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- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person?man or woman?to walk it twice and three times and she did it all after the age of 65. This is the first and only biography of Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her, who became a hiking celebrity in the 1950s and '60s. She appeared on TV... 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 6.79
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$ 11.20
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
Conservationists across North America are working to help protect and support bluebirds, and you can do your part by creating a bluebird trail. This is simply a series of nesting boxes (anywhere from a few to a few thousand) set about 300 feet apart along a prescribed route. Dale Gelfand tells you what you need to know about bluebirds and their habits,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 50.00
This book provides a new inter-disciplinary look at the practice and policies of conservation in Africa. Bringing together social scientists, anthropologists and historians with biologists for the first time, the book sheds some light on the previously neglected but critically important social aspects of conservation thinking. To date conservation... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 44.99
This book deals with practical ways to reach a more sustainable state in urban areas through such tools as strategic environmental assessment, sustainability assessment, direction analysis, baseline setting and progress measurement, sustainability targets, and ecological footprint analysis. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.99
The Politics and Economics of Park Management examines national protected area systems, in both developed and developing countries, that have made a transformation from 'fortress parks' to a sustainable use model. The contributors-park management, academics, and members of nongovernmental organizations-contend that successful institutional change in... more...
- Government Institutes 1997; US$ 119.99
Regulations require that development projects in wetland areas restore or replace lost wetland functions and values. Completely updated to reflect recent legal developments, this practical reference explains those regulations and provides a current, comprehensive look at wetland mitigation options that comply with the regulations, minimize expenses,... more...