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- Dundurn 2014; US$ 46.99
Five books in the Voyageur Classics series celebrate the best in Canadian biographical letters, with two titles from the great Grey Owl, as well as books by or about Elizabeth Simcoe, Dr. Norman Bethune, and William Lyon Mackenzie. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00
this book brings together a variety of topics, covering the broad range of issues that are associated with deep biosphere exploration. In order to explain our observations from deep subsurface ecosystems it is necessary to develop interdisciplinary approaches, ranging from microbiology and geochemistry to physics and modeling. This volume will be of... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 14.57
Is flying an irreplaceable part of 21st-century life? Flying is never zero-carbon, so can we reduce it, or even do without it? Can businesses succeed in a globalized world without international air travel? What about ‘love miles? – visiting friends and family overseas? Fourteen authors from around the world – lawyers, journalists, scientists, architects... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99
Insects will be appearing on our store shelves, menus, and plates within the decade. In The Insect Cookbook, two entomologists and a chef make the case for insects as a sustainable source of protein for humans and a necessary part of our future diet. They provide consumers and chefs with the essential facts about insects for culinary use, with recipes... more...
- Smithsonian 2014; US$ 39.95
From 1984 through 1995 a small band of ecologists led by Pan Wenshi from Peking University conducted a study of wild giant pandas in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi Province. This project was the first Chinese-led conservation project in China and was conducted during a significant transition period in Chinese history, as the country opened its society... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
In this comprehensive, one-volume reference, Nature Conservancy scientist Bryan P. Piazza poses five key questions: ?What is the Atchafalaya River Basin? ?Why is it important? ?How have its hydrology and natural habitats been managed? ?What is its current state? ?How do we ensure its survival? For more than five centuries, the Atchafalaya River Basin... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 50.00
In From the Farm to the Table, over forty farm families from America's heartland detail the practices and values that relate to their land, work, and communities. Their stories reveal that those who make their living in agriculture--despite stereotypes of provincialism perpetuated by the media--are savvy to the influence of world politics on local... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 104.95
In 1992, at the Earth Summit in Rio, the United Nations adopted the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to agree international measures aimed at preserving the vital ecosystems and biological resources on which we all depend. This is the official handbook to the Convention and presents all the most important information about the CBD, including... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Environmental law envisions ecological systems as existing in an equilibrium state, or a “balance of nature,? reinforcing a rigid legal framework unable to absorb rapid environmental changes and innovations in sustainability. For the past three decades, “resilience theory,? which embraces uncertainty and nonlinear dynamics in complex adaptive systems,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote governance approaches that are underpinned by justice... more...