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- 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...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 11.27
It's Not Easy Being Green follows Dick Strawbridge and his family as they leave their comfortable home in the Midlands to tackle a remarkable self-sufficiency project - New House Farm in Cornwall. Their main objective is to have as little negative impact on the planet as possible by producing no waste and removing their dependency upon fossil fuels... more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 38.99
While ecological and biophysical sciences have dominated the theory and practice of conservation, practitioners and researchers worldwide know that conservation initiatives have profound social impacts and consequences for local communities and cultures. This concise and accessible book will give students and practitioners a solid introduction to important... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 39.99
Based on careful research and hundreds of interviews, this information-packed narrative is regarded as a classic in the field of conservation. This updated edition includes two new chapters that chart the course of conservation during the past twenty years and explore how the movement to protect rivers will likely change in the twenty-first century. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 32.50
The debate over the value of community-based environmental collaboration is one that dominates current discussions of the management of public lands and other resources. In Community-Based Collaboration: Bridging Socio-Ecological Research and Practice, the volume?s contributors offer an in-depth interdisciplinary exploration of what... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Report on Our Common Future - the most important point in turning the world towards a more sustainable future, the 7th SDEWES Conference was aimed at looking into sustainable development WHATs, HOWs and WHOs of energy, water and environment systems and providing responsive scientific support... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
The Sixth Extinction is a haunting account of the age in which we live. Ecologists are calling it the Sixth Great Extinction, and the world isn't losing just its ecological legacy; also vanishing is a vast human legacy of languages and our ways of living, seeing, and knowing. Terry Glavin confirms that we are in the midst of a nearly unprecedented,... more...