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  • Global Warmingby Timothy Wilde

    Cooltura 2015; US$ 2.85

    While nowadays global warming is no longer questioned, its causes and possible consequences are still controversial. Discover the hidden interests behind a problem that is of paramount importance for both the scientific sphere and humankind in general.   Inhaltsverzeichnis The edge of forever DECALOGUE OF KEY FACTS The greenhouse effect The... more...

  • Operation Lock and the War on Rhino Poachingby John Hanks

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 15.00

    Breaks the silence on a daring and controversial covert operation to stop the aggressive illegal trade in rhino horn in the 1980s. Author John Hanks is uniquely placed to tell the story of Operation Lock, as the man who initiated it and who took the fall when it was exposed. A gripping story with all the ingredients for a bestseller: conservation and... more...

  • On Community Civil Disobedience in the Name of Sustainabilityby The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund

    PM Press 2015; US$ 2.99

    This short primer from the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund explores and describes the philosophy and underpinnings of the community rights movement that has emerged in the United States?a movement of nonviolent civil disobedience based on municipal lawmaking. Humanity stands at the brink of global environmental and economic collapse. We... more...

  • The Oyster Warby Summer Brennan

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 18.95

    It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act was passed with broad support, giving more than 33,000 acres of forest, grassland and shoreline the highest possible environmental protection in America. Those lands were to include a rare marine sanctuary, the Drakes Estuary, as “potential wilderness.? Located in that estuary was... more...

  • Taming the Flood: Rivers, Wetlands and the Centuries-Old Battle Against Floodingby Jeremy Purseglove

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    In 2014 the Somerset Levels suffered from the worst flooding in over twenty years. Inevitably the residents asked for more drainage, more dredging and more money. Flooding in the area has been an issue since it was a marshland, but is more drainage and more dredging the answer? more...

  • Taming the Flood: Rivers, Wetlands and the Centuries-Old Battle Against Floodingby Jeremy Purseglove

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; Not Available

    In 2014 the Somerset Levels suffered from the worst flooding in over twenty years. Inevitably the residents asked for more drainage, more dredging and more money. Flooding in the area has been an issue since it was a marshland, but is more drainage and more dredging the answer? more...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Terry Glavin

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The Sixth Extinction is a haunting account of the age in which we live. Ecologists are calling it the Sixth Great Extinction, and the world isn't losing just its ecological legacy; also vanishing is a vast human legacy of languages and our ways of living, seeing, and knowing. Terry Glavin confirms that we are in the midst of a nearly unprecedented,... more...

  • The Newman's Own Organics Guide to a Good Lifeby Nell Newman; Joseph D'Agnese

    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...

  • Crimes Against Natureby Robert F. Kennedy

    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...

  • Voluntary Approaches for Environmental Policyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...