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Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition

1st Edition

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Al Iannuzzi
August 17, 2017

Written by a renowned sustainability expert, Greener Products: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Brands, Second Edition makes the case for why the people and the planet need products to be made in a different, more sustainable way. The growth of the global middle class, with an additional 3 bi...

Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

1st Edition

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Jingxin Wang
September 1, 2017

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designe...

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing: Fundamentals and Practices

1st Edition

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Ruiliang Pu
August 21, 2017

Advanced imaging spectral technology and hyperspectral analysis techniques for multiple applications are the key features of the book. This book will present in one volume complete solutions from concepts, fundamentals, and methods of acquisition of hyperspectral data to analyses and applications of...

Principles of Water Law and Administration: National and International, 3rd Edition

3rd Edition

Dante A. Caponera, Marcella Nanni
May 24, 2019

This book, which was first published in 1992 and then updated in 2007, provides a tool for dealing with the legal and institutional aspects of water resources management within national contexts and at the level of transboundary water resources. Like its two previous editions, it seeks to cover all...

Beneficial Insects

1st Edition

David V. Alford
May 23, 2019

Insects are key components of life on our planet, and their presence is essential for maintaining balanced terrestrial ecosystems. Without insects humans would struggle to survive, and on a world scale food production would be severely compromised. Many plants and animals depend directly or...

Working with Map Projections: A Guide to their Selection

1st Edition

Fritz Kessler, Sarah Battersby
May 21, 2019

A map projection fundamentally impacts the mapmaking process. Working with Map Projections: A Guide to Their Selection explains why, for any given map, there isn’t a single "best" map projection. Selecting a projection is a matter of understanding the compromises and consequences of showing a 3-D...

Resolving Environmental Conflicts: Principles and Concepts, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Chris Maser, Lynette de Silva
May 21, 2019

Resolving a conflict is based on the art of helping people, with disparate points of view, find enough common ground to ease their fears, sheath their weapons, and listen to one another for their common good, which ultimately translates into social-environmental sustainability for all generations....

Tapestry Lawns: Freed from Grass and Full of Flowers

1st Edition

Lionel Smith
May 21, 2019

Swathes of the human world are covered in ornamental grass lawns; they are the single most commonly encountered horticultural feature on the planet. Unfortunately, they are now often viewed as resource-draining green deserts due to the lack of plant and animal diversity, the need for frequent...

The Biology of Sole

1st Edition

José A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo Mañanós-Sánchez, F. Javier Sánchez-Vázquez
May 09, 2019

This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea senegalensis and S. solea). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: A. general fisheries, aquaculture and...

The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

1st Edition

Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig
May 03, 2019

The 40 or so species of beach-loving plovers (genus Charadrius) comprise a diverse group of shorebirds found around the world. Most of these species are challenged by changing climates and other human-related development activities, yet they provide key insights into basic ecological and...

Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

1st Edition

David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley
May 01, 2019

This book is designed to help landowners and forestry professionals develop, implement, and monitor programs to manage both deer and forests with emphasis on resolving deer impact issues. Chapters cover management strategies through identifying and setting goals; managing deer populations and deer...

Management of Contaminated Site Problems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kofi Asante-Duah
May 01, 2019

This book will outline the strategies used in the investigation, characterization, management, and restoration and remediation for various contaminated sites. It will draw on real-world examples from across the globe to illustrate remediation techniques and discuss their applicability. It will...

Fungi in Polar Regions

1st Edition

Masaharu Tsuji, Tamotsu Hoshino
April 29, 2019

Fungi that inhabit polar-region can grow and decompose organic compounds under subzero temperatures play important roles in the nutrient cycle of polar-region ecosystems. Thus, changes in the mycoflora affect the ecological recycling in these regions, and understanding the cold-adaptation...

Modern Soil Microbiology, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jan Dirk van Elsas, Jack T. Trevors, Alexandre Soares Rosado, Paolo Nannipieri
April 24, 2019

The living soil is crucial to photosynthesis, biogeochemical cycles, global food production, climate change, biodiversity, and plant and animal health. In the past decade, scientists have made significant advances in soil microbiology research. While the basic principles are now better understood,...

Biodiversity and Conservation: Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Goh Hong Ching, Saher Islam
April 16, 2019

This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings comprehensive knowledge and information on the present status...

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