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

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 34.06

    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...

  • Free-ranging Catsby Stephen Spotte

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.50

    Feral and stray domestic cats occupy many different habitats. They can resist dehydration for months by relying exclusively on the tissue water of their prey allowing them to colonize remote deserts and other inhospitable places. They thrive and reproduce in humid equatorial rainforests and windswept subantarctic islands. In many areas of the world... more...

  • In Search of Lost Frogsby Robin Moore

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 10.99

    On August 9, 2010, 33 teams from 21 countries were dispatched to search for the Lost Frogs identified by Conservation International. On their list were a host of species including, in the top ten most wanted, the Rio Pescado Stubfoot Toad, found only in Ecuador - which was to prove a triumphant rediscovery. Several months, a number of key rediscoveries... 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...

  • Harness the Sunby Philip Warburg

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Going from the inner city to the open desert, a seasoned environmental advocate looks at solar energy?s remarkable ascent and its promise for America?s future   Solar power was once the domain of futurists and environmentally minded suburbanites. Today it is part of mainstream America. Scan the skyline of downtown neighborhoods, check out the rooftop... more...

  • Ocean Countryby Liz Cunningham; Carl Safina

    North Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 16.95

    Ocean Country is an adventure story, a call to action, and a poetic meditation on the state of the seas. But most importantly it is the story of finding true hope in the midst of one of the greatest crises to face humankind, the rapidly degrading state of our environment. After a near-drowning accident in which she was temporarily paralyzed, Liz... more...

  • The Invention of Natureby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 30.00 US$ 22.50

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world?and in the process created modern environmentalism. Alexander von Humboldt (1769?1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. In North America,... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Gunns Ltdby Quentin Beresford

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 14.99

    At its peak, Gunns Ltd had a market value of $1 billion, was listed on the ASX 200, was the largest employer in the state of Tasmania and its largest private landowner. Most of its profits came from woodchipping, mainly from clear-felled old-growth forests. A pulp mill was central to its expansion plans. Its collapse in 2012 was a major national news... more...

  • Calentamiento Globalby Timothy Wilde

    Cooltura 2015; US$ 2.85

    Ya nadie pone en duda el aumento de la temperatura del planeta Tierra, lo que todavía genera controversia son las razones por las que esto se produce y sus posibles consecuencias. Descubra los intereses ocultos detrás de un tema de vital importancia no sólo para la comunidad científica, sino para todos los habitantes del mundo.   Inhaltsverzeichnis... more...

  • 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...