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Foundations of the Earth: Global Ecological Change and the Book of Job

by H.H. Shugart

“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth?” God asks Job in the “Whirlwind Speech,” but Job cannot reply. This passage—which some environmentalists and religious scholars treat as a “green”...


Understanding Environmental Policy

by Steven Cohen

The first edition of this pragmatic course text emphasized the policy value of a "big picture" approach to the ethical, political, technological and scientific, economic, and management aspects of environmental...


Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country

by Courtney White & Michael Pollan

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...


Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

by Thom van Dooren

A leading figure in the emerging field of extinction studies, Thom van Dooren puts philosophy into conversation with the natural sciences and his own ethnographic encounters to vivify the cultural and ethical...


Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment

by Joseph Ofungwu

Statistical Applications for Environmental Analysis and Risk Assessment guides readers through real-world situations and the best statistical methods used to determine the nature and extent of the problem, evaluate...


Environmental Noise Pollution: Noise Mapping, Public Health, and Policy

by Enda Murphy & Eoin King

Environmental Noise Pollution: Noise Mapping, Public Health and Policy addresses the key debates surrounding environmental noise pollution with a particular focus on the European Union. Environmental noise pollution...


The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

by Russell Gold

Russell Gold, a brilliant and dogged investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal, has spent more than a decade reporting on one of the biggest stories of our time: the spectacular, world-changing rise...


Plastic Purge

by Michael SanClements

Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much...


Ecological Modelling and Engineering of Lakes and Wetlands

by Sven Erik Jørgensen, Ni-Bin Chang & Fu-Liu Xu

Ecological modelling has developed rapidly in recent decades, with the focus primarily on the restoration of lakes and wetlands. Ecological Modelling and Engineering in Lakes and Wetlands presents the progress...


Building to Last: The challenge for business leaders

by Colin Hutchinson

The major challenge for companies is to create a business that will last. This means they have to take seriously the issue of sustainable development, rather than simply having an environmental policy, conducting...


Planet Heart: How an Unhealthy Environment Leads to Heart Disease

by François Reeves

We’ve all heard the risk factors for cardiovascular disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, stress, and a sedentary lifestyle. But what about our environment? Despite almost 500 recent...


Communities in Transition: Protected Nature and Local People in Eastern and Central Europe

by Saska Petrova

Providing an integrated perspective on why, how and for whom nature conservation practices have been implemented in CEE, this book sheds further light upon the mechanisms through which such practices both redefine...


Vacationscape: Developing Tourist Areas

by Clare A. Gunn

The third edition of this classic volume integrates the idea of balancing tourism with protection of the resources upon which it depends. The text stresses the role of the community, identifies potential pitfalls,...


Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary

by Raymond S. Bradley

Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary, Third Edition, provides a thorough overview of the methods of paleoclimatic reconstruction and of the historical changes in climate during the past...


Representative Government and Environmental Management

by Edwin T. Haefele

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Marine Plants of the Texas Coast

by Roy L. Lehman

Written for biology students, teachers, nature lovers, amateur naturalists, conservation workers, and parks and wildlife personnel, this up-to-date, easy-to-use guide describes the marine plants of the Gulf...


Becoming Native to This Place

by Wes Jackson

The New World -- this empty land dazzlingly rich in forests, soils, rainfall, and mineral wealth -- was to represent a new beginning for civilized humanity. Unfortunately, even the best of the European settles...


Home in the Howling Wilderness: Settlers and the Environment in Southern New Zealand

by Peter Holland

During the 19th century, New Zealand's South Island underwent an environmental transformation at the hands of European settlers. They diverted streams and drained marshes, burned native vegetation and planted...


Nepa in the Courts: A Legal Analysis of the National Environmental Policy ACT

by Frederick R. Anderson

This book examines the courts' interpretation of NEPA in its first three years, defeats and successes of citizens' actions in key cases, and implication of court rulings for the act's future effectiveness. Originally...


The Burning Question: We Can't Burn Half the World's Oil, Coal, and Gas. So How Do We Quit?

by Duncan Clark, Mike Berners-Lee & Bill Mckibben

The Burning Question reveals climate change to be the most fascinating scientific, political and social puzzle in history. It shows that carbon emissions are still accelerating upwards, following an exponential...