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- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 54.95
Germany boasts one of the strongest environmental records in the world. The Rhine River is cleaner than it has been in decades, recycling is considered a civic duty, and German manufacturers of pollution-control technology export their products around the globe. Yet, little has been written about the country's remarkable environmental history,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95
With an introduction by master craftsman Ralph Kylloe, this manual on rustic carpentry is a superb resource for woodworkers, furniture makers, and carpenters of all skill levels. Here are clear and concise instructions for creating beautiful pieces with unfinished timber, utilizing the unique texture and shape of tree branches, trunks, and shrubs.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95
Engage in the life stories of fourteen people whose lives have been shaped by trees?featuring the true stories of a tree doctor, big tree hunter Will Blozan, Plant Amnesty?s pruner, and ninety-four-year-old logger Merve Wilkinson. Also interviewed is Vietnam veteran Bud Pearson, whose post-traumatic stress disorder found healing and acceptance as... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 29.95
An artist shares his love of trees with his brilliant paintings and thoughtful words. According to Peter Stone, "any book about trees can't help but be a book about people," and so his book is about our connection to the magnificence, the transcendence, and the essential nature of trees. Throughout human history, they have served as shelter and as... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 209.00
This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the major aspects of the rural development challenge in forest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation because that is the scale at which restoration is needed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Broad in scope, this introduction to environmental ethics considers both contemporary issues and the extent of humanity?s responsibility for distant future life. John Nolt, a logician and environmental ethicist, interweaves contemporary science, logical analysis, and ethical theory into the story of the expansion of ethics beyond the human species... more...
- Pavilion Books Company Limited 2012; US$ 14.57
Among all the varied productions with which Nature has adorned the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or interests our imagination so powerfully as those venerable trees, which seem to have stood the lapse of ages John Muir, 1868 A fascinating celebration of the some of the oldest living organisms on the planet, from the grand Oaks... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote economic growth, because only growth can generate the... more...
- Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 14.53
?Wir wollen raus ins Grüne!? Diesen Wunsch erfüllen sich die Niedersachsen rund 250 Millionen Mal pro Jahr. Und der Weg in die Wälder lohnt sich: Eine Wanderung unter den sattgrünen Blätterdächern ist Balsam für die Seele und eine Wohltat für den Körper. Für dieses Buch haben die Niedersächsischen Landesforsten ihre Schatzkiste weit geöffnet und verraten... more...