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- Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95
Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the communitybased housing movement in New York, and from active citizenship in the Dutch new towns to associative action in Marseille. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
In this clear, concise, comprehensively revised and up-to-date introduction to environmental ethics, Robin Attfield guides the student through the key issues and debates in this field in ways that will also be of interest to a wide range of scholars and researchers. The book introduces environmental problems and environmental ethics and surveys theories... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally obliged to protect? Drawing on an exceptionally wide... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 148.95 US$ 129.09
Historically, the conservation of forests and wildlife has focused on the creation of national parks and reserves. However, only 9% of protected areas are larger than 14,000 hectares, likely making them too small to conserve ecosystem services and prevent loss of wide-ranging keystone species such as elephant and leopard. New approaches are needed... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 30.50 US$ 26.43
Die Waldtypen Bayerns in Wort und Bild - von den Schneeheidekieferw?ldern der Alpen ?ber Silberweiden - Auw?lder bis hin zu den subkontinentalen Fingerkraut-Eichenw?ldern Unterfrankens. Ausf?hrliche Beschreibungen charakterisieren die einzelnen Gesellschaften mit detaillierten Angaben zu Verbreitung und pflanzensoziologisch-systematischer Stellung,... more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 69.95
A summary of the state-of-the-art in boreal forest management, this book provides a progressive vision for all of the world's northern forests. Top-notch forestry scientists and researchers author this selection of chapters based on recent research conducted by the Sustainable Forest Management Network across Canada. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00
Governments and private sector actors are increasingly recognising the potential of harnessing markets to help arrest the degradation of biodiversity. The private provision of biodiversity products and services is proving to be quite feasible in some circumstances. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 67.00
Waste generation and waste management receive increasing attention among policy makers. On the one hand, waste causes environmental problems, both if it is handled properly and -- especially -- if it is mishandled, e.g . through illegal dumping. more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 88.00
Most of the less-favoured regions in Europe feature large areas of forestland. The FORWARD (Forest Resources for Work Opportunities and Regional Development) project was initiated to generate employment and income based on forest resources. This report presents the findings of the project. more...