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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climateby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This volume presents a comprehensive review of reintroduction projects and practices, the circumstances of their successes or failures, lessons learned, and the potential role for reintroductions in preserving species threatened by climate change. Contributors examine current plant reintroduction practices, from selecting appropriate source material... more...

  • Pragmatism and Environmentalismby

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 61.00

    The growing literature on Environmental Ethics has ballooned into a separate sub-field within philosophy, involving ethical studies concerning the value of other species, of ecosystems, and of the environment of all living things as a whole. Some consider Environmental Ethics to be a revolution in ethics which will completely change the human-centered... more...

  • Climate and Conservationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Climate and Conservation presents case studies from around the world of projects focused on climate change adaptation-regional-scale endeavors where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by protecting landscapes and seascapes in response to threats posed by climate change. The book begins with an introductory... more...

  • Tidal Marsh Restorationby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    Tidal Marsh Restoration provides the scientific foundation and practical guidance necessary for coastal zone stewards to initiate salt marsh tidal restoration programs. The book compiles, synthesizes, and interprets the current state of knowledge on the science and practice of salt marsh restoration, bringing together leaders across a range of disciplines... more...

  • The UN Global Compactby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 131.99

    Since the launch of the UN Global Compact, over 12,000 organisations worldwide have voluntarily adopted and promoted its values and Ten Principles. This edited volume brings together international contributions that explore specific implications for business from managerial, legal, behavioural and sociological perspectives. more...

  • Green Cities of Europeby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    In the absence of federal leadership, states and localities are stepping forward to address critical problems like climate change, urban sprawl, and polluted water and air. Fortunately, they have dynamic, innovative models outside U.S. borders. Green Cities of Europe draws on the world's best examples of sustainability to show how other cities can... more...

  • Saving a Million Speciesby

    Island Press/Center for Resource Economics 2012; Not Available

    This book examines the question of how many species will perish as a result of climate change and associated threats. It offers explanations that synthesize the literature and elaborate on the conservation and policy implications of climate change science. more...

  • Environmental Aspects of Construction with Waste Materialsby Th. G. Aalbers; H. A. van der Sloot; J. J. J. M. Goumans

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    The concept of Sustainable Development, implicating the protection of soil and groundwater, the limitation of waste production and the re-use of soild waste materials is still the leading theme of WASCON '94. Although it is clearly recognized in most countries that products derived from solid waste materials can be applied as construction materials,... more...

  • Iron Nutrition in Soils and Plantsby Javier Abadía

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 388.61

    Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants, Zaragoza, Spain, 27 June--2 July 1993 more...

  • Gardening Edenby Michael Abbate

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99

    Before the snake, the apple, and the Ten Commandments, God created a garden… “Spiritual environmentalism” did not start out as an oxymoron–it was an invitation. Yet today, many believe God’s first job description for humankind has been replaced by other “worthier pursuits”. Why has this simple instruction become so controversial? How does one... more...