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  • Climate and Conservation

    Climate and Conservation

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911702

    "Climate and Conservation" presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation - regional-scale endeavours where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by pro…

  • Climate and Conservation

    Climate and Conservation

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911719

    "Climate and Conservation" presents case studies from around the world of leading-edge projects focused on climate change adaptation - regional-scale endeavours where scientists, managers, and practitioners are working to protect biodiversity by pro…

  • Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape

    Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260114

    Can land degraded by centuries of agriculture be restored to something approaching its original productivity and diversity? This book tells the story of fifty years of restoration and management of the forested landscape of the Savannah River Site,…

  • Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape

    Ecology and Management of a Forested Landscape

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260107

    Can land degraded by centuries of agriculture be restored to something approaching its original productivity and diversity? This book tells the story of fifty years of restoration and management of the forested landscape of the Savannah River Site,…

  • Bike Boom

    Bike Boom
    av Carlton Reid

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918152

    Cycling advocates envisage a future in which bikes are a widespread daily form of transportation. While many global cities are seeing the number of bike commuters increase, this future is still far away; at times, urban cycling seems to be fighting…

  • Reinventing Electric Utilities

    Reinventing Electric Utilities
    av Edward Smeloff

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634540

    Traditionally protected as monopolies, electric utilities are now being caught in the fervor for deregulation that is sweeping the country. Nearly forty states have enacted or are considering laws and regulations that will profoundly alter the way t…

  • The Historical Ecology Handbook

    The Historical Ecology Handbook

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637466

    A fundamental aspect of the work of ecosystem restoration is to rediscover the past and bring it into the present-to determine what needs to be restored, why it was lost, and how best to make it live again. Yet until now, there has been no guide to…

  • Beyond Mobility

    Beyond Mobility
    av Robert Cervero

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918343

    Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly--and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, unsafe pedestrian environments, and…

  • Crossing the Next Meridian

    Crossing the Next Meridian
    av Charles F. Wilkinson

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631495

    In Crossing the Next Meridian, Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come. He examines th…

  • Urban Development

    Urban Development
    av Lewis D. Hopkins

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638531

    The purpose of urban plans is to help planners and planning students make better choices when developing plans. This work attempts to explore the logic of plans for a practical purpose.

  • Structural Economics

    Structural Economics
    av Faye Duchin

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636063

    Structural economics is a body of theory and methods that provide a framework for developing and evaluating such strategies. It represents an important new approach to describing household lifestyles and technological choices, the relationships betw…

  • Urban Open Space

    Urban Open Space
    av Mark Francis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631136

    Research has shown that successful public spaces are ones that are responsive to the needs of their users, are democratic in their accessibility, and are meaningful for the larger community. This work examines studies to glean findings and design im…

  • Foundations of Ecological Resilience

    Foundations of Ecological Resilience

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265102

    This title presents the evolution of resilience theory in seminal papers and commentary. Ecological resilience provides a theoretical foundation for understanding how complex systems adapt to and recover from localized disturbances like hurricanes,…

  • Foundations of Ecological Resilience

    Foundations of Ecological Resilience

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265119

    This title presents the evolution of resilience theory in seminal papers and commentary. Ecological resilience provides a theoretical foundation for understanding how complex systems adapt to and recover from localized disturbances like hurricanes,…

  • Structures of Coastal Resilience

    Structures of Coastal Resilience
    av Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918589

    Structures of Coastal Resilience presents new strategies for creative and collaborative approaches to coastal planning for climate change. In the face of sea level rise and an increased risk of flooding from storm surge, we must become less dependen…

  • Structures of Coastal Resilience

    Structures of Coastal Resilience
    av Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918572

    Structures of Coastal Resilience presents new strategies for creative and collaborative approaches to coastal planning for climate change. In the face of sea level rise and an increased risk of flooding from storm surge, we must become less dependen…

  • The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook

    The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260343

    "The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook" is a hands-on manual that provides a detailed account of what has been learned about the art and science of prairie restoration and the application of that knowledge to restoration projects throughout the world.…

  • An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management

    An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639156

    This title offers a comprehensive overview of coastal planning and management issues for students and professionals in the field. Since publication of the first edition in 1994, population growth and increasing development pressures on our coasts ha…

  • Prospects for Resilience

    Prospects for Resilience
    av Eric W. Sanderson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917339

    Given the realities of climate change and sea level rise, coastal cities around the world are struggling with questions of resilience. Resilience, at its core, is about desirable states of the urban social-ecological system and understanding how to…

  • Mitigation Banking

    Mitigation Banking
    av Lindell L. Marsh, Douglas R. Porter, David Salvesen

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633710

    Mitigation banking is a concept which allows developers to compensate for damage to the environment. This book provides both an overview and real-life case studies of developing and operating a mitigation bank.

  • Transportation and Sustainable Campus Communities

    Transportation and Sustainable Campus Communities
    av Will Toor

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639224

    Colleges and universities across North America are facing difficult questions about automobile use and transportation. Lack of land for new parking lots and the desire to preserve air quality are but a few of the factors leading institutions toward…

  • Transportation and Sustainable Campus Communities

    Transportation and Sustainable Campus Communities
    av Will Toor

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636568

    Colleges and universities across North America are facing difficult questions about automobile use and transportation. Lack of land for new parking lots and the desire to preserve air quality are but a few of the factors leading institutions toward…

  • Prediction

    Prediction
    av Daniel Sarewitz, Roger A. Pielke, Radford, Jr. Byerly

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637763

    The idea that predictive science can simplify the decision-making process by creating a clearer picture of the future is deeply appealing in principle, but deeply problematic in practice."Prediction" offers a fascinating and wide-ranging look at the…

  • Communicating Nature

    Communicating Nature
    av Julia B. Corbett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260688

    A broader and more comprehensive understanding of how we communicate with each other about the natural world and our relationship to it is essential to solving environmental problems. How do individuals develop beliefs and ideologies about the envir…

  • Mediated Modeling

    Mediated Modeling
    av Marjan van den Belt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639606

    'Mediated Modeling' is an approach to participatory environmental decision-making. It uses system dynamics models in a public setting to enable participants to learn about and see the consequences of various possible decision paths for their communi…

  • Mediated Modeling

    Mediated Modeling
    av Marjan van den Belt

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639613

    'Mediated Modeling' is an approach to participatory environmental decision-making. It uses system dynamics models in a public setting to enable participants to learn about and see the consequences of various possible decision paths for their communi…

  • The Value of Life

    The Value of Life
    av Stephen R. Kellert

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633185

    "The Value of Life" is an exploration of the actual and perceived importance of biological diversity for human beings and society. Stephen R. Kellert identifies ten basic values, which he describes as biologically based, inherent human tendencies th…

  • Eastern Old-Growth Forests

    Eastern Old-Growth Forests

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634090

    "Eastern Old-Growth Forests" is the first book devoted exclusively to old growth throughout the East. Authoritative essays from leading experts examine the ecology and characteristics of eastern old growth, explore its history and value -- both ecol…

  • Es Debate

    Es Debate

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9782831705279

    This novel publication includes summaries of the main issues arising from an internet discussion on the changing perspectives on environmental education in the light of the global initiative on sustainable development. Fifty experts from around the…

  • Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics

    Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics
    av William K. Jaeger

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636681

    Though many students and environmentalists shudder at even the thought of economics, a working knowledge of the basics can be a powerful ally. Economic arguments carry a great deal of weight, and putting them to work for environmental causes can be…

  • Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics

    Environmental Economics for Tree Huggers and Other Skeptics
    av William K. Jaeger

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636643

    Though many students and environmentalists shudder at even the thought of economics, a working knowledge of the basics can be a powerful ally. Economic arguments carry a great deal of weight, and putting them to work for environmental causes can be…

  • Common Ground on Hostile Turf

    Common Ground on Hostile Turf
    av Lucy Moore

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914116

    In our increasingly polarised society, there are constant calls for compromise, for coming together. For many, these are empty talking points - for Lucy Moore, they are a life's work. As an environmental mediator, she has spent the past quarter cent…

  • Common Ground on Hostile Turf

    Common Ground on Hostile Turf
    av Lucy Moore

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914109

    In our increasingly polarised society, there are constant calls for compromise, for coming together. For many, these are empty talking points - for Lucy Moore, they are a life's work. As an environmental mediator, she has spent the past quarter cent…

  • Property and Values

    Property and Values

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637664

    This analysis is based on a Harvard Law School conference and was produced in co-operation with the American Bar Association's Commission on Homelessness and Poverty. It: challenges conventional public-private ownership categories; surveys studies o…

  • A New Coast

    A New Coast
    av Jeffrey Peterson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830125

    More severe storms and rising seas will inexorably push the American coastline inland with profound impact on communities, infrastructure, and natural systems. In A New Coast, Jeffrey Peterson draws a comprehensive picture of how storms and rising s…

  • Diversifying Power

    Diversifying Power
    av Jennie C Stephens

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642831313

    The climate crisis is a crisis of leadership. Transformation to a renewable-based society requires leaders who connect social justice to climate and energy. During the Trump era, connections among white, male power; environmental destruction; and fo…

  • Rocky Mountain Futures

    Rocky Mountain Futures

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639545

    The Rocky Mountain West is largely arid and steep, with ecological scars from past human use visible for hundreds of years. Just how damaging were the past 150 years of activity? How do current rates of disturbance compare with past mining, grazing,…

  • Chasing the Red Queen

    Chasing the Red Queen
    av Andy Dyer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915182

    This book presents key concepts for students to understand chemical resistance in agriculture and apply that knowledge to achieving global food security. In the race to feed the world's seven billion people, we are at a standstill. Over the past cen…

  • Chasing the Red Queen

    Chasing the Red Queen
    av Andy Dyer

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915199

    This book presents key concepts for students to understand chemical resistance in agriculture and apply that knowledge to achieving global food security. In the race to feed the world's seven billion people, we are at a standstill. Over the past cen…

  • Building for Life

    Building for Life
    av Stephen R. Kellert

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636735

    This is a definitive examination of how the inter-relationship between nature, architecture, and design is essential to human well-being. "Sustainable design" has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integ…

  • Building for Life

    Building for Life
    av Stephen R. Kellert

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637213

    This is a definitive examination of how the inter-relationship between nature, architecture, and design is essential to human well-being. "Sustainable design" has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integ…

  • The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience

    The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience
    av Alexandros Washburn

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916998

    The best cities become an ingrained part of their residents' identities. Urban design is the key to this process, but all too often, citizens abandon it to professionals, unable to see a way to express what they love and value in their own neighborh…

  • Green Urbanism Down Under

    Green Urbanism Down Under
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264129

    This book offers a uniquely practical look at how 'green' solutions in Australia can benefit U.S. cities. In this immensely practical book, Timothy Beatley sets out to answer a simple question: what can Americans learn from Australians about 'greeni…

  • Green Urbanism Down Under

    Green Urbanism Down Under
    av Timothy Beatley

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264112

    This book offers a uniquely practical look at how 'green' solutions in Australia can benefit U.S. cities. In this immensely practical book, Timothy Beatley sets out to answer a simple question: what can Americans learn from Australians about 'greeni…

  • Unnatural Selection

    Unnatural Selection
    av Emily Monosson

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914987

    In a narrative style, Emily Monosson explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution through the use of toxic chemicals and what we can do about it. Gonorrhoea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. Polar Bears. People. All are evolving, some s…

  • Unnatural Selection

    Unnatural Selection
    av Emily Monosson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914994

    In a narrative style, Emily Monosson explains how humans are driving rapid contemporary evolution through the use of toxic chemicals and what we can do about it. Gonorrhoea. Bed bugs. Weeds. Salamanders. Polar Bears. People. All are evolving, some s…

  • Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition

    Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition
    av Susan J. Buck

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260367

    "Understanding Environmental Administration and Law" provides an engaging introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is applied, and th…

  • Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition

    Understanding Environmental Administration and Law, 3rd Edition
    av Susan J. Buck

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260350

    "Understanding Environmental Administration and Law" provides an engaging introductory overview of environmental policy. Author Susan J. Buck explores the process through which policy is made, the political environment in which it is applied, and th…

  • The Nature of a House

    The Nature of a House
    av George M. Woodwell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911641

    Is it possible for a group of the world's most respected environmental scientists to truly practice what they preach? Can their expertise in climate change help them in transforming an old house and its nine acres into their new office building and…

  • The Nature of a House

    The Nature of a House
    av George M. Woodwell

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265584

    Is it possible for a group of the world's most respected environmental scientists to truly practice what they preach? Can their expertise in climate change help them in transforming an old house and its nine acres into their new office building and…

  • Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630795

    Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity brings together more than thirty leading scientists and conservation practitioners to consider a key question in environmental conservation: Is the conservation of large carnivores in ecosystems…

  • Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630801

    Large Carnivores and the Conservation of Biodiversity brings together more than thirty leading scientists and conservation practitioners to consider a key question in environmental conservation: Is the conservation of large carnivores in ecosystems…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services
    av J. B. Ruhl

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630955

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. The book develops a framework for thinking about ecosystem services across…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services
    av J. B. Ruhl

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630948

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. The book develops a framework for thinking about ecosystem services across…

  • Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities

    Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities
    av Patrick M. Condon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260534

    A step-by-step guide to more synthetic, holistic, and integrated urban design strategies, "Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities" is a practical manual to accomplish complex community design decisions and create more green, clean, and equita…

  • Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities

    Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities
    av Patrick M. Condon

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260527

    A step-by-step guide to more synthetic, holistic, and integrated urban design strategies, "Design Charrettes for Sustainable Communities" is a practical manual to accomplish complex community design decisions and create more green, clean, and equita…

  • Statewide Wetlands Strategies

    Statewide Wetlands Strategies
    av Not Available (NA)

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632065

    Statewide Wetlands Strategies offers comprehensive strategies that draw upon all levels of government and the private sector to focus and coordinate efforts to work toward the goal of no-net-loss of wetlands.

  • Wildlife Law, Second Edition

    Wildlife Law, Second Edition
    av Eric T. Freyfogle

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919135

    Wildlife is an important and cherished element of our natural heritage in the United States. But state and federal laws governing the ways we interact with wildlife can be complex to interpret and apply. Ten years ago, Wildlife Law: A Primer was the…

  • A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260435

    "A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation" brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the global challenge of conserving biodiversity in fres…

  • A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260442

    "A Practitioner's Guide to Freshwater Biodiversity Conservation" brings together knowledge and experience from conservation practitioners and experts around the world to help readers understand the global challenge of conserving biodiversity in fres…

  • THE GHOST TOUR OF GREAT BRITAIN

    THE GHOST TOUR OF GREAT BRITAIN
    av LILLEY

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780914503

  • Alien Species in North America and Hawaii

    Alien Species in North America and Hawaii
    av George W. Cox

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636797

    The world is in the midst of an ecological explosion with devastating implications. Thousands of species of microbes, plants, and animals are being introduced, both deliberately and inadvertently, to new land areas, seas, and freshwaters. In many re…

  • Turning the Tide

    Turning the Tide
    av Tom Horton

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635493

    In 1991, Island Press published Turning the Tide, a unique and accessible examination of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. The book took an indepth look at the Bay's vital signs to gauge the overall health of its entire ecosystem and to assess what had…

  • Turning the Tide

    Turning the Tide
    av Tom Horton

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635486

    In 1991, Island Press published Turning the Tide, a unique and accessible examination of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. The book took an in-depth look at the Bay's vital signs to gauge the overall health of its entire ecosystem and to assess what had…

  • Rivers at Risk

    Rivers at Risk
    av John Echeverria

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780933280823

    Rivers at Risk is an invaluable handbook that offers a practical understanding of how to influence government decisions about hydropower development on America's rivers.

  • A Pivotal Moment

    A Pivotal Moment

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266628

    With contributions by leading demographers, environmentalists, and reproductive health advocates, "A Pivotal Moment" offers a new perspective on the complex connection between population dynamics and environmental quality. It presents the latest res…

  • A Pivotal Moment

    A Pivotal Moment

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266611

    With contributions by leading demographers, environmentalists, and reproductive health advocates, "A Pivotal Moment" offers a new perspective on the complex connection between population dynamics and environmental quality. It presents the latest res…

  • Biophilic Cities

    Biophilic Cities
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267151

    Tim Beatley has long been a leading advocate for the "greening" of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasising such elements as public transport, renewable energy production, and energy effi…

  • Biophilic Cities

    Biophilic Cities
    av Timothy Beatley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267144

    Tim Beatley has long been a leading advocate for the 'greening' of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasising such elements as public transport, renewable energy production, and energy effi…

  • Three Revolutions

    Three Revolutions
    av Daniel Sperling

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919050

    For the first time in half a century, real transformative innovations are coming to our world of passenger transportation. The convergence of new shared mobility services with automated and electric vehicles promises to significantly reshape our liv…

  • Site Design for Multifamily Housing

    Site Design for Multifamily Housing
    av Nico Larco

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915465

    The United States is over eighty percent urbanised, yet over half of the population still lives in suburban settings, characterised by low-density, automobile-dependent development with separated land uses. These disconnected and isolated models of…

  • Site Design for Multifamily Housing

    Site Design for Multifamily Housing
    av Nico Larco

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915472

    The United States is over eighty percent urbanised, yet over half of the population still lives in suburban settings, characterised by low-density, automobile-dependent development with separated land uses. These disconnected and isolated models of…