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The Economics of International Trade and the Environment

1st Edition

Amitrajeet A Batabyal, Hamid Beladi
January 29, 2020

Issues related to environmental protection and trade liberalization have moved to the forefront of international policy agendas. The Economics of International Trade and the Environment explores - from an economic standpoint - many of the questions that are germane in increasing our knowledge of...

Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development: Issues and Remediation

1st Edition

Hasnain Nangyal, Muhammad Saleem Khan
January 24, 2020

Environmental Pollution, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development: Issues and Remediation provides an extensive summary of biodiversity. It is the result of the assistance of environmentalists, researchers, policy experts, and academicians from across the globe sharing their research and knowledge...

Pythium: Diagnosis, Diseases and Management

1st Edition

Mahendra Rai, Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam, Avinash P. Ingle
January 24, 2020

Pythium is one of the most important phytopathogens causing significant damage to agriculture, forest, and nurseries, etc. It is an unseen enemy of the root zone of various plants and hence considered as "hidden terror" for a number of plants. An accurate diagnosis and identification of Pythium...

Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources

1st Edition

Arnab Banerjee, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Abhishek Raj
January 17, 2020

This book looks at using forestry and several other innovative measures to facilitate environmental sustainability, covering an important selection of research that focuses on scientific applications and trends. Chapters discuss such diverse topics as using agroforestry for resource management,...

Multi-sensor System Applications in the Everglades Ecosystem

1st Edition

Caiyun Zhang
January 14, 2020

This book explores the applicability of multiple remote sensors to acquire information relevant to restoration and conservation efforts in wetlands using data collected from airborne and space multispectral/hyperspectral sensors, light detection and ranging (LiDAR), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS),...

Bioremediation Technology: Hazardous Waste Management

1st Edition

M H Fulekar, Bhawana Pathak
January 14, 2020

The book describes hazardous waste industries, sources of waste generation, characterization and treatment processes/ methods and technique and technology to deal with the treated waste as per the prescribed standard. Advanced treatment based on the microbial remediation, plant-based...

Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology: The Science of Pollution, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Michael C. Newman
December 30, 2019

This new edition is revised throughout and includes new and expanded information on natural resource damage assessment, the latest emerging contaminants and issues, and adds new international coverage, including case studies and rules and regulations. The text details key environmental contaminants...

Permeable Reactive Barrier: Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

1st Edition

Ravi Naidu, Volker Birke
December 20, 2019

Remediation of groundwater is complex and often challenging. But the cost of pump and treat technology, coupled with the dismal results achieved, has paved the way for newer, better technologies to be developed. Among these techniques is permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology, which allows...

Phylogenetics of Bees

1st Edition

Rustem Abuzarovich Ilyasov, Hyung Wook Kwon
December 20, 2019

Bees are flying insects of the order Hymenoptera closely related to wasps and ants. The ancestors of bees are assumed to be predatory wasps, which switched to pollen consumption. Further, bees co-evolved with flowering plants and divided into several species according to climatic conditions. Widely...

Invasive Wild Pigs in North America: Ecology, Impacts, and Management

1st Edition

Kurt C. VerCauteren, James C. Beasley, Stephen S. Ditchkoff, John J. Mayer, Gary J. Roloff, Bronson K. Strickland
December 18, 2019

Throughout North America, non-native wild pigs have become an ecologically and economically destructive invasive species. Though they are regarded as a popular game species by some, provide economic benefits to others, and are even engrained into societal heritage in some areas, wild pigs are...

Selective Licensing: The Basis for a Collaborative Approach to Addressing Health Inequalities

1st Edition

Paul Oatt
December 17, 2019

In recent years, the private rented sector has overtaken social housing to become the main housing provider with some of the worse housing conditions that are linked to preventable health inequalities. This book seeks to expand upon previous research in the area with a focus on selective licensing...

Handbook for Environmental Risk Decision Making: Values, Perceptions, and Ethics

1st Edition

C. Richard Cothern
December 17, 2019

This handbook describes the broad aspects of risk management involving scientific policy judgment, uncertainty analysis, perception considerations, statistical insights, and strategic thinking. This book presents all the important concepts to enable the reader to "see the big picture." This ability...

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