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  • Space And Place

    Space And Place
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816638772

    A study of the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time."Since it is the breadth and universality of his ar…

  • Environmental Hazards

    Environmental Hazards
    av Keith Smith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415681063

    The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of all the extreme events that threaten people and what they value in the 21st century. It integrates cutting-edge material from the physical and social sc…

  • Environmental Hazards

    Environmental Hazards
    av Keith Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415681056

    The much expanded sixth edition of Environmental Hazards provides a fully up-to-date overview of all the extreme events that threaten people and what they value in the 21st century. It integrates cutting-edge material from the physical and social sc…

  • Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Environmental Systems and Societies Course Companion

    Oxford IB Diploma Programme: Environmental Systems and Societies Course Companion
    av Jill Rutherford

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198332565

    Motivating learners to explore and investigate scientific concepts, this new core Course Book helps learners actively connect study with wider issues relevant to the world today. The most comprehensive match to the new syllabus first examined 2017 a…

  • Permaculture in a Nutshell

    Permaculture in a Nutshell
    av Patrick Whitefield

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781856230032

    Permaculture is a creative approach to abundant and fulfilling lifestyles. It is for everyone wishing to live sustainable and tread more lightly on the Earth. Permaculture is an ecologically sound approach to providing for our needs, including our f…

  • Key Concepts in Planning

    Key Concepts in Planning
    av Gavin Parker

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847870773

    "I have been looking for a book which does this for ages! It provides a clear explanation of the different elements and concepts which underpin how the planning system works and which are fundamental to the operation of the UK system. It also provid…

  • Key Concepts in Planning

    Key Concepts in Planning
    av Gavin Parker

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847870766

    "I have been looking for a book which does this for ages! It provides a clear explanation of the different elements and concepts which underpin how the planning system works and which are fundamental to the operation of the UK system. It also provid…

  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction

    Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction
    av Philip V. Mladenov

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198841715

    The oceans are our planet's most distinctive and imposing natural habitat. They cover 71 per cent of its surface; support a remarkably diverse and exquisitely adapted array of life forms, from microscopic viruses, bacteria, and plankton to the large…

  • Environmental Justice

    Environmental Justice
    av Peter S. Wenz

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887066450

  • 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…

  • Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

    Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction
    av Mark Maslin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198719045

    Climate change is still, arguably, the most critical and controversial issue facing the world in the twenty-first century. Previously published as Global Warming: A Very Short Introduction, the new edition is now Climate Change: A Very Short introdu…

  • Principles of Environmental Science

    Principles of Environmental Science
    av William Cunningham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781259253386

    Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science co…

  • Principles of Environmental Science

    Principles of Environmental Science
    av William Cunningham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780078036071

    Rather than the 25 to 30 chapters found in most environmental science textbooks, the authors have limited Principles of Environmental Science: Inquiry and Applications to 16 chapters--perfect for the one-semester, non-majors environmental science co…

  • Introduction to Physical Hydrology

    Introduction to Physical Hydrology
    av Martin Hendriks

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199296842

    Water dominates our lives: we live on a planet with much water and our lives depend on it in many ways. Despite the seeming abundance of water on the planet - with over 70% being salt water - human activity and prevailing climate conditions are plac…

  • Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?--A Scientific Detective Story

    Our Stolen Future: Are We Threatening Our Fertility, Intelligence, and Survival?--A Scientific Detective Story
    av Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanoski, John Peterson Myers

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780452274143

    "A critically important book that forces us to ask new questions about the synthetic chemicals that we have spread across this earth."--former vice president Al Gore, author of An Inconvenient Truth Our Stolen Future examines the ways that certain…

  • Gaia

    Gaia
    av James Lovelock

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198784883

    In this classic work that continues to inspire many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that the Earth functions as a single organism. Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey through time and space in search of evidence in support of a…

  • Environmental Physics

    Environmental Physics
    av Egbert Boeker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470666760

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition focuses on the utilization of sustainable energy and mitigating climate change, serving as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems. A distinguishing feature of the text is the…

  • Environmental Physics

    Environmental Physics
    av Egbert Boeker

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470666753

    This thoroughly revised and updated third edition focuses on the utilization of sustainable energy and mitigating climate change, serving as an introduction to physics in the context of societal problems. A distinguishing feature of the text is the…

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    Fundamentals of Hydrology
    av Tim Davie

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415858700

    The third edition of Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. T…

  • Fundamentals of Hydrology

    Fundamentals of Hydrology
    av Tim Davie

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415858694

    The third edition of Fundamentals of Hydrology provides an absorbing and comprehensive introduction to the understanding of how fresh water moves on and around the planet and how humans affect and manage the freshwater resources available to them. T…

  • Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

    Oxford Textbook of Nature and Public Health

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198725916

    Human beings have always been affected by their surroundings. There are various health benefits linked to being able to access to nature; including increased physical activity, stress recovery, and the stimulation of child cognitive development. The…

  • This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent

    This Radical Land: A Natural History of American Dissent
    av Daegan Miller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226336145

    "The American people sees itself advance across the wilderness, draining swamps, straightening rivers, peopling the solitude, and subduing nature," wrote Alexis de Tocqueville in 1835. That's largely how we still think of nineteenth-century America…

  • Habitat Management for Conservation

    Habitat Management for Conservation
    av Malcolm Ausden

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198568735

    Habitat Management for Conservation is a practical handbook which describes the range of techniques used to manage land for biodiversity conservation. The opening sections discuss the general principles of habitat management, including decision-maki…

  • Habitat Management for Conservation

    Habitat Management for Conservation
    av Malcolm Ausden

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198568728

    Habitat management is commonly used to maintain and enhance the biological interest of many areas of semi-natural habitat where natural processes no longer create suitable conditions for desired species. Habitat restoration and creation is increasin…

  • Understanding Hydraulics

    Understanding Hydraulics
    av L. Hamill

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230242753

    Covering all the fundamental topics in hydraulics and hydrology, this textbook is an accessible, thorough and trusted introduction to the subject. The text builds confidence by encouraging readers to work through examples, try simple experiments and…

  • The Hempcrete Book

    The Hempcrete Book
    av William Stanwix

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857841209

    The Hempcrete Book is a detailed practical manual for architects, surveyors, professional builders and self-builders. It explains how to source and mix hempcrete and how to use it in new builds and restoration. In colour throughout, fully illustrate…

  • The Hempcrete Book

    The Hempcrete Book
    av William Stanwix

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857842244

    The Hempcrete Book is a detailed practical manual for architects, surveyors, professional builders and self-builders. It explains how to source and mix hempcrete and how to use it in new builds and restoration. In colour throughout, fully illustrate…

  • Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship

    Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781489996503

    The world is undergoing unprecedented changes in many of the factors that determine its fundamental properties and their in- ence on society. These changes include climate; the chemical c- position of the atmosphere; the demands of a growing human p…

  • Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship

    Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387730325

    The world is undergoing unprecedented changes in many of the factors that determine its fundamental properties and their in- ence on society. These changes include climate; the chemical c- position of the atmosphere; the demands of a growing human p…

  • 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…

  • Green Chemistry

    Green Chemistry
    av Mike Lancaster

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782622949

    Sustainable development, the circular economy and environmental issues are at the forefront of public and Government concern. The field of green chemistry aims to provide environmentally benign products from sustainable resources, using processes th…

  • Planetary Health

    Planetary Health
    av Jennifer Cole

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789241648

    Planetary Health - the idea that human health and the health of the environment are inextricably linked - encourages the preservation and sustainability of natural systems for the benefit of human health. Drawing from disciplines such as public heal…

  • An Intermediate Course in Probability

    An Intermediate Course in Probability
    av Allan Gut

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441901613

    This is the only book that gives a rigorous and comprehensive treatment with lots of examples, exercises, remarks on this particular level between the standard first undergraduate course and the first graduate course based on measure theory.There is…

  • Byggekologi : Att hushålla med resurser

    Byggekologi : Att hushålla med resurser
    av Varis Bokalders

    Häftad - 1997 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173328067

    Del två i serien Byggekologi behandlar hushållandet med resurser: hur ett värmeeffektivt hus är uppbyggt och utformat, hur man åstadkommer eleffektivitet med rätt planering och val av varor, hur man hushåller med och renar vatten samt hur man organi…

  • Ecological Masculinities

    Ecological Masculinities
    av Martin Hultman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367893699

    Around the globe, unfettered industrialisation has marched forth in unison with massive social inequities. Making matters worse, anthropogenic pressures on Earth's living systems are causing alarming rates of thermal expansion, sea-level rise, biodi…

  • Ecological Masculinities

    Ecological Masculinities
    av Martin Hultman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138719910

    Around the globe, unfettered industrialisation has marched forth in unison with massive social inequities. Making matters worse, anthropogenic pressures on Earth's living systems are causing alarming rates of thermal expansion, sea-level rise, biodi…

  • Nyfiken på klimatet

    Nyfiken på klimatet
    av Lars-Arne Sjöberg

    e-bok - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177857167

    Årsmedeltemperaturerna stiger bland annat på grund av vår förbrukning av fossila bränsle, vilket ökar utsläppen av växthusgaser. Vi ser att havsisarna vid Artkis och Antarktis smälter, havsnivån stiger och låglänta områden läggs under vatten. Vi har…

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    Psychology for Sustainability
    av Britain A. Scott

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848725805

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually res…

  • Psychology for Sustainability

    Psychology for Sustainability
    av Britain A. Scott

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848725799

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually res…

  • Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World

    Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World
    av Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476709567

    From the coauthors of the New York Times bestseller Abundance comes their much anticipated follow-up: Bold--a radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools to create extraordinary wealth while a…

  • Bold

    Bold
    av Peter H. Diamandis

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781476709581

    "A visionary roadmap for people who believe they can change the world-and invaluable advice about bringing together the partners and technologies to help them do it." -President Bill Clinton A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies…

  • Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays

    Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist and Other Essays
    av Paul Kingsnorth

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555977801

    A provocative and urgent essay collection that asks how we can live with hope in an age of ecocide Paul Kingsnorth was once an activist an ardent environmentalist. He fought against rampant development and the depredations of a corporate world that…

  • End of the Megafauna

    End of the Megafauna
    av Ross D E MacPhee

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393249293

    Until a few thousand years ago, creatures-"megafauna"-that could have been from a sci-fi thriller roamed the earth. With a handful of exceptions, all are now gone.Ross MacPhee explores the question of what caused the disappearance of these prehistor…

  • The Bet

    The Bet
    av Paul Sabin

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300198973

    Are we headed for a world of scarce resources and environmental catastrophe, or will innovation and markets yield greater prosperity In 1980, the iconoclastic economist Julian Simon challenged celebrity biologist Paul Ehrlich to a bet. Their wager o…

  • Planetwise

    Planetwise
    av Dave Bookless

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844742516

    I was in the act of throwing away my family's rubbish while holidaying on a beautiful island when I heard God speak. I could easily have missed it, but an inner whisper asked, "How do you think I feel about what you are doing to my world?" Since the…

  • The Humanure Handbook, 4th Edition

    The Humanure Handbook, 4th Edition
    av Joseph C. Jenkins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780964425880

    An updated edition of an underground classicThis is the 4th edition of a self-published book that no respectable publisher would touch with a ten-foot shovel. The 1st edition was published in 1994 with a print run of 600 copies, which the author exp…

  • Oceans: A Very Short Introduction

    Oceans: A Very Short Introduction
    av Dorrik Stow

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199655076

    The importance of the oceans to life on Earth cannot be overstated. Liquid water covers more than 70% of our planet's surface and, in past geological time, has spread over 85%. Life on Earth began in the oceans over 3.5 billion years ago and remaine…

  • The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

    The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions
    av Peter Brannen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062364814

    One of Vox's Most Important Books of the DecadeNew York Times Editors' Choice 2017Forbes Top 10 Best Environment, Climate, and Conservation Book of 2017As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extre…

  • Nature's Experts

    Nature's Experts
    av Stephen Bocking

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813533988

    With clarity and grace, Stephen Bocking tackles the complicated question of the role of scientific expertise in environmental policy making. Nature's Experts is a timely and important book.-David H. Guston, author of Between Politics and Science: As…

  • 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…

  • Understanding Environmental Pollution

    Understanding Environmental Pollution
    av Marquita K. Hill

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108436106

    This undergraduate textbook examines environmental pollution ranging from our homes to the global environment. Completely updated and with over 50% new and rewritten material, this new edition assesses the international scope of pollution, including…

  • Understanding Environmental Pollution

    Understanding Environmental Pollution
    av Marquita K. Hill

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108423083

    This undergraduate textbook examines environmental pollution ranging from our homes to the global environment. Completely updated and with over 50% new and rewritten material, this new edition assesses the international scope of pollution, including…

  • Green Illusions

    Green Illusions
    av Ozzie Zehner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803237759

    We don't have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what's wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Though we…

  • State and Environment

    State and Environment

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262525817

    Studies of environmental governance that show the relevance of the state's role in environmental politics and the analytical power of the comparative approach.Many recent studies on environmental governance focus on either the micro-level (the local…

  • State and Environment

    State and Environment

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262027120

    Studies of environmental governance that show the relevance of the state's role in environmental politics and the analytical power of the comparative approach.Many recent studies on environmental governance focus on either the micro-level (the local…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866105

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Joseph Romm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190866112

    "This is, for my money, the best single-source primer on the state of climate change." (New York Magazine)"The right book at the right time: accessible, comprehensive, unflinching, humane." (The Daily Beast)"A must-read." (The Guardian)The essential…

  • 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…

  • Grass, Soil, Hope

    Grass, Soil, Hope
    av Courtney White

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603585453

    This book tackles an increasingly crucial question: What can we do about the seemingly intractable challenges confronting all of humanity today, including climate change, global hunger, water scarcity, environmental stress, and economic instability?…

  • The Right to the Smart City

    The Right to the Smart City

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781787691407

    Cities around the world are pursuing a smart cities agenda. In general, these initiatives are promoted and rolled-out by governments and corporations which enact various forms of top-down, technocratic governance and reproduce neoliberal governmenta…

  • Making the Modern World

    Making the Modern World
    av Vaclav Smil

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119942535

    How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials? These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materia…

  • Essential Rainwater Harvesting

    Essential Rainwater Harvesting
    av Rob Avis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865718746

    Design a rainwater harvesting system for any home in any climate. Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm's water requirements if harvest…

  • Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Routledge International Handbook of Outdoor Studies

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815384052

    The 'outdoors' is a physical and ideological space in which people engage with their environment, but it is also an important vehicle for learning and for leisure. The Routledge Handbook of Outdoor Studies is the first book to attempt to define and…