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Human ecology. Anthropogeography

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  • Understanding Human Ecologyby Robert Dyball; Barry Newell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage them more effectively. This book offers a coherent conceptual... more...

  • Childhood and Natureby David T. Sobel

    Stenhouse Publishers 2008; US$ 22.99

    Public discussions of global climate change and other threats to the planet are making children more aware of environmental issues. As increasing numbers of kids come to school wishing to take action, educators want to know how to teach in a way that fosters a love of nature and an understanding of the complexity and seriousness of these issues.... more...

  • Aid Activities Targeting the Objectives of the Rio Conventions 1998/2000, Volume 2002/1by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 50.00

    This publication provides detailed information on individual foreign aid commitments, i.e. intended disbursements, of Official Development Assistance (ODA) targeting the objectives of the Rio Conventions - the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, and the UN Convention on Biological Diversity - for... more...

  • Nature's Endby Sverker Sörlin; Paul Warde

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 30.00

    Environmental History as a distinct discipline is now over a generation old, with a large and diverse group of practitioners around the globe. This book provides a reflection on the achievements, diversity, and direction of environmental history in its varied national, international and continental contexts. more...

  • Environment, Scarcity, and Violenceby Thomas F. Homer-Dixon

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95

    The Earth's human population is expected to pass eight billion by the year 2025, while rapid growth in the global economy will spur ever increasing demands for natural resources. The world will consequently face growing scarcities of such vital renewable resources as cropland, fresh water, and forests. Thomas Homer-Dixon argues in this sobering book... more...

  • Grounding Religionby Whitney A. Bauman; Richard Bohannon; Kevin J. O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    How do religion and the natural world interact with one another? Grounding Religion introduces students to the growing field of religion and ecology, exploring a series of questions about how the religious world influences and is influenced by ecological systems. Grounding Religion examines the central concepts of ‘religion’ and ‘ecology’ using... more...

  • Le territoire penséby Frédéric Lasserre; Aline Lechaume

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2003; US$ 29.25

    La trame du monde est géographique. Cet ouvrage propose une approche de la notion d'identité territoriale, de territoire, d'espace identitaire et des enjeux qui en découlent. Approche qui paraît pertinente à une époque où les commentateurs du phénomène de la mondialisation concluent, un peu vite,... more...

  • Télédétection de l'environnement dans l'espace francophoneby Ferdinand Bonn

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1994; US$ 40.50

    Recueil d'articles scientifiques sur la télématique appliquée à la gestion des ressources, la surveillance de l'environnement et l'aménagement du territoire dans les pays membres de Sommets des chefs d'États et de gouvernements faisant usage du français. Descriptions des actions et situations où... more...

  • Le problème de l'homme chez Jean-Jacques Rousseauby Nguyen Vinh-De

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1991; US$ 21.75

    Étude faite selon trois perspectives différentes soit : celle du Discours sur l'Inégalité, de l'Émile et de la Profession de foi du vicaire savoyard. L'auteur montre un Jean-Jacques Rousseau fidèle aux principes de liberté et de bonté naturelle dont l'oeuvre ne se comprend que par son anthropologie.... more...

  • The Economics of Adapting Fisheries to Climate Changeby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 166.00

    Climate change is becoming more evident and, as it increases, will alter the productivity of fisheries and the distribution of fish stocks. From an economic point of view, the changes will have impacts on fisheries and coastal communities in different ways. These expected changes require adaptable and flexible fisheries and aquaculture management policies... more...