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  • Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movementby Tim Palmer

    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...

  • Community-Based Collaborationby E. Franklin Dukes; Karen E. Firehock; Juliana E. Birkhoff

    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 attracts people... more...

  • SDEWES 2012by Andy Adcroft; Patrick Murphy; Stpehan Liozu; Andreas Hinterhuber

    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...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Terry Glavin

    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...

  • Claxtonby Mark Cocker

    Random House 2014; US$ 14.09

    'After Mark Cocker?s glorious book, you will never look at a blackberry bush the same way again.' Philip Hoare, New Statesman In 2001 Mark Cocker moved to Claxton, a small village in Norfolk. In a series of daily writings spanning the course of a year he explores his relationship to the landscape he lives in, to nature and to all the living things... more...

  • The Cotswoldsby Nicholas Reardon

    Reardon Publishing 2014; US$ 6.52

    These glorious hills, rightly described as an area of outstanding natural beauty, contain a treasure trove of spectacular views, along with flowers and wildlife just asking to be photographed. In the following pages I take you through the seasons, offering just a taste of what can be seen, in the hope that it will tempt you to explore this wonderful... more...

  • Free-ranging Catsby Stephen Spotte

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    Feral and stray domestic cats occupy many different habitats. They can resist dehydration for months by relying exclusively on the tissue water of their prey allowing them to colonize remote deserts and other inhospitable places. They thrive and reproduce in humid equatorial rainforests and windswept subantarctic islands. In many areas of the world... more...

  • Charles Manson was an Environmentalistby Ralph Maughan

    Torrey House Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    The personal, confrontational, history of the creation of the U.S.'s largest Wilderness Area, the Frank Church River of No Return. 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...

  • Operation Lock and the War on Rhino Poachingby John Hanks

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 15.00

    Breaks the silence on a daring and controversial covert operation to stop the aggressive illegal trade in rhino horn in the 1980s. Author John Hanks is uniquely placed to tell the story of Operation Lock, as the man who initiated it and who took the fall when it was exposed. A gripping story with all the ingredients for a bestseller: conservation and... more...