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Environmental Conservation & Protection

  • The Wildlife Gardenerby Kate Bradbury

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 18.39

    ‘A joyous book’ - Alan Titchmarsh ‘Bright, colorful and boundlessly enthusiastic, this is also a practical guide to making your garden a refuge for wildlife to fit all plots.’ - Chris Packham _The Wildlife Gardner_ is a book which helps you to create wildlife habitats in your very own garden, and is very handily split into... more...

  • The Water Will Comeby Jeff Goodell

    Little, Brown and Company 2017; US$ 30.00

    An eye-opening and essential tour of the vanishing world What if Atlantis wasn't a myth, but an early precursor to a new age of great flooding? Across the globe, scientists and civilians alike are noticing rapidly rising sea levels, and higher and higher tides pushing more water directly into the places we live, from our most vibrant, historic... more...

  • Air, Gas, and Water Pollution Control Using Industrial and Agricultural Solid Wastes Adsorbentsby Tushar Kanti Sen

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 199.95

    Air and water pollution occurs when toxic pollutants of varying kinds (organic, inorganic, radioactive and so on) are directly or indirectly discharged into the environment without adequate treatment to remove these potential pollutants. There are a total of 13 book chapters in three sections contributed by significant number of expert authors around... more...

  • Blue Planet IIby James Honeyborne; Mark Brownlow

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 36.65

    Take a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discovered at a rapid rate. Blue Planet II , which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety... more...

  • The Secret Life of the Owlby John Lewis-Stempel

    Transworld 2017; US$ 11.27

    ‘Dusk is filling the valley. It is the time of the gloaming, the owl-light. Out in the wood, the resident tawny has started calling, Hoo-hoo-hoo-h-o-o-o .’ There is something about owls. They feature in every major culture from the Stone Age onwards. They are creatures of the night, and thus of magic. They are the birds of ill-tidings, the avian... more...

  • Saltmarshby Clive Chatters

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 33.99

    "Saltmarshes are often remote, inhospitable places, neither land nor sea, as hard to pin down as they are to navigate. In this saline odyssey, Clive Chatters has explored his favourite creeks, pools and mudflats to bring us an absorbing celebration of the ecology, biology, geology and history of this scarce and mysterious habitat. There are Tadpole... more...

  • World Heritage Conservationby Claire Cave; Elene Negussie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows that based on the notion of outstanding universal... more...

  • Urban Soilsby Rattan Lal; B. A. Stewart

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 179.95

    Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.? Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass carbon pools, enhancing the flux of carbon from soil and vegetation into the atmosphere. Thus, urbanization... more...

  • Stony Mesa Sagasby Chip Ward

    Torrey House Press 2017; US$ 9.99

    Pursued by an assassin after their arrest for environmental protest, a young couple flees to remote Southwest village Stony Mesa. more...

  • Effective Conservation Scienceby Peter Kareiva; Michelle Marvier; Brian Silliman

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 48.99

    The hope is that this book will lead to greater conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity by harnessing the engine of constructive scientific scepticism in service of better results. more...