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  • Biodiversidad y propiedad intelectual en disputaby Santiago Roca Tavella

    ESAN ediciones 2016; US$ 9.00

    Las patentes nacieron para proteger, durante cierto tiempo, a creadores e inventores, para evitar que la competencia copiara sus productos y les impidiera obtener una rentabilidad adecuada a la inversión realizada. Pero ¿qué sucede cuando la investigación y el desarrollo de las grandes corporaciones se basan en recursos biológicos ya existentes y... more...

  • Wilderness Protection in Europeby Kees Bastmeijer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    Assesses to what extent wilderness areas in Europe receive protection under international conventions, EU directives and domestic law. more...

  • Pugmarks In Palamauby Sangam Lahiry

    Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2014; US$ 8.00

    WE DO NOT OWN THE EARTH; WE HOLD IT IN TRUST FOR OUR CHILDREN... Long before wildlife conservation became a cause celebre around the world, the unsung men of the Forest Department were out there, living the challenges of preserving the planet's wildlife and ecological heritage. Pugmarks in Palamau is based on the real-life experiences of one such... 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...

  • Primate Tourismby Anne E. Russon; Janette Wallis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    This book considers primate tourism as a primate conservation tool, weighing its effects and developing informed guidelines for ongoing and future tourism ventures. more...

  • Transforming US Energy Innovationby Laura Diaz Anadon; Matthew Bunn; Venkatesh Narayanamurti

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 74.00 US$ 60.68

    This is an analytical assessment of how the government can accelerate development and deployment of energy technologies, for researchers and policy makers. more...

  • Large Carnivore Conservationby Susan G. Clark; Murray B. Rutherford

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Drawing on six case studies of wolf, grizzly bear, and mountain lion conservation in habitats stretching from the Yukon to Arizona, Large Carnivore Conservation argues that conserving and coexisting with large carnivores is as much a problem of people and governance?of reconciling diverse and sometimes conflicting values, perspectives, and organizations,... more...

  • Plant Conservation Biotechnologyby Dr Erica Benson; Erica Benson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 115.00

    Introduces biotechnological techniques which are currently used to conserve horticultural and crop plant germplasm, forest tree genetic resources, endangered plant species, and plant cell culture collections. Covers techniques and applications. more...

  • Water Sustainabilityby J.A.A. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 82.95

    Using the latest mapping techniques, J.A.A. Jones, Chair of the IGU Commission for Water Sustainability, examines water availability, the impact of climate change and the problems created for water management worldwide as well as possible solutions. Water Sustainability: A Global Perspective is one of the first textbook to meld the physical and human... more...

  • The Sixth Extinctionby Elizabeth Kolbert

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    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...