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- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 26.95
One hundred miles south of Albuquerque, two parallel chains of mountains isolate a 120-mile jumble of black rock, dry lake beds, flesh-colored sand, and desolation. This is the Jornada del Muerto , the Journey of the Dead. So named because of a particular death centuries ago, this desert has witnessed many tales of loss and destruction. Alan Boye... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 109.95
The landscape we see and live in is an important part or our everyday lives, be they urban or rural. Environmental concern has grown in recent years, as a result of public awareness of the detrimental impact industry, transport and tourism can have on the ecosystem. This book examines the role of the new technologies of geographical information systems... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
The Lost Fens is the history of the cultural landscape of the Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Yorkshire Fenlands from the Humber to the Vale of York, to Norfolk. The book draws together the story of changing landscapes, lost cultures and ways of life, and the wildlife that has gone, too. This story of destruction is the most dramatic example of ecological... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 27.99
Developing Ecological Consciousness is a unique introduction to environmental studies. In Chistopher Uhl?s view it is time to acknowledge the ways that our cultural conditioning leads to separation from self, other, and Earth. This book charts a three-step path for healing this separation, first, by revealing that Earth is our larger body; second,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Islands in Time explores the ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. It considers the prehistory of the Mediterranean and offers an explanation of the effects of isolation on the development of human communities. Evidence is drawn from a broad range of Mediterranean islands including Cyprus, Crete and the Cyclades, Malta,... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 99.95 US$ 79.96
Ecology is the centerpiece of many of the most important decisions that face humanity. Roots of Ecology documents the deep ancestry of this now enormously important science from the early ideas of Herodotos, Plato, and Pliny, up through those of Linnaeus and Darwin, to those that inspired Ernst Haeckel's mid-nineteenth-century neologism ecology.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 14.99
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region is one of the most water stressed regions in the world. Water scarcity has already become a challenge to development in many of the countries. Due to increasing population and Projected climate change impacts, MENAs annual water demand gap is projected to grow five-fold by 2050, from todays... more...