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  • The 'One Planet' Lifeby David Thorpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    The One Planet Life demonstrates a path for everyone towards a way of life in which we don?t act as if we had more than one planet Earth. The difference between this approach and others is that it uses ecological footprint analysis to help to determine how effective our efforts are. Much of the book is a manual ? with examples ? on how to live the... more...

  • 2030 The Coming Tumultby Richard Mosey

    Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 29.95

    The short-term benefits of unlimited growth are driving the American economic and social model right off a cliff. The author shows how corporations drown out scientists and global elites prosper during economic collapse. He explores the role of monotheistic religions in abetting population growth and downplaying human agency in the current unprecedented... more...

  • A-Z of the Environmentby Jeremy Stranks

    Thorogood Publishing 2007; US$ 38.95

    The 'environment' embraces many disciplines - ecology, law, physics, chemistry, biology, environmental health, toxicology, genetic engineering and radiology. The book fills a need for an authoritative yet accessible source of reference which expertly summarises the legal, scientific, economic and social issues. more...

  • The A to Z of Environmentalismby Peter Dauvergne

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of Environmentalism is a paperback edition of the Historical Dictionary of Environmentalism. It strategically skips across issues, concepts, time, organizations, and cultures, not with any pretense of producing a definitive dictionary but rather with the aim of producing an inclusive, wide-ranging, and global history of environmentalism.... more...

  • The A to Z of the Green Movementby Miranda Schreurs; Elim Papadakis

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of the Green Movement provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of green parties and movements, green issues, and green concepts. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on countries in the world where green parties or proto-parties have formed, green... more...

  • Adaptation and Evolution in Marine Environments, Volume 1by Guido di Prisco; Cinzia Verde

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 123.54

    This book offers insights on the effects of rapid climate change at the poles, one of which is that ecosystems adapted to polar environments are likely to be vulnerable as the climate warms. The editors recognize the outstanding contribution of Marine Biology. more...

  • Adaptation to Climate Change and Sea Level Riseby Sebastian Weissenberger; Omer Chouinard

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 48.29

    The book provides a concise and interdisciplinary outlook on the impacts of climate change on coastal areas and how coastal communities adapt to them. The first chapter analyses how sea level rise, changing ocean conditions, or increased climate variability and the socio-environmental context of the coastal zone leads to vulnerable communities. The... more...

  • Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Changeby Walter Leal Filho; Anthony O. Esilaba; Karuturi P.C. Rao; Gummadi Sridhar

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 97.71

    This book summarizes the evidence from different African countries about the local impacts of climate change, and how farmers are coping with current climate risks. The different contributors show how agricultural systems in developing countries are affected by climate changes and how communities prepare and adapt to these changes. more...

  • Adaptive Capacity and Environmental Governanceby Derek Armitage; Ryan Plummer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 202.17

    This interdisciplinary approach explores how adaptive capacity builds environmental governance in complex social-ecological systems. Cutting-edge theoretical developments are presented, in addition to empirical case studies from water, fisheries, forestry, as well as geographic settings. more...

  • Adaptive and Maladaptive Aspects of Developmental Stressby Giovanni Laviola; Simone Macrž

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 213.40

    Benefiting professors, researchers and advanced students who study neurological toxicity and disease, this book gathers cutting edge research on the impact of stress on development. Will also interest neurologists, psychiatrists, and other clinicians. more...