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  • Sustainabilityby Ulrich Grober; Ray Cunningham

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2012; US$ 18.38

    "A compelling analysis of the meaning of sustainability and development of the modern concept... Well researched and written... I recommend it to all environmentally-minded readers." Paul Fitzpatrick, Green World From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable. But the word's currency should not obscure its origins: sustainability... more...

  • Media, Ecology and Conservationby Jon Blewitt; Sir David Attenborough; Harriet Nimmo; John Blewitt

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 18.38

    The second book in The Converging World series, Media, Ecology and Conservation focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world?s endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats. New media offers opportunities for like-minded individuals, community groups,... more...

  • Communities, Councils & a Low Carbon Futureby Alexis Rowell

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2010; US$ 16.99

    The idea that councils can play a significant role in helping us to prepare for a low-carbon future may seem unlikely, but the fact is that they could be a big part of the solution. Local authorities have a duty of care to think about the future, and they can address the moral aspects as well as the operational and business aspects of their communities.... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Green Movementby Miranda Schreurs; Elim Papadakis

    Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 99.99

    Human beings have been concerned about nature and their place in it for millennia. Disquiet about the consequences of human action on the natural environment date back to the ancient Greeks and Romans. The efforts of the green movement can be traced back to the nineteenth century. In this period, individuals, groups, and organizations began campaigning... more...

  • Greener than Thouby Terry L. Anderson; Laura E. Huggins

    Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    In a powerful argument for free market environmentalism, Terry Anderson and Laura Huggins break down liberal and conservative stereotypes of what it means to be an environmentalist. They show that, by forming local coalitions around market principles, stereotypes are replaced by pragmatic solutions that improve environmental quality without necessarily... more...

  • The Power of Just Doing Stuffby Rob Hopkins

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2013; US$ 13.11

    Something is stirring. People around the world are deciding that the wellbeing of their local community and its economy lies with them. They?re people like you. They?re rolling up their sleeves, getting together with friends and neighbours and doing something about it. Whether they start small or big, they find that just doing stuff can transform... more...

  • Community Action for Conservationby Luciana Porter-Bolland; Isabel Ruiz-MallÚn; Claudia Camacho-Benavides; Susannah R McCandless

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    This book provides an in-depth analysis on community conservation in Mexico. The volume explores vivid examples and case studies that illustrate some of the critical issues at stake, including the participation of local communities in national and global conservation, indigenous and local perceptions of conservation initiatives in Southern Mexico,... more...

  • Scheitern - Organisations- und wirtschaftssoziologische Analysenby Jens Bergmann; Matthias Hahn; Antonia Langhof; Gabriele Wagner

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Reserviert man den Begriff des Scheiterns lediglich fur die nicht gelingende Herstellung oder Aufrechterhaltung sozialer Ordnung, dann vergibt die Soziologie ihr Potenzial an differenzierter Analysefahigkeit. An diesem Schwachpunkt der soziologischen Analyse mochte der vorliegende Sammelband ansetzen und konzentriert sich daher auf Formen, Funktionen... more...

  • Environmental Movements in Asiaby Arne Kalland; Gerard Persoon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies. Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate neighbourhood and as such usually people are engaged... more...

  • Becoming Native To This Placeby Wes Jackson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    The New World -- this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth -- was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity. Unfortunately, even the best of the European settles had a stronger eye for conquest than for justice. Natives were in the way -- surplus people who must be literally displaced. Now, as ecologist... more...