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  • The Monsanto Papers

    The Monsanto Papers
    av Carey Gillam

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830569

    Lee Johnson was a man with simple dreams. All he wanted was a steady job and a nice home for his wife and children, something better than the hard life he knew growing up. He never imagined that he would become the face of a David-and-Goliath showdo…

  • Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830897

  • Seeing the Better City

    Seeing the Better City
    av Charles R. Wolfe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917742

    In order to understand and improve cities today, personal observation remains as important as ever. While big data, digital mapping, and simulated cityscapes are valuable tools for understanding urban space, "using them without on-the-ground, human…

  • The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century

    The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century
    av Kevin Doyle, Environmental Careers Organization (EDT), Tanya Stubbs

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635868

    Updated to reflect ongoing changes in environmental fields, this text is a resource for anyone seeking information about environmental career opportunities and how to get started in one. Highlights include trends in employment opportunities and addi…

  • Steering a New Course

    Steering a New Course
    av Deborah Gordon

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631341

    Steering a New Course offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of America's transportation system -- how it contributes to our environmental problems and how we could make it safer, more efficient, and less costly.

  • Conservation Directory 2004

    Conservation Directory 2004
    av National Wildlife Federation

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634151

    For nearly 50 years, the National Wildlife Federation Conservation Directory has served as the preeminent guide to the conservation community for a broad range of audiences. Island Press is proud to be a partner with the National Wildlife Federation…

  • Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration

    Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260251

    "Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration" presents case studies of five of the most noteworthy large-scale restoration projects in the United States: Chesapeake Bay, the Everglades, California Bay Delta, the Platte River Basin, and the Upper Mississippi R…

  • Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration

    Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260268

    "Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration" presents case studies of five of the most noteworthy large-scale restoration projects in the United States: Chesapeake Bay, the Everglades, California Bay Delta, the Platte River Basin, and the Upper Mississippi R…

  • Planning as if People Matter

    Planning as if People Matter
    av Marc Brenman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910125

    Communities are changing fast: ethnic minority populations are growing; home ownership is falling; the number of people per household is going up; and salaries are going down. According to Marc Brenman and Thomas W. Sanchez, the planning field is la…

  • Planning as if People Matter

    Planning as if People Matter
    av Marc Brenman

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910118

    Communities are changing fast: ethnic minority populations are growing; home ownership is falling; the number of people per household is going up; and salaries are going down. According to Marc Brenman and Thomas W. Sanchez, the planning field is la…

  • Wildlife-Habitat Relationships

    Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
    av Michael L. Morrison

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260947

    "Wildlife-Habitat Relationships" goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book offers a uni…

  • Wildlife-Habitat Relationships

    Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
    av Michael L. Morrison

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260954

    "Wildlife-Habitat Relationships" goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book offers a uni…

  • Mimicking Nature's Fire

    Mimicking Nature's Fire
    av Stephen F. Arno

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631433

    The magnificent stands of old-growth trees that characterize the forests of western North America depend on periodic fires for their creation or survival. Deprived of that essential disturbance process eventually they die, leaving an overcrowded gro…

  • Mimicking Nature's Fire

    Mimicking Nature's Fire
    av Stephen F. Arno

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631426

    The magnificent stands of old-growth trees that characterize the forests of western North America depend on periodic fires for their creation or survival. Deprived of that essential disturbance process eventually they die, leaving an overcrowded gro…

  • Kitchen Literacy

    Kitchen Literacy
    av Ann Vileisis

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261449

    Ask children where food comes from, and they'll probably answer: "the supermarket." Ask most adults, and their replies may not be much different. Where our foods are raised and what happens to them between farm and supermarket shelf have become myst…

  • Keeping the Wild

    Keeping the Wild

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915588

    Is it time to embrace the so-called "Anthropocene"--the age of human dominion--and to abandon tried-and-true conservation tools such as parks and wilderness areas? Is the future of Earth to be fully domesticated, an engineered global garden managed…

  • Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens
    av Dan L. Perlman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637169

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens introduces and key ecological concepts for planners, landscape architects, developers, and others involved in planning and building human habitats. The book is tailored to meet the needs of bu…

  • Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens
    av Dan L. Perlman

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636346

    Practical Ecology for Planners, Developers, and Citizens introduces key ecological concepts for planners, landscape architects, developers, and others involved in planning and building human habitats. The book is tailored to meet the needs of busy l…

  • Fish, Markets, and Fisherman

    Fish, Markets, and Fisherman
    av Suzanne Iudicello

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636421

    A significant number of the world's ocean fisheries are depleted, and some have collapsed, from overfishing. Although many of the same fishermen who are causing these declines stand to suffer the most from them, they continue to overfish. Why is thi…

  • Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar

    Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar
    av Michele Thieme

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633659

    As part of a global effort to identify those areas where conservation measures are needed most urgently, World Wildlife Fund has assembled teams of scientists to conduct ecological assessments of all seven continents. Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa…

  • Planetizen Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

    Planetizen Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning
    av Abhijeet Chavan, Christian Peralta, Christopher Steins

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261333

    "Planetizen's Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning" is a fascinating review of major topics and issues discussed in the field of urban planning, assembled by editors at Planetizen, the leading source of news and information for the planning and de…

  • Positive Impact Forestry

    Positive Impact Forestry
    av Thomas J. McEvoy

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637893

    Thom McEvoy offers a primer of practical information on the management of forest lands with the goal of creating positive impacts on forest ecosystems.

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265461

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265416

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265386

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265409

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265430

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265423

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development

    International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
    av International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge Science and Technology

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265393

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • Shifting Baselines

    Shifting Baselines

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910002

    "Shifting Baselines" explores the real-world implications of a groundbreaking idea: we must understand the oceans of the past to protect the oceans of the future. In 1995, acclaimed marine biologist Daniel Pauly coined the term 'shifting baselines'…

  • Shifting Baselines

    Shifting Baselines

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910019

    "Shifting Baselines" explores the real-world implications of a groundbreaking idea: we must understand the oceans of the past to protect the oceans of the future. In 1995, acclaimed marine biologist Daniel Pauly coined the term 'shifting baselines'…

  • Vacant to Vibrant

    Vacant to Vibrant
    av Sandra L. Albro

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919005

    Potential insights and inexpensive tools for converting small, vacant lots to community green space. Vacant lots, so often seen as neighborhood blight, have the potential to be a key element of community revitalization. Sandra Albro offers practical…

  • Making Nature Whole

    Making Nature Whole
    av William R. Jordan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265126

    "Making Nature Whole" is a seminal volume that presents an in-depth history of the field of ecological restoration as it has developed over the last three decades. The authors draw from both published and unpublished sources, including archival mate…

  • Making Nature Whole

    Making Nature Whole
    av William R. Jordan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265133

    "Making Nature Whole" is a seminal volume that presents an in-depth history of the field of ecological restoration as it has developed over the last three decades. The authors draw from both published and unpublished sources, including archival mate…

  • Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems

    Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639866

    This title presents a disciplinary approach to conducting large-scale watershed and ecosystem management projects. It focuses on the semi-arid Great Basin area of the US, which is highly sensitive to both climate change processes and natural and hum…

  • Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems

    Great Basin Riparian Ecosystems

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639873

    This title presents a disciplinary approach to conducting large-scale watershed and ecosystem management projects. It focuses on the semi-arid Great Basin area of the US, which is highly sensitive to both climate change processes and natural and hum…

  • Bird Migration and Global Change

    Bird Migration and Global Change
    av George W. Cox

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266871

    Changes in seasonal movements and population dynamics of migratory birds in response to ongoing changes resulting from global climate changes are a topic of great interest to conservation scientists and birdwatchers around the world. Because of thei…

  • Bird Migration and Global Change

    Bird Migration and Global Change
    av George W. Cox

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266888

    Changes in seasonal movements and population dynamics of migratory birds in response to ongoing changes resulting from global climate changes are a topic of great interest to conservation scientists and birdwatchers around the world. Because of thei…

  • The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Collins Pine

    The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Collins Pine
    av Eric Hansen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636216

    Born during the cut and run days of early twentieth century America, Weyerhaeuser defied conventional industry logic by holding onto timberlands after they were cut rather than walking away. By the late 1930s, the company was faced with a decision:…

  • Striper Wars

    Striper Wars
    av Dick Russell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260909

    When commercial overfishing sent striped bass populations into free fall in the 1980s, Dick Russell emerged as a key spokesman in a long-shot crusade by dedicated fishermen to save them. "Striper Wars" is Russell's vibrant account of their thrilling…

  • The Rising Sea

    The Rising Sea
    av Orrin H. Pilkey

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910040

    While rising seas are now inevitable, we are far from helpless. By making hard choices - including uprooting communities, changing where and how we build, and developing a coordinated response - we can save property, and ultimately lives. With unass…

  • The Rising Sea

    The Rising Sea
    av Orrin H. Pilkey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261913

    This is the authoritative book on sea level rise and its coastal consequences. On Shismaref Island in Alaska, homes are being washed into the sea. In the South Pacific, small island nations face annihilation by encroaching waters. In coastal Louisia…

  • Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America

    Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266574

    "Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America" offers a road map for securing future energy supply while safeguarding wildlife. Contributors show how science can help craft solutions to conflicts between wildlife and energy…

  • Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America

    Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266581

    "Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America" offers a road map for securing future energy supply while safeguarding wildlife. Contributors show how science can help craft solutions to conflicts between wildlife and energy…

  • Biting the Hands That Feed Us

    Biting the Hands That Feed Us
    av Baylin J. Linnekin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916752

    Food waste, hunger, inhumane livestock conditions, disappearing fish stocks - these are exactly the kind of issues we expect food regulations to combat. Yet, today in the United States, law sexist at all levels of government that actually make these…

  • Ecological Restoration, Second Edition

    Ecological Restoration, Second Edition
    av Andre F. Clewell

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911689

    Originally published in 2007, "Ecological Restoration" has become one of the seminal books in this quickly developing field. This completely revised and reorganised edition presents up-to-date developments and current trends in the field by two of i…

  • Ecological Restoration, Second Edition

    Ecological Restoration, Second Edition
    av Andre F. Clewell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911672

    Originally published in 2007, "Ecological Restoration" has become one of the seminal books in this quickly developing field. This completely revised and reorganised edition presents up-to-date developments and current trends in the field by two of i…

  • Urban Street Design Guide

    Urban Street Design Guide
    av National Association of City Transportation Officials

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914949

    The NACTO Urban Street Design Guide shows how streets of every size can be reimagined and reoriented to prioritise safe driving and transit, cycling, walking, and public activity. Unlike older, more conservative engineering manuals, this design guid…

  • Engineering the Farm

    Engineering the Farm

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639477

    Engineering the Farm offers a wide-ranging examination of the social and ethical issues surrounding the production and consumption of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with leading thinkers and activists taking a broad theoretical approach to t…

  • Engineering the Farm

    Engineering the Farm

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639460

    Engineering the Farm offers a wide-ranging examination of the social and ethical issues surrounding the production and consumption of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), with leading thinkers and activists taking a broad theoretical approach to t…

  • The Science of Open Spaces

    The Science of Open Spaces
    av Charles G. Curtin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597269933

    This title presents a new framework for conservation based on public engagement and natural sciences. Management policies have tended to promote a one-size-fits-all mentality for large, complex landscapes. Landscape ecologist Charles Curtin argues t…

  • The Science of Open Spaces

    The Science of Open Spaces
    av Charles G. Curtin

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597269926

    This title presents a new framework for conservation based on public engagement and natural sciences. Management policies have tended to promote a one-size-fits-all mentality for large, complex landscapes. Landscape ecologist Charles Curtin argues t…

  • The Hype About Hydrogen

    The Hype About Hydrogen
    av Joseph J. Romm

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637046

    "The Hype About Hydrogen" offers a hype-free explanation of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, takes a hard look at the practical difficulties of transitioning to a hydrogen economy, and reveals why, given increasingly strong evidence of the gravi…

  • A Better Way to Zone

    A Better Way to Zone
    av Donald L. Elliott

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261807

    Nearly all large American cities rely on zoning to regulate land use. According to Donald L. Elliott, however, zoning often discourages the very development that bigger cities need and want. In fact, Elliott thinks that zoning has become so complex…

  • A Better Way to Zone

    A Better Way to Zone
    av Donald L. Elliott

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261814

    Nearly all large American cities rely on zoning to regulate land use. According to Donald L. Elliott, however, zoning often discourages the very development that bigger cities need and want. In fact, Elliott thinks that zoning has become so complex…

  • GOBERNANZA DEL AGUA EN MESOAMERICA

    GOBERNANZA DEL AGUA EN MESOAMERICA
    av MCNEELY

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782831709352

  • Foundations of Restoration Ecology

    Foundations of Restoration Ecology

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260169

    "Foundations of Restoration Ecology" advances the science behind the practice of restoring ecosystems, while exploring ways in which restoration ecology can inform basic ecological questions. It provides the first comprehensive overview of the theor…

  • Foundations of Restoration Ecology

    Foundations of Restoration Ecology

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260176

    "Foundations of Restoration Ecology" advances the science behind the practice of restoring ecosystems, while exploring ways in which restoration ecology can inform basic ecological questions. It provides the first comprehensive overview of the theor…

  • Design as Democracy

    Design as Democracy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918473

    How can we design places that fulfill urgent needs of the community, achieve environmental justice, and inspire long-term stewardship? By bringing community members to the table, we open up the possibility of exchanging ideas meaningfully and transf…

  • Poisoned for Pennies

    Poisoned for Pennies
    av Frank Ackerman

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264013

    "Cost-benefit analysis" is a term that is used so frequently we rarely stop to think about it. But relying on it can lead to some dubious conclusions, as Frank Ackerman points out in this eye-opening book. For example, some economists have argued th…

  • Poisoned for Pennies

    Poisoned for Pennies
    av Frank Ackerman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264006

    "Cost-benefit analysis" is a term that is used so frequently we rarely stop to think about it. But relying on it can lead to some dubious conclusions, as Frank Ackerman points out in this eye-opening book. For example, some economists have argued th…

  • Resilient Cities

    Resilient Cities
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916851

    What does it mean to be a resilient city in the age of a changing climate and growing inequity? As urban populations grow, how do we create efficient transportation systems, access to healthy green space, and lower-carbon buildings for all citizens?…

  • Across the Great Divide

    Across the Great Divide

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638104

    Amid the policy gridlock that characterises most environmental debates, a new conservation movement has emerged. Known as "collaborative conservation," it emphasises local participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered, and focuses…

  • Across the Great Divide

    Across the Great Divide

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638111

    Amid the policy gridlock that characterises most environmental debates, a new conservation movement has emerged. Known as "collaborative conservation," it emphasises local participation, sustainability, and inclusion of the disempowered, and focuses…

  • Global Marine Biological Diversity

    Global Marine Biological Diversity
    av Elliott A. Norse, Center for Marine Conservation (COR), Elliott A. Norse

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632560

    Global Marine Biological Diversity presents the most up-to-date information and view on the challenge of conserving the living sea and how that challenge can be met.

  • Community Planning

    Community Planning
    av Eric Damian Kelly

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265539

    This book introduces community planning as practiced in the United States, focusing on the comprehensive plan. Sometimes known by other names - especially master plan or general plan - the type of plan described here is the predominant form of gener…

  • Community Planning

    Community Planning
    av Eric Damian Kelly

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265522

    This book introduces community planning as practiced in the United States, focusing on the comprehensive plan. Sometimes known by other names - especially master plan or general plan - the type of plan described here is the predominant form of gener…

  • Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

    Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637657

    We sit at the doorstep of multiple revolutions in robotic, genetic, information, and communication technologies, whose powerful interactions promise social and environmental transformations we are only beginning to understand. How can we anticipate…

  • Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

    Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637695

    We sit at the doorstep of multiple revolutions in robotic, genetic, information, and communication technologies, whose powerful interactions promise social and environmental transformations we are only beginning to understand. How can we anticipate…

  • Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies

    Lost Landscapes and Failed Economies
    av Thomas Michael Power

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633697

    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…

  • East and South Asia and the Pacific Esap Report

    East and South Asia and the Pacific Esap Report
    av IAASTD, Beverly D. McIntyre, Hans R. Herren

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265447

    The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented thre…

  • Rights to Nature

    Rights to Nature

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634908

    Property rights are a tool humans use in regulating their use of natural resources. Understanding how rights to resources are assigned and how they are controlled is critical to designing and implementing effective strategies for environmental manag…

  • The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

    The Local Politics of Global Sustainability
    av Thomas Prugh, Robert Costanza, Herman E. Daly

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637442

    This work explores the kind of politics that can help enable us to achieve a sustainable world of our choice, rather than one imposed by external forces. It offers an in-depth examination of the elements of a re-energized political system which dire…

  • Tibet Wild

    Tibet Wild
    av George B. Schaller

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915069

    George Schaller has spent much of his life traversing wild and isolated places in his quest to understand and conserve threatened species - from mountain gorillas in the Virunga to snow leopards in the Himalaya. Throughout his career, Schaller has s…

  • Tibet Wild

    Tibet Wild
    av George B. Schaller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911726

    George Schaller has spent much of his life traversing wild and isolated places in his quest to understand and conserve threatened species - from mountain gorillas in the Virunga to snow leopards in the Himalaya. Throughout his career, Schaller has s…

  • Designing Field Studies for Biodiversity Conservation

    Designing Field Studies for Biodiversity Conservation
    av Peter Feinsinger

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638784

    This work explains how to undertake field studies to guide conservation work. It is aimed at anyone working in conservation regardless of their professional or scientific background. The methods and procedures of scientific inquiry are explained in…

  • Escape from the Ivory Tower

    Escape from the Ivory Tower
    av Nancy Baron

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266635

    Most scientists and researchers aren't prepared to talk to the press or to policymakers - or to deal with backlash. And many researchers have the horror stories to prove it. As Nancy Baron points out, scientists who decide they want to inform those…