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  • L' intervention collective en environnementby Yvan Comeau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 12.75

    Faisant le pari que la connaissance de l’intervention collective peut amener à l’expérimenter, 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...

  • The Suicidal Planetby Mayer Hillman; Tina Fawcett; Sudhir Chella Rajan

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99

    Mayer Hillman is senior fellow emeritus at the Policy Studies Institute in London, where he formerly served as Environment and Quality of Life Research Program head. He completed his doctorate at the University of Edinburgh and was one of the first proponents of personal carbon rationing as the way for the world's population to prevent serious... more...

  • Pulseby Robert Frenay

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • The Control of Natureby John McPhee

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99

    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...

  • Wasteby Tristram Stuart

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 20.78

    With shortages, volatile prices and nearly one billion people hungry, the world has a food problem - or thinks it does. Farmers, manufacturers, supermarkets and consumers in North America and Europe discard up to half of their food - enough to feed all the world's hungry at least three times over. Forests are destroyed and nearly one tenth... more...

  • Build a Bluebird Trailby Dale Evva Gelfand

    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...

  • Camp Grannyby Sharon Lovejoy

    Workman Publishing Company 2015; US$ 14.95

    "For green grandparents everywhere and the young lives they touch." ? RICHARD LOUV, AUTHOR OF LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS Make leaf rubbings, blow jumbo bubbles, bake Moon Pizzas, create a firefly lantern. More than an activity book, CAMP GRANNY is an interactivity book, filled with 130 projects that connect grandparents and grandchildren through... more...

  • Silent Fieldsby Roger Lovegrove

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Since time immemorial mankind has taken it upon himself to wage war against nature -- against those species of birds and mammals which he believes conflict with his livelihood. This remarkable book is about that war of attrition against the native mammals and birds of England and Wales from the middle ages to the present day. There is widespread knowledge... more...

  • Conservation in Africaby David Anderson; Richard H. Grove

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 80.00

    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...

  • How Green Is the City?by Dimitri Devuyst; Luc Hens; Walter De Lannoy

    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...