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At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic

by Lawrence Millman

At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is...

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?...

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

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...

Africa. An Interrupted Dream. Or, Wonderful Life Discoveries in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania.: SHORT STORY #8.  Nonfiction series #1-# 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

Life is unpredictable. How someone life is developed no one knows, or could predict. All depends on circumstances, fate, and environment.  They shape the person’s destiny. The author, a structural engineer,...

What Is Quality of Life? Or, a Conversation Between an Eagle and a Snake. : SHORT STORY #2. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

The conversation between an eagle and a snake based on Ancient Greek mythology. When Greeks, to teach people common sense, logic, wisdom, new skills, and creativity have used conversations between Gods, or between...

Wild Apples

by Henry David Thoreau

"Wild Apples" is a fascinating and wonderfully-written essay concerning the history and variations of wild apple species by American naturalist Henry David Thoreau. One of Thoreau's major essays, "Wild Apples"...

The Breath of Life

by John Burroughs

"The Breath of Life" is a 1915 book by American naturalist John Burroughs. It contains a number of essays related to his observations as he travelled around New England. Beautifully written and thought provoking,...

Ways of Nature

by John Burroughs

First published in 1905, "Ways of Nature" is a collection of essays by American naturalist John Burroughs. Within them, Burroughs explores the idea of bird intelligence, which he maintains had been generally...

Bird Neighbors - An Introductory Acquaintance with One Hundred and Fifty Birds Commonly Found in the Gardens, Meadows, and Woods About Our Homes

by Neltje Blanchan & John Burroughs

First published in 1897, "Bird Neighbors" was nature writer Neltje Blanchan's first major work, combining hard science and personal experience in a profusely-illustrated and accessible volume. Upon publication,...