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  • World at the Crossroadsby Philip B. Smith; Samuel E. Okoye; Jaap de Wilde; Priya Deshingkar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war.In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global scale, and denial of basis needs for a growing majority... more...

  • Strategies for National Sustainable Developmentby Jeremy Carew-Reid; Robert Prescott-Allen; Stephen Bass; Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will include handbooks on national strategies for sustainable... more...

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000by United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation across all regions and sectors will be needed to put... more...

  • Social Change and Conservationby Krishna B. Ghimire; Michael P. Pimbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 128.95

    The book discusses protected areas and conservation policies, critically reviewing protected areas management and the concepts of conservation. Drawing on case studies form North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, it shows how they affected local people - their customary rights, livelihoods, well-being and social cohesion. The book argues for an overhaul... more...

  • Atlas of Nepal in the Modern Worldby Michael Sill; John Kirkby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, surrounded by big and powerful neighbours. It is immensely diverse, ranging from the great mountains to the north through the... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Latin Americaby Arturo Lopez Ornat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    IUCN- The World Conservation UnionFounded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world... more...

  • Dam the Rivers, Damn the Peopleby Barbara J. Cummings

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation.In the name of development, the powerful are colonizing the forest.... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Africaby Adrian Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The World Conservation Union, Founded in 1948, brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and... more...

  • Rising Seasby Martin Ince

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Recent and dramatic flooding in places as far apart as Bangladesh and North Wales are example of what could become commonplace if sea levels rise. Most scientists are predicting a rise of about one metre and this book, based on research carried out for the Commonwealth governments, describes in simple terms what in. likely to happen as a result and... more...

  • Threats Without Enemiesby Gwyn Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming, deforestation, pollution and loss of biodiversity, the picture... more...