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  • The Great Quakeby Henry Fountain

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 28.00

    In the bestselling tradition of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm , The Great Quake is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history -- the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega -- and the geologist who hunted for clues to explain how and why it took... more...

  • Causes and Effectsby Louis Klein

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    River Pollution 2: Causes and Effects deals mainly with the causes of river pollution and the nature of the various kinds of pollution and their effects upon rivers. This book is an updated version of the first eight chapters of Aspects of River Pollution (first published early in 1957). Owing to the rapid development of the subject and the ever-increasing... more...

  • The Elements of Environmental Pollutionby John Rieuwerts

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 71.95

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers and oceans. Human health and ecosystems continue... more...

  • Managing a Global Resourceby Uma J. Lele

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The rapid loss of tropical forests, particularly in the developing world, has been a global concern since the late 1980s and has prompted a variety of international initiatives to save the forests. In 1991, the World Bank responded to global concerns and to criticism by nongovernmental organizations by forming a conservation-oriented forest strategy.... more...

  • In a Dark Woodby Alston Chase

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    In a Dark Wood presents a history of debates among ecologists over what constitutes good forestry, and a critique of the ecological reasoning behind contemporary strategies of preservation, including the Endangered Species Act. Chase argues that these strategies, in many instances adopted for political, rather than scientific reasons, fail to promote... more...

  • Urban Drainage, Third Editionby David Butler; John Davies

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 71.95

    Urban Drainage has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect changes in the practice and priorities of urban drainage. New and expanded coverage includes: Sewer flooding The impact of climate change Flooding models The move towards sustainability Providing a descriptive overview of the issues involved as well as the engineering... more...

  • Habitatby Angus M. Gunn

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

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  • Junk Raftby Marcus Eriksen

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 26.95

    An exciting account of an activist scientist’s unorthodox fight in the growing movement against plastic marine pollution and of his expedition across the Pacific on a home-made “junk raft” News media brought the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”—the famous swirling gyre of plastic pollution in the ocean—into the public consciousness. But when Marcus... more...

  • Land on Fireby Gary Ferguson

    Timber Press 2017; US$ 21.95

    We are living in the age of wildfire—it is changing the land, the economy, the welfare of wildlife, and the livability of the American West. Land on Fire explores the science behind wildfire and what is being done to control it.  more...

  • Defiant Earthby Clive Hamilton

    Wiley 2017; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disappearing and we quail before 'the wakened giant'. The emergence of a conscious... more...