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  • Demands of Expanding Populations and Development Planningby Frederic R. Siegel

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    The world's ever increasing population is suffering from bad air, unsafe water and insufficient nutrition. This is often the result of chemical contamination of the atmosphere, hydrosphere and soils by human activities. This book discusses growing populations emphasizing both regional and national situations, the effects of chemical contamination... more...

  • Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerabilityby Tamer Afifi; Jill Jager

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book examines the linkages between environmental change and forced migration. This has been a headline topic during the past few years with predictions of 'millions of refugees'. It presents case studies from across the world of responses to climate change as well as other environmental changes and examines the role that environmental... more...

  • Seasonality and Human Ecologyby S. J. Ulijaszek; S. S. Strickland

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 48.00

    This volume examines the effect of climatic and human-made seasonality on human biology and behaviour. more...

  • Climate Change and National Securityby Daniel Moran

    Georgetown University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In this unique and innovative contribution to environmental security, an international team of scholars explore and estimate the intermediate-term security risks that climate change may pose for the United States, its allies and partners, and for regional and global order through the year 2030. In profiles of forty-two key countries and regions, each... more...

  • Apocalypse When?by Willard Wells

    Springer 2010; US$ 29.95

    This book will be a key trailblazer in a new and upcoming field. The author's predictive approach relies on simple and intuitive probability formulations that will appeal to readers with a modest knowledge of astronomy, mathematics, and statistics. Wells' carefully erected theory stands on a sure footing and thus should serve as the basis of... more...

  • The Knowledgeby Lewis Dartnell

    Random House 2014; US$ 28.29

    Maybe it was a viral pandemic, or an asteroid strike, or perhaps nuclear war. Whatever the cause, the world as we know it has ended and you and the other survivors must start again. What key knowledge would you need to start rebuilding civilisation from scratch? Once you've scavenged what you can, how do you begin producing the essentials?... more...

  • The Face of the Earthby SueEllen Campbell

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    This lively book sweeps across dramatic and varied terrains?volcanoes and glaciers, billabongs and canyons, prairies and rain forests?to explore how humans have made sense of our planet?s marvelous landscapes. In a rich weave of scientific, cultural, and personal stories, The Face of the Earth examines mirages and satellite images, swamp-dwelling... more...

  • Off Courseby Duncan M. Taylor

    International Development Research Centre 1994; US$ 25.00

    El autor Duncan M. Taylor afirma, sin embargo, que el término desarrollo sustentable a menudo se emplea equivocadamente, y usa la crisis agroforestal de Canadá para mostrar la necesidad de repensar las políticas económicas y ambientales contemporáneas y ofrece recomendaciones para una estrategia de sustentabilidad de recursos para el país. more...

  • Intemperate Rainforestby Bruce Braun

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 75.00

    Bruce Braun examines social, discursive, and political practices through which Canada?s West Coast forests have been given meaning and made the site of intense political and ideological struggle. Departing from other work on environmental politics that assumes the ?forest? is a constant, The Intemperate Rainforest traces the way West Coast landscapes... more...

  • Handbook of Cultural Geographyby Kay Anderson; Mona Domosh; Steve Pile; Nigel Thrift

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 175.00

    Emphasizing the intellectual diversity of the discipline, the Handbook presents a comprehensive statement of the relationship between the cultural imagination and the geographical imagination while also looking at resonances between cultural geography and other disciplines. more...