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Weather: A Very Short Introduction

by Storm Dunlop

From deciding the best day for a picnic, to the devastating effects of hurricanes and typhoons, the weather impacts our lives on a daily basis. Although new techniques allow us to forecast the weather with increasing...


Caesar Kleberg and the King Ranch

by Duane M. Leach

In this tribute to a pioneer conservationist, Duane M. Leach celebrates the life of an exceptional ranch manager on a legendary Texas ranch, a visionary for wildlife and modern ranch management, and an extraordinarily...


The People of the Bird

by Michael A Jelliffe

Two generations, two cultures, a shared history, an uncertain future, and one bird... nenge. An isolated community races against time to meet the challenges of a mining venture being thrust upon it. Guided...


What Works in Conservation

by William J. Sutherland (ed.), Lynn V. Dicks (ed.), Nancy Ockendon (ed.) & Rebecca K. Smith (ed.)

Is leaving headlands in fields unsprayed beneficial for wildlife? Is paying farmers to cover the costs of bird conservation measures effective? Is using prescribed fire beneficial for young trees in forests?...


Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

by Gloria I. Guzman Casado & Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective...


Pollution and the Atmosphere: Designs for Reduced Emissions

by Marco Ragazzi

This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures...


The Complete Garden Bird Book

by Mark Golley, Stephen Moss & Dave Daly

One of the greatest pleasures of having a garden is being able to identify the great number of different bird species that may feed, bathe and nest there, or simply fly over, particularly during migration.

This...


The Essays of Henry David Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau

Collected here are nineteen essays by Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was one of America's best known and most influential writers. His work has helped shape the American Discourse and had a lasting effect on the...


Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning

by Kimberly Etingoff

This compendium volume, Urban Land Use: Community-Based Planning, covers a range of land use planning and community engagement issues. Part I explores the connections between land use decisions and consequences...


Democracy in the Woods

SUNSET Mountain Escapes: The Best of the Cascades, Sierra Nevada & Rockies

Advanced Top Bar Beekeeping: Next Steps for the Thinking Beekeeper

by Christy Hemenway

Beekeeping outside the box – getting beyond the basics with top bar hives


Attracting Birds in the Texas Hill Country: A Guide to Land Stewardship

by W. Rufus Stephens & Jan Wrede

After years of working with landowners, land managers, naturalists, county officials, and others about wildlife management and land stewardship for birds in the Texas Hill Country, biologist Rufus Stephens and...


Handbook of Material Flow Analysis: For Environmental, Resource, and Waste Engineers, Second Edition

by Paul H. Brunner & Helmut Rechberger

Since the first issue of the handbook was published in October 2003, the field of material flow analysis (MFA) has developed rapidly, including hundreds of MFA studies all over the globe. MFA methodology has...


Environmental Technology and Innovations: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environmental Technology and Innovations (Ho Chi Minh Cit

by Vladimir Kocí & Tomáš|Dao, Phan Ruml

Environmental Technology and Innovations contains papers presented at the International Conference on Environmental Technology and Innovations (ICETI 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, 23-25 November 2016). The...


Diseases and Pests of Mushrooms and Other Fungi - With Chapters on Disease, Insects, Sanitation and Pest Control

by Various

This comprehensive guide to the diseases and pests of mushrooms and fungi comprises twelve thorough and detailed chapters by various experts on the subject. It is extensively illustrated with black and white...


The Science of Ethanol

by Walter E. Goldstein

This book covers all facets involving the production and use of ethanol. Topics include the optimization of raw materials, energy, capital, process model-based computer control, and human resources to produce...


Futures Research and Environmental Sustainability: Theory and Method

by James K. Lein

This book explores the challenges of presenting sustainability as a more actionable or practical concept and identifying approaches that might offer useful assistance in addressing the temporal and spatial representation...


Air Quality: Monitoring, Measuring, and Modeling Environmental Hazards

by Marco Ragazzi

This new compendium provides a nuanced look at monitoring, measuring, and modeling air quality pollution in conjunction with its effects on public health and the environment. Air pollution has been proven to...


Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

by Joseph D. Witt

In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining. The irrevocable devastation caused by this practice has forced local...