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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 29.71
Aldo Leopold and Ed Ricketts are giants in the history of environmental awareness. They were born ten years and only about 200 miles apart and died within weeks of each other in 1948. Yet they never met and they didn't read each other's work. This illuminating book reveals the full extent of their profound and parallel influence both on science and... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
The litany of environmental bad news rapid extinction of species, pollution, depleted food sources can be overwhelming, but there's hope too. In this thoughtful look at what?s happening behind the grim headlines, authors David Suzuki and Holly Dressel show that thousands of individuals, groups, and businesses are already changing their ways.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 7.39
Lauded by some, despised by others, Mike Roselle is one of the most controversial figures in the crusade to protect the environment. Mike has succeeded in stopping a lumber project by spiking trees, struggled with death threats and the car bombing of fellow activist Judi Bari, endured countless days in jail, infiltrated the Nevada Test Site to delay... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00
To counter eco-terrorism, we must understand why it occurs. Eco-Warriors, Nihilistic Terrorists, and the Environment is a comprehensive examination of the vulnerability of the natural environment, of its nexus with the strategic goals of terrorists, and of a security-planning methodology that can prevent or ameliorate environmentally linked attacks.... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2008; US$ 34.95
Real Dirt is the true story of a sea-change, the life that led there, and what you have to do to get where you want to be. When James Woodford realised the greasy pole of big-city ambition was not for him, he focused on rediscovering the environmentalist within, and getting his family out of the city. How hard could it be? more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 42.12
Das Handbuch Umweltsoziologie bietet eine umfassende und aktuelle Übersicht über das breite und dynamische soziologische Forschungsfeld zum Natur-Gesellschaftsverhältnis. Es führt in die aktuellen theoretischen und methodischen Ansätze im nationalen und internationalen Kontext sowie zukunftsweisende Forschungs- und Praxisfelder ein. Das Handbuch zeigt... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 35.85
Das Buch bietet eine sozialtheoretische Perspektive auf die Umweltproblematik, um so in Abgrenzung zum verbreiteten naturalistischen Primat der Nachhaltigkeitsdebatte gesellschaftliche Gestaltungsspielräume auszuloten, die sich nicht in reinen Anpassungsleistungen an die physischen "Grenzen des Wachstums" erschöpfen, sondern soziale Chancen zur erweiterten... more...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between human society and the landscapes that bear it. Examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation, environmental activist Mark Everard presents solutions in the nature of ecosystem services.Notwithstanding our total dependence on the Earth's natural... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 92.79
The product of a major research project initiated by the Association of Academies of Sciences in Asia, this is one of a series of books analyzing central questions regarding sustainability in Asia. This volume covers natural resources including water. more...