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  • IB Environmental Systems and Societiesby Jill Rutherford

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 42.80

    Enabling students to wholly understand the complex and controversial issues around the Earth's natural systems, this text was written by an IB consultant and examiner and will fully prepare students to succeed. Integrating historial connections along with international perspectives, it supports students with the assessments and extended essay. more...

  • Moral Groundby Kathleen Dean Moore; Michael P. Nelson

    Trinity University Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    Moral Ground brings together the testimony of over eighty visionaries—theologians and religious leaders, scientists, elected officials, business leaders, naturalists, activists, and writers—to present a diverse and compelling call to honor our individual and collective moral responsibility to our planet. In the face of environmental degradation... more...

  • Environmental Education in the 21st Centuryby Joy Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    Environmental education is a field characterised by a paradox. Few would doubt the urgency and importance of learning to live in sustainable ways, but environmental education holds nowhere near the priority position in formal schooling around the world that this would suggest. This text sets out to find out why this is so. It is divided into six parts:... more...

  • China's Environmental Challengesby Judith Shapiro

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    China’s huge environmental challenges are significant for us all. They affect not only the health and well-being of China but the very future of the planet. In this trailblazing book, noted China specialist and environmentalist Judith Shapiro investigates China’s struggle to achieve sustainable development against a backdrop of acute... more...

  • Timberlandby Markus Altwegg

    Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 39.99

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  • Traditional Forest-Related Knowledgeby John A. Parrotta; Ronald L. Trosper

    Springer 2011; US$ 279.00

    Exploring a topic of vital and ongoing importance, Traditional Forest Knowledge examines the history, current status and trends in the development and application of traditional forest knowledge by local and indigenous communities worldwide. It considers the interplay between traditional beliefs and practices and formal forest science and interrogates... more...

  • Continuous Cover Forestryby Timo Pukkala; Klaus Gadow

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Although the majority of the world's forest ecosystems are dominated by uneven-sized multi-species stands, forest management practice and theory has focused on the development of plantation monocultures to maximize the supply of timber at low cost. Societal expectations are changing, however, and uneven-aged multi-species ecosystems, selectively... more...

  • Post-Fire Management and Restoration of Southern European Forestsby Francisco Moreira; Margarita Arianoutsou; Piermaria Corona

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    In spite of all the efforts made in fire prevention and suppression, every year about 45 000 forest fires occur in Europe, burning ca. 0.5 million hectares of forests and other rural lands. The management of these burned forests has been given much less attention than fire prevention or fire suppression issues, but the post-fire management of burned... more...

  • Growing from Seedby Celeste Lacuna-Richman

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Social Forestry and its most well-known variant, Community Forestry, have been practiced almost as long as people have used forests. During this time, forests have provided people with countless goods and services, including wood, medicine, food, clean water and recreation. In making use of forest resources, people throughout history have frequently... more...

  • Carbon Sequestration in Urban Ecosystemsby Rattan Lal; Bruce Augustin

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    Urbanization drastically alters the ecosystems structure and functions, disrupts cycling of C and other elements along with water. It alters the energy balance and influences climate at local, regional and global scales. In 2008, urban population exceeded the rural population. In 2050, 70 per cent of the world population will live in urban centers.... more...