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  • Ultimate Guide to Self-Reliant Living, Theby Jay Cassell

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 24.99

    Being a homesteader today may seem difficult; the world is full of so many gadgets and conveniences, many of which most of us consider necessary to live a full and happy life. In this collection, edited and arranged by Jay Cassell, you?ll see that going off the grid, adapting to your surroundings, and depending on yourself and your land is really... more...

  • Managing Adaptation to Climate Riskby Geoff O'Brien; Phil O'Keefe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Climate change is the single largest threat to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and sustainable development. Addressing climate risk is a challenge for all. This book calls for greater collaboration between climate communities and disaster development communities. In discussing this, the book will evaluate the approaches used... more...

  • Restored to Earthby Gretel Van Wieren

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Ecological restoration integrates the science and art of repairing ecosystems damaged by human activities. Despite relatively little attention from environmental ethicists, restoration projects continue to gain significance, drawing on citizen volunteers and large amounts of public funds, providing an important model of responding to ecological crisis.... more...

  • Ariel's Ecologyby Monique Allewaert

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Monique Allewaert contends that on eighteenth-century American plantations, labor practices and ecological particularities threatened the literal and conceptual boundaries that separated persons from the natural world. Integrating political philosophy and ecocriticism with literary analysis, Ariel?s Ecology explores the forms of personhood that... more...

  • Troubled Geographiesby Ian N. Gregory; Niall A. Cunningham; Paul S. Ell; Christopher D. Lloyd; Ian G. Shuttleworth

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99

    Ireland?s landscape is marked by fault lines of religious, ethnic, and political identity that have shaped its troubled history. Troubled Geographies maps this history by detailing the patterns of change in Ireland from 16th century attempts to "plant" areas of Ireland with loyal English Protestants to defend against threats posed by indigenous Catholics,... more...

  • Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainabilityby Christian Brannstrom; Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned chapters as well as introductory and concluding/synthesis chapters, it advances... more...

  • The Environments of the Poor in Southeast Asia, East Asia and the Pacificby Aris Ananta; Armin Bauer; Myo Thant

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 42.77

    This book provides examples of possible triple-win solutions for simultaneously reducing poverty, raising the quality of the environment, and adapting to climate change. The book provides empirical evidence and observations from sixteen case studies in Southeast and East Asia, and from the Pacific. It argues that a spatial approach focussing on the... more...

  • Environmental Transformationsby Mark Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear to signal the arrival of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. This is a geological era defined not by natural environmental fluctuations... more...

  • Remaking The Landscapeby Jennifer Jenkins

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.33

    British landscapes - from the tip of Scotland to the toe of Cornwall, including the cities - are under huge pressure from shifting population and increasing travel, climate change, new patterns of work and leisure, and changing farming practices. Many fear that these changes can only damage the landscape, but this is not the whole story. For example,... more...

  • Landscapes, Documents and Mapsby Brian K. Roberts

    Oxbow Books 2008; US$ 40.00

    The last half century has seen many studies of the origin of the English village. As a cross-disciplinary enquiry this book integrates materials from geography, history, economic history, archaeology, place-name studies, anthropology and even church architecture. These provide varied foundations, but the underlying subject matter always engages with... more...