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  • Greening Aid?by Robert L. Hicks; Bradley C. Parks; J. Timmons Roberts

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    Every year, billions of dollars of environmental aid flow from the rich governments of the North to the poor governments of the South. Why do donors provide this aid? What do they seek to achieve? How effective is the aid given? And does it always go to the places of greatest environmental need?From the first Earth Summit in Stockholm in 1972 to the... more...

  • Arctic Voicesby Subhankar Banerjee

    Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 35.95

    "One of the great strengths of  Arctic Voices  is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a movement, where 'voices of resistance are gathering, are getting louder and louder.' May his heartfelt efforts magnify them. The... more...

  • Grey Owl and Meby Hap Wilson; Hap Wilson; Ingrid Zschogner

    Dundurn 2010; US$ 26.99

    Hap Wilson is back for another journey. Nurtured by the writings of Grey Owl, Wilson adopted a similar lifestyle to the 1930s conservationist but with his own twists and turns. Wilson recounts the early days of winter camping, takes readers to some of his favourite places, and shares intimate secrets of wilderness living. more...

  • Designing 2050by Peter Ellyard

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Is the future a choice between two bleak alternatives? One of world collapse triggered by a combination of global warming, conspicuous consumption, warfare, and the greed of multinational companies? Or one in which Earth is saved at the cost of all humanity agreeing to lead the frugal and austere lives characteristic of today's third world countries?... more...

  • Grundzüge des Rechts der Erneuerbaren Energienby Stephan Gerstner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00

    Das Handbuch zur neuen Rechtslage des EEG 2011. Es richtet sich primär an den Praktiker in der Branche, dies aber fachübergreifend (Techniker, Kaufleute, Juristen u.a.). Es bietet Know-How-Transfer im wohlverstandenen Sinne. Es soll die Arbeitshilfe/Informationsquelle erster Wahl bei der praktischen Arbeit sein: fachlich fundiert, aber ohne wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • The Declaration of Interdependenceby Tara Cullis; David Suzuki; Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas; Wade Davis; Raffi Cavoukian

    Greystone Books 2011; US$ 15.00

    The "Declaration of Interdependence" -- both an enlightening creed and a passionate call to action -- was composed by David Suzuki and a team of activists and environmentalists in 1992, in recognition of the United Nations' Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. This convincing statement of environmental principles progresses through three stages. First,... more...

  • 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...

  • Conservation on the High Seasby Simone Borg

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely book discusses various international norms that qualify the right, which all states have to access and exploit living resources in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction, in order to promote the conservation of such species. An intricate body of norms has accumulated over the last few decades, consisting of prior and subsequent rules... more...

  • Surviving Ourselvesby Eric Herm

    Dreamriver Press 2012; US$ 14.99

    Surviving Ourselves is about the vital relationship between Nature and the human spirit. In our intensive agricultural systems, our many ill-conceived business and political policies, this relationship has become fragmented. Through his own personal experiences, as well as the inspiring stories of others, this fourth-generation farmer relays a... more...