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Conservation

  • 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...

  • Pets Gone Greenby Eve Adamson

    Lumina Media 2011; US$ 16.99

    In Pets Gone Green, New York Times best-selling author Eve Adamson explores how pet owners can have a positive effect on the environment and their pets? place within it. This engaging and enlightening book outlines strategies that pet owners can pursue to reduce the family?s carbon foot- and pawprints, from using less toxic flea repellant to offering... more...

  • The Conservation of Cultural Landscapesby M. Agnoletti

    CABI 2006; US$ 130.00

    The conservation and management of cultural landscapes, interpreted as the result of the interrelationships among economic, social and environmental factors through time and space, emerges as essential components in the definition and application of a modern approach to sustainable development. more...

  • Environmental Issues in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Romero Aldemaro; Sarah E. West

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 137.44

    We began this book with a simple goal? to assemble a collection of readings for an undergraduate interdisciplinary course taught by one of us (AR) at Macalester College. This course explored environmental problems and solutions in Latin America and the Caribbean using both natural science and social science methods. After a literature search failed... more...

  • Caterpillars in the Field and Gardenby Thomas J. Allen; Jim P. Brock; Jeffrey Glassberg

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 19.99

    Jeffrey Glassberg's acclaimed Butterflies through Binoculars guides have revolutionized the way we view butterflies. Now, Caterpillars in Field and Garden follows the same practical format, with the same emphasis on conservation, to help us identify caterpillars. Indeed, this is the most comprehensive guide to these creatures available, containing... more...

  • Drought Management and Planning for Water Resourcesby Joaquin Andreu Alvarez; Giuseppe Rossi; Federico Vagliasindi; Alicia Vela Mayorga

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 172.95

    Droughts and their management are a serious challenge to water resource professionals. While droughts predominate in arid regions, their frequency and severity in more temperate regions with more abundant rainfall have been on the rise. Drought Management and Planning for Water Resources provides an essential collection of planning and management... more...

  • Tending the Wildby M. Kat Anderson

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 34.95

    John Muir was an early proponent of a view we still hold today?that much of California was pristine, untouched wilderness before the arrival of Europeans. But as this groundbreaking book demonstrates, what Muir was really seeing when he admired the grand vistas of Yosemite and the gold and purple flowers carpeting the Central Valley were the fertile... 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...

  • Blue Covenantby Maude Barlow

    The New Press 2009; US$ 16.99

    In a book hailed by Publishers Weekly as a passionate plea for access to water activism,? Blue Covenant addresses an environmental crisis thattogether with global warmingposes one of the gravest threats to our survival. How did the world?s most vital resource become imperiled? And what must we do to pull back from the brink? In stark and... more...

  • 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...