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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Dr James Hansen, the world's leading scientist on climate issues, speaks out for the first time with the full truth about global warming: the planet is hurtling to a climatic point of no return. Hansen - whose climate predictions have come to pass again and again, beginning in the 1980s when he first warned US Congress about global warming - is the... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 10.99
We all know that global warming is a problem, but the blizzard of information and misinformation on the subject makes it hard to know what to do. The Hot Topic is the first book to set out the problems and the solutions in a straightforward way - no hidden agenda, no breast-beating, no hair shirts. Science - how the climate is already changing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
At the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the nations of the world adopted the convention on Biological Diversity. Since then, over 160 countries have ratified the Convention, three Conferences of the Parties have taken place and a permanent secretariat has been established. Despite this, there remains a lot of uncertainty and even more controversy about what... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
It's time to stop just worrying about climate change, says Paul Gilding. Instead we need to brace for impact, because global crisis is no longer avoidable. The ‘Great Disruption' started in 2008, with spiking food and oil prices and dramatic ecological change like the melting polar icecap. It is not simply about fossil fuels and carbon footprints.... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available
Our stewardship of this country's natural assets over the past two hundred years has been appalling, and on the current trajectory of careless environmental pillaging, further massive decline would be a certainty … The future of the environment is being decided on our watch …Australia faces unique conservation challenges that most Australians do not... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 79.00
High air pollution levels pose a significant threat to plants, animals and human beings. Efforts by researchers are directed towards keeping air pollution levels below well defined critical levels in order to maintain a sustainable atmosphere and environmental system. The application of advanced mathematical models is important for researchers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Written by expert authors from around the world, this book examines the full scope of climate change science, the impacts on the water sector, and all available mitigation and adaptation strategies. Each chapter provides an analysis of the issues raised and is supported by appropriate examples and case studies. With a broad scope of related topics,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 6.99
American scientist and author Rachel Carson is said to have sparked the modern day environmental movement with the publication of Silent Spring in 1962. She made vivid the prospect of life without birdsong. But has her warning been heeded? Fifty years on, Conor Mark Jameson reflects on the growth of environmentalism since Silent Spring was published.... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99
This ebook is the complete guide to the mammal fauna of Africa. Optimised for iPad, this guide will enable identification of all 460 land mammals likely to be seen anywhere in Africa. Detailed accounts, with colour illustrations, are provided for most species, but some complex small mammal groups are summarized by genera. The colour illustrations... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
This engaging personal account of one of America's most contested wildlife conservation campaigns has as its central character the black-footed ferret. Once feared extinct, and still one of North America's rarest mammals, the black-footed ferret exemplifies the ecological, social, and political challenges of conservation in the West, including the... more...