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  • After the Iceby Alun Anderson

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    New from Smithsonian Books, After the Ice is an eye-opening look at the winners and losers in the high-stakes story of Arctic transformation, from nations to native peoples to animals and the very landscape itself. Author Alun Anderson explores the effects of global warming amid new geopolitical rivalries, combining science, business, politics, and... more...

  • Kavango-Zambeziby Ralph Kadel; Pietro Sutera; Nicole Sutera

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 45.79

    Im August 2011 war es soweit: Nach Jahren der Gespräche und Verhandlungen unterzeichneten fünf afrikanische Staatspräsidenten einen Vertrag zur Bildung des Kavango-Zambezi-Naturparks, um ihn ? mit einer Fläche der Größe Schwedens ? zum größten grenzübergreifenden Naturschutzgebiet der Welt zu machen. Der Park, kurz KaZa genannt, steht für die Vision... more...

  • Renaturierung der südlichen Drewitzer Nuthewiesen: Naturschutzfachliche Kontrolle und neue Empfehlungenby Christine Arndt

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Nuthe ist ein brandenburgischer Fluss, der inmitten von Potsdam in die Havel mündet. Insbesondere im Unterlauf ist die Nuthe stark begradigt und eingedeicht, weshalb sie hier einem Kanal ähnelt. Da in den letzten Jahrzehnten der Abfluss und somit der Grundwasserstand in den angrenzenden Wiesen stetig gesunken ist, wurde beschlossen,... more...

  • The Story of Life in 25 Fossilsby Donald R. Prothero

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping, scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these objects and fully interpreting their significance within the larger fossil record, Prothero creates a... more...

  • American Energy, Imperiled Coastby Jason P. Theriot

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 38.00

    In the post--World War II era, Louisiana's coastal wetlands underwent an industrial transformation that placed the region at the center of America's energy-producing corridor. By the twenty-first century the Louisiana Gulf Coast supplied nearly one-third of America's oil and gas, accounted for half of the country's refining capacity, and contributed... more...

  • Assessing Impactby Jos Arts; Angus Morrison-Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    Written and edited by an authoritative team of internationally known experts in environmental impact assessment (EIA), this is the first book to present in a coherent manner the theory and practice of EIA and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) follow-up. Without some form of follow-up, the consequences of impact assessments and the environmental... more...

  • The Big Muddyby Christopher Morris

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 23.99

    In The Big Muddy, the first long-term environmental history of the Mississippi, Christopher Morris offers a brilliant tour across five centuries as he illuminates the interaction between people and the landscape, from early hunter-gatherer bands to present-day industrial and post-industrial society. Morris shows that when Hernando de Soto arrived at... more...

  • Climate Change and Climate Modelingby J. David Neelin

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 60.00

    Provides students with a solid foundation in climate science, to help understand global warming, natural climate variations, and climate models. more...

  • Conquering Natureby Sergio Diaz-Briquets

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2000; US$ 28.95

    Conquering Nature provides the only book-length analysis of the environmental situation in Cuba after four decades of socialist rule, based on extensive examination of secondary sources, informed by the study of development and environmental trends in former socialist countries as well as in the developing world. It approaches the issue comprehensively... more...

  • The Conservation Movement in Norfolkby Susanna Wade Martins

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 29.15

    Norfolk played a unique role in the development of conservation. This book narrates the story of the movement, from its origins five hundred years ago to the present day. more...