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  • Conservation, Biodiversity and International Lawby Alexander Gillespie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This important and timely book provides a rigorous overview of the defining issues presently facing conservation at international level. The author provides detailed coverage of topics ranging from the classification of species right through to access and benefit sharing, drawing on his personal experience at intergovernmental level. Each question... more...

  • Permissible Doseby J. Samuel Walker

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95

    How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...

  • Inescapable Ecologiesby Linda Nash

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    Among the most far-reaching effects of the modern environmental movement was the widespread acknowledgment that human beings were inescapably part of a larger ecosystem. With this book, Linda Nash gives us a wholly original and much longer history of "ecological" ideas of the body as that history unfolded in California?s Central Valley. Taking us from... more...

  • Scripture, Culture, and Agricultureby Ellen F. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    This book examines the theology and ethics of land use through critical biblical exegesis. more...

  • Theodore Roosevelt Abroadby J. Lee Thompson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 26.00

    Theodore Roosevelt's fifteen-month post-presidential odyssey to Africa and Europe has never been given its due place. His grand expedition fulfilled a long-held dream for the hunter-naturalist aspect of his multi-faceted character. However, besides big game rifles, Roosevelt also brought along his bully pulpit and accompanying ideals. more...

  • Thoreau on Natureby Henry David Thoreau; Nick Lyons

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health!? Henry David Thoreau Since his death in 1862, Henry David Thoreau has left an indelible mark on the American mind. A vocal champion of simple living and social equality, he is revered for his tempered... more...

  • A Chorus of Cranesby Paul A. Johnsgard; Thomas D. Mangelsen

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 23.95

    "Accompanied by the stunning photography of Thomas D. Mangelsen, A Chorus of Cranes details the natural history, biology, and conservation issues surrounding the abundant sandhill crane and the endangered whooping crane in North America. Author Paul A. Johnsgard, one of the leading authorities on cranes and crane biology, describes the fascinating... more...

  • Enchantment and Exploitationby William deBuys

    University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Now, more than thirty years later, this revised and expanded edition provides a long-awaited assessment of the quality of the journey that New Mexican society has traveled in that time?and continues to travel. more...

  • Silaby Chantal Bilodeau; Megan Sandberg-Zakian

    Talonbooks 2015; US$ 17.95

    This play shows how climate change and resource control affects all living creatures and addresses how we deal with it. more...

  • Bend to Bajaby Jeff Johnson

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Bend to Baja documents the story of a road trip from Oregon to the tip of Baja in search of waves and adventure. In February 2005, a group of world-renowned surfers left Bend, Oregon, looking for epic waves along the rugged Pacific Coast, traveling in a pickup truck converted to run on alternative fuel sources: veggie oil and biodiesel. Author... more...