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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • Economics and Environmental Changeby Clement A. Tisdell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    In this innovative book, Clement Tisdell adopts a holistic approach, combining economic, social, biophysical and historical considerations to analyse the economic origins of major contemporary environmental problems, especially those associated with climate change. The ability of humankind to respond effectively to these problems is assessed in a unique... more...

  • The Hidden Life of Trees: The International Bestseller – What They Feel, How They Communicateby Peter Wohlleben

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 8.55

    Sunday Times Bestseller ‘A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement’ Charles Foster Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings? more...

  • Extinct Birdsby Julian P. Hume

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 57.99

    Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as more obscure birds, some known from... more...

  • Water from Stoneby Jason O'Donoughue

    University of Florida Press 2017; US$ 74.95

    "A research tour de force that seamlessly melds archaeology, geology, ecology, environmental history, and a contemporary conservation ethic. Not only is this volume a must read for scholars interested in Florida’s past, but it is one that deserves to be read by anyone interested in Florida’s threatened environments."--T. R. Kidder, Director of the... more...

  • Ecofeminism as Politicsby Ariel Salleh; Vandana Shiva; Professor John Clark

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 26.95

    Updates Ariel Salleh’s landmark exploration of the relationship betweenfeminism and ecology. more...

  • Wild Relatives of Cultivated Plants in Indiaby Anurudh Kumar Singh

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 165.47

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the wild relatives of crops and cultivated species found in India, covering their distribution, phylogenetic relationships with cultivated species, traits that are of economic and breeding value, and the perceived threats. It highlights the opportunities the wild relatives of cultivated species offer... more...

  • Sam Hannigan's Woof Weekby Alan Nolan

    The O'Brien Press 2017; US$ 7.49

    Animal lover and champion Irish dancer Samantha Hannigan is having a truly woof week. She and her best friend Ajay were messing around with the Brain Swap 3000, one of her grandad’s crackpot inventions, and now Sam is stuck inside the body of her neighbours’ dog – and it’ll be days before they can change her back!   more...

  • Sustainable Viticultureby Claude Chapuis

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the region. The author, who has worked as a viticulturist... more...

  • Rethinking Fisheries Governanceby Hoang Viet Thang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    This book explores how the state can foster collective action by fisher’s communities in fisheries management. It presents a different perspective from Elinor Ostrom’s classic work on the eight institutional conditions that foster collective action in natural resource management and instead emphasizes the role of the state in fisheries co-management,... more...

  • Bowland Beth: The Life of an English Hen Harrierby David Cobham; Dan Powell

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 14.54

    ‘An outstanding book’ Spectator The story of the short life and tragic death of Bowland Beth – an English Hen Harrier – which dramatically highlights the major issues in UK conservation. more...