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  • 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...

  • Against Extinctionby William (Bill) Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    'Conservation in the 21st century needs to be different and this book is a good indicator of why.'Bulletin of British Ecological Society Against Extinction tells the history of wildlife conservation from its roots in the 19th century, through the foundation of the Society for the Preservation of the Wild Fauna of the Empire in London in 1903 to the... more...

  • Against the Grainby Richard Manning

    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...

  • All That We Say Is Oursby Ian Gill

    D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 27.95

    Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, is the Galapagos of the north. Famous for their wild beauty, the islands are also the ancient homeland of the Haida Nation. Integral to Haida culture is the relationship to the land, and the Haidas have spent many years trying to protect and recover control of it. Under the leadership of Giindajin... more...

  • The Amenity Migrantsby L.A.G. Moss

    CABI 2006; US$ 100.00

    Places with perceived high environmental quality and distinctive culture are globally attracting amenity migrants. Today this societal driving force is particularly manifest in mountain areas, and while beneficial for both the newcomers and locals, is also threatening highland ecologies and their human communities. more...

  • Applied Ethnobotanyby Anthony B. Cunningham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Its wise and sensitive approach to working with local people will be relevant in situations throughout the world.'ECOS 'The numerous diagrams, tables of data, information flow charts, fieldwork sketches etc. give a great vibrancy to the work... It deserves a wide readership.'TEG NewsWild or non-cultivated plants are crucial to the lives of a large... more...

  • BWaldGby Ewald Endres

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 99.92

    Das Forstrecht hat in den letzten zehn Jahren erhebliche Änderungen erfahren. Neben der Verschiebung der Gesetzgebungskompetenz im Zuge der Föderalismusreform wurden auch zahlreiche inhaltliche Modifikationen im Bundeswaldgesetz (BWaldG) sowie in den Landeswaldgesetzen vorgenommen. Teilweise sind diese auf die Umstrukturierungen der Landesforstverwaltungen... more...

  • Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biologyby Tim Caro

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 124.99

    In just the last few years, behavioral ecologists have begun to address issues in conservation biology. This volume is the first attempt to link these disciplines formally. Here leading researchers explore current topics in conservation biology and discuss how behavioral ecology can contribute to a greater understanding of conservation problems and... more...

  • Beyond Conservationby Peter Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    After decades of operating off-the-backfoot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative in the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change. Beyond Conservation offers a revolutionary agenda for both managing existing wildlands in Britain and for expanding... more...

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Ricaby Gordon W. Frankie; Alfonso Mata; S. Bradleigh Vinson

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    The beautiful tropical dry forest of northwest Costa Rica, with its highly seasonal rainfall and diversely vegetated landscape, is disappearing even more rapidly than Costa Rica's better-known rain forest, primarily because it has been easier to convert to agriculture. This book, based on more than thirty years of study, offers the first comprehensive... more...