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  • The New Wildby Fred Pearce

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    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...

  • The Cotswoldsby Nicholas Reardon

    Reardon Publishing 2014; US$ 6.00

    These glorious hills, rightly described as an area of outstanding natural beauty, contain a treasure trove of spectacular views, along with flowers and wildlife just asking to be photographed. In the following pages I take you through the seasons, offering just a taste of what can be seen, in the hope that it will tempt you to explore this wonderful... more...

  • The Extinction Clubby Robert Twigger

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    For one thousand years, the Milu -- an exotic species of deer with the neck of a camel, horns of a stag, feet of a cow, and tail of a donkey -- existed only in the Chinese emperor?s private park in Beijing. But in the nineteenth century, a Basque missionary risked his life to obtain a specimen, then embalmed it and sent it to Paris. The preserved... more...

  • Where Do Camels Belong?by Ken Thompson

    Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    Where do camels belong? In the Arab world is the obvious answer. But they are relative newcomers there. They evolved and lived for tens of millions of years in North America, while today they retain their greatest diversity in South America and have their only wild populations in Australia. This is a classic example of the problems that underlie the... more...

  • Community-Based Collaborationby E. Franklin Dukes; Karen E. Firehock; Juliana E. Birkhoff

    University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 39.50

    The debate over the value of community-based environmental collaboration is one that dominates current discussions of the management of public lands and other resources. In Community-Based Collaboration: Bridging Socio-Ecological Research and Practice, the volume?s contributors offer an in-depth interdisciplinary exploration of what attracts people... more...

  • »Retten, was zu retten ist!«by Fabian Mainzer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 38.04

    Die Geschichte des Naturschutzes in Nordrhein-Westfalen zwischen 1970 und 1995 zeigt sich als Epoche der Widersprüche, zwischen Planungseuphorie und Pragmatismus, zwischen Etablierung und Vollzugsdefizit. Fabian Mainzer analysiert die Entwicklungen und Probleme des Naturschutzes vor dem Hintergrund der Wandlungsprozesse in der westdeutschen Gesellschaft.... more...

  • Globaler Emissionshandelby Tamra Gilbertson; Oscar Reyes; Edgar Peinelt

    Brandes & Apsel 2012; US$ 7.39

    Der Emissionshandel gilt als viel versprechendes Instrument zum Klimaschutz. Die beteiligten Akteure - Staaten und Unternehmen - verpflichten sich im Rahmen eines Abkommens dazu, den Ausstoß von Treibhausgasen auf ein festgelegtes Maß zu reduzieren. Wem das gelingt, der verfügt über "Emissionsguthaben", die an einer Tauschbörse verkauft werden... more...

  • Charles Manson was an Environmentalistby Ralph Maughan

    Torrey House Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    The personal, confrontational, history of the creation of the U.S.'s largest Wilderness Area, the Frank Church River of No Return. more...

  • Human Values and Biodiversity Conservationby C. A. Tisdell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This pioneering book explores the influence of human values on the willingness of individuals to pay for the conservation of individual wildlife species (and classes of these), to be for or against their survival, and to favour or oppose their harvesting. more...

  • Environmental Ethics for the Long Termby John Nolt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Broad in scope, this introduction to environmental ethics considers both contemporary issues and the extent of humanity?s responsibility for distant future life. John Nolt, a logician and environmental ethicist, interweaves contemporary science, logical analysis, and ethical theory into the story of the expansion of ethics beyond the human species... more...