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  • Within Walking Distance

    Within Walking Distance
    av Philip Langdon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917711

    For five thousand years, human settlements were nearly always compact places. Everything a person needed on a regular basis lay within walking distance, But then the great project of the twentieth century, sorting people, businesses, and activities…

  • Beyond the Last Village

    Beyond the Last Village
    av Alan Rabinowitz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638005

    In 1993, Alan Rabinowitz, called the "Indiana Jones" of wildlife science by "The New York Times", arrived for the first time in the country of Myanmar, known until 1989 as Burma, uncertain of what to expect. Working under the auspices of the Wildlif…

  • Keepers Of The Spring

    Keepers Of The Spring
    av Fred Pearce

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636810

    The solution to our water problems may not lie in new technologies - though they will play a role - but in recovering ancient traditions, using water more efficiently, and better understanding local hydrology. Searches for alternatives to mega-engin…

  • Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice

    Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice
    av Julia M Wondolleck

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917988

    Julia Wondolleck and Steven Yaffee are hopeful. Rather than lamenting the persistent conflicts in global marine ecosystems, they instead sought out examples where managers were doing things differently and making progress against great odds. They in…

  • Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice

    Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in Practice
    av Julia M Wondolleck

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917995

    Julia Wondolleck and Steven Yaffee are hopeful. Rather than lamenting the persistent conflicts in global marine ecosystems, they instead sought out examples where managers were doing things differently and making progress against great odds. They in…

  • All Our People

    All Our People
    av Klaus M. Leisinger, Karin Schmitt, Klaus M. Leisinger

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632935

    Responding to those who argue that resources spent saving lives in impoverished and overpopulated regions are wasted, Klaus Leisinger and Karin Schmitt set forth the components of strategies that can bring down birth rates in an ethically acceptable…

  • Defying Ocean's End

    Defying Ocean's End

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637558

    This is the result of an unprecedented effort among the world's largest environmental organizations, scientists, the business community, media, and international governments to address marine issues. It offers a broad strategy, with priorities and c…

  • Interactions of the Major Biogeochemical Cycles

    Interactions of the Major Biogeochemical Cycles

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630665

    A scientific assessment of element interactions in the biosphere providing an up-to-date review of biogeochemistry and its effects on Earth's systems. Experts in biogeochemical cycling in atmospheric, land, freshwater and marine environments summari…

  • Aldo Leopold's Odyssey, Tenth Anniversary Edition

    Aldo Leopold's Odyssey, Tenth Anniversary Edition
    av Julianne Lutz Warren

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917537

    In 2006, Julianne Lutz Warren (nee Newton) asked readers to rediscover one of history's most renowned conservationists. Aldo Leopold's Odyssey was hailed by The New York Times as a "biography of ideas," making "us feel the loss of what might have fo…

  • Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

    Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
    av Peter Newman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261883

    Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and their w…

  • Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems

    Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems
    av Peter Newman, Isabella Jennings, Peter Newman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261876

    Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and their w…

  • Forests in Our Changing World

    Forests in Our Changing World
    av Joe Landsberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914956

    Scientists tell us that climate change is upon us and the physical world is changing quickly with serious implications for biodiversity and human wellbeing. Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defence against the wor…

  • Forests in Our Changing World

    Forests in Our Changing World
    av Joe Landsberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914963

    Scientists tell us that climate change is upon us and the physical world is changing quickly with serious implications for biodiversity and human well-being. Forests cover vast regions of the globe and serve as a first line of defence against the wo…

  • Twenty Years of Life

    Twenty Years of Life
    av Suzanne Bohan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918015

    An expose of the true cause of America's vast health disparitiesIn Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the ugly truth that health is largely determined by zip code. Life expectancies in wealthy versus poor neighborhoods can vary by as much a…

  • Rivers for Life

    Rivers for Life
    av Sandra Postel

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634441

    The conventional approach to river protection has focused on water quality and maintaining some "minimum" flow that was thought necessary to ensure the viability of a river. In recent years, however, scientific research has underscored the idea that…

  • The Ecology of Place

    The Ecology of Place
    av Timothy Beatley, Kristy Manning, Timothy Beatley

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634786

    In The Ecology of Place, Timothy Beatley and Kristy Manning describe a world in which land is consumed sparingly, cities and towns are vibrant and green, local economies thrive, and citizens work together to create places of enduring value. They pre…

  • Environmental Strategies for Industry

    Environmental Strategies for Industry

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631938

    Many large firms and multinational corporations are beginning to develop innovative environmental strategies that acknowledge the fact that sound environmental policies can actually enhance economic competitiveness and increase market share. Rather…

  • Old Growth in a New World

    Old Growth in a New World

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264099

    This title presents a provocative discussion of old-growth history and future management issues. Old-growth forests represent a lofty ideal as much as an ecosystem - an icon of unspoiled nature, ecological stability, and pristine habitat. These icon…

  • Old Growth in a New World

    Old Growth in a New World

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264105

    This title presents a provocative discussion of old-growth history and future management issues. Old-growth forests represent a lofty ideal as much as an ecosystem - an icon of unspoiled nature, ecological stability, and pristine habitat. These icon…

  • Panarchy

    Panarchy

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638579

    The book examines theories (models) of how systems (those of humans, nature, and combined humannatural systems) function, and attempts to understand those theories and how they can help researchers develop effective institutions and policies for env…

  • Practical Approaches to Cons of Bio Diversity

    Practical Approaches to Cons of Bio Diversity
    av Baydack

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635431

    Practical Approaches to the Conservation of Biological Diversity clearly explains the importance of biodiversity conservation for natural resource professionals and students. It brings together in a single volume information on a range of scientific…

  • More Tree Talk

    More Tree Talk
    av Ray Raphael

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632546

    "More Tree Talk" is an insightful and compelling look at the human dimension of the challenges facing forestry. First published in 1981, "Tree Talk" was widely hailed as the most even-handed and well-written introduction to forestry issues available…

  • Health and Community Design

    Health and Community Design
    av Lawrence Frank

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639170

    Health and Community Design is a comprehensive examination of how the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity, drawing together insights from a range of research on the relationships between urban form and public health. It pro…

  • Inside Passage

    Inside Passage
    av Richard Manning

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636551

    Protecting land in parks, safe from human encroachment, has been a primary strategy of conservationists for the past century and a half. Yet drawing lines around an area and calling it wilderness does little to solve larger environmental problems. A…

  • Chasing the Dragons Tail

    Chasing the Dragons Tail
    av Rabinowitz

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639804

    In 1987, zoologist Alan Rabinowitz was invited by the Thai government to study leopards, tigers, and other wildlife in the Huai Kha Khaeng valley, one of Southeast Asia's largest and most prized forests. It was hoped his research would help protect…

  • The Green Building Revolution

    The Green Building Revolution
    av Jerry Yudelson

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261784

    The "green building revolution" is happening right now. This book is its chronicle and its manifesto. Written by industry insider Jerry Yudelson, "The Green Building Revolution" introduces readers to the basics of green building and to the projects…

  • How to Save a River

    How to Save a River
    av David M Bolling

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632508

    "How to Save a River" presents in a concise and readable format the wisdom gained from years of river protection campaigns across the United States. The book begins by defining general principles of action, including getting organized, planning a ca…

  • Solving Sprawl

    Solving Sprawl
    av Natural Resources Defense Council

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634328

    Solving Sprawl shines a spotlight on American communities that are applying smart growth principles in successfully addressing the problem of sprawl. It offers examples that illustrate key concepts and tells the story of how this new approach to dev…

  • Cities in Our Future

    Cities in Our Future
    av Robert Geddes

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634960

    By the year 2000, half of humanity will live in urban areas. The problems of large-scale urbanization are profound, and coping with growth in the world's cities will be the most pressing challenge of the 21st century.In June 1996, the third in a ser…

  • The Changing Nature of Work

    The Changing Nature of Work

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636650

    Human impacts on the environment are largely driven by economic forces. If a more ecologically sustainable world is to be achieved, significant changes must be made to the current growth- and consumption-dependent economic system. The "Frontier Issu…

  • Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies

    Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies
    av Thomas Michael Power

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633680

    In Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies, economist Thomas Michael Power argues that the quality of the natural landscape is an essential part of a community's permanent economic base and should not be sacrificed in short-term efforts to maintain emp…

  • Revolutionary Power

    Revolutionary Power
    av Shalanda Baker

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830675

    In September 2017, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, completely upending the energy grid of the small island. The nearly year-long power outage that followed vividly shows how the new climate reality intersects with race and access to energy. The isl…

  • Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

    Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities
    av Patrick M. Condon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266659

    Questions of how to green the North American economy, create a green energy and transportation infrastructure, and halt the deadly increase in greenhouse gas buildup dominate our daily news. Related questions of how the design of cities can impact t…

  • The Option of Urbanism

    The Option of Urbanism
    av Christopher B. Leinberger

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261371

    Highlighting both the challenges and the opportunities for urban development, The Option of Urbanism shows how the American Dream is shifting to include cities as well as suburbs and how the financial and real estate communities need to respond to b…

  • The Option of Urbanism

    The Option of Urbanism
    av Christopher B. Leinberger

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261364

    Americans are voting with their feet to abandon strip malls and suburban sprawl, embracing instead a new type of community where they can live, work, shop, and play within easy walking distance. In "The Option of Urbanism", visionary developer and s…

  • Artisanal Fishing, Sustainable Development and Co-Management of Resources

    Artisanal Fishing, Sustainable Development and Co-Management of Resources
    av Eric Baran, Philippe Tous, Eric Baran

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782831705354

    This document reports on the achievements of a project for the co-management of fisheries resources carried out by IUCN in Guinea-Bissau since 1991 (Rio Grande de Buba region). It provides a summary analysis of the approach taken by the project and…

  • Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings

    Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings
    av Charles Eley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917636

    In the United States, direct energy use in buildings accounts for 39% of carbon-dioxide emissions per year, more than any other sector. Buildings contribute to a changing climate and warming of the earth in ways that will significantly affect future…

  • Corridor Ecology, Second Edition

    Corridor Ecology, Second Edition
    av Jodi A. Hilty

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919517

    Migrating wildlife species across the globe face a dire predicament as their traditional migratory routes are cut off by human encroachment. Forced into smaller and smaller patches of habitat, they must compete more aggressively for dwindling food r…

  • The Architecture of Community

    The Architecture of Community
    av Leon Krier

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265782

    This is a seminal work by a renowned architect and planner. Leon Krier is one of the best-known - and most provocative - architects and urban theoreticians in the world. Until now, however, his ideas have circulated mostly among a professional audie…

  • In a Perfect Ocean

    In a Perfect Ocean
    av Daniel Pauly

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633246

    In a Perfect Ocean: The State of Fisheries and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean presents the first empirical assessment of the status of ecosystems in the North Atlantic. The authors analyze 14 large marine ecosystems, providing an indisputabl…

  • Parks in Peril

    Parks in Peril
    av BRANDON

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636070

  • Conservation Through Cultural Survival

    Conservation Through Cultural Survival
    av Stan Stevens, Terry De Lacy, Stan Stevens

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634496

    For more than a century the creation of national parks and protected areas was a major threat to the survival of indigenous peoples. Parks based on wilderness ideals outlawed traditional ways of life and forced from their homelands peoples who had s…

  • Perverse Subsidies

    Perverse Subsidies
    av Norman Myers

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638357

    Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors. Distressingly, many of these subsidies can be characterised as "perve…

  • Perverse Subsidies

    Perverse Subsidies
    av Norman Myers

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638340

    Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors. Distressingly, many of these subsidies can be characterised as "perve…

  • Forest Patches in Tropical Landscapes

    Forest Patches in Tropical Landscapes
    av John Schelhas, Russell Greenberg, John Schelhas

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634267

    "While tropical forests are being cleared at an alarming rate, the clearing is rarely complete and is often not permanent. A considerable amount of tropical forest exists as remnants that have significant value both for the conservation of biologica…

  • America's Urban Future

    America's Urban Future
    av Ray Tomalty

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915960

    The headlines about cities celebrate their resurgence, with empty nesters and Millennials alike investing in our urban areas, moving away from car dependence, and demanding walkable, transit-oriented neighbourhoods. But, in reality, these changes ar…

  • The Politics of Ecosystem Management

    The Politics of Ecosystem Management
    av Hanna J. Cortner

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636728

    Resource management in the United States is undergoing a fundamental change. Traditional sustained-yield approaches that focus on commodity production and human resource use are steadily giving way to ecological approaches, often referred to as ecos…

  • The Most Important Fish in the Sea

    The Most Important Fish in the Sea
    av H. Bruce Franklin

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265072

    This is the story of a once abundant fish decimated by corporate interests.In this brilliant portrait of the oceans' unlikely hero, H. Bruce Franklin shows how menhaden have shaped America's natural - and national - history, and why a single company…

  • Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities

    Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914338

    Developed to inform the 2013 National Climate Assessment, this report examines the known effects and relationships of climate change variables on the coasts of the US. It describes the impacts on natural and human systems, including several major se…

  • Trophic Cascades

    Trophic Cascades

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264877

    Trophic cascades-the top-down regulation of ecosystems by predators-are an essential aspect of ecosystem function and well-being. Trophic cascades are often drastically disrupted by human interventions-for example, when wolves and cougars are remove…

  • Trophic Cascades

    Trophic Cascades

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264860

    Trophic cascades-the top-down regulation of ecosystems by predators-are an essential aspect of ecosystem function and well-being. Trophic cascades are often drastically disrupted by human interventions-for example, when wolves and cougars are remove…

  • Start-Up City

    Start-Up City
    av Gabe Klein

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916905

    There has been a revolution in urban transportation over the past five years, set off by start-ups across the US and internationally. Sleek, legible mobility platforms are connecting people to cars, trains, buses, and bikes as never before, opening…

  • Let the People Judge

    Let the People Judge

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632768

    One of the most serious challenges to environmentalism that has emerged in the 1990s is the so-called Wise Use movement. While operating under the guise of an independent movement of small landowners, it is in reality a backlash against environmenta…

  • Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism

    Gifford Pinchot and the Making of Modern Environmentalism
    av Char Miller

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638227

    Gifford Pinchot is known primarily for his work as first chief of the US Forest Service and for his argument that resources should be used to provide the "greatest good for the greatest number of people". But Pinchot was a more complicated figure th…

  • The Essential Ian McHarg

    The Essential Ian McHarg
    av Ian L. McHarg

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261173

    Brings together a series of short essays that reveal the full range of Ian McHarg's thoughts on design and nature. It is an ideal reader for undergraduate and graduate students in planning and landscape architecture.

  • Cities in the Wilderness

    Cities in the Wilderness
    av Bruce Babbitt

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261517

    Former Secretary of the Interior and Governor of Arizona Bruce Babbitt brings fresh thought-and fresh air-to questions of how we can build a future we want to live in. We may have a space program, he points out, but here at home we don't have an ope…

  • The Business of Sustainable Forestry

    The Business of Sustainable Forestry
    av Sustainable Forestry Working Group (COR), Michael B. Jenkins, Sustainable Forestry Working Group (COR)

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636155

    This volume provides 16 detailed case studies of major companies representing each step in the commercial chain from forest management to retailing forest products. The studies, from around the world, demonstrate what the shift to sustainability mea…