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            What a Waste: Big Book
             

            What a Waste: Big Book (Paperback)

            By McDougall, Jill; Illustrated by Smith, Martin

            • RRP: $45.99
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            Wings is a series of readers at the earliest Guided Reading Levels. Level 8 (Pre-Primary) is for reading ages 4-5. For small book of same title use ISBN 1863748245. This big book looks at the water we waste every day. It shows you how we waste water and tells you why we should no...t waste water.
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            ISBN 9781863749114
            Published AU 20 Feb 2003
            Publisher Era Publications Pty Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Wings
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            Fundamentals of Hydrology
              

            Fundamentals of Hydrology (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd New edition)

            By Davie, Tim; Quinn, Nevil

            • RRP: $77.99
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            Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. The book consists of three parts, each of fundamental... importance in the understanding of hydrology: * The first section deals with processes within the hydrological cycle, our understanding of them, and how to measure and estimate the amount of water within each process. This also includes an analysis of how each process impacts upon water quality issues. * The second section is concerned with the measurement and analytical assessment of important hydrological parameters such as streamflow and water quality. It describes analytical and modelling techniques used by practising hydrologists in the assessment of water resources. * The final section of the book draws together the first two parts to discuss the management of freshwater with respect to both water quality and quantity in a changing world. Fundamentals of Hydrology is a lively and accessible introduction to the study of hydrology at university level. It gives undergraduates a thorough understanding of hydrological processes, knowledge of the techniques used to assess water resources and an up-to-date overview of water resource management. Throughout the text examples and case studies from all around the world are used to clearly explain ideas and techniques. Short chapter summaries, essay questions, guides to further reading, website links and a glossary are also included. The third edition provides new and updated case study material and includes a new chapter on measuring streamflow. This chapter has particular reference to recent technological advances in this field and the challenges in maintaining a high quality river flow data set.
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            ISBN 9780415858700
            Released AU 3 Jun 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition
             

            5 Steps to a 5 AP Environmental Science, 2012-2013 Edition (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Williams, Linda D.

            • RRP: $24.99
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            Logical and easy-to-follow study guidance, now updated for all the latest AP Environmental Science exam changes.

            ISBN 9780071751995
            Released AU 17 Jul 2011
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series 5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations
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            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change
               

            Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change (Paperback)

            Edited by Frost, Warwick; Hall, C. Michael

            • RRP: $92.99
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            In 1872 Yellowstone was established as a National Park. The name caught the public's imagination and by the close of the century, other National Parks had been declared, not only in the USA, but also in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Yet as it has spread, the concept has evo...lved and diversified. In the absence of any international controlling body, individual countries have been free to adapt the concept for their own physical, social and economic environments. Some have established national parks to protect scenery, others to protect ecosystems or wildlife. Tourism has also been a fundamental component of the national parks concept from the beginning and predates ecological justifications for national park establishment though it has been closely related to landscape conservation rationales at the outset. Approaches to tourism and visitor management have varied. Some have stripped their parks of signs of human settlement, while increasingly others are blending natural and cultural heritage, and reflecting national identities. This edited volume explores in detail, the origins and multiple meanings of National Parks and their relationship to tourism in a variety of national contexts. It consists of a series of introductory overview chapters followed by case study chapters from around the world including insights from the US, Canada, Australia, UK, Spain, France, Sweden, Indonesia, China and Southern Africa. Taking a global comparative approach, this book examines how and why national parks have spread and evolved, how they have been fashioned and used, and the integral role of tourism within national parks. The volume's focus on the long standing connection between tourism and national parks; and the changing concept of national parks over time and space give the book a distinct niche in the national parks and tourism literature. The volume is expected to contribute not only to tourism and national park studies at the upper level undergraduate and graduate leve
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            ISBN 9781138867192
            Released AU 7 Apr 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility
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            Water Allocation Law in New Zealand: Lessons from Australia
              

            Water Allocation Law in New Zealand: Lessons from Australia (Hardback)

            By Singh-Ladhar, Jagdeepkaur

            • RRP: $252.00
            • $252.00
            • Pub Date
              17 Aug 20

            This book analyses water allocation law and policy in New Zealand and offers a comparative analysis with Australia. In New Zealand it is generally accepted that water allocation law has failed to be adequately addressed and New Zealand is now faced with the problem of over-alloca...tion in many catchments. In comparison, Australia has extensive experience in reforming its water law and policy over the last twenty years. This book provides a comparative and critical analysis of the lessons that New Zealand can learn from the Australian experience and offers guidance for the improvement of water allocation outcomes in New Zealand. Starting with the background of water allocation law and policy in New Zealand, the book traces the evolution of legal policies, including the 1967 Water and Soil Conservation Act and the 1991 Resource Management Act, and examines the role they have played in current water allocation issues. The book situates these findings within global challenges, such as the impact of climate change, and the global scarcity of and increasing demand for freshwater resources. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars researching water law and policy, natural resource management and environmental law more broadly. It was also be of use to policymakers and professional involved in developing and implementing water allocation laws and policies.
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            ISBN 9780367896621
            Released AU 17 Aug 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management
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            Environmental Law and Governance in the Pacific: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Communities
             

            Environmental Law and Governance in the Pacific: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Communities (Hardback)

            Edited by Wewerinke-Singh, Margaretha; Hamman, Evan

            • RRP: $252.00
            • $252.00
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            This volume examines environmental law and governance in the Pacific, focussing on the emerging challenges this region faces. The Pacific is home to some of the world's most astonishing biological and cultural diversity. At the same time, Pacific Island nations are economically a...nd technically under-resourced in the face of tremendous environmental challenges. Destructive weather events, ocean acidification, mining, logging, overfishing and pollution increasingly degrade ecosystems and affect fishing, farming and other cultural practices of Pacific Islanders. Accordingly, there is an urgent need to understand and analyse the role of law and governance in responding to these pressures in the Pacific. Drawing on academic and practitioner expertise from the Pacific region, as well as Europe and the United States, this unique collection navigates the major environmental law and governance challenges of the present and future of the Pacific. Fourteen Pacific Island countries, including the Cook Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Samoa, and a broad range of themes, such as deep-sea mining, fisheries, protected areas, heritage, endangered species, human rights and access to justice, are addressed in the volume, thus providing a truly comprehensive and state of the art overview of environmental law and governance within specific jurisdictions as well as across the Pacific region as a whole. This volume will be essential reading for students and scholars interested in environmental law and governance in the Pacific region, as well as policymakers, practitioners and NGOs involved in the development and implementation of environmental law and policy.
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            ISBN 9780367203245
            Released AU 2 Jun 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries
             

            Environmental Management: Guidelines for Museums and Galleries (Hardback)

            By Cassar, May

            • RRP: $210.00
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            A guide to the theory and strategic approach to achieving an ideal museum environment for collections and people. This book emphasizes the need for planning and the role of the building as the first line of defence against environmental damage. Issues of monitoring and control ar...e detailed.
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            ISBN 9780415105590
            Released AU 15 Dec 1994
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management
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            An Underground Guide to Sewers: or: Down, Through and Out in Paris, London, New York, &c.

            An Underground Guide to Sewers: or: Down, Through and Out in Paris, London, New York, &c. (Hardback)

            By Halliday, Stephen; Foreword by Bazalgette, Peter

            • RRP: $39.99
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            Lose yourself in the vast sewer networks that lie beneath the world's great cities - past and present. Let detailed archival plans, maps and photographs guide you through these subterranean labyrinths - previously accessible only to their builders, engineers and, perhaps, the odd... rogue explorer. This execrable exploration traces the evolution of waste management from the ingenious infra-structures of the ancient world to the seeping cesspits and festering open sewers of the medieval period. It investigates and celebrates the work of the civil engineers whose pioneering integrated sewer systems brought to a close the devastating cholera epidemics of the mid-19th century and continue to serve a vastly increased population today. And let's not forget those giant fatbergs clogging our underground arteries, or the storm-surge super-structures of tomorrow.
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            ISBN 9780500252352
            Released AU 10 Oct 2019
            Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius
               

            Recycling Projects for the Evil Genius (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gehrke, Russel

            • RRP: $54.87
            • $54.87
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            Helps make recycling hands-on, giving step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish a wide variety of projects on the cheap. This title lets you learn how to build a solar composter, make weed and pest controls, brew up environmentally friendly cleaners, recycle different kinds ...of papers, and more.
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            ISBN 9780071736121
            Released AU 12 Aug 2010
            Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
            Interest Age 14+ years
            Series Electronics
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            The Death and Life of the Great Lakes
             

            The Death and Life of the Great Lakes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Egan, Dan

            • RRP: $35.18
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            An impeccably researched portrayal of a fascinating story. - Anna M. Michalak, Nature

            ISBN 9780393355550
            Released AU 3 Apr 2018
            Publisher WW Norton & Co
            Interest Age General Audience
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