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  • Social-Environmental Planningby Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 83.95

    With the environment, climate change, and global warming taking center stage in the national debate, the issues seem insurmountable and certainly unsolvable at the local level. Written by Chris Maser, international consultant on forest ecology, sustainable forestry practices, and sustainable development, Social-Environmental Planning: The Design... more...

  • Interactions of Land, Ocean and Humansby Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Coastal and marine ecosystems are threatened by global warming, sea level rise and changes in ocean chemistry. This book synthesizes a large body of literature on how terrestrial and marine ecosystems interact globally and how these interactions will be affected by, and affect, anthropogenic changes. more...

  • Decision-Making for a Sustainable Environmentby Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 83.95

    Increasingly, environmental decision making is like playing a multidimensional game of chess. With interactions between the atmosphere, the litho-hydrosphere, and the biosphere, the game is at once a measure of complexity, uncertainty, interdisciplinary acuity, social-environmental sustainability, and social justice for all generations. As such, it... more...

  • Forest Certification in Sustainable Developmentby Walter Smith; Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 154.95

    From recycled products to organic food, the movement to be "environmentally friendly" is now expanding into the forestry field. Recognizing this impact, Home Depot has committed to giving preference to selling "certified wood," proven to come from forests that meet certain biological and social sustainablility standards. Retailers and vendors can offer... more...

  • Teaching Kids to Change the Worldby Jennifer Griffin-Wiesner; Chris Maser

    Search Institute Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    Through a series of modules, this resource offers educators and youth-group leaders a means of inspiring social consciousness and action among youth and teaches young people how to think, rather than what to think. Without money, power, or the right to vote, how do children and teenagers find a voice in society? How can educators and leaders... more...

  • Earth in Our Careby Chris Maser; Okechukwu Ukaga

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    Earth in Our Care is a compelling study of three interactive spheres of the ecosystem: atmosphere (air), litho-hydrosphere (rock that comprises the restless continents and the water that surrounds them), and biosphere (all life sandwiched in between). Writing in rich detail and using insightful analogies, Chris Maser addresses key issues including... more...

  • Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Editionby Chris Maser; Carol A. Pollio

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 87.95

    True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life, and the more expensive and difficult the necessary social... more...

  • Economics and Ecologyby Charles R. Beaton; Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 87.95

    The earth, our home, is in crisis. There are two sides to this crisis?our global economy, and its effect on the ecology of our home planet. Despite conventional thinking that typical monetary and fiscal manipulations will put us back on the path of economic growth, the reality is not that simple. Meanwhile, the natural environment is sending unmistakable... more...

  • Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Development, Second Editionby Jane M.A. Silberstein; Chris Maser

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Thirteen years ago, the first edition of Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Developmen t examined the question: is the environmental doomsday scenario inevitable? It then presented the underlying concepts of sustainable land-use planning and an array of alternatives for modifying conventional planning for and regulation of the development of land.... more...

  • Trees, Truffles, and Beastsby Chris Maser; Andrew Claridge; James Trappe; Charles Krebs

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In today's world of specialization, people are attempting to protect the Earth's fragile state by swapping limousines for hybrids and pesticide-laced foods for organic produce. At other times, environmental awareness is translated into public relations gimmicks or trendy commodities. Moreover, simplistic policies, like single-species protection... more...

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