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- 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...
- 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...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 33.99
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...
- 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...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 16.95
Like many of us, Mark Hertsgaard has long worried about the declining health of our environment. But in 1991, he decided to act on his concern and investigate the escalating crisis for himself. Traveling on his own dime, he embarked on an odyssey lasting most of the decade and spanning nineteen countries. Now, in Earth Odyssey , he reports on our... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95
Textbooks on the principles of conservation biology abound. Yet, how does one put this theoretical knowledge into practice? The aim of The Conservation Handbook is to provide clear guidance on the implementation of conservation techniques. The wide range of methods described include those for ecological research, monitoring, planning, education,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 15.99
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
You are one of seven billion people on Earth. Whatever you or I do personally--eat tofu in a Hummer or hamburgers in a Prius--the planet doesn't notice. In our confrontation with climate change, species preservation, and a planet going off the cliff, it is what several billion people do that makes a difference. The solution? It isn't science, politics,... more...