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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
'Conservation in the 21st century needs to be different and this book is a good indicator of why.' Bulletin of British Ecological Society Against Extinction tells the history of wildlife conservation from its roots in the 19th century, through the foundation of the Society for the Preservation of the Wild Fauna of the Empire in London in 1903 to... more...
- BowTie Inc. 2011; US$ 16.95
In Pets Gone Green, best-selling New York Times author, Eve Adamson explores how we, as responsible pet owners, can have a positive effect on the environment. This revolutionary new book outlines strategies from your first steps to reduce your carbon footprint (and pawprint) to tracking the bigger, greener, cleaner picture. more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 130.00
The conservation and management of cultural landscapes, interpreted as the result of the interrelationships among economic, social and environmental factors through time and space, emerges as essential components in the definition and application of a modern approach to sustainable development. more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 149.95
Providing essential planning and management tools for minimizing the negative impacts of droughts, this book covers water conservation and reuse, conjunctive use and use of marginal resources, desalination, deep groundwater extraction, optimization modeling and decision support systems. With contributions from a prestigious international panel, the... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 29.95
John Muir was an early proponent of a view we still hold today?that much of California was pristine, untouched wilderness before the arrival of Europeans. But as this groundbreaking book demonstrates, what Muir was really seeing when he admired the grand vistas of Yosemite and the gold and purple flowers carpeting the Central Valley were the fertile... more...
- Sierra Club Books 2012; US$ 16.95
Drawn largely from presentations given at the annual Bioneers Conference, this pathfinding book?the first in Sierra Club Books' new Bioneers Series?focuses on pragmatic solutions emerging at the fertile edges between the overlapping worlds of environmental restoration and holistic healing. In this kaleidoscopic collection, many of the world?s leading... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 35.95
A pristine environment of ecological richness and biodiversity. Home to generations of indigenous people for thousands of years. The location of vast quantities of oil, natural gas and coal. Largely uninhabited and long at the margins of global affairs, in the last decade Arctic Alaska has quickly become the most contested land in recent US history. ... more...
- New Press, The 2009; US$ 16.95
In a book hailed by Publishers Weekly as a ?passionate plea for access to water activism,? Blue Covenant addresses an environmental crisis that?together with global warming?poses one of the gravest threats to our survival. How did the world?s most vital resource become imperiled? And what must we do to pull back from the brink? In ?stark... more...
- CRC Press 1999; US$ 115.00
Introduces biotechnological techniques which are currently used to conserve horticultural and crop plant germplasm, forest tree genetic resources, endangered plant species, and plant cell culture collections. Covers techniques and applications. more...
- CABI 2006; US$ 170.00
This book discusses the means, instruments and institutions to create incentives to promote conservation and sustainable use of traditional knowledge and plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, in the framework of the world trade order. It approaches these topics on a broad basis: it analyses in depth the option to create specific sui generis... more...