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  • The Future of U.S. Ocean Policy

    The Future of U.S. Ocean Policy
    av Biliana Cicin-Sain

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636759

    The United States is about to embark on the most thorough reconsideration of its ocean policy in more than three decades. With 1998 designated as the International Year of the Ocean by the United Nations, and with both the executive branch and the C…

  • 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…

  • Reconstructing Conservation

    Reconstructing Conservation

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633550

    In the 1990s, influenced by the deconstructionist movement in literary theory and trends toward revisionist history, a cadre of academics and historians led by William Cronon began raising provocative questions about ideas of wilderness and the comm…

  • Love Canal

    Love Canal
    av Lois Marie Gibbs

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267922

    Today, "Love Canal" is synonymous with the struggle for environmental health and justice. But in 1972, when Lois Gibbs moved there with her husband and new baby, it was simply a modest neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York. How did this community…

  • Alien Species and Evolution

    Alien Species and Evolution
    av George W. Cox

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630092

    In Alien Species and Evolution, biologist George W. Cox reviews and synthesizes emerging information on the evolutionary changes that occur in plants, animals, and microbial organisms when they colonize new geographical areas, and on the evolutionar…

  • Certification of Forest Products

    Certification of Forest Products

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634946

    As public awareness of the problem of deforestation has grown, a variety of consumer-based approaches to addressing the issue have emerged. One of the most innovative of those is forest product certification. Products derived from forests that have…

  • Food Town, USA

    Food Town, USA
    av Mark Winne

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919449

    Look at any list of America's top foodie cities and you probably won't find Boise, Idaho or Sitka, Alaska. Yet they are the new face of the food movement. Healthy, sustainable fare is changing communities across this country, revitalizing towns that…

  • The Kingdom of Rarities

    The Kingdom of Rarities
    av Eric Dinerstein

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911955

    "The Kingdom of Rarities" presents a new context for understanding rarity and its implications, both for our understanding of how the natural world works and for what it can teach us about protecting biodiversity during a time of large-scale environ…

  • Global Environmental Governance

    Global Environmental Governance
    av James Gustave Speth

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260817

    Today's most pressing environmental problems are planetary in scope, confounding the political will of any one nation. How can we solve them? "Global Environmental Governance" offers the essential information, theory, and practical insight needed to…

  • Competitive Environmental Strategy

    Competitive Environmental Strategy
    av Andrew J. Hoffman

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637718

    Environmental concerns can greatly affect business success, regardless of whether a business person or corporation shares those concerns. Today's corporate managers must understand the power of environmental issues, and shift their mindset from one…

  • Competitive Environmental Strategy

    Competitive Environmental Strategy
    av Andrew J. Hoffman

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637725

    Hoffman addresses business ethics and the environment. The author presents real examples that show how business managers can focus on the strategic importance of environmental issues and gain competitive advantage.

  • Large Mammal Restoration

    Large Mammal Restoration

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638173

    Evidence is mounting that top carnivores and other large mammals play a pivotal role in regulating ecosystem health and function, yet those are the species that are most likely to have been eliminated by past human activities. In recent decades, num…

  • Parks in Peril: People, Politics, and Protected Areas

    Parks in Peril: People, Politics, and Protected Areas

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636087

  • 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…

  • The World's Water 1998-1999

    The World's Water 1998-1999
    av Peter H. Gleick

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639491

    This volume is a source of information on the state of the world's freshwater resources, offering comprehensive and accessible analysis of the most important topics in water resource policy worldwide. It reviews major trends and events and provides…

  • Ganga

    Ganga
    av Julian Crandall Hollick

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597263863

    The Ganges has always been more than just an ordinary river. For millions of Indians, she is also a goddess. According to popular belief, bathing in "Mother Ganga" dissolves all sins, drinking her waters cures illness, and dying on her banks ensures…

  • Which World

    Which World
    av Allen L. Hammond

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635769

    In Which World?, scientist Allen Hammond imaginatively probes the consequences of present social, economic, and environmental trends to construct three possible worlds that could await us in the twenty-first century: Market World, in which economic…

  • Energy

    Energy

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639101

    During the past year, energy prices have fluctuated wildly, from historic highs in the winter and spring to the lowest wholesale prices in decades a few short months later. As the largest user of fossil-fuel energy, the United States is the key play…

  • Perverse Subsidies

    Perverse Subsidies
    av Norman Myers

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638340

    Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors. Distressingly, many of these subsidies can be characterised as "perve…

  • Frontiers of Sustainability

    Frontiers of Sustainability
    av Roger C. Dower, Daryl Ditz, Paul Faeth

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635462

    In Frontiers of Sustainability, researchers at the World Resources Institute (WRI) present the first practical vision of a sustainable future for the United States and the steps needed to get there. The book examines environmental performance and tr…

  • Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition

    Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition
    av National Association of City Transportation Officials

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915656

    The NACTO Urban Bikeway Design Guide, Second Edition is based on the experience of the best cycling cities in the world. The designs in this book were developed by cities for cities, since unique urban streets require innovative solutions. To create…

  • MIDDLESBROUGH FC UNSEEN HISTORY

    MIDDLESBROUGH FC UNSEEN HISTORY
    av PIERS RAYNOR

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780914527

  • 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…

  • THE NEXT WEST: PUBLIC LANDS, COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

    THE NEXT WEST: PUBLIC LANDS, COMMUNITY AND ECONOMY

    Övrigt - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634601

    In "The Next West," nearly a dozen leading thinkers and writers including Karl Hess Jr., Mark Sagoff, Ed Marston, Thomas Michael Power, and Stephen Bodio, offer an insightful vision of the future of the American West. Their essays comprise a cogent…

  • Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

    Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery
    av Gavin Smith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597269452

    The failure to plan for disaster recovery results in a process of rebuilding that often presages the next disaster. It also limits the collective maximization of governmental, nonprofit, and private resources, including those resources that are avai…

  • The Rolling Stone Environmental Reader

    The Rolling Stone Environmental Reader
    av John Lagana

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631679

    Rolling Stone magazine has long been respected for its in-depth coverage of serious issues and enjoyed for its irreverent and candid assessments of pop culture, trends and national and international affairs. Now, for the first time, the best of Roll…