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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...

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future

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Susan Krumdieck
September 30, 2019

Transition Engineering: Building a Sustainable Future examines new strategies emerging in response to the mega-issues of global climate change, decline in world oil supply, scarcity of key industrial minerals, and local environmental constraints. These issues pose challenges for organizations,...

Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

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Christopher Russell
September 18, 2019

Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately...

Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus: Response to Climate Change

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Velma I. Grover, Amani Alfarra
September 13, 2019

Water is intricately linked with food security, energy security, and sustainable development. As the world is moving towards sustainable development goals, it is critical to recognize the role of water in attaining these goals. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus draws attention to the complex and...

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability

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Ashok K. Rathoure
September 12, 2019

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability presents approaches for resource management centered on reducing waste and reusing and recycling materials. It aims to save energy by reducing energy consumption associated with extracting, processing, and transporting raw materials...

Political Agroecology: Advancing the Transition to Sustainable Food Systems

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Manuel González de Molina, Paulo Frederico Petersen, Francisco Garrido Peña, Francisco Roberto Caporal
September 11, 2019

Political Agroecology is the first book to offer a systematic and articulated reflection on Political Agroecology from the Agroecological perspective. It defines the disciplinary field responsible for designing and producing actions, institutions and regulations aimed at achieving agrarian...

Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management

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Robert E. Keane
August 28, 2019

Managing today’s lands is becoming an increasingly difficult task. Complex ecological interactions across multiple spatiotemporal scales create diverse landscape responses to management actions that are often novel, counter-intuitive and unexpected. To make matters worse, exotic invasions, human...

Collaborative Environmental Governance Frameworks: A Practical Guide

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Timothy Gieseke
August 21, 2019

This book takes a practical approach to understanding and describing collaborative governance for resolving environmental problems. It introduces a new collaborative governance assessment model and recognizes that collaborations are a natural result of organizations converging around complex issues...

Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

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Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart
July 18, 2019

Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in decreased agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. The...

Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications

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Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer
June 28, 2019

This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

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Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
June 28, 2019

This volume provides an abundance of valuable information on emerging eco-friendly technology and its potential role in combating climate change via agroforesty. The volume begins by describing the recent understanding of the scenario of climate change and its issues and challenges and provides an...

Soil Clays: Linking Geology, Biology, Agriculture, and the Environment

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G. Jock Churchman, Bruce Velde
June 26, 2019

As the human population grows from seven billion toward an inevitable nine or 10 billion, the demands on the limited supply of soils will grow and intensify. Soils are essential for the sustenance of almost all plants and animals, including humans, but soils are virtually infinitely variable. Clays...

Forest Biometrics with Examples in R

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Lauri Mehtatalo, Juha Lappi
June 01, 2019

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