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- Basic Books 2009; US$ 15.00
The global temperature is rising, the ice caps are melting, and levels of pollution across the world have reached unprecedented heights. According to eminent scientist James Lovelock, in order to survive an assault from her dependents, the Earth is lurching ever closer to a permanent “hot state.? Within the next century, we will almost certainly be... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2010; US$ 19.45
THE CONVERGING WORLD tells the incredible story of one community's attempt to change their world for the better. Faced with the challenge of making the English village of Chew Magna a 'zero waste' society, Pontin developed a groundbreaking non-profit scheme that twinned them with Tamil Nadu, a poor rural community in southern India. He helped set up... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 8.99
A radical approach to the environment which argues that by harnessing the power of science for human benefit, we can have a healthier planet As a prizewinning theoretical physicist and an outspoken advocate for scientific literacy, James Trefil has long been the public's guide to a better understanding of the world. In this provocative book, Trefil... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95
Through a series of case studies from around the world, Capitalism and Conservation presents a critique of conservation’s role as a central driver of global capitalism. Features innovative new research on case studies on the connections between capitalism and conservation drawn from all over the world Examines some of our most popular... more...
- Green House Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
Can a handbag, a pair of jeans, or a fabulous pair of stilettos enhance your life? You bet it can! Even more so when you know that it didn't poison farmers with pesticides, force a child to work under slavery in appalling conditions, or contribute to global warming. Rediscover, beautify and refashion your wardrobe... and your life...in ways you... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 79.99
Telling & Duxbury's Planning Law and Procedure covers the fundamental principles of planning law in England and Wales. Now in its fifteenth edition, this guide to the complexities of planning law has been fully updated to take account of significant developments in legislation and case law since the previous edition. The book comprehensively covers... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet?s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending nature. Jepson and Ladle cover all aspects of modern conservation from inspiring successes to the most urgent crises, introduce exciting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95
Our attitudes towards `nature' and the countryside are fickle. The conservation movement, despite enjoying its highest membership ever, has achieved only limited success over the last one hundred years of campaigning. Can conservationists now shake off their insular, disunited and negative image so as to gain the influence that the size of their movement... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 189.00
The book provides a basic rational why conservation targets must be included into land use schemes The book provides ideas and examples how land use and conservation can be integrated. It is a unique publication on sustainability issues. more...