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  • Biophilic Cities

    Biophilic Cities
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267151

    Tim Beatley has long been a leading advocate for the "greening" of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasising such elements as public transport, renewable energy production, and energy effi…

  • Biophilic Cities

    Biophilic Cities
    av Timothy Beatley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267144

    Tim Beatley has long been a leading advocate for the 'greening' of cities. But too often, he notes, urban greening efforts focus on everything except nature, emphasising such elements as public transport, renewable energy production, and energy effi…

  • Three Revolutions

    Three Revolutions
    av Daniel Sperling

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919050

    For the first time in half a century, real transformative innovations are coming to our world of passenger transportation. The convergence of new shared mobility services with automated and electric vehicles promises to significantly reshape our liv…

  • Site Design for Multifamily Housing

    Site Design for Multifamily Housing
    av Nico Larco

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915465

    The United States is over eighty percent urbanised, yet over half of the population still lives in suburban settings, characterised by low-density, automobile-dependent development with separated land uses. These disconnected and isolated models of…

  • Site Design for Multifamily Housing

    Site Design for Multifamily Housing
    av Nico Larco

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610915472

    The United States is over eighty percent urbanised, yet over half of the population still lives in suburban settings, characterised by low-density, automobile-dependent development with separated land uses. These disconnected and isolated models of…

  • Saving Nature's Legacy

    Saving Nature's Legacy
    av Reed F. Noss, Allen Y. Cooperrider, Reed F. Noss

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632485

    Written by two leading conservation biologists, "Saving Nature's Legacy" is a thorough and readable introduction to issues of land management and conservation biology. It presents a broad, land-based approach to biodiversity conservation in the Unit…

  • Saving Nature's Legacy

    Saving Nature's Legacy
    av Reed F. Noss, Allen Y. Cooperrider, Reed F. Noss

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632478

    Written by two leading conservation biologists, Saving Nature's Legacy is a thorough and readable introduction to issues of land management and conservation biology. It presents a broad, land-based approach to biodiversity conservation in the United…

  • Sustainability in America's Cities

    Sustainability in America's Cities

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267410

    "Sustainability in America's Cities" highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment. Specifically designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in sustainability…

  • Sustainability in America's Cities

    Sustainability in America's Cities

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267427

    "Sustainability in America's Cities" highlights how America's largest cities are acting to develop sustainable solutions to conflicts between development and environment. Specifically designed for undergraduate and graduate courses in sustainability…

  • Conservation Directory 2003

    Conservation Directory 2003
    av National Wildlife Federation

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639965

    Containing some 4,000 entries, the directory lists organizations involved in managing or protecting the environment, including U.S., state, and international government bodies; non-governmental organizations; and educational institutions. Entries pr…

  • Naturalist

    Naturalist
    av Edward O. Wilson

    CD-bok - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781094193915

    Edward O. Wilson--winner of two Pulitzer prizes, champion of biodiversity, and Faculty Emeritus at Harvard University--is arguably one of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. Yet his celebrated career began not with an elite educati…

  • The Past and Future City

    The Past and Future City
    av Stephanie Meeks

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917087

    At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose…

  • Urban Raptors

    Urban Raptors
    av Clint Boal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918404

    Raptors are an unusual success story of wildness thriving in the heart of our cities--they have developed substantial populations around the world in recent decades. But there are deeper issues around how these birds make their urban homes. New rese…

  • Urban Raptors

    Urban Raptors
    av Clint Boal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918398

    Raptors are an unusual success story of wildness thriving in the heart of our cities--they have developed substantial populations around the world in recent decades. But there are deeper issues around how these birds make their urban homes. New rese…

  • A Survey of Ecological Economics

    A Survey of Ecological Economics

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634106

    The emergent discipline of ecological economics is based on the idea that the world's economies are a function of the Earth's ecosystems - an idea that radically reverses the world view of neoclassical economics. This volume offers an overview of th…

  • 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…

  • Restoring Neighborhood Streams

    Restoring Neighborhood Streams
    av Ann L. Riley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917407

    Thirty years ago, the best thinking on urban stream management prescribed cement as the solution to flooding and other problems of people and flowing water forced into close proximity. Urban streams were perceived as little more than flood control d…

  • Restoring Neighborhood Streams

    Restoring Neighborhood Streams
    av Ann L. Riley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917391

    Thirty years ago, the best thinking on urban stream management prescribed cement as the solution to flooding and other problems of people and flowing water forced into close proximity. Urban streams were perceived as little more than flood control d…

  • Beyond Polarization

    Beyond Polarization
    av Steven L. Yaffee

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830828

    In a time when the United States is divided and positive collective action feels out of our grasp, Beyond Polarization tells a story of hope. That story goes back to 1999, when California passed a landmark piece of legislation to establish a system…

  • Flames in Our Forest

    Flames in Our Forest
    av Stephen F. Arno

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638838

    Shaped by fire for thousands of years, the forests of the western United States are as adapted to periodic fires as they are to the region's soils and climate. Our widespread practice of ignoring the vital role of fire is costly in both ecological a…

  • Flames in Our Forest

    Flames in Our Forest
    av Stephen F. Arno

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638821

    Shaped by fire for thousands of years, the forests of the western United States are as adapted to periodic fires as they are to the region's soils and climate. Our widespread practice of ignoring the vital role of fire is costly in both ecological a…

  • Biodiversity and the Law

    Biodiversity and the Law
    av William J. Snape

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633956

    Biodiversity and the Law is a timely and provocative volume that combines historical perspective and cutting-edge legal analysis in an authoritative and broad discussion. Leading legal and policy experts consider a variety of options for the worldwi…

  • Roadside Use of Native Plants

    Roadside Use of Native Plants

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638371

    Originally published by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Office of Natural Environment to promote the planting and care of native plants along highway rights-of-way, this unique handbook provides manager…

  • Ecosystem Management

    Ecosystem Management
    av Gary Meffe

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914888

    Today's natural resource managers must be able to navigate among the complicated interactions and conflicting interests of diverse stakeholders and decisionmakers. Technical and scientific knowledge, though necessary, are not sufficient. Science is…

  • Collaborative Planning for Wetlands and Wildlife

    Collaborative Planning for Wetlands and Wildlife
    av Douglas R. Porter, David A. Salvesen, Douglas R. Porter

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559632874

    Collaborative Planning for Wetlands and Wildlife builds on past experience to propose guidelines for more effective planning, and it presents numerous case studies that demonstrate how different communities have creatively reconciled problems betwee…

  • Marine Conservation Biology

    Marine Conservation Biology

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636629

    Humans are terrestrial animals, and our capacity to see and understand the importance and vulnerability of life in the sea has trailed our growing ability to harm it. While conservation biologists are working to address environmental problems humans…

  • Energy

    Energy
    av Robert D. Bent, Lloyd Orr, Randall Baker

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639118

    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…

  • Heatstroke

    Heatstroke
    av Anthony D. Barnosky

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261975

    How is wildlife adapting to climate change? In 2006, one of the hottest years on record, a 'pizzly' was discovered near the top of the world. Half polar bear, half grizzly, this never-before-seen animal might be dismissed as a fluke of nature. Antho…

  • Heatstroke

    Heatstroke
    av Anthony D. Barnosky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268172

    In 2006, one of the hottest years on record, a 'pizzly' was discovered near the top of the world. Half polar bear, half grizzly, this never-before-seen animal might be dismissed as a fluke of nature. Anthony Barnosky instead sees it as a harbinger o…

  • Water Security

    Water Security
    av The World Economic Forum Water Initiative

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267366

    The world is on the brink of the greatest crisis it has ever faced: a spiralling lack of fresh water. Groundwater is drying up, even as water demands for food production, for energy, and for manufacturing are surging. Water is already emerging as a…

  • Water Security

    Water Security
    av The World Economic Forum Water Initiative

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267359

    The world is on the brink of the greatest crisis it has ever faced: a spiralling lack of fresh water. Groundwater is drying up, even as water demands for food production, for energy, and for manufacturing are surging. Water is already emerging as a…

  • The Fatal Harvest Reader

    The Fatal Harvest Reader

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559639446

    Fatal Harvest takes an unprecedented look at our current ecologically destructive agricultural system and offers a compelling vision for an organic and environmentally safer way of producing the food we eat. It gathers together more than forty essay…

  • Vital Signs 2012

    Vital Signs 2012
    av The Worldwatch Institute

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610913713

    Just as people schedule regular check-ups with their GP, our planet needs regular check-ups to catch issues as early as possible, before they become more serious and harder to heal. That is the much-needed service provided on a global scale by the W…

  • Stewardship of the Built Environment

    Stewardship of the Built Environment
    av Robert A. Young

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911801

    When we think of green building, we tend to picture new construction. But Robert Young argues that the greenest building is often the one that has already been built. In "Stewardship of the Built Environment", he shows how rehabilitating and reusing…

  • Stewardship of the Built Environment

    Stewardship of the Built Environment
    av Robert A. Young

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610911795

    When we think of green building, we tend to picture new construction. But Robert Young argues that the greenest building is often the one that has already been built. In "Stewardship of the Built Environment", he shows how rehabilitating and reusing…

  • Panarchy Synopsis

    Panarchy Synopsis
    av Lance H. Gunderson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633307

    'Panarchy' is a new term coined from the name of the Greek god Pan, a symbol of universal nature and associated with unpredictable change. It represents an alternative framework for managing the issues that emerge from the interaction between people…

  • Nature Out of Place

    Nature Out of Place
    av Jason Van Driesche

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637589

    Though the forests are still green and the lakes full of water, an unending stream of invasions is changing many ecosystems around the world from productive, tightly integrated webs of native species to loose assemblages of stressed native species a…

  • Nature's Allies

    Nature's Allies

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917964

    It's easy to feel powerless in the face of big environmental challenges--but we need inspiration more than ever. With political leaders who deny climate change, species that are fighting for their very survival, and the planet's last places of wilde…

  • All the Wild and Lonely Places

    All the Wild and Lonely Places
    av Lawrence Hogue

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636513

    The Anza-Borrego Desert, on the southern border of California, is the subject of this portrait of place. Journalist Hogue describes Anza-Borrego and the people who have lived there, including the Cahuilla and Kumeyaay Indians and European newcomers…

  • Land Use and Society, Third Edition

    Land Use and Society, Third Edition
    av Rutherford H. Platt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914536

    The intersection between geography and law is a critical yet often overlooked element of land-use decisions, with a widespread impact on how societies use the land, water, and biodiversity around them. Land Use and Society, Third Edition is a clear…

  • Land Use and Society, Third Edition

    Land Use and Society, Third Edition
    av Rutherford H. Platt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610914543

    The intersection between geography and law is a critical yet often overlooked element of land-use decisions, with a widespread impact on how societies use the land, water, and biodiversity around them. Land Use and Society, Third Edition is a clear…

  • Roadless Rules

    Roadless Rules
    av Tom Turner

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264396

    This title offers an inside look at the most successful campaign in forest conservation history. "Roadless Rules" is a fast-paced and insightful look at one of the most important, wide-ranging, and controversial efforts to protect public forests eve…

  • Roadless Rules

    Roadless Rules
    av Tom Turner

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264402

    This title offers an inside look at the most successful campaign in forest conservation history. "Roadless Rules" is a fast-paced and insightful look at one of the most important, wide-ranging, and controversial efforts to protect public forests eve…

  • Salmon Without Rivers

    Salmon Without Rivers
    av James A. Lichatowich

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633611

    Explores the roots and evolution of the salmon crisis in the Pacific Northwest. The author describes the evolutionary history of the salmon as well as the geological history of the Pacific Northwest, before considering the multitude of factors, incl…

  • Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments

    Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637602

    Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments brings together the world's leading ecologists, systematists, and evolutionary biologists to present scien-tific information that integrates soil and sediment disciplines across t…

  • Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments

    Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637596

    Sustaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Soils and Sediments brings together the world's leading ecologists, systematists, and evolutionary biologists to present scien-tific information that integrates soil and sediment disciplines across t…

  • Rainforest

    Rainforest
    av Tony Juniper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830729

    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…

  • 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…

  • Nourished Planet

    Nourished Planet
    av Barilla Center for Food Nutrition

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918947

    Mangos from India, pasta from Italy, coffee from Colombia: Every day, we are nourished by a global food system that relies on our planet remaining verdant and productive. But current practices are undermining both human and environmental health, res…

  • A Safe and Sustainable World

    A Safe and Sustainable World
    av Nancy Jack Todd

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637800

    A fascinating story that explores the birth and development of ecological design. In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the…

  • A Safe and Sustainable World

    A Safe and Sustainable World
    av Nancy Jack Todd

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637787

    In this book, Nancy Jack Todd explains the ideas and impetus behind the formation of the New Alchemy Institute and Ocean Arks International. She explains the technologies and their contribution to conservation, restoration and ecological design.

  • Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

    Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261203

    The status of many carnivore populations is of growing concern to scientists and conservationists, making the need for data pertaining to carnivore distribution, abundance, and habitat use ever more pressing. Recent developments in "noninvasive" res…

  • Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

    Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597261197

    The status of many carnivore populations is of growing concern to scientists and conservationists, making the need for data pertaining to carnivore distribution, abundance, and habitat use ever more pressing. Recent developments in "noninvasive" res…

  • The Past and Future City

    The Past and Future City
    av Stephanie Meeks

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917094

    At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose…

  • Modeling in Natural Resource Management

    Modeling in Natural Resource Management

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637404

    This work covers topics in natural resource modelling to explain how they can be, have been, and should be used in making decisions about the management of natural resources. It aims to give managers and students the tools they need to assess and ap…

  • Trees, Why Do you Wait?

    Trees, Why Do you Wait?
    av Richard Critchfield

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630290

    Trees, Why Do You Wait? is a moving oral history chronicling the changes taking place in rural America .Through it, we meet real people of the heartland and feel the suffering and the strength in their relationship to the land.

  • Trees, Why Do You Wait?

    Trees, Why Do You Wait?
    av Richard Critchfield

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630283

    Richard Critchfield, author of the best-selling books Villages and An American Looks at Britain, examines the inescapable link between the decline of America's rural roots and the decay of our cities. Trees, Why Do You Wait? is a moving oral history…

  • Lake Effect

    Lake Effect
    av Nancy A. Nichols

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597268219

    On her deathbed, Sue asked her sister for one thing: to write about the connection between the industrial pollution in their hometown and the rare cancer that was killing her. Fulfilling that promise has been Nancy Nichols' mission for more than a d…

  • Lake Effect

    Lake Effect
    av Nancy A. Nichols

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260848

    This book tells how a deathbed promise saved a life. On her deathbed, Sue asked her sister for one thing: to write about the connection between the industrial pollution in their hometown and the rare cancer that was killing her. Fulfilling that prom…

  • Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology

    Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633741

    Assembly rules refer to the ecological principles that guide the 'assembly' of ecosystems. They offer guidance on planning which species should be restored first, and then which should be added in which order. This work explores the concepts and the…

  • Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology

    Assembly Rules and Restoration Ecology

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633758

    Assembly rules refer to the ecological principles that guide the 'assembly' of ecosystems. They offer guidance on planning which species should be restored first, and then which should be added in which order. This work explores the concepts and the…

  • Old Fields

    Old Fields

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260756

    Land abandonment is increasing as human influence on the globe intensifies and various ecological, social, and economic factors conspire to force the cessation of agriculture and other forms of land management. The "old fields" that result from aban…

  • Old Fields

    Old Fields

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260749

    Land abandonment is increasing as human influence on the globe intensifies and various ecological, social, and economic factors conspire to force the cessation of agriculture and other forms of land management. The "old fields" that result from aban…

  • Compass and Gyroscope

    Compass and Gyroscope
    av Kai N. Lee

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559631983

    Using the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest as a case study, Kai Lee describes the concept and practice of adaptive management, as he examines the successes and failures of past and present management experiences. Throughout the book, th…

  • Designing Greenways

    Designing Greenways
    av Paul Cawood Hellmund

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633253

    How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a key to protecting landscapes, allowing wildlife to move free…

  • Designing Greenways

    Designing Greenways
    av Paul Cawood Hellmund

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633291

    How are greenways designed? What situations lead to their genesis, and what examples best illustrate their potential for enhancing communities and the environment? Designing greenways is a key to protecting landscapes, allowing wildlife to move free…

  • Reconstructing Earth

    Reconstructing Earth
    av Braden R. Allenby

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260145

    The Earth's biological, chemical, and physical systems are increasingly shaped by the activities of one species - ours. In our decisions about everything from manufacturing technologies to restaurant menus, the health of the planet has become a prod…

  • The Corps and the Shore

    The Corps and the Shore
    av Orrin H. Pilkey

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634397

    For more than a century, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been building fortifications along the American coastline in an effort to protect our vulnerable shores. With the prospect of seaborne invasion becoming increasingly unlikely, the Corps h…

  • The Regional City

    The Regional City
    av Peter Calthorpe

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559637831

    Most Americans today do not live in discrete cities and towns, but rather in an aggregation of cities and suburbs that forms one basic economic, multi-cultural, environmental and civic entity. These "regional cities" have the potential to significan…

  • Environmental Land Use Planning and Management

    Environmental Land Use Planning and Management
    av John Randolph

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267304

    Since the first publication of this landmark textbook in 2004, it has received high praise for its clear, comprehensive, and practical approach. The second edition continues to offer a unique framework for teaching and learning interdisciplinary env…