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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Replenish

    Replenish
    av Sandra Postel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830101

    We have disrupted the natural water cycle for centuries in an effort to control water for our own prosperity. Yet every year, recovery from droughts and floods costs billions of dollars, and we spend billions more on dams, diversions, levees, and ot…

  • Replenish

    Replenish
    av Sandra Postel

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917902

    For centuries, we have disrupted the natural water cycle in an effort to control water for our own prosperity. Every year, recovery from droughts and floods costs billions of dollars, and we spend billions more on irrigation, dams, sanitation plants…

  • The Unnatural History of the Sea

    The Unnatural History of the Sea
    av Callum Roberts

    Häftad - 2011 - 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…

  • Getting to the Heart of Science Communication

    Getting to the Heart of Science Communication
    av Faith Kearns

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830743

    At a community fire day in a northern California town several years ago, author Faith Kearns gave a talk on building fire-safe houses able to withstand increasingly common wildfires. Much to her surprise, Kearns was confronted by an audience member…

  • 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…

  • Holistic Management

    Holistic Management
    av Allan Savory

    Häftad - 2017 - 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.…

  • The Architecture of Community

    The Architecture of Community
    av Leon Krier

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265799

    Leon Krier is one of the best-known - and most provocative - architects and urban theoreticians in the world. Until now, however, his ideas have circulated mostly among a professional audience of architects, city planners, and academics. In "The Arc…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264730

    "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…

  • Modeling the Environment, Second Edition

    Modeling the Environment, Second Edition
    av Andrew Ford

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597264723

    "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…

  • Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar

    Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar
    av Neil Burgess

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633642

    This is an assessment of biodiversity patterns, threats to biodiversity, and resulting conservation priorities across the African continent and its islands. Looking at biodiversity and threats in terms of biological rather than political units, the…

  • How to Feed the World

    How to Feed the World
    av Jessica Eise

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918831

    Practical and accessible solutions to our future food crises By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How will we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of expert…

  • How to Feed the World

    How to Feed the World
    av Jessica Eise

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610918848

    Practical and accessible solutions to our future food crises By 2050, we will have ten billion mouths to feed in a world profoundly altered by environmental change. How will we meet this challenge? In How to Feed the World, a diverse group of expert…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems

    Nature's Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559634762

    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.

  • Roads Were Not Built for Cars

    Roads Were Not Built for Cars
    av Carlton Reid

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610916899

    The coming of the railways in the 1830s killed off the stage-coach trade; almost all rural roads reverted to low-level local use. Cyclists were the first group in a generation to use roads and were the first to push for high-quality leadership for r…

  • Seeing the Better City

    Seeing the Better City
    av Charles R. Wolfe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610917742

    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…

  • In a Perfect Ocean

    In a Perfect Ocean
    av Daniel Pauly

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559633246

    In a Perfect Ocean: The State of Fisheries and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean presents the first empirical assessment of the status of ecosystems in the North Atlantic. The authors analyze 14 large marine ecosystems, providing an indisputabl…

  • 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 - 2017 - 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 - 2017 - 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…

  • The Bird-Friendly City

    The Bird-Friendly City
    av Timothy Beatley

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830477

    How does a bird experience a city? A backyard? A park? As the world has become more urban, noisier from increased traffic, and brighter from streetlights and office buildings, it has also become more dangerous for countless species of birds. Warbler…

  • 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…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services
    av J. B. Ruhl

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630955

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. Included are a series of nine empirical case studies that explore the problems caused by society's failure to…

  • The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services

    The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services
    av J. B. Ruhl

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559630948

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of the status and future of natural capital and ecosystem services in American law and policy. Included are a series of nine empirical case studies that explore the problems caused by society's failure to…

  • 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…

  • Making Healthy Places

    Making Healthy Places

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597267274

    The environment that we construct affects both humans and our natural world in myriad ways. There is a pressing need to create healthy places and to reduce the health threats inherent in places already built. However, there has been little awareness…

  • The Affordable City

    The Affordable City
    av Shane Phillips

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642831337

    From Los Angeles to Boston and Chicago to Miami, US cities are struggling to address the twin crises of high housing costs and household instability. In most cities, debates over the appropriate course of action have been defined by two poles: build…

  • The Living Ocean

    The Living Ocean
    av Sylvia Earle, Boyce Thorne-Miller, Sylvia Earle

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559636780

    The importance of biodiversity to planetary health and even human survival is now undisputed, yet little information exists about the importance of marine biodiversity. The world's oceans are exploited and used as dumping grounds with disastrous con…

  • Precision Community Health

    Precision Community Health
    av Bechara Choucair

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781642830163

    When Bechara Choucair was a young doctor, he learned an important lesson: treating a patient for hypothermia does little good if she has to spend the next night out in the freezing cold. As health commissioner of Chicago, he was determined to addres…

  • Forcing the Spring

    Forcing the Spring
    av Robert Gottlieb

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638326

    Originally published in 1993, Forcing the Spring was quickly recognized as a seminal work in the field of environmental history. The book links the environmental movement that emerged in the 1960s to earlier movements that had not previously been de…

  • Forcing the Spring

    Forcing the Spring
    av Robert Gottlieb

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559638050

    Originally published in 1993, Forcing the Spring was quickly recognized as a seminal work in the field of environmental history. The book links the environmental movement that emerged in the 1960s to earlier movements that had not previously been de…

  • Designing Climate Solutions

    Designing Climate Solutions
    av Hal Harvey

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610919562

    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…

  • COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CONSERVATION PROF

    COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CONSERVATION PROF

    Övrigt - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559635097

    Whether you are managing wetlands, protecting endangered species, or restoring ecosystems, you need to be able to communicate effectively in order to solve conservation and resource management problems. Communication Skills for Conservation Professi…

  • Don't Be Such a Scientist

    Don't Be Such a Scientist
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597265638

    How to relate scientific information in a way that entertains and enlightens? After twenty years as a marine biologist, a Ph.D. from Harvard, a tenured professorship at the University of New Hampshire, and more than twenty published research papers,…

  • Communicating Nature

    Communicating Nature
    av Julia B. Corbett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260688

    A broader and more comprehensive understanding of how we communicate with each other about the natural world and our relationship to it is essential to solving environmental problems. How do individuals develop beliefs and ideologies about the envir…

  • 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…

  • Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise

    Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise
    av Stefan Al

    Häftad - 2019 - 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…