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- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally obliged to protect? Drawing on an exceptionally wide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
A ?green economy? must be built on ?green jobs? - the kind of employment that is low carbon, intended to reduce energy use and expected to restore environmental quality. But attempts to define exactly what a ?green job? is have led to varied and often contradictory answers. There are many unresolved questions including whether we consider jobs in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about non-human organisms in their own right and to value their flourishing... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Always a controversial and compelling topic, the origin of life on Earth was considered taboo as an area of inquiry for science as recently as the 1950s. Since then, however, scientists working in this area have made remarkable progress, and an overall picture of how life emerged is coming more clearly into focus. We now know, for example, that the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08
This book reviews the advances in textural analysis of rocks. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
Illegal logging and trade in timber is a major cause of forest degradation in the world today. Not only does it threaten biodiversity-rich old growth forests, it also endangers the livelihoods of the traditional communities that are dependent upon them. But controlling this global problem is not a simple matter of enacting new laws and enforcing new... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 289.00
Sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refer to most recent geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. The Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history is considered as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. Particular... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 140.00
This book presents current knowledge of seed fate in both natural and human-disturbed landscapes, from various regions of the world. Habitats considered range from mountain and arid deserts in the temperate zone, to savanna and lowland rainforests in tropical regions of the world. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 15.95 US$ 13.08
Opportunities in Environmental Careers offers you essential information about a variety of careers within the environment field and includes training and education requirements, salary statistics, and professional and Internet resources. more...
- Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 64.95
This is an invaluable textbook, prepared by the Open University team and designed so that it can be read on its own or as part of the OU course. This second edition has been fully revised and updated including new colour illustrations increasing the striking spread of full colour diagrams throughout the book. The clarity of the text has been improved,... more...