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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This insightful book deals with the complexity of linking biodiversity with climate change. It combines perspectives from international, national and local case studies, and also addresses the central question using a thematic approach. The book focuses on a number of key topics and examples, including: ecosystem services, human rights, MEA clustering,... more...
- Hatherleigh Press 2013; US$ 9.99
"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!" ? Bill McKibben , author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that made it a reality. Green... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.00
After decades of operating off-the-backfoot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative in the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change. Beyond Conservation offers a revolutionary agenda for both managing existing wildlands in Britain and for expanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
For decades conservation has been based on the donor-driven principle. It hasn't worked. For centuries, environmental pollution or degradation has been addressed by the same attitude: the 'Polluter Pays' principle. That hasn't worked either. The cycle has to stop. But while everyone talks about using a market-driven approach, few know how to do it.... more...
- Swift Run Press 2013; US$ 9.99
Population growth hastens the depletion of natural resources, degrades the environment, increases poverty and conflict, and debases the human spirit. This book offers an antidote. It prescribes a simple and practical credit-based system that can gradually reduce the size of any population to an optimal level without imposing a ceiling on the number... more...
- D & M Publishers 2013; US$ 17.95
A sailing trip along the proposed Northern Gateway marine route with a fresh new voice in non-fiction. With oil and gas behemoth Enbridge Inc.?s Northern Gateway proposal nearing approval, supertankers loaded with two million barrels of oil may soon be plying the waters from northern British Columbia down the wild Pacific Coast. This region is home... more...
- Food First Books 2013; US$ 9.99
The continuing devastation of the world?s tropical rain forest affects us all?spurring climate change, decimating biodiversity, and wrecking our environment?s resiliency. Millions of worried people around the world want to do whatever it takes to save the forest that is left. But halting rain forest destruction means understanding what is driving... more...