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A Brief History of Early Horticulture in Oregon

by James Robert Cardwell

-The first settlers found here in the indigenous fruits, a promise of the abundant yield of the cultivated varieties which they were not long in introducing with most gratifying results.- The introduction of...

Ecological Footprint

by Mathis Wackernagel, Bert Beyers & Katharina Rout

Resource accounting is essential to avoid ecological bankruptcy – here’s why and how

Our economy is running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scheme with the planet. We use future resources to run the present,...

What Works in Conservation

by William J. Sutherland, Lynn V. Dicks, Nancy Ockendon & Silviu O. Petrovan and Rebecca K. Smith (eds.)

What Works in Conservation has been created to provide practitioners with answers to these and many other questions about practical conservation. This book provides an assessment of the effectiveness of 1389...


by Andrew Reeves

Intelligent investigative writing meets experiential journalism in this important look at one of North America’s most voraciously invasive species

Politicians, ecologists, and government wildlife officials...

Coral Whisperers

by Irus Braverman

In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world’s precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today’s coral scientists are struggling to save these important...

Unredeemed Land

by Erin Stewart Mauldin

How did the Civil War and the emancipation of four million slaves reconfigure the natural landscape in the South and the farming economy dependent upon it? An innovative reconsideration of the Civil War's profound...

Environmental Project Management

by Cristina Cosma & Francis Hopcroft

This book describes the various aspects and considerations required in effective project management and the tools that can be used by a nonprofessional project manager to appropriately evaluate how well the...

From Bogotá to Beijing

by David Jacoby & Miguel G. Breceda Lapeyre

The 2010 trip at the height of globalization takes place against a backdrop of frenzied global development. As he travels, the author observes the pronounced social and environmental footprint of the societies...

Travels in Alaska

by John Muir & Terry Gifford

‘To the lover of pure wildness Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.’

First published in 1915, Travels in Alaska is the last book that Muir wrote, detailing the adventures and experiences...

Ice and Snow in the Cold War

by Julia Herzberg, Christian Kehrt & Franziska Torma

The history of the Cold War has focused overwhelmingly on statecraft and military power, an approach that has naturally placed Moscow and Washington center stage. Meanwhile, regions such as Alaska, the polar...

The People of the River

by Oscar de la Torre

In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. Drawing on social and environmental...

Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency

by Jan Janssens, Didier Carron, Philippe Marin & Philip Giantris et al.

Scientific and Technical Report No. 24 Performance-Based Contracts (PBC) for Improving Utilities Efficiency: Experiences and Perspectives is a compendium of articles written by members of the PBC taskforce....


by Lynn L. Bergeson & Charles M. Auer

Congress’s substantial revisions to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in 2016 marked the end of a decades-long quest to remedy that which ailed the country’s domestic industrial chemical management...


by Theda Braddock & Dianne Hennessey

Wetlands are a vital natural resource and an integral part of the ecosystem. Yet they are also fraught with contention. Landowners, developers, ecologists, policymakers, and the courts must all navigate a complex...


by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Sitting next to the Great Barrier Reef, marinated in coal and gas, the industrial boomtown of Gladstone, Australia embodies many of the contradictions of the 'overheated' world: prosperous yet polluted; growing...

Phosphorus: Polluter and Resource of the Future

by Christian Schaum

Phosphorus has always been both a curse and a blessing. On the one hand, it is essential for all life forms and cannot be replaced by anything. On the other hand, wastewater treatment aims to minimize phosphorus...

Natural Disasters and Risk Communication

by C. Vail Fletcher, Jennette Lovejoy, Do Kyun Kim & Robert F. Butler et al.

Natural Disasters and Risk Communication: Implications of the Cascadia Subduction Zone Megaquake asks and addresses how we communicate about natural disasters and what effect our communication has on natural...

What Works in Conservation 2018

by William J. Sutherland, Lynn V. Dicks, Nancy Ockendon & Silviu O. Petrovan et al.

What Works in Conservation has been created to provide practitioners with answers to these and many other questions about practical conservation. This book provides an assessment of the effectiveness of 1277...

Taking on Technocracy

by Dolores L. Augustine

The German abandonment of nuclear power represents one of the most successful popular revolts against technocratic thinking in modern times—the triumph of a dynamic social movement, encompassing a broad swath...


by Gerald Neil Wright

THIS IS THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND CONSERVATIVE BOOK ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN PRINT.  It contains all the Major Claims made by Proponents of Man-made Climate Change ... or Anthropogenic Global Warming.  It contains...