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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • Waterby Jeremy J. Schmidt

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    An intellectual history of America's water management philosophy.   Humans take more than their geological share of water, but they do not benefit from it equally. This imbalance has created an era of intense water scarcity that affects the security of individuals, states, and the global economy. For many, this brazen water grab and the social... more...

  • Poisonedby Alan Bell; Jan Schlichtmann

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 25.99

    After years of prosecuting hardcore criminals, rising legal star Alan Bell took a private sector job in South Florida?s newest skyscraper. Suddenly, he suffered such bizarre medical symptoms, doctors suspected he'd been poisoned by the Mafia. Bell's rapidly declining health forced him to flee his glamorous Miami life to a sterile bubble in the remote... more...

  • Open Seasonby Daren Worcester

    Down East Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    12 Wardens, 20 Stories, 300 Years of North Woods Law Enforcement Being a game warden in Maine (which has the oldest game warden service in the U.S.) is not a job, it?s a way of life. Wardens go through the same law enforcement training as all police officers, as well as additional training to prepare them for their work in field, and they all... more...

  • Wildnessby Gavin Van Horn; John Hausdoerffer

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    Whether referring to a place, a nonhuman animal or plant, or a state of mind, wild indicates autonomy and agency, a will to be, a unique expression of life. Yet two contrasting ideas about wild nature permeate contemporary discussions: either that nature is most wild in the absence of a defiling human presence, or that nature is completely humanized... more...

  • Climate Change in Practiceby Robert L. Wilby

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 36.00

    This accessible book challenges and provokes readers by posing a series of topical questions concerning climate change and society. more...

  • Wildlife Politicsby Bruce Rocheleau

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 52.00

    An analysis of forces affecting wildlife politics worldwide, covering topics such as overexploitation, hunting, ecotourism and trafficking. more...

  • The Politics of Scaleby Nathan F. Sayre

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    Rangelands are vast, making up one quarter of the United States and forty percent of the Earth?s ice-free land. And while contemporary science has revealed a great deal about the environmental impacts associated with intensive livestock production?from greenhouse gas emissions to land and water degradation?far less is known about the historic role... more...

  • Environmental Protectionby Pamela Hill

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    Environmental Protection: What Everyone Needs to Know? helps readers to access and navigate the robust system of environmental laws that have emerged to check the deleterious impact of human activity on the natural environment. Using concrete examples to cover historical background as well as contemporary scientific, legal, and economic topics, the... more...

  • Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resourcesby Prasenjit Mondal; Ajay K. Dalai

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The book includes production of energy and lifesaving... more...

  • S?urs en écologieby Pascale d'Erm

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 15.99

    Un féminisme réconciliateur et une écologie plus vivante De la grande déesse aux justicières de la Terre, de Hildegarde de Bingen, Rosa Luxembourg à Vandana Shiva et Rachel Carson, les femmes ont un lien particulier à la nature. Sorcières, scientifiques, économistes, juristes, pionnières de l?écologie? elles sont à l?origine d?avancées fondamentales.... more...