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  • Whales and Dolphinsby Philippa Brakes; Mark Peter Simmonds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environment is a growing scientific understanding of the social and cognitive complexity of many of these species.... more...

  • Schaut auf diese Region!by Heike Sahm; Stephan Habscheid; Gero Hoch; Volker Stein

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 10.40

    Land, Stadt, Metropole ? räumlich bestimmte Formen stehen oft im Mittelpunkt, wenn wir uns über unsere Gesellschaft verständigen. Im öffentlichen Diskurs sind zentrale Probleme der Gegenwart und Zukunft (Bevölkerungsentwicklung, Wettbewerb, Klimawandel etc.) lokal spezifiziert, werden gesellschaftliche Risiken, Herausforderungen und Potentiale vor... more...

  • Poachers and Poachingby John Watson

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Although the term "poaching" has now come to refer to hunters and anglers who deliberately flout game regulations, famed outdoorsman John Watson uses these phrases in a broader, less pejorative sense in this collection, which brings together a series of hunting articles he published in various periodicals throughout the course of his career.... more...

  • Ecofeminism and Globalizationby Eaton; Lorentzen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 40.99

    Discusses ecofeminism in the context of the social, political and ecological consequences of globalization. The book includes case studies, essays, theoretical works, and articles on ecofeminist movements from many of the world's regions including Taiwan, Mexico, Kenya, Chile, India, Brazil, Canada, England and the United States. more...

  • The Global Challenge of Encouraging Sustainable Livingby S. Fudge; M. Peters; S. M. Hoffman; W. Wehrmeyer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This unique book illustrates that in order to address the growing urgency of issues around environmental and resource limits, it is clear that we need to develop effective policies to promote durable changes in behaviour and transform how we view and consume goods and services. It suggests that in order to develop effective policies in this area, it... more...

  • Climate Change and Flood Risk Managementby E. C. H. Keskitalo

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Climate Change and Flood Risk Management discusses and problematises the integration of adaptation to climate change in flood risk management. The book explores adaptation to climate change in relation to flood risk events in advanced industrial states. It provides examples of how flood risk management, disaster and emergency management, and adaptation... more...

  • Recycling and Deinking of Recovered Paperby Pratima Bajpai

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 128.00

    Paper recycling in an increasingly environmentally conscious world is gaining importance. Increased recycling activities are being driven by robust overseas markets as well as domestic demand. Recycled fibers play a very important role today in the global paper industry as a substitute for virgin pulps. Paper recovery rates continue to increase year... more...

  • Ecology of Fearby Mike Davis

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 8.99

    Los Angeles has become a magnet for the American apocalyptic imagination. Riot, fire, flood, earthquake...only locusts are missing from the almost biblical list of disasters that have struck the city in the 1990s. From Ventura to Laguna, more than one million Southern Californians have been directly touched by disaster-related death, injury, or damage... more...

  • Dictionary of Environment and Ecologyby Peter Collin

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    This dictionary has been revised to include the definitions of over 7,000 terms from all aspects of ecology and environmental fields, including climate, pollution, waste disposal and energy conservation. 'An essential addition to the reference shelves of anyone with a professional or personal interest in green issues...a handy reference point with... more...

  • Energy: Perspectives, Problems, and Prospectsby Michael B. McElroy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 82.99

    The book offers a comprehensive account of how the world evolved to its present state in which humans now exercise a powerful, in many cases dominant, influence for global environmental change. It outlines the history that led to this position of dominance, in particular the role played by our increasing reliance on fossil sources of energy, on coal,... more...