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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Escape from the Ivory Tower

    Escape from the Ivory Tower
    av Nancy Baron

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266642

    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…

  • 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…

  • Grass Productivity

    Grass Productivity
    av Andre Voisin

    Häftad - 1988 - 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Copenhagenize

    Copenhagenize
    av Mikael Colville-Andersen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919388

    The bicycle enjoyed a starring role in urban history over a century ago, but now it is back, stronger than ever. It is the single most important tool for improving our cities. Designing around it is the most efficient way to make our cities life-siz…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Tactical Urbanism

    Tactical Urbanism
    av Mike Lydon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915267

    Short-term, community-based projects - from pop-up parks to open streets initiatives - have become a powerful and adaptable new tool of urban activists, planners, and policy-makers seeking to drive lasting improvements in their cities and beyond. Th…

  • 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…

  • 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 other t…

  • State of the World 2013

    State of the World 2013
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914499

    Every day, we are presented with a range of "sustainable" products and activities-from "green" cleaning supplies to carbon offsets - but with so much labelled as "sustainable," the term has become essentially sustainable, at best indicating a practi…

  • 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…

  • Firestorm

    Firestorm
    av Edward Struzik

    Häftad - 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…

  • Life in the Valley of Death

    Life in the Valley of Death
    av Alan Rabinowitz

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268240

    Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by "The New York Times", Alan Rabinowitz has devoted - and risked - his life to protect nature's great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in search of wild things, wea…

  • Life in the Valley of Death

    Life in the Valley of Death
    av Alan Rabinowitz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263764

    Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by The New York Times, Alan Rabinowitz has devoted--and risked--his life to protect nature's great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in search of wild things, weather…

  • Life in the Valley of Death

    Life in the Valley of Death
    av Alan Rabinowitz

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261296

    Dubbed the Indiana Jones of wildlife science by The New York Times, Alan Rabinowitz has devoted--and risked--his life to protect nature's great endangered mammals. He has journeyed to the remote corners of the earth in search of wild things, weather…

  • The Curious Life of Krill

    The Curious Life of Krill
    av Stephen Nicol

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918534

    "Makes you feel as if you're part of an engaging dinnertime conversation." --Science News 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 whe…

  • Steady-State Economics: Second Edition with New Essays

    Steady-State Economics: Second Edition with New Essays
    av Herman E. Daly

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630719

    First published in 1977, this volume caused a sensation because of Daly's radical view that enough is best. Today, his ideas are recognized as the key to sustainable development, and Steady-State Economics is universally acknowledged as the leading…

  • DIY City

    DIY City
    av Hank Dittmar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830521

    Some utopian plans have shaped our cities, from England's New Towns and Garden Cities to the Haussmann plan for Paris and the L'Enfant plan for Washington, DC. But these grand plans are the exception, and seldom turn out as envisioned by the utopian…

  • Conserving Forest Biodiversity

    Conserving Forest Biodiversity
    av David B. Lindenmayer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639347

    While most efforts at biodiversity conservation have focused primarily on protected areas and reserves, the unprotected lands surrounding those areas - the "matrix" - are equally important to preserving global biodiversity and maintaining forest hea…

  • Conserving Forest Biodiversity

    Conserving Forest Biodiversity
    av David B. Lindenmayer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639354

    While most efforts at biodiversity conservation have focused primarily on protected areas and reserves, the unprotected lands surrounding those areas - the "matrix" - are equally important to preserving global biodiversity and maintaining forest hea…

  • Right of Way

    Right of Way
    av Angie Schmitt

    Häftad - 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…

  • 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…

  • The Power of Existing Buildings

    The Power of Existing Buildings
    av Robert Sroufe

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830507

    Your building has the potential to change the world. Existing buildings consume approximately 40 percent of the energy and emit nearly half of the carbon dioxide in the US each year. In recognition of the significant contribution of buildings to cli…

  • The Unnatural History of the Sea

    The Unnatural History of the Sea
    av Callum Roberts

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265775

    Humanity can make short work of the oceans' creatures. In 1741, hungry explorers discovered herds of Steller's sea cow in the Bering Strait, and in less than thirty years, the amiable beast had been harpooned into extinction. It's a classic story, b…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Building the Cycling City

    Building the Cycling City
    av Melissa Bruntlett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918794

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

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830897

  • Leadership for Sustainability

    Leadership for Sustainability
    av R Bruce Hull

    Häftad - 2020 - 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…