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  • Soft City

    Soft City
    av David Sim

    Häftad - 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 - 2016 - 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.…

  • Landscape Architecture Theory

    Landscape Architecture Theory
    av Michael D. Murphy

    Häftad - 2016 - 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 - 2016 - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability

    The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability
    av Ann Thorpe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261005

    Designing for sustainability is an innovation shaping both the design industry and design education today. Yet architects, product designers, and other key professionals in this new field have so far lacked a resource that addresses their sensibilit…

  • 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…

  • Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition

    Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition
    av Jody Butterfield

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • Design With Microclimate

    Design With Microclimate
    av Robert D. Brown

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267403

    Robert Brown helps us see that a 'thermally comfortable microclimate' is the very foundation of well-designed and well-used outdoor places. Brown argues that as we try to minimise human-induced changes to the climate and reduce our dependence on fos…

  • 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…

  • 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

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

    Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
    av Jonathan Barnett

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610913393

    Design professors detail a new ecodesign framework that integrates urban design with environmental conservation to make cities more desirable, low-carbon, transit-oriented communities. Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley seek to demonstrate that a su…

  • Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

    Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
    av Jonathan Barnett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610913423

    Design professors detail a new ecodesign framework that integrates urban design with environmental conservation to make cities more desirable, low-carbon, transit-oriented communities. Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley seek to demonstrate that a su…

  • Better Trout Habitat

    Better Trout Habitat
    av Montana Land Reliance

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780933280779

    Better Trout Habitat explains the physical, chemical, and biological needs of trout, and shows how climate, geology, vegetation, and flowing water all help to create trout habitat.

  • Urban Sprawl and Public Health

    Urban Sprawl and Public Health
    av Howard Frumkin

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633055

    In Urban Sprawl and Public Health, three of the nation's leading public health and urban planning experts explore an intriguing question: How does the physical environment in which we live affect our health? For decades, growth and development in ou…

  • Brilliant Green

    Brilliant Green
    av Stefano Mancuso

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917315

    A leading plant scientist offers a new understanding of the botanical world and a passionate argument for intelligent plant life. Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? For centuries, philosoph…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Häftad - 2009 - 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 - 2009 - 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…

  • Primer of Ecological Restoration

    Primer of Ecological Restoration
    av Karen D. Holl

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919722

    The pace, intensity, and scale at which humans have altered our planet in recent decades is unprecedented. We have dramatically transformed landscapes and waterways through agriculture, logging, mining, and fire suppression, with drastic impacts on…

  • Toms River

    Toms River
    av Dan Fagin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915915

    Newly available in paperback, Dan Fagin's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution is environmental reporting at its best. The true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River won the 2014 Pul…

  • Plastic Soup

    Plastic Soup
    av Michiel Roscam Abbing

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830088

    Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive--they are cheap to make, light, and durable--spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Polluti…

  • Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function

    Resilience Practice: Building Capacity to Absorb Disturbance and Maintain Function
    av Brian Walker, David Salt

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268011

    In 2006, "Resilience Thinking" addressed an essential question: As the natural systems that sustain us are subjected to shock after shock, how much can they take and still deliver the services we need from them? This idea caught the attention of bot…

  • Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning

    Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning
    av Wenche E. Dramstad, James D. Olson, Richard T. T. Forman

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635141

    Instream Flow Protection is a comprehensive overview of Western water use and the issues that surround it. The authors explain instream flow and its historical, political, and legal context; describe current instream flow laws and policies; and pres…

  • Markets and the Environment, Second Edition

    Markets and the Environment, Second Edition
    av Nathaniel O. Keohane

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916073

    A clear grasp of economics is essential to understanding why environmental problems arise and how we can address them. So it is with good reason that Markets and the Environment has become a classic text in environmental studies since its first publ…

  • Urban Street Stormwater Guide

    Urban Street Stormwater Guide
    av National Association of City Transportation Officials

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918121

    Streets make up more than 80 percent of all public space in cities, yet street space is often underutilised or disproportionately allocated to the movement of private motor vehicles. Excess impervious surface contributes to stormwater runoff, posing…

  • 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…

  • The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods

    The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods
    av Harrison Fraker

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914086

    How do you achieve effective low-carbon design beyond the building level? How do you create a community that is both liveable and sustainable? More importantly, how do you know if you succeeded? Harrison Fraker goes beyond abstract principles to pro…

  • The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods

    The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighborhoods
    av Harrison Fraker

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914079

    How do you achieve effective low-carbon design beyond the building level? How do you create a community that is both liveable and sustainable? More importantly, how do you know if you succeeded? Harrison Fraker goes beyond abstract principles to pro…

  • Sustainable Landscape Construction

    Sustainable Landscape Construction
    av Kim Sorvig

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918107

    Since the publication of the first edition in 2000, Sustainable Landscape Construction has helped to spur a movement towards resilient outdoor environments, in the U.S. and throughout the world. The third edition has been updated to include importan…

  • With People in Mind

    With People in Mind
    av Rachel Kaplan, Stephen Kaplan, Robert L. Ryan

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635943

    With People in Mind explores how to design and manage areas of "everyday nature" - parks and open spaces, corporate grounds, vacant lots and backyard gardens, fields and forests - in ways that are beneficial to and appreciated by humans. The authors…

  • Better Buses, Better Cities

    Better Buses, Better Cities
    av Steven Higashide

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830149

    Imagine a bus system that is fast, frequent, and reliable, what would that change about where you live?Buses can and should be the cornerstone of urban transportation. They offer affordable mobility and can connect citizens with every aspect of thei…

  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals

    Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    av Susan K. Jacobson

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635097

    Jacobson (ecology and conservation, U. of Florida, Gainsville) offers practical guidance for achieving conservation goals through effective communication. Following an introductory chapter, discussion includes gathering background information and ta…

  • Green Infrastructure

    Green Infrastructure
    av Mark A. Benedict

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635585

    With illustrative and detailed examples drawn from throughout the country, "Green Infrastructure" advances smart land conservation: largescale thinking and integrated action to plan, protect and manage our natural and restored lands. From the indivi…

  • 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…

  • Global Street Design Guide

    Global Street Design Guide
    av Global Designing Cities Initiative, National Association of City Transportat

    Inbunden - 2016 - 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…

  • Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning

    Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning
    av Karen Firehock

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916929

    Green infrastructure is becoming a priority for cities, counties, and states across the world. Recognition of the need to manage natural assets, trees, soils, water, and habitats, as part of our green infrastructure is vital to creating livable plac…

  • Bottled and Sold

    Bottled and Sold
    av Peter H. Gleick

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911627

    Peter Gleick knows water. A world-renowned freshwater expert, Gleick is a MacArthur Foundation "genius", and according to the BBC, an environmental visionary. And he drinks from the tap. Why don't the rest of us? "Bottled and Sold" shows how water w…

  • Bottled and Sold

    Bottled and Sold
    av Peter H. Gleick

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265287

    Peter Gleick knows water. A world-renowned freshwater expert, Gleick is a MacArthur Foundation 'genius', and according to the BBC, an environmental visionary. And he drinks from the tap. Why don't the rest of us? "Bottled and Sold" shows how water w…

  • Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830897

  • Naturalist

    Naturalist
    av Edward O Wilson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919586

    A vibrant graphic adaptation of the classic science memoir Regarded as one of the world's preeminent biologists, Edward O. Wilson spent his boyhood exploring the forests and swamps of south Alabama and the Florida panhandle, collecting snakes, butte…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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.

  • 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 - 2006 - 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…

  • 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 - 2004 - 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…