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  • Urban Planning in a Changing Worldby Robert Freestone

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 180.00

    Urban planning in today's world is inextricably linked to the processes of mass urbanization and modernization which have transformed our lives over the last hundred years. Written by leading experts and commentators from around the world, this collection of original essays will form an unprecedented critical survey of the state of urban planning at... more...

  • New Perspectives on Environmental Justiceby Rachel Stein; Marcy Knopf Newman; Anne Lucas; Winona LaDuke; Beth Berila; Giovanna Di Chiro; Greta Gaard; Katie Hogan; Valerie Kaalund; Arlene Plevin; Diane-Michele Prindeville; Julie Sze; Nancy Unger; Robert Verchick; Gayle Graham Yates

    Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 27.95

    Women make up the vast majority of activists and organizers of grassroots movements fighting against environmental ills that threaten poor and people of color communities.  New Perspectives on Environmental Justice is the first collection of essays that pays tribute to the enormous contributions women have made in these endeavors. The writers... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltdby Quentin Beresford

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 14.99

    At its peak, Gunns Ltd had a market value of $1 billion, was listed on the ASX 200, was the largest employer in the state of Tasmania and its largest private landowner. Most of its profits came from woodchipping, mainly from clear-felled old-growth forests. A pulp mill was central to its expansion plans. Its collapse in 2012 was a major national news... more...

  • The Last Unicornby William deBuys

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in the heart of Southeast Asia's jungles. In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola,... more...

  • The Last Unicornby William deBuys

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; US$ 30.78

    An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in the heart of Southeast Asia's jungles. In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola,... more...

  • The Last Unicornby William deBuys

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in the heart of Southeast Asia's jungles. In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science -- a saola,... more...

  • The Sound of Mountain Waterby Wallace Stegner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 16.00

    A book of timeless importance about the American West by a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Wallace Stegner's essays collected in this volume encompass memoir, nature  conservation, history, geography, and literature. Stegner's writing about the West, especially in the wake of the post-World War II boom when much of the Rocky... more...

  • The Big Swimby Carrie Saxifrage

    New Society Publishers 2015; US$ 16.95

    Carrie Saxifrage is a journalist and author whose work on First Nations responses to the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline has garnered significant critical acclaim. Her research and analytic skills were honed over the course of a successful career as an environmental lawyer in the US. Now she writes for the Vancouver Observer and homesteads... more...

  • The Water-Wise Homeby Laura Allen

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2015; US$ 24.95

    Are you looking for ways to save water -- or money? This accessible guide by Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, explains how to use water smartly and efficiently, increasing supply, saving money, reducing wear on your septic system, and filling your home and garden needs. She describes proven conservation techniques, explains how to create... more...

  • Our Wildernessby Doug Scott

    Fulcrum Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95

    A photographic tribute and primer on wilderness preservation and why it is vital to our nation. more...