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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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise

    Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise
    av Stefan Al

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919074

    In 2012, Hurricane Sandy floods devastated coastal areas in New York and New Jersey. In 2017, Harvey flooded Houston.Today in Miami, even on sunny days, king tides bring fish swimming through the streets in low-lying areas. These typesof events are…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • People Cities

    People Cities
    av Annie Matan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917148

    "A good city is like a good-party," you stay for longer than you plan," says Danish architect Jan Gehl. He believes that good architecture is not about form, but about the interaction between-form and life. Over-the last 50 years, Gehl has changed 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…

  • Ecosystem Management

    Ecosystem Management
    av Gary Meffe

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914888

    Ecosystem Management represents a different kind of textbook for a different kind of course. It offers a new and exciting approach that engages students in active problem solving by using detailed landscape scenarios that reflect the complex issues…

  • EarthEd

    EarthEd
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918428

    Earth education is traditionally confined to specific topics: ecoliteracy, outdoor education, environmental science. But in the coming century, on track to be the warmest in human history, every aspect of human life will be affected by our changing…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Farm as Natural Habitat

    The Farm as Natural Habitat

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638470

    The Farm as Natural Habitat is a vital new contribution to the debate about agriculture and its impacts on the land. Arising from the conviction that the agricultural landscape as a whole could be restored to a healthy diversity, the book challenges…

  • The Farm as Natural Habitat

    The Farm as Natural Habitat

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638463

    The Farm as Natural Habitat is a vital new contribution to the debate about agriculture and its impacts on the land. Arising from the conviction that the agricultural landscape as a whole could be restored to a healthy diversity, the book challenges…

  • 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…

  • Missing Middle Housing

    Missing Middle Housing
    av Daniel Parolek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830545

    Today, there is a tremendous mismatch between the available housing stock in the US and the housing options that people want and need. The post-WWII, auto-centric, single-family-development model no longer meets the needs of residents. Urban areas i…

  • Copenhagenize

    Copenhagenize
    av Mikael Colville-Andersen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919388

    A funny, snarky, and engaging guide to getting a better biking city. Urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen draws from his experience working for dozens of cities around the world on bicycle planning, strategy, infrastructure design, and communicat…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Fixation

    Fixation
    av Sandra Goldmark

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830453

    Our massive, global system of consumption is broken. Our individual relationship with our stuff is broken. In each of our homes, some stuff is broken. And the strain of rampant consumerism and manufacturing is breaking our planet. We need big, syste…

  • Grain by Grain

    Grain by Grain
    av Bob Quinn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919951

    When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a few kernels of an unusual grain. Little did he know, that grain would change his life. Years later, after finishing a PhD in plant biochemistry and returning to his family's farm in Mo…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Spirit of Dialogue

    Spirit of Dialogue
    av Aaron T. Wolf

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916172

    We tend to approach conflict from the perspective of competing interests. A farmer's interest lies in preserving water for crops, while an environmentalist's interest is in using that same water for instream habitats. It's hard to see how these inte…

  • Earth in Mind

    Earth in Mind
    av David W. Orr

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634953

    In Earth in Mind, noted environmental educator David W. Orr focuses not on problems in education, but on the problem of education. Much of what has gone wrong with the world, he argues, is the result of inadequate and misdirected education that: ali…

  • 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…

  • 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 few ca…

  • Steady-State Economics

    Steady-State Economics
    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…

  • 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…

  • Firestorm

    Firestorm
    av Edward Struzik

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918183

    For two months in the spring of 2016, the world watched as wildfire ravaged the Canadian town of Fort McMurray. Firefighters named the fire "the Beast." It acted like a mythical animal, alive with destructive energy, and they hoped never to see anyt…

  • 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. 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830897