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- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00
Al Gore grew up in two worlds: in Washington, D.C., where his father was a U.S. senator, and on a Tennessee farm. As an adult, Gore followed his father into politics, serving as a senator, then as vice president of the United States, and finally as the Democratic contender in a 2000 presidential bid. All the while, he made technology and the environment... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 18.99
Her maps of the ocean floor have been called "one of the most remarkable achievements in modern cartography", yet no one knows her name. Soundings is the story of the enigmatic, unknown woman behind one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. Before Marie Tharp, geologist and gifted draftsperson, the whole world, including most of... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00
Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement provides a window into the passion and significance of thirty-eight committed individuals who led a grassroots movement in a socially conservative state. The book is comprised of oral history narratives in which women activists share their motivation, struggles, accomplishments, and hard-won... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00
Presents an overview of recent research on the original of solar phenomena that affect Earth?s technological systems. This topical issue is based on the presentations given at the 26th National Solar Observatory (NSO) Summer Workshop held at the National Solar Observatory/Sacramento Peak, New Mexico, USA from 30 April to 4 May 2012. This unique forum... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Blending memoir, cultural history, and a literary perspective, Facing It bears witness to controversies like Tellico and Chernobyl, global warming and local drought. But rather than merely drowning readers in waves of ecological angst, M. Jimmie Killingsworth seeks alternative images and episodes to invoke presence without crippling the hope for... more...
- Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 25.95
Holmes Rolston III has long been recognized as the “father of environmental ethics.? Internationally renowned for the synthesis he has found in evolutionary biology and Christianity, Rolston has followed an immensely interesting life course. In this compelling biography, Rolston?s story is traced from childhood to the present, detailing the process... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95
David Suzuki ?s autobiography limns a life dedicated to making the world a better place. The book expands on the early years covered in Metamorphosis and continues to the present, when, at age 70, Suzuki reflects on his entire life — and his hopes for the future. The book begins with his life-changing experience of racism interned in a World War... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99
This is the story of a visionary leader, Lynton Keith Caldwell, who in the early 1960s introduced the study of the environment and environmental policy at a time when such areas of expertise did not exist. Caldwellwas a principal architect of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 andis recognized as the "inventor" of the Act's important environmental... more...