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- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 26.95
A provocative exploration of the ?new ecology? and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong For a long time veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce thought in stark terms about invasive species: they were the evil interlopers spoiling pristine ?natural? ecosystems. Most conservationists and environmentalists share this... more...
- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2001; US$ 14.99
In his award-winning book WATER, Marq de Villiers provides an eye-opening account of how we are using, misusing, and abusing our planet's most vital resource. Encompassing ecological, historical, and cultural perspectives, de Villiers reports from hot spots as diverse as China, Las Vegas, and the Middle East, where swelling populations and unchecked... more...
- New World Library 2014; US$ 14.95
In wildlife conservation, rewilding refers to restoring habitats and creating corridors between preserved lands to allow declining populations to rebound. Marc Bekoff, one of the world?s leading animal experts and activists, here applies rewilding to human attitudes. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 38.99
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$ 99.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 36.99
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...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 32.99
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...