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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • The World-Ending Fireby Wendell Berry

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    'Wendell Berry is the most important writer and thinker that you have (probably) never heard of. He is an American sage' -James Rebanks, author of The Shepherd's Life Wendell Berry is 'something of an anachronism'. He began his life as the old times and the last of the old-time people were dying out, and continues to this day in the old... more...

  • Environment and Societyby Christopher Schlottmann; Colin Jerolmack; Anne Rademacher; Maria Damon; Dale Jamieson

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    Environment and Society connects the core themes of environmental studies to the urgent issues and debates of the twenty-first century.  In an era marked by climate change, rapid urbanization, and resource scarcity, environmental studies has emerged as a crucial arena of study.    Assembling canonical and contemporary texts, this volume presents... more...

  • Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales (ATMSS)by Alessio Ferrari; Lyesse Laloui

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 180.61

    In this spirit, the ATMSS International Workshop ?Advances in Laboratory Testing & Modelling of Soils and Shales? (Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland; 18-20 January 2017) has been organized to promote the exchange of ideas, experience and state of the art among major experts active in the field of experimental testing and modelling of soils and shales.... more...

  • Confronting Injusticeby Umair Muhammad

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 16.00

    Urgent and powerful call to build the mass movements necessary to overcome global climate & save the planet. more...

  • Science, Conservation, and National Parksby Steven R. Beissinger; David D. Ackerly; Holly Doremus; Gary E. Machlis

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 45.00

    As the US National Park Service marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest... more...

  • Pollution and the Atmosphereby Marco Ragazzi

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the most relevant sources, such as waste incineration, traffic emissions, emissions from fuel and electricity production,... more...

  • Greenpeace Captainby Peter Willcox

    Sandstone Press Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    In over 30 years as a senior captain for Greenpeace International, Peter Willcox has been in the vanguard of the international environmentalist movement. He has led crews into battle for the good of the planet against whale killers, nuclear testing sites and deep sea drillers. The recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Guardian, Peter has... more...

  • Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndromeby Yukio Yanagisawa; Hiroshi Yoshino; Satoshi Ishikawa; Mikio Miyata

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction, such as chemistry and architectural aspects. The book overviews pollution-induced... more...

  • Urban Land Useby Kimberly Etingoff

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences for urban residents, particularly in the areas of health and health equity. The chapters in Part II provide a closer look at community land... more...

  • The New Natureby Tim Low

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; Not Available

    Winner of the NIB Waverley Award for Literature. Forget about wilderness, Tim Low says, nature lives in our cities and gardens, exploiting everything we do. Many endangered species now live in industrial zones and cities. In our forests, native creatures have become pests. Fifteen years on, The New Nature continues to challenge the way we view... more...