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- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 259.00
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95
Polar bears?fierce and majestic?have captivated us for centuries. Feared by explorers, revered by the Inuit, and beloved by zoo goers everywhere, they are a symbol for the harsh beauty and muscular grace of the Arctic. But as global warming threatens the ice caps? integrity, the polar bear has also come to symbolize the environmental peril that has... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 25.00
La gobernanza ambiental reconoce que el gobierno no es el único agente que debe responsabilizarse de la gestión de los problemas ambientales sino que la solución está en hacerlo junto con la sociedad. Este reconocimiento ha generado la aparición de diversos mecanismos de participación privada y social para involucrarse... more...