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Ecology

  • State of Lake Superiorby

    Michigan State University Press 2009; US$ 160.00

    Lake Superior was saved from the extremes felt elsewhere because it is the top of the drainage landscape. Superior offered the prospects of greatest success because it was, in general, least altered. Many decades later, Superior serves as the best example of success in recovering from environmental adversity. This is not to say that restoration is... more...

  • Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climateby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of reintroduction projects and practices, the circumstances of their successes or failures, lessons learned, and the potential role for reintroductions in preserving species threatened by climate change. Contributors examine current plant reintroduction practices, from selecting appropriate source material... more...

  • Armutsbekämpfung durch Umweltpolitikby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 59.45

    Zu Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts zählen Armutsbe- Entwicklungsinteressen und ihre stärkere Beachtung kämpfung und Umweltschutz zu den größten Her- kann es gelingen, die Deckung der Grundbedü- ausforderungen der Weltgemeinschaft. nisse, die Verbesserung des Lebensstandards aller Die Eingriffe des Menschen in die natürli- Menschen, einen besseren Schutz... more...

  • Seeds of Sustainabilityby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book analyzes agricultural development and transitions toward more sustainable management in the Yaqui Valley region of Sonora, Mexico. The authors examine new ways of making agricultural landscapes healthier for both the environment and the people. more...

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...

  • State of the World 2012by

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, State of the World 2012 offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to... more...

  • Tidal Marsh Restorationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Tidal Marsh Restoration provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. The book compiles, synthesizes, and interprets the current state of knowledge on the science and practice of salt marsh restoration, bringing together leaders across a range of disciplines... more...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • Saving a Million Speciesby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book examines the question of how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats. It offers explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science. more...

  • Atlantic Salmon Ecologyby Øystein Aas; Anders Klemetsen; Sigurd Einum; Jostein Skurdal

    Wiley 2011; US$ 240.95 US$ 208.82

    The Atlantic salmon is one of the most prized and exploited species worldwide, being at the centre of a massive sports fishing industry and increasingly as the major farmed species in many countries worldwide. Atlantic Salmon Ecology is a landmark publication, both scientifically important and visually attractive. Comprehensively covering all major... more...