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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
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$ 8.99
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...
- Zed Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Common Ground explores the shifting relationship between humanity and the land, examining the changing understandings of the natural world and its management and exploitation. Environmental activist Mark Everard presents solutions from the perspective of ecosystem services and looks ahead to what is required to live sustainably. more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 19.60
Frank Uekötter erzählt die Geschichte der deutschen Umweltbewegungen, von ihren frühen Erfolgen bis zu den aktuellen Herausforderungen und Widersprüchen. Er zeigt, warum wir Umwelt heute neu denken müssen: global, bunt, vernetzt und weniger dogmatisch. Erst wenn man sich von alten Gewissheiten löst, eröffnen sich Chancen für ein ökologisches 21. Jahrhundert.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 139.00
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...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Ever since quitting her job teaching pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in 1980, Helen Caldicott has worked tirelessly for a safe, sustainable, nuclear-free planet, most recently by hosting a weekly radio show featuring environmentalists and leading activists from around the globe. Together with some of the most brilliant thinkers and inspiring... more...