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Conservation

  • Transforming U.S. Energy Innovationby Laura Diaz Anadon; Matthew Bunn; Venkatesh Narayanamurti

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

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

  • Landschaftsschutzrechtby Erich Gassner

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; Not Available

    Landschaft ist Lebensgrundlage - auch für künftige Generationen. Doch sie ist zahlreichen, zum Teil irreversiblen Schädigungen ausgesetzt. Daher ist der Schutz der Landschaft eine der wichtigsten Aufgaben, um Menschen, Tieren und Pflanzen möglichst naturnahe Lebensräume zu erhalten. Das Buch von Erich Gassner stellt die vielfältigen rechtlichen Instrumente... more...

  • Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanungby Marcus Lau

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 53.07

    Das Werk "Der Naturschutz in der Bauleitplanung" bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über die sich in der Bauleitplanung stellenden naturschutzrechtlichen Probleme. Es beschränkt sich dabei jedoch nicht allein auf die Darstellung der Thematik, sondern gibt umfassende Hilfestellungen zur praktischen Bewältigung der mannigfaltigen Herausforderungen. Dabei... more...

  • BWaldGby Ewald Endres

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 106.59

    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...

  • 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

    Taylor and Francis 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$ 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...

  • 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 Quest for the Golden Troutby Douglas M. Thompson

    University Press of New England 2013; US$ 24.99

    A river advocate and environmentalist questions some of the unsound methods of conservation and restoration imposed on North American rivers and streams more...