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  • Soft City
    313 kr

    Soft City
    av David Sim

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830187
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    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…

  • Life Between Buildings
    368 kr

    Life Between Buildings
    av Jahn Gehl

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268271
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    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…

  • Cities for People
    480 kr

    Cities for People
    av Jan Gehl

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265737
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    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
    313 kr

    Holistic Management
    av Allan Savory

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917438
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    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
    715 kr

    Holistic Management
    av Allan Savory

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917421
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    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.…

  • Sustainable Landscape Construction
    478 kr

    Sustainable Landscape Construction
    av Kim Sorvig

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918107
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    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…

  • The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability
    522 kr

    The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability
    av Ann Thorpe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261005
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    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…

  • Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition
    327 kr

    Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition
    av Jody Butterfield

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919760
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    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…

  • Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning
    390 kr

    Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning
    av Karen Firehock

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916929
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    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…

  • Green Infrastructure
    368 kr

    Green Infrastructure
    av Mark A. Benedict

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635585
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    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…

  • How to Study Public Life
    333 kr

    How to Study Public Life
    av Jan Gehl, Birgitte Svarre

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914239
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    How do we accommodate a growing urban population in a way that is sustainable, equitable, and inviting? This question is becoming increasingly urgent to answer as we face diminishing fossil-fuel resources and the effects of a changing climate while…

  • Escape from the Ivory Tower
    269 kr

    Escape from the Ivory Tower
    av Nancy Baron

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266642
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    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…

  • Escape from the Ivory Tower
    480 kr

    Escape from the Ivory Tower
    av Nancy Baron

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597266635
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    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…

  • Walkable City Rules
    297 kr

    Walkable City Rules
    av Jeff Speck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918985
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    Nearly every US city would like to be more walkable-for reasons of health, wealth, and the environment-yet few aretaking the proper steps to get there. The goals are often clear, but the path is seldom easy. Jeff Speck's follow up to hisbestselling…

  • Resilience Thinking
    258 kr

    Resilience Thinking
    av Brian Walker

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260930
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    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…

  • Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone
    280 kr

    Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone
    av John Cary

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917933
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    "I can't recommend John Cary's book, Design for Good, highly enough. His argument...is clear and revolutionary." --Melinda Gates "That's what we do really: we do miracles," said Anne-Marie Nyiranshimiyimana, who learned masonry in helping to build t…

  • Green Growth That Works
    313 kr

    Green Growth That Works

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830033
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    Rapid economic development has been a boon to human well-being. It has lifted millions out of poverty, raised standards of living, and increased life expectancies. But economic development comes at a significant cost to natural capital--the fertile…

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

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

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268011
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    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 both…

  • A New Coast
    401 kr

    A New Coast
    av Jeffrey Peterson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830125
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    More severe storms and rising seas will inexorably push the American coastline inland with profound impact on communities, infrastructure, and natural systems. In A New Coast, Jeffrey Peterson draws a comprehensive picture of how storms and rising s…

  • Brilliant Green
    180 kr

    Brilliant Green
    av Stefano Mancuso

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917315
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    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…

  • Brilliant Green
    214 kr

    Brilliant Green
    av Stefano Mancuso

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916035
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    In this book, 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 centur…

  • EarthEd
    236 kr

    EarthEd
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918428
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    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…

  • State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
    258 kr

    State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
    av Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914499
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    Every day, we are presented with a range of "sustainable" products and activities--from "green" cleaning supplies to carbon offsets--but with so much labeled as "sustainable," the term has become essentially sustainababble, at best indicating a prac…

  • Sustainable Landscape Construction, Third Edition
    775 kr

    Sustainable Landscape Construction, Third Edition
    av Kim Sorvig

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918091
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    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…

  • No One Eats Alone
    258 kr

    No One Eats Alone
    av Michael S. Carolan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918046
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    In today's fast-paced, fast food world, everyone seems to be eating alone, all the time, whether it's at their desks or in the car. Even those who find time for a family meal are cut off from the people who grew, harvested, distributed, marketed, an…

  • Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans
    247 kr

    Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914055
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    What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? As coastal cities begin planning for climate change and rising sea levels, author Timothy Beatley sees opportunities for rethinking the relationship betw…

  • Don't Be Such a Scientist, Second Edition
    191 kr

    Don't Be Such a Scientist, Second Edition
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919173
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    When Randy Olson first described his life-changing encounter with an acting teacher in Don't Be Such a Scientist, it seemed like the world of science was on the cusp of gaining new respect in the public eye. Through his writing, speaking, and films,…

  • Immersion: The Science and Mystery of Freshwater Mussels
    280 kr

    Immersion: The Science and Mystery of Freshwater Mussels
    av Abbie Gascho Landis

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918077
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    "This is nature writing at its best." --E.O. Wilson "Eloquent treatise...Landis's book is as much call to action as paean to mesmerizing molluscs." --Nature "Rich, accurate, and moving." --New Scientist "A lyrical love letter to the imperiled freshw…

  • Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    390 kr

    Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
    av Susan K. Jacobson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263900
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    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…

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

    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
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    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…

  • Lyme
    279 kr

    Lyme
    av Mary Beth Pfeiffer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918442
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    "Superbly written and researched." --Booklist"Builds a strong case." --Kirkus Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into places they could not survive before. The first epidemic to emerge in the era of climate change, the…

  • Betrayal of Science and Reason
    324 kr

    Betrayal of Science and Reason
    av Paul R. Ehrlich, Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634847
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    In this hard-hitting and timely book, Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich challenge those who downplay the reality and importance of global environmental problems with appealing but misleading rhetoric. Such efforts to undermine and misinterpret env…

  • Designing Climate Solutions
    236 kr

    Designing Climate Solutions
    av Hal Harvey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919562
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    With the effects of climate change already upon us, the need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions is nothing less thanurgent. It's a daunting challenge, but the technologies and strategies to meet it exist today. A small set of energy policies,des…

  • Better Buses, Better Cities
    247 kr

    Better Buses, Better Cities
    av Steven Higashide

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830149
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    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…

  • Seeing the Better City
    280 kr

    Seeing the Better City
    av Charles R. Wolfe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917742
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    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…

  • Building the Cycling City
    247 kr

    Building the Cycling City
    av Melissa Bruntlett

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918794
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    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…

  • Rainforest
    225 kr

    Rainforest
    av Tony Juniper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830729
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    Rainforests have long been recognized as hotspots of biodiversity--but they are crucial for our planet in other surprising ways. Not only do these fascinating ecosystems thrive in rainy regions, they create rain themselves, and this moisture is spre…

  • Resilient Cities
    280 kr

    Resilient Cities
    av Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, Heather Boyer

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264990
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    This is a visionary guide to developing cities that are livable, sustainable, and 'resilient'. Half of the world's inhabitants now live in cities. In the next twenty years, the number of urban dwellers will swell to an estimated five billion people.…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    390 kr

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264730
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    "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…

  • Whitewash
    252 kr

    Whitewash
    av Carey Gillam

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830422
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    Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, First Place (2018) IPPY Outstanding Book of the Year: Most Likely to Save the Planet (2018) Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award (2018) "Reads like a mystery novel as Gillam skillfully uncovers Monsanto's secre…

  • Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design
    374 kr

    Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916202
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    What if, even in the heart of a densely developed city, people could have meaningful encounters with nature? While parks, street trees, and green roofs are increasingly appreciated for their technical services like storm water reduction, from a biop…

  • Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design
    715 kr

    Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design
    av Timothy Beatley

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916196
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    What if, even in the heart of a densely developed city, people could have meaningful encounters with nature? While parks, street trees, and green roofs are increasingly appreciated for their technical services like storm water reduction, from a biop…

  • Beyond Mobility
    401 kr

    Beyond Mobility
    av Robert Cervero

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918343
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    Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly--and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, unsafe pedestrian environments, and…

  • Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems
    401 kr

    Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems
    av Gretchen Cara Daily, Sandra Postel, Kamaljit Bawa

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634762
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    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.

  • People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl
    356 kr

    People Cities: The Life and Legacy of Jan Gehl
    av Annie Matan, Peter Newman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917148
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    "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 th…

  • The Intergalactic Design Guide
    280 kr

    The Intergalactic Design Guide
    av Cheryl Heller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918817
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    "As homo sapiens' entry in any intergalactic design competition, industrial civilization would be tossed out at thequalifying round."- David Orr, Earth in MindDesign has built global brands, disrupted industries, and transformed our lives with techn…

  • Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Systems of Humans and Nature
    445 kr

    Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Systems of Humans and Nature
    av Lance H. Gunderson, C. S. Holling

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638579
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    The book examines theories (models) of how systems (those of humans, nature, and combined humannatural systems) function, and attempts to understand those theories and how they can help researchers develop effective institutions and policies for env…

  • Evolution in a Toxic World
    356 kr

    Evolution in a Toxic World
    av Emily Monosson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597269766
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    With BPA in baby bottles, mercury in fish, and lead in computer monitors, the world has become a toxic place. But as Emily Monosson demonstrates in her groundbreaking new book, it has always been toxic. When oxygen first developed in Earth's atmosph…

  • Ecology and Religion
    291 kr

    Ecology and Religion
    av John Grim, Mary Evelyn Tucker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267083
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    From the Psalms in the Bible to the sacred rivers in Hinduism, the natural world has been integral to the world's religions. John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker contend that today's growing environmental challenges make the relationship ever more vital…

  • Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action for Long-Term Change
    270 kr

    Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action for Long-Term Change
    av Mike Lydon, Anthony Garcia, Andres Duany

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915267
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    In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, community-based projects--from pop-up parks to open streets init…

  • Landscape Architecture Theory
    357 kr

    Landscape Architecture Theory
    av Michael D. Murphy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917513
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    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
    696 kr

    Landscape Architecture Theory
    av Michael D. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917506
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    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 Wolf's Tooth
    269 kr

    The Wolf's Tooth
    av Cristina Eisenberg

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263986
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    Scientist and author Cristina Eisenberg presents a fascinating and wide-ranging look at the dramatic ecological consequences of predator removal (and return) as she explores the concept of 'trophic cascades' and the role of top predators in regulati…

  • The Wolf's Tooth
    265 kr

    The Wolf's Tooth
    av Cristina Eisenberg

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263979
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    Scientist and author Cristina Eisenberg presents a fascinating and wide-ranging look at the dramatic ecological consequences of predator removal (and return) as she explores the concept of 'trophic cascades' and the role of top predators in regulati…

  • The Science of Open Spaces: Theory and Practice for Conserving Large, Complex Systems
    357 kr

    The Science of Open Spaces: Theory and Practice for Conserving Large, Complex Systems
    av Charles G. Curtin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597269933
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    From the days of the American Frontier, the term "open spaces" has evoked a vision of unspoiled landscapes stretching endlessly toward the horizon, of nature operating on its own terms without significant human interference. Ever since, government a…

  • Collected Papers of Michael E. Soule
    311 kr

    Collected Papers of Michael E. Soule
    av Michael E. Soule

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915748
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    In the early 1970s, the environmental movement was underway. Over population was recognised as a threat to human well-being, and scientists like Michael Soule believed there was a connection between anthropogenic pressures on natural resources and t…