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  • Microbiology For Dummiesby Jennifer Stearns; Michael Surette

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    Microbiology is the study of life itself, down to the smallest particle Microbiology is a fascinating field that explores life down to the tiniest level. Did you know that your body contains more bacteria cells than human cells? It's true. Microbes are essential to our everyday lives, from the food we eat to the very internal systems that keep... more...

  • The Power of Placeby Harm de Blij

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    In recent years a spate of books and articles have argued that the world today is so mobile, so interconnected and so integrated that it is, in one prominent assessment, flat. But as Harm de Blij contends in The Power of Place , geography continues to hold billions of people in an unrelenting grip. We are all born into natural and cultural environments... more...

  • Defining Environmental Justiceby David Schlosberg

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    The book uses both environmental movements and political theory to help define what is meant by environmental and ecological justice. It will be attractive to anyone interested in environmental politics, environmental movements, and justice theory. more...

  • Environmental Governance through Partnershipsby Aysem Mert

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Transnational partnerships have become mainstream across levels and issues of environmental governance, following their endorsement by the UN in 2002. Despite apparent success, their desirability as a way of governing human interactions with the planet’s ecosystems has not yet been properly investigated. In this revelatory book Aysem Mert combines... more...

  • Climate Change and Global Sustainabilityby Akimassa Sumi; Nobuo Mimura; Toshihiko Masui

    United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available

    Climate change owing to global warming is a paramount concern for society in the twenty-first century, and it is not an issue that can be solved by individual academic or scientific disciplines working in isolation. Because climate change involves a wide range of interlinked problems, solutions must be pursued in an interdisciplinary manner. This book... more...

  • Supercontinentby Ted Nield

    Granta Publications 2012; US$ 11.99

    The shifting continents of the Earth are heading for inevitable collision: 250 million years from now, all the land masses on this planet will come together in a single, gigantic supercontinent which no human is ever likely to see. That future supercontinent will not be the first to form on Earth, nor will it be the last. Each cycle lasts half a billion... more...

  • The Holoceneby Neil Roberts

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76

    The Holocene provides students, researchers and lay-readers with the remarkable story of how the natural world has been transformed since the end of the last Ice Age around 15,000 years ago.  This period has witnessed a shift from environmental changes determined by natural forces to those dominated by human actions, including those of climate... more...

  • Island on Fireby Alexandra Witze; Jeff Kanipe

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 14.65

    The eruption of Laki is one of history's great untold natural disasters. The eruption, spewing out a poisionous fog, lasted for eight months, but its effects lingered across Europe for years, causing the death of people as far away as the Nile, and creating famine that may have triggered the French revolution. Island on Fire is the story not only... more...

  • Australian Freshwater Ecologyby Andrew Boulton; Margaret Brock; Belinda Robson; Darren Ryder; Jane Chambers; Jenny Davis

    Wiley 2014; US$ 82.95 US$ 71.89

    As pressures on Australia’s inland waters intensify from population growth, expanding resource development and climate change, there is an urgent need to manage and protect these special areas. Understanding their ecology underpins their wise management and conservation. Australian Freshwater Ecology vividly describes the physical,... more...

  • Geology of the Alpsby O. Adrian Pfiffner

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    The Alps, with their outstanding outcrop conditions, represent a superb natural laboratory for many geological processes, and have played a crucial role in the history of geology. This book gives an up-to-date and holistic overview of the key aspects of Alpine geology. After a brief presentation of the plate tectonic framework, the rock suites are... more...