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- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 26.95
From the Introduction: "Nature in a World of Humans" Rogue rats, predatory jellyfish, suffocating super-weeds, wild boar, snakehead fish wriggling across the land?alien species are taking over. Nature?s vagabonds, ruffians, and carpetbaggers are headed for an ecosystem near you. These biological adventurers are traveling the world in ever greater... more...
- Greystone Books 2015; US$ 32.95
In 1972, The Limits to Growth introduced the idea that world resources are limited. Soon after, people became aware of the threats to the world?s rainforests, the biggest terrestrial repositories of biodiversity and essential regulators of global air and water cycles. Since that time, new research and technological advances have greatly increased... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 12.75
Faisant le pari que la connaissance de lintervention collective peut amener à lexpérimenter, Yvan Comeau fait état des principes pouvant inspirer et guider sa pratique. Il jette un éclairage précieux sur les initiatives environnementales que peuvent mener de concert les professionnels salariés de différents... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99
Mayer Hillman is senior fellow emeritus at the Policy Studies Institute in London, where he formerly served as Environment and Quality of Life Research Program head. He completed his doctorate at the University of Edinburgh and was one of the first proponents of personal carbon rationing as the way for the world's population to prevent serious... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99
Pulse is not about dance music, not about heart rates--and not about electromagnetic fields. What it does describe is a sea change in human affairs, a vast and fundamental shift that is about to transform every aspect of our lives. Written in lively prose for lay readers, Pulse shows how ideas that have shaped Western science, industry, and culture... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
While John McPhee was working on his previous book, Rising from the Plains , he happened to walk by the engineering building at the University of Wyoming, where words etched in limestone said: "Strive on--the control of Nature is won, not given." In the morning sunlight, that central phrase--"the control of nature"--seemed to sparkle with unintended... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95
Introduction A Little History A Population on the Upswing A Summer in the Life of a Bluebird The Eastern Bluebird The Mountain Bluebird The Western Bluebird Starting Your Bluebird Trail: Where to Locate Nesting Boxes When's the Right Time? Why Monitor the Boxes? How to Monitor Identifying the Nests of Competitors Choosing the Right... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Since time immemorial mankind has taken it upon himself to wage war against nature -- against those species of birds and mammals which he believes conflict with his livelihood. This remarkable book is about that war of attrition against the native mammals and birds of England and Wales from the middle ages to the present day. There is widespread knowledge... more...