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  • Silent Spring Revisitedby Conor Mark Jameson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    American scientist and author Rachel Carson is said to have sparked the modern day environmental movement with the publication of Silent Spring in 1962. She made vivid the prospect of life without birdsong. But has her warning been heeded? Fifty years on, Conor Mark Jameson reflects on the growth of environmentalism since Silent Spring was published.... more...

  • A Sand County Almanacby Aldo Leopold

    Oxford University Press 1968; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature,... more...

  • Birds and Climate Changeby James W. Pearce-Higgins; Rhys E. Green

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 62.00 US$ 50.84

    A critical synthesis of the impacts of climate change on birds, examining potential future effects and conservation responses. more...

  • Sustainability in Engineering Design and Constructionby J. K. Yates; Daniel Castro-Lacouture

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Successfully Measure the Benefits of Green Design and Construction Sustainability in Engineering Design and Construction outlines the sustainable practices used in engineering design and construction operations for all types of engineering and construction projects. Aimed at ushering the engineering and construction industry into embracing... more...

  • The Big Thirstby Charles Fishman

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four billion years old and might well have been sipped by a Tyrannosaurus rex . Rather than only three states of water?liquid, ice, and vapor?there is a fourth, ?molecular water,? fused into rock 400 miles deep in the Earth, and that?s where most of the planet?s water is found. Unlike most precious resources,... more...

  • Beyond Growthby Herman E. Daly

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 27.50

    --Utne Reader "Considered by most to be the dean of ecological economics, Herman E. Daly elegantly topples many shibboleths iná Beyond Growth. áDaly challenges the conventional notion that growth is always good, and he bucks environmentalist orthodoxy, arguing that the current focus on 'sustainable development' is misguided and that the phrase... more...

  • Planting Wetlands and Damsby Nick Romanowski

    Landlinks Press 2009; US$ 54.95

    A step-by-step, plain language guide to the creation of conditions in which wetland plants will thrive. more...

  • Cradle to Cradleby Michael Braungart; William McDonough

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.68

    'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that... more...

  • Darwin après Darwinby Joseph Josy LÚvy; Henri Cohen

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1984; US$ 2.25

    Dans cet hommage à Darwin, le lecteur désireux de mieux connaître sa pensée puisera des informations et de nombreux sujets de réflexions. more...

  • L' intervention collective en environnementby Yvan Comeau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 12.75

    Faisant le pari que la connaissance de l’intervention collective peut amener à l’expérimenter, Yvan Comeau fait état des principes pouvant inspirer et guider sa pratique. Il jette un éclairage précieux sur les initiatives environnementales que peuvent mener de concert les professionnels salariés de différents... more...