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  • Water Managementby A.S. Patel; D.L. Shah

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    About the Book: This is a very useful book in the subject `Water Management` for undergraduate & post graduate students. It is also very useful for practising engineers, farmers and policy-makers. This book has various chapters dealing with Hydrological cycle, Groundwater occurrence, Water losses and its prevention, Water conservation, Rainwater... 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... more...

  • Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversityby Ian R Swingland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    For decades conservation has been based on the donor-driven principle. It hasn't worked. For centuries, environmental pollution or degradation has been addressed by the same attitude: the 'Polluter Pays' principle. That hasn't worked either. The cycle has to stop. But while everyone talks about using a market-driven approach, few know how to do it.... 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...

  • Living Greenby Jennifer Fosket; Laura Mamo

    New Society Publishers 2009; US$ 21.95

    Real world stories of the positive impact of living in green communities. more...

  • Global Energy Shiftsby Bruce Podobnik

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95

    In the latter part of the nineteenth century, the citizens of Great Britain faced a formidable challenge: coal resources seemed destined to run out and commentators were unable to foresee a viable alternative fuel. To address the crisis, military strategists were urged to seize control of coal in foreign lands, and companies were encouraged to increase... more...

  • Creatures Of Habitatby Mark Hengesbaugh

    Utah State University Press 2001; US$ 16.95

    From flying squirrels on high wooded plateaus to hanging gardens in redrock canyons, the Intermountain West is home to some of the world's rarest and most fascinating animals and plants. Creatures of Habitat details many unique but little-known talents of this region's strange and wonderful wild inhabitants and descibes their connections with native... more...

  • Development without Destructionby Nico Schrijver; James Crawford; Supachai Panitchpakdi

    Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 23.75

    Since 1945, the UN has been actively engaged in conceptualizing strategies for both economic development and a sustainable environment. From a broad historical perspective, Development without Destruction sketches the role played by organizations and individuals in the UN system in developing and consolidating ... more...

  • Mountain Justiceby Tricia Shapiro

    AK Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Illuminating the human and environmental catastrophe coal companies don't want you to see. more...

  • The Legacyby David Suzuki; Margaret Atwood

    Greystone Books 2010; US$ 12.95

    In this expanded version of an inspiring speech delivered in December 2009, David Suzuki reflects on how we got where we are today and presents his vision for a better future. In his living memory, Suzuki has witnessed cataclysmic changes in society and our relationship with the planet: the doubling of the world?s population, our increased ecological... more...