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  • Cities for People

    Cities for People
    av Jan Gehl

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265737

    For more than forty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use - or could use - the spaces where they live and work. In this revolutionary book, Gehl presents hi…

  • Life Between Buildings

    Life Between Buildings
    av Jan Gehl

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268271

    The first Danish language version of this book, published in 1971, was very much a protest against the functionalistic principles for planning cities and residential areas that prevailed during that period. The book carried an appeal to show concern…

  • Soft City

    Soft City
    av David Sim

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830187

    Imagine waking up to the gentle noises of the city, and moving through your day with complete confidence that you will get where you need to go quickly and efficiently. Soft City is about ease and comfort, where density has a human dimension, adapti…

  • Holistic Management

    Holistic Management
    av Allan Savory

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917438

    Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification. But Allan Savory, cofounder of the Savory Institute, begs to differ. The bigger problem, he warns, is our mismanagement of resources.…

  • Holistic Management

    Holistic Management
    av Allan Savory

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917421

    Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification. But Allan Savory, cofounder of the Savory Institute, begs to differ. The bigger problem, he warns, is our mismanagement of resources.…

  • Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition

    Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition
    av Jody Butterfield

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919760

    Holistic management is a systems-thinking approach developed by biologist Allan Savory to restore the world's grassland soils and minimize the damaging effects of climate change and desertification on humans and the natural world. This third edition…

  • Leadership for Sustainability

    Leadership for Sustainability
    av R Bruce Hull

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642831672

    Solving today's environmental and sustainability challenges requires more than expertise and technology. Effective solutions will require that we engage with other people, wrestle with difficult questions, and learn how to adapt and make confident d…

  • Grass Productivity

    Grass Productivity
    av Andre Voisin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780933280649

    Grass Productivity is a prodigiously documented textbook of scientific information concerning every aspect of management where the cow and grass meet. Andre Voisin's rational grazing method maximizes productivity in both grass and cattle operations.

  • Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Synthesis

    Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Synthesis
    av Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260404

    "The MA Synthesis Report" volume boils down the findings of the four working groups into a simple, straight-forward description of Earth's ecological health and its linkages to human well-being. This volume presents a snapshot of the health and pros…

  • How to Study Public Life

    How to Study Public Life
    av Jan Gehl

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914239

    How do we accommodate a growing urban population in a way that is sustainable, equitable, and inviting? This question is becoming increasingly urgent as we face diminishing fossil-fuel resources and the effects of a changing climate while global cit…

  • 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…

  • Making Healthy Places

    Making Healthy Places

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267274

    The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. There is a pressing need to create healthy places and to reduce the health threats inherent in places already built. However, there has been little awareness…

  • Where Our Food Comes From

    Where Our Food Comes From
    av Gary Paul Nabhan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610910033

    The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jail…

  • Food from the Radical Center

    Food from the Radical Center
    av Gary Paul Nabhan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919197

    America has never felt more divided. But in the midst of all the acrimony comes one of the most promising movements in our country’s history. People of all races, faiths, and political persuasions are coming together to restore America's natur…

  • The Unnatural History of the Sea

    The Unnatural History of the Sea
    av Callum Roberts

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265775

    Humanity can make short work of the oceans' creatures. As Callum M. Roberts reveals in The Unnatural History of the Sea, the oceans' bounty didn't disappear overnight. While today's fishing industry is ruthlessly efficient, intense exploitation bega…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264730

    "Modeling the Environment" was the first textbook in an emerging field - the modeling techniques that allow managers and researchers to see in advance the consequences of actions and policies in environmental management. This new edition brings the…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264723

    "Modeling the Environment" was the first textbook in an emerging field - the modeling techniques that allow managers and researchers to see in advance the consequences of actions and policies in environmental management. This new edition brings the…

  • Curbing Traffic

    Curbing Traffic
    av Chris Bruntlett

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642831658

    In 2019, mobility experts Melissa and Chris Bruntlett began a new adventure in Delft in the Netherlands. They had packed up their family in Vancouver, BC, and moved to Delft to experience the cycling city as residents rather than as visitors. A year…

  • Getting to the Heart of Science Communication

    Getting to the Heart of Science Communication
    av Faith Kearns

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830743

    At a community fire day in a northern California town several years ago, author Faith Kearns gave a talk on building fire-safe houses able to withstand increasingly common wildfires. Much to her surprise, Kearns was confronted by an audience member…

  • The Architecture of Community

    The Architecture of Community
    av Leon Krier

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265799

    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 audience of architects, city planners, and academics. In "The Arc…

  • Planetary Health

    Planetary Health

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919661

    Human health depends on the health of the planet. Earth’s natural systems, the air, the water, the biodiversity, the climate, are our life support systems. Yet climate change, biodiversity loss, scarcity of land and freshwater, pollution and o…

  • Global Street Design Guide

    Global Street Design Guide
    av National Association of City Transportation Officials

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917018

    Each year, 1.2 million people die from traffic fatalities, highlighting the need to design streets that offer safe and enticing travel choices for all people. Cities around the world are facing the same challenges as cities in the US, and many of th…

  • Replenish

    Replenish
    av Sandra Postel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830101

    We have disrupted the natural water cycle for centuries in an effort to control water for our own prosperity. Yet every year, recovery from droughts and floods costs billions of dollars, and we spend billions more on dams, diversions, levees, and ot…

  • Building the Cycling City

    Building the Cycling City
    av Melissa Bruntlett

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918794

    In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the humble bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged (or -spoked) solution to acute, 21st-century problems, including…

  • The Curious Life of Krill

    The Curious Life of Krill
    av Stephen Nicol

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918534

    An eminent krill scientist takes us on a journey through the dark, icy world of krill. Krill. It’s a familiar word that conjures oceans, whales, and swimming crustaceans. Scientists say they are one of most abundant animals on the planet. But…

  • Green Urbanism

    Green Urbanism
    av Timothy Beatley

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636827

    As the need to confront unplanned growth increases, planners, policymakers, and citizens are scrambling for practical tools and examples of successful and workable approaches. Growth management initiatives are underway in the U.S. at all levels, but…

  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

    Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    av Susan Kay Jacobson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263894

    This is a practical, inspiring book on achieving conservation goals through effective communication. Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order t…

  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

    Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    av Susan Kay Jacobson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635080

    Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order to solve conservation and resource management problems. Communication Skills for Conservation Professi…

  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

    Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    av Susan Kay Jacobson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263900

    This is a practical, inspiring book on achieving conservation goals through effective communication. Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order t…

  • Urban Green

    Urban Green
    av Peter Harnik

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266840

    "Urban Green" explores new and innovative ways for 'built out' cities to add much-needed parkland. After first exploring the question of why urban parks are needed, Peter Harnik looks at how much parkland is truly possible and where specific investm…

  • Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar

    Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar
    av Neil Burgess

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633642

    This is an assessment of biodiversity patterns, threats to biodiversity, and resulting conservation priorities across the African continent and its islands. Looking at biodiversity and threats in terms of biological rather than political units, the…

  • Firestorm

    Firestorm
    av Edward Struzik

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919975

    "Frightening...Firestorm comes alive when Struzik discusses the work of offbeat scientists." --New York Times Book Review "Comprehensive and compelling." --Booklist "A powerful message." --Kirkus "Should be required reading." --Library Journal For t…

  • How to Feed the World

    How to Feed the World
    av Jessica Eise

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918831

    Practical and accessible solutions to our future food crises By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How will we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of expert…

  • How to Feed the World

    How to Feed the World
    av Jessica Eise

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918848

    Practical and accessible solutions to our future food crises By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How will we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of expert…

  • The Bird-Friendly City

    The Bird-Friendly City
    av Timothy Beatley

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830477

    How does a bird experience a city? A backyard? A park? As the world has become more urban, noisier from increased traffic, and brighter from streetlights and office buildings, it has also become more dangerous for countless species of birds. Warbler…

  • In a Perfect Ocean

    In a Perfect Ocean
    av Daniel Pauly

    Häftad - 2003 - 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…

  • Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems

    Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634762

    An overview of the benefits and services that nature offers to people. The contributors present a detailed synthesis of our current understanding of a suite of ecosystem services and a preliminary assessment of their economic value.

  • 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…

  • State of the World 2015

    State of the World 2015
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916103

    This is the newest edition of The Worldwatch Institute's respected State of the World series that highlights the ignored threats to sustainability. We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these pr…

  • Our Renewable Future

    Our Renewable Future
    av Richard Heinberg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917797

    The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century, we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to reply primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind biomass, and geothermal power. Driven…

  • Right of Way

    Right of Way
    av Angie Schmitt

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830835

    The face of the pedestrian safety crisis looks a lot like Ignacio Duarte-Rodriguez. The 77-year old grandfather was struck in a hit-and-run crash while trying to cross a high-speed, six-lane road without crosswalks near his son's home in Phoenix, Ar…

  • Roads Were Not Built for Cars

    Roads Were Not Built for Cars
    av Carlton Reid

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916899

    The coming of the railways in the 1830s killed off the stage-coach trade; almost all rural roads reverted to low-level local use. Cyclists were the first group in a generation to use roads and were the first to push for high-quality leadership for r…

  • Replenish

    Replenish
    av Sandra Postel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917902

    For centuries, we have disrupted the natural water cycle in an effort to control water for our own prosperity. Every year, recovery from droughts and floods costs billions of dollars, and we spend billions more on irrigation, dams, sanitation plants…

  • Designing Climate Solutions

    Designing Climate Solutions
    av Hal Harvey

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919562

    With the effects of climate change already upon us, the need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions is nothing less than urgent. It’s a daunting challenge, but the technologies and strategies to meet it exist today. A small set of energy polic…

  • 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…

  • Communicating Nature

    Communicating Nature
    av Julia B. Corbett

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260671

    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…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

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

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630955

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. Included are a series of nine empirical case studies that explore the problems caused by society's failure to…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

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

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630948

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. Included are a series of nine empirical case studies that explore the problems caused by society's failure to…

  • Don't Be Such a Scientist

    Don't Be Such a Scientist
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265638

    How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens? After twenty years as a marine biologist, a Ph.D. from Harvard, a tenured professorship at the University of New Hampshire, and more than twenty published research papers,…

  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CONSERVATION PROF

    COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CONSERVATION PROF

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635097

    Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order to solve conservation and resource management problems. Communication Skills for Conservation Professi…

  • Landscape Architecture Theory

    Landscape Architecture Theory
    av Michael D. Murphy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917513

    For decades, landscape architecture was driven solely by artistic sensibilities. But in these times of global change, the opportunity to reshape the World comes with a responsibility to consider how it can be resilient, fostering health and vitality…

  • Landscape Architecture Theory

    Landscape Architecture Theory
    av Michael D. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917506

    For decades, landscape architecture was driven solely by artistic sensibilities. But in these times of global change, the opportunity to reshape the World comes with a responsibility to consider how it can be resilient, fostering health and vitality…

  • The Living Ocean

    The Living Ocean
    av Sylvia Earle, Boyce Thorne-Miller, Sylvia Earle

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636780

    The importance of biodiversity to planetary health and even human survival is now undisputed, yet little information exists about the importance of marine biodiversity. The world's oceans are exploited and used as dumping grounds with disastrous con…

  • The Affordable City

    The Affordable City
    av Shane Phillips

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642831337

    From Los Angeles to Boston and Chicago to Miami, US cities are struggling to address the twin crises of high housing costs and household instability. In most cities, debates over the appropriate course of action have been defined by two poles: build…

  • Precision Community Health

    Precision Community Health
    av Bechara Choucair

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830163

    When Bechara Choucair was a young doctor, he learned an important lesson: treating a patient for hypothermia does little good if she has to spend the next night out in the freezing cold. As health commissioner of Chicago, he was determined to addres…

  • Forcing the Spring

    Forcing the Spring
    av Robert Gottlieb

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638326

    Originally published in 1993, Forcing the Spring was quickly recognized as a seminal work in the field of environmental history. The book links the environmental movement that emerged in the 1960s to earlier movements that had not previously been de…

  • Forcing the Spring

    Forcing the Spring
    av Robert Gottlieb

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638050

    Originally published in 1993, Forcing the Spring was quickly recognized as a seminal work in the field of environmental history. The book links the environmental movement that emerged in the 1960s to earlier movements that had not previously been de…

  • Ecological Economics, Second Edition

    Ecological Economics, Second Edition
    av Herman E. Daly

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266819

    In its first edition, this book helped to define the emerging field of ecological economics. This new edition surveys the field today. It incorporates all of the latest research findings and grounds economic inquiry in a more robust understanding of…

  • Resilience Thinking

    Resilience Thinking
    av Brian Walker

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260930

    Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the si…