

    Edited by Se-Kwon Kim

    This book educates readers on the various bioactives of marine algae in drug discovery and development, ranging from the preliminary research to clinical trial. Focused on the isolation of bioactives from marine algae and their biological and biomedical applications in vitro and in vivo, this book…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Toxins in Biomedical Research

    Edited by R. Manjunatha Kini, Jay W. Fox

    This book clearly highlights how the discovery of various toxins has contributed to significant advances in both medicine and science, such as in drug discovery. It provides broad coverage of a wide range of toxins derived from animals, bacteria and plants. Rather than a recapitulation of the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Pollution Prevention

    Sustainability, Industrial Ecology, and Green Engineering, Second Edition

    By Ryan Dupont, Kumar Ganesan, Louis Theodore

    This new edition has been revised throughout, and adds several sections, including: lean manufacturing and design for the environment, low impact development and green infrastructure, green science and engineering, and sustainability. It presents strategies to reduce waste from the source…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Physiology of Molluscs

    A Collection of Selected Reviews - Two Volume Set

    Edited by Saber Saleuddin, Spencer Mukai

    Physiology of Molluscs: A Collection of Selected Reviews is an informative two-volume set that brings together some of the most important recent and unique developments in molluscan physiology. Volume One focuses on shell structure, mineralization, the dynamics of calcium transport, shell drilling,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Heavy Metals and Other Pollutants in the Environment

    Biological Aspects

    Edited by Gennady E. Zaikov, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Eugeny M. Lisitsyn

    This important new volume presents a plethora of research on the distribution of heavy metals in soils and rocks of natural habitats, farmlands, and urbanized areas along with the factors influencing their bioavailability. The authors evaluate the content of organic matter, soil acidity, mineral…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Green Infrastructure

    Social-Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by J. Blum

    This book explores the social and ecological aspects of green infrastructure through articles and case studies chosen to highlight pertinent theoretical, empirical, design, and planning issues, including: green infrastructure as a hybrid between nature and culture where ecology and society are not…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

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