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- 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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 19.99
A gripping account of the environmental crusade to save the world?s most endangered species and landscapes?the last best hope for preserving our natural home Scientists worldwide are warning of the looming extinction of thousands of species, from tigers and polar bears to rare flowers, birds, and insects. If the destruction continues, a third of... more...
- HarperCollins 2004; US$ 10.99
Crimes Against Nature is ultimately about the corrosive effect of corporate corruption on our core American values -- free-market capitalism and democracy. It is about an administration, the author argues, that has sacrificed respect for the law, public health, scientific integrity, and long-term economic vitality on the altar of corporate greed.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.95
It?s fairly obvious that one can?t be a ?perfect? environmentalist. But that?s okay. Perfection isn?t the goal. A good life is. And a good life has as much to do with your intent as with the end result.? ?from the Introduction The Newman?s Own Organics Guide to a Good Life is the essential book for those of us who can?t live in an organic hemp tepee... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Voluntary approaches include environmental agreements negotiated with industry and public programs which firms can volunteer to participate in. They are increasingly supplementing or replacing other environmental policy instruments, such as regulations, taxes and tradable permits. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 72.00
As international concern about global environment and sustainable development becomes more pressing, government, business and the public all need reliable and harmonised data on the environment, including the ways in which it is affected by economic activity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
Can we prevent the destruction of the world's tropical forests? In the fire-scarred hills of Costa Rica, science writer William Allen found an answer: we can not only prevent their destruction - we can bring them back to their former glory. 'Green Phoenix' reveals how the tropical forests in the northwestern section of the country were saved. more...
- National Geographic Society 2008; US$ 16.95
When the struggle to save oil-soaked birds and restore blackened beaches left him feeling frustrated and helpless, John Francis decided to take a more fundamental and personal stand—he stopped using all forms of motorized transportation. Soon after embarking on this quest that would span two decades and two continents, the young man took a vow of... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 219.00
Provides the long- term integrated scientific studies needed to understand the functioning of the Everglades region. This title offers background information about ecological conditions of the region that sets the context for reports of long-term research projects. more...
- International Development Research Centre 2008; US$ 40.00
Las pesquerías contribuyen de manera significativa a la oferta alimentaria mundial, sobre todo de las comunidades rurales pobres de los países en desarrollo, que dependen del pescado y sus derivados como principal fuente de proteína animal. Sin embargo, numerosos stocks y especies pesqueras se están disminuyendo dramáticamente,... more...