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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This fourth edition of an enduring and popular book has been fully updated and revised, exploring the two opposing paradigms of sustainability in an insightful and accessible way. Eric Neumayer contends that central to the debate on sustainable development is the question of whether natural capital can be substituted by other forms of capital. Proponents... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature. As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 15.95
Among the most far-reaching effects of the modern environmental movement was the widespread acknowledgment that human beings were inescapably part of a larger ecosystem. With this book, Linda Nash gives us a wholly original and much longer history of "ecological" ideas of the body as that history unfolded in California?s Central Valley. Taking us from... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 29.99
If we continue our highly inefficient, dangerous energy usage, we?re headed for both economic and environmental catastrophe. However, the hard truth is that alternative fuels can?t fully replace fossil fuels for decades. What?s more, new research indicates that energy inefficiencies are retarding economic growth even more than most experts ever realized.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 190.00
The increase in global population, urbanization and industrialization is resulting in the conversion of cultivated land into wasteland. Providing food from these limited resources to an ever-increasing population is one of the biggest challenges that present agriculturalists and plant scientists are facing. Environmental stresses make this situation... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
What species occur where, and why, and why some places harbor more species than others are basic questions for ecologists. Some species simply live in different places: fish live underwater; birds do not. Adaptations follow: most fish have gills; birds have lungs. But as Patterns in Nature reveals, not all patterns are so trivial. Travel from island... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2002; US$ 14.00
In this provocative assessment of the world's current ecological crisis, the author of the critically acclaimed In the Beginning exposes the false assumptions underlying the conflicts between science and religion, and proposes an innovative approach to saving the planet. Traditionally, science and religion have been thought of as two distinct... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 60.00
Industrial ecology is coming of age and this book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overview of the subject. Each part of the book comprehensively covers the following issues in a systematic style: the goals and achievements of industrial ecology and the history of the field; methodology, covering the main approaches to... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95
The late Navjot Sodhi conceived this book as a way of bringing to the forefront of our conservation planning for the tropics the views of people who were actually working and living there. In its 31 chapters, 55 authors present their views on the conservation problems they face and how they deal with them. Effective long term conservation in... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 90.95
North America contains an incredibly diverse array of natural environments, each supporting unique systems of plant and animal life. These systems, the largest of which are biomes, form intricate webs of life that have taken millennia to evolve. This richly illustrated book introduces readers to this extraordinary array of natural communities and... more...