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- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; Not Available
Drawing on a decade of fieldwork in these communities, Isla exposes the duplicity of a neoliberal model in which the environment is converted into commercial assets, few of whose benefits flow to the local population. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 28.50
L'écotourisme, ou tourisme actif axé sur la nature, occupe une place de plus en plus importante dans le développement local et régional au Québec. L'auteure propose un modèle de gouvernance démocratique en écotourisme prenant en compte les intérêts de développement des communautés... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 202.00
'Green-Revolution' technologies have transformed the countryside of many less developed countries. This book examines the processes involved in the adoption of these new technologies and their socio-economic impact. It provides an integrated view of the effects of 'Green Revolution' technologies on economic growth and returns, distribution of income... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 6.79
When the 44th President of the United States is elected, he will face urgent crises on three major fronts: the American economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the growing threat to the world environment caused by climate change. This short, powerful book shows the way forward: a clear action plan for the new President's first 100 days, that... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2010; US$ 16.95
Several years ago William Murtha?s life changed?when he experienced a near death experience, being swept into the sea by a rogue wave, and then rescued by a man who was looking through a borrowed telescope, not at the sky, but out into the dark ocean. Among other things Murtha travelled the world over discovering positive initiative that are helping... more...
- Transworld 2009; US$ 14.09
Achieving genuine self-sufficiency of the kind described in John Seymour's classic guide is sadly beyond the vast reach of the urban majority today. Few have the space, and for those few there are comprehensive guidebooks. But where do the rest of us look for the answers to questions like how much effort does it really take to grow your own food?... more...
- 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...