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  • Environment, Forced Migration and Social Vulnerabilityby Tamer Afifi; Jill Jager

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    This book examines the linkages between environmental change and forced migration. This has been a headline topic during the past few years with predictions of 'millions of refugees'. It presents case studies from across the world of responses to climate change as well as other environmental changes and examines the role that environmental... more...

  • The Legacyby David Suzuki; Margaret Atwood

    Greystone Books 2010; US$ 12.95

    In this expanded version of an inspiring speech delivered in December 2009, David Suzuki reflects on how we got where we are today and presents his vision for a better future. In his living memory, Suzuki has witnessed cataclysmic changes in society and our relationship with the planet: the doubling of the world?s population, our increased ecological... more...

  • Seasonality and Human Ecologyby S. J. Ulijaszek; S. S. Strickland

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 56.00

    This volume examines the effect of climatic and human-made seasonality on human biology and behaviour. more...

  • The Mountains of the Mediterranean Worldby J. R. McNeill

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 56.00

    An environmental history of the mountain areas of Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Morocco. more...

  • Landscapes and Societiesby I.Peter Martini; Ward Chesworth

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    This book contains case histories intended to show how societies and landscapes interact. The range of interest stretches from the small groups of the earliest Neolithic, through Bronze and Iron Age civilizations, to modern nation states. The coexistence is, of its very nature reciprocal, resulting in changes in both society and landscape. In some... more...

  • Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in Arctic Regionsby Grete K. Hovelsrud; Barry Smit

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    Under the auspices of International Polar Year (IPY), the CAVIAR consortium was formed with partners from all eight Arctic countries. The aim of the interdisciplinary CAVIAR project is to increase understanding of the vulnerability of Arctic communities to changing environmental conditions, including climate change, and to contribute to the development... more...

  • Landnahme-Mythos, kulturelles Gedächtnis und nationale Identitätby Marion Lerner

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 38.43

    Hauptbeschreibung Als sich Island zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts von Dänemark löste und sich gleichzeitig tief greifende Modernisierungsprozesse vollzogen, intensivierte sich der Diskurs über eine isländische nationale Identität. Auch die Gründung von Reisevereinen wurde in diesem nationalen Kontext gedeutet. So nahmen die Akteure den Gründungsmythos... more...

  • Self Sufficiency for the 21st Centuryby Dick and James Strawbridge

    DK Publishing 2010; US$ 30.00

    Self Sufficiency for the 21st Century tells what it's really like to aim for self-sufficiency in our modern world, and brings the subject up to date by laying an emphasis on ways to live a more sustainable life that everyone can access, whether living in the city, the suburbs, or the country. The authors show how to make the practical... more...

  • Religion and the Environmentby Ralph Tanner; Dr Colin Mitchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00

    This book is an analysis of the whole frontier between religion and the environment. It deals in turn with their interactions and the effects of each on the other in the major world religions. It considers the religious impact on human uses of time, space, materials, transport, and foods, and the environmental effects of religious influence on major... more...

  • Empire of the Beetleby Andrew Nikiforuk

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 14.95

    Beginning in the late 1980s, a series of improbable bark beetle outbreaks unsettled iconic forests and communities across western North America. An insect the size of a rice kernel eventually killed more than 30 billion pine and spruce trees from Alaska to New Mexico. Often appearing in masses larger than schools of killer whales, the beetles engineered... more...