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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • The Permaculture Promiseby Jono Neiger; Toby Hemenway

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2016; US$ 15.95

    The Permaculture Promise offers an optimistic, innovative approach to reversing direction and adopting practices that will regenerate, rather than exhaust, Earth?s resources.  more...

  • Scarlet Experimentby Jeff Karnicky

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00

    Emily Dickinson?s poem ?Split the Lark? refers to the ?scarlet experiment? by which scientists destroy a bird in order to learn more about it. Indeed, humans have killed hundreds of millions of birds?for science, fashion, curiosity, and myriad other reasons. In the United States alone, seven species of birds are now extinct and another ninety-three... more...

  • Water Planet: The Culture, Politics, Economics, and Sustainability of Water on Earthby Camille Gaskin-Reyes

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    Every culture and ecosystem on earth depends on water. As the world's climate changes, human culture is increasingly threatened by the seemingly opposite problems of having too little clean, potable water and "having too much water"?e.g., flooding, melting polar ice caps, and rising sea levels. What are the solutions that humanity must collectively... more...

  • A Natural History of Ladybird Beetlesby M. E. N. Majerus; H. E. Roy; P. M. J. Brown

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    A comprehensive, full-colour work providing insights into recent advances in the ecological understanding of ladybirds. more...

  • Przewalski's Horses in Eurasiaby Michael L. Zukosky

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 69.99

    Przewalski?s Horses in Eurasia explores how pluralism in species reintroduction provides insights into the experiences, relationships, and knowledge required for future international collaborations to better capture the complexity of both nature and society in scientific practice. more...

  • Detecting and Responding to Alien Plant Incursionsby John R. Wilson; F. Dane Panetta; Cory Lindgren

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A comprehensive guide to the proactive management of alien plants, synthesising the most current global theory and best management practice. more...

  • Celebrating Soilby M.R. Balks; D. Zabowski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 38.09

    This richly illustrated book celebrates the diversity, importance, and intrinsic beauty of soils around the world and helps the reader to understand the ways that soils are related to the landscapes in which they form. The book unravels the complex bond between humans and soils and the importance of soils in our cultures and everyday lives. Soil... more...

  • Fish Vaccinesby Alexandra Adams

    Springer Basel 2016; US$ 130.64

    This book provides a useful text for research students and scientists on the latest knowledge about the immune system of fish, cutting edge technologies and the step required to develop, test and commercialise fish vaccines. It brings together information that is currently difficult to obtain in one book, and highlights problem areas and research topics... more...

  • The New Ecologyby Oswald J. Schmitz

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch of human domination?known as the Anthropocene?ecologists have begun to think differently about the interdependencies... more...

  • 25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environmentby Daniel B. Botkin; Alfred Runte

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99

    25 Myths That Are Destroying the Environment explores the many myths circulating in ecological and political discussions. These myths often drive policy, and Botkin is here to set the record straight. What may seem like an environmentally conscious action may very well be bringing about the unnatural destruction of habitats and ecosystems. more...