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  • Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environmentby Sandra E. Shumway

    Wiley 2011; US$ 240.95 US$ 208.82

    Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment focuses primarily on the issues surrounding environmental sustainability of shellfish aquaculture. The chapters in this book provide readers with the most current data available on topics such as resource enhancement and habitat restoration. Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment is also an invaluable... more...

  • Settled in the Wildby Susan Hand Shetterly

    Algonquin Books 2010; US$ 14.95

    Whether we live in cities, suburbs, or villages, we are encroaching on nature, and it in one way or another perseveres. Naturalist Susan Shetterly looks at how animals, humans, and plants share the land?observing her own neighborhood in rural Maine. She tells tales of the locals (humans, yes, but also snowshoe hares, raccoons, bobcats, turtles, salmon,... more...

  • Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birdsby Diane Scarazzini

    Storey Publishing, LLC 1999; US$ 3.95

    To Help or Not to Help? When faced with an injured bird or orphaned nestling, most people want to help but don?t know how ? and also fear doing more harm than good.  In fact, many wild birds that appear to be in trouble don?t need assistance at all.  How do you know whether a bird needs help?  How do you know what sort of help the bird needs? ... more...

  • Creating Habitat for Backyard Birdsby Dale Evva Gelfand

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 3.95

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence... more...

  • Invasive Alien Plantsby J. R. Bhatt; J. S. Singh; S. P. Singh; R. S. Tripathi; R. K. Kohli

    CABI 2011; US$ 180.00

    Invasive alien species are a major threat to biodiversity and ecosystems throughout the world. In India, a country with three of the world's most important 'biodiversity hotspots', the invasion of alien plants means risking a national ecological disaster with major social and economic consequences. Currently there is insufficient information... more...

  • IN SEARCH OF BIOHAPPINESSby M.S. Swaminathan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.80

    This book describes how an era of biohappiness, based on the conservation and sustainable and equitable use of biodiversity, can be launched. It deals with all aspects of conservation such as in situ, ex situ and community conservation, and also covers co more...

  • The Highlandsby Richard G. Lathrop

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 45.00

      The Highlands is the first book to examine the natural and cultural landscape of this four-state (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut) region, showing how it?s distinctive and why its conservation is vital. Each chapter is written by a different leading researcher and specialist in that field, and introduces readers to an aspect... more...

  • La economía de la Iniciativa Yasuní-ITTby Joseph Henry Vogel; Graciela Chichilnisky; Iván Humberto Jiménez-Williams

    Anthem Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    El cambio climático se presta a la economía política. Joseph Henry Vogel ha construido un argumento a favor de llevar a los países ricos en carbono, pero pobres económicamente, a través del cuello de botella de la economía de vaquero y hacia el ?comercio en el derecho de emisiones? de los países Anexo I del Protocolo de Kioto. Ecuador sirve como el... more...

  • Locavore U.S.A.by Katherine Gustafson

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 0.00

    In 1950, at least 70 percent of Montana's food was grown in Montana. Many states used to have robust local-food economies, but that has changed drastically around the country in recent decades. National-scale food businesses beat out community-oriented small and medium-sized operations, laying waste to the infrastructure that once supported thriving... more...

  • Salt Marshesby Judith S Weis; Carol A Butler

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    Tall green grass. Subtle melodies of songbirds. Sharp whines of muskrats. Rustles of water running through the grasses. And at low tide, a pungent reminder of the treasures hidden beneath the surface.All are vital signs of the great salt marshes' natural resources. Now championed as critical habitats for plants, animals, and people because of... more...