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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
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...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 134.99
This book provides a detailed account of the UK law of nature conservation. It covers all the extensive laws introduced in recent years to protect and promote the natural world, examining the operation of the legislation in practice. 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$ 161.51
Cultural landscapes are created by people, and used by people, but still decidedly rich in biodiversity, and in harmony with nature. The landscapes of fairy tales, without dragons. Socio-economic complexity on top of biological diversity is the challenge nature conservation faces in the context of cultural landscape. This book is an attempt to approach... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 75.00
We are living in the early stages of a looming worldwide extinction crisis. Abundant evidence shows that the current rate of species extinctions is nearing its highest level since the asteroid collision 65 million years ago, and that humans are largely responsible. This book addresses the urgent need to understand and find solutions to this crisis.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 175.00
Many of the frontiers of environmental economics research are at the interface of large-scale and long-term environmental change with national and global economic systems. This is also where some of the most of challenging environmental policy issues occur. Volume 3 of the Handbook of Environmental Economics provides a synthesis of the latest theory... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00
China and Taiwan have roughly one-eighth of the world's known species. Their approaches to biodiversity issues thus have global as well as national repercussions. This work explores the conflicts between economic development, and communities seeking to preserve and protect local human and ecosystem values. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 159.99
This book describes the biodiversity and biogeography of nothern Mexico, documents the biological importance of regional ecosystems and the impacts of human land use on the conservation status of plants and wildlife. It should become the standard source document for the conservation status of species and ecosystems in this region, which is of unusual... more...