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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Cows, Kin, and Globalizationby Susan Alexandra Crate

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Insect Diversity Conservationby Michael J. Samways

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 67.00

    It addresses the threats insect populations face and explores ways insects and their habitats are prioritised, mapped, monitored and conserved. more...

  • Repairing Damaged Wildlandsby S. Whisenant

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 65.00

    Provides a comprehensive strategy for the ecological restoration of any wildland ecosystem. more...