Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation
by Tom Theis, Jonathan Tomkin (eds)
Publisher: Connexions 2012
Number of pages: 643
With this book, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge -- including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities.
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by Geert Potters - Bookboon
This book on marine pollution describes different threats to life in the oceans, as well as the relevant modern research methods. It ends with a description on international legislation preventing pollution by the maritime sector (MARPOL73/78).
by Elzbieta Broniewicz - InTech
This book shows many examples of environmental management. The diversity of presented aspects within environmental management and approaching the subject from the perspective of various countries contributes to the development of the research.
by Thomas Elmqvist, et al. - Springer
Urbanization is a global phenomenon and the book emphasizes that this is not just a social-technological process. It is also a social-ecological process where cities are places for nature, and where cities also are dependent on the biosphere.
by Nuray Balkis - InTech
Water pollution is a major global problem that requires ongoing evaluation and revision of water resource policy at all levels. It has been suggested that it is the leading worldwide cause of deaths (more than 14,000 people daily) and diseases.