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  • Ants of Africa and Madagascarby Brian L. Fisher; Barry Bolton

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 49.95 US$ 39.96

    Across the Afrotropical and Malagasy regions, ants are one of the most conspicuous and ecologically dominant animal groups. From driver ants to weaver ants, there are over 2,000 species in Africa alone and over 600 in Madagascar.   Ants of Africa and Madagascar introduces readers to the fascinating and diverse ant fauna of the Afrotropical and Malagasy... more...

  • Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Irelandby Richard Lewington; Richard Lewington

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species, together with beautiful artworks of the butterflies in their natural settings and pertinent species information, distribution maps and life... more...

  • How the World Breaksby Stan Cox; Paul Cox

    The New Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    We?ve always lived on a dangerous planet, but its disasters aren?t what they used to be. How the World Breaks gives us a breathtaking new view of crisis and recovery on the unstable landscapes of the Earth?s hazard zones. Father and son authors Stan and Paul Cox take us to the explosive fire fronts of overheated Australia, the future lost city of... more...

  • The Sustainability Secretby Kip Anderson; Keegan Kuhn; Eunice Wong; Chris Hedges

    Earth Aware Editions 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.50

    Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary Cowspiracy explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture. The award-winning documentary Cowspiracy presents alarming truths about the effects of animal agriculture on the planet. One of the leading causes... more...

  • Faut-il renoncer au nucléaire ?by Bertrand Barré; Sophia Majnoni d?Intignano; Claude Stéphan

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Christian Barré et Sophia Majnoni d?Intignano se penchent sur les pour et les contre de l?énergie nucléaire. L?énergie nucléaire produit aujourd?hui plus des trois quarts de l?électricité française. Mais l?atome n?alimente pas que nos centrales : depuis bientôt 50 ans, il alimente également un débat houleux entre pro- et anti-nucléaires. Au moment... more...

  • Faut-il arrêter de manger de la viande ?by René Laporte; Élodie Vieille Blanchard; Éric Birlouez

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Le débat entre les adeptes de viande et les adeptes d?une autre alimentation prend de l'ampleur. Depuis une quinzaine d?années, les Français mangent de moins en moins de viande. Quelles sont les raisons de ce changement d?habitudes ? Santé, environnement, éthique ? il est vrai que la consommation de viande pose de nombreuses questions. Peut-on... more...

  • Ecology of Wisdomby Arne Næss

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 12.40

    'The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness.' Philosopher, mountaineer, activist and visionary, Arne Naess's belief that all living things have value made him one of the most inspirational figures in the environmental movement. Drawing on his years spent in an isolated... more...

  • An Introduction to Primate Conservationby Serge A. Wich; Andrew J. Marshall

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 63.99 US$ 55.03

    This book provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art synthesis of research principles and applied management practices for primate conservation. more...

  • Wood Ant Ecology and Conservationby Jenni A. Stockan; Elva J. H. Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 76.00 US$ 62.32

    A concise and contemporary synthesis of research into the ecology and conservation of wood ants, encompassing all known species. more...

  • Urban Forestsby J. Blum

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    This new research compendium focuses on urban forestry research and management, while also considering the sociological and community aspects. The book looks at the benefits of urban forests with respect to urban sustainability and human health; issues related to expanding the urban tree canopy; managing urban forests in a community context; and improving... more...