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  • Against the Grainby Richard Manning

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 14.99

    In this provocative, wide-ranging book, Richard Manning offers a dramatically revisionist view of recent human evolution, beginning with the vast increase in brain size that set us apart from our primate relatives and brought an accompanying increase in our need for nourishment. For 290,000 years, we managed to meet that need as hunter-gatherers,... more...

  • Getting Biodiversity Projects to Workby Thomas O. McShane; Michael P. Wells

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    This book explores both the theoretical and practical underpinnings of integrated conservation and development. It synthesizes existing experience to better inform conservationists and decision makers of the role ICDPs play in conservation and management and analyzes their successes and shortcomings. Contributors: Agnes Kiss; Brian Child and Barry... more...

  • The Quest for the Golden Troutby Douglas M. Thompson

    University Press of New England 2013; US$ 24.99

    A river advocate and environmentalist questions some of the unsound methods of conservation and restoration imposed on North American rivers and streams more...

  • The Law of Nature Conservationby Christopher Rodgers

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 99.99

    Providing a detailed account of the law of nature conservation, this book reviews and discusses the way in which the law promotes the conservation of species of animal, bird, and plant, and how it protects natural habitats for protected species.Using an interdisciplinary approach, the book sets nature conservation in its economic and scientific context.... more...

  • Primate Tourismby Anne E. Russon; Janette Wallis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Primate tourism as a primate conservation tool: weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures. more...

  • The Green Agendaby Alan Calder

    IT Governance Ltd 2009; US$ 18.50

    This business guide to green IT was written to introduce, to a business audience, the opposing groups and the key climate change concepts, to provide an overview of a Green IT strategy and to set out a straightforward, bottom-line orientated Green IT action plan. The guide presents a balanced, business-focused assessment of the climate change debate,... more...

  • Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biologyby Malcolm Gordon; Soraya Bartol

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 78.95

    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...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 23.99

    Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions of life on earth. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. Elizabeth Kolbert combines brilliant field reporting, the history of ideas... more...

  • The Wildlife in Trustby Tim Sands

    Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 17.99

    In May 1912, banker and naturalist, Charles Rothschild, laid the foundations for nature conservation as we know it today. His new organization, the Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves, had one main objective?to save Britain's finest wildlife sites. The Wildlife in Trust is a history of The Wildlife Trusts. It charts the changing fortunes... more...

  • Conservation Biologyby Andrew S. Pullin

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 84.00

    This colourful textbook introduces students to conservation biology, the science of preserving biodiversity. more...