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  • Cows, Kin, and Globalizationby Susan Alexandra Crate

    AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 39.99

    Crate presents the first cultural ecological study of a Siberian people: the Viliui Sakha, describing the local and global forces of modernization that continue to challenge their survival, and will be of interest to environmental and economic anthropologists, as well as to practitioners interested in sustainable rural development, globalization, indigenous... more...

  • Biodiversity and Climate Changeby F. Maes; A. Cliquet; W. du Plessis; H. McLeod-Kilmurray

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This insightful book deals with the complexity of linking biodiversity with climate change. It combines perspectives from international, national and local case studies, and also addresses the central question using a thematic approach. The book focuses on a number of key topics and examples, including: ecosystem services, human rights, MEA clustering,... more...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 8.99

    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...

  • Primate Tourismby Anne E. Russon; Janette Wallis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00

    This book considers primate tourism as a primate conservation tool, weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures. more...

  • Wilderness Protection in Europeby Kees Bastmeijer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00

    Assesses to what extent wilderness areas in Europe receive protection under international conventions, EU directives and domestic law. more...

  • Client Earthby James Thornton; Martin Goodman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2017; US$ 24.99

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists?... more...

  • The Koalaby Roger Martin; Kathrine Handasyde

    University of NSW Press 1999; US$ 11.35

    Perhaps the most long-awaited new edition in the Australian Natural History Series, this is a substantially different book from the previous edition by Tony Lee and Roger Martin. The contents cover the history of the koala; its distribution and abundance; nutrition; behaviour, sociality and life cycle; predators, parasites and pathogens; population... more...

  • Plant Conservation Biotechnologyby Dr Erica Benson; Erica Benson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 115.00

    Introduces biotechnological techniques which are currently used to conserve horticultural and crop plant germplasm, forest tree genetic resources, endangered plant species, and plant cell culture collections. Covers techniques and applications. more...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resourcesby Joaquin Andreu Alvarez; Giuseppe Rossi; Federico Vagliasindi; Alicia Vela Mayorga

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 172.95

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management... more...

  • Microorganisms in Plant Conservation and Biodiversityby K. Sivasithamparam; K.W. Dixon; R.L. Barrett

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 213.50

    Plant conservation is increasingly recognised as an outstanding global priority, yet despite considerable efforts over the last few decades, the number of threatened species continues to rise. The practice of plant conservation has for too long been a rather hit-or-miss mixture of methods. While microorganisms have been recognised as a crucial and... more...