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

Renewable Energy Systems from Biomass: Efficiency, Innovation and Sustainability

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Vladimir Strezov, Hossain Md. Anawar
December 03, 2018

New innovations are needed for the invention of more efficient, affordable, sustainable and renewable energy systems, as well as for the mitigation of climate change and global environmental issues. In response to a fast-growing interest in the realm of renewable energy, Renewable Energy Systems:...

Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development

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Cesar Marolla
December 03, 2018

Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development shows how ICT, as an enabler for all spheres of development, can help innovate business processes and operations, and provide faster integration of new technologies into business systems. Focused on sustainability, the book...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

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Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 21, 2018

Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major...

A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

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Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler
November 20, 2018

Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)...

Green Consumerism: Perspectives, Sustainability, and Behavior

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Ruchika Singh Malyan, Punita Duhan
November 15, 2018

This new volume, Green Consumerism: The Behavior of New Age Consumer, provides a holistic understanding the importance of promoting green products and discusses consumers’ buying intentions and decisions. The chapters consider consumer behavior theory in the context of green or ecologically...

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

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Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek
November 12, 2018

Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land...

Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

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Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram
October 31, 2018

Remotely sensed data, in the form of digital images captured from spaceborne and airborne platforms, provide a rich analytical and observational source of information about the current status, as well as changes occurring in, on, and around the Earth’s surface. The data products, or simply images...

Agent-Based Modeling of Environmental Conflict and Cooperation

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Todd K. BenDor, Jürgen Scheffran
October 30, 2018

Conflict is a major facet of many environmental challenges of our time. However, growing conflict complexity makes it more difficult to identify win-win strategies for sustainable conflict resolution. Innovative methods are needed to help predict, understand, and resolve conflicts in cooperative...

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

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R. S. Dwivedi
October 18, 2018

The constant growth of the world’s population and the decline of the availability of land and soil resources are global concerns for food security. Other concerns are the decrease in productivity and delivery of essential ecosystems services because of the decline of soil quality and health by a...

Soil and Climate

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Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
September 20, 2018

Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental...

Lake Governance

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Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg
September 13, 2018

The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural...

Climate Change Governance and Adaptation: Case Studies from South Asia

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Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij
September 04, 2018

Climate change adaptation in South Asia is redefining the roles of different actors in the governance processes. The existing governance lack capacity, knowledge, and leadership skills to manage the uncertainties and challenges posed by climate change. This book aims to explain how the governance...

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