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Supply and Competition in Minor Metals

by David B. Brooks

An interest in the minor metals - termed "minor" as their annual production is relatively small - had been developing for many years. This study, first published in 1965, examines patterns of supply that can...


Pesticide Policy, Production Risk, and Producer Welfare: An Econometric Approach to Applied Welfare Economics

by John M. Antle

The use of pesticides to control agricultural pests both benefits farm production and imposes health and environmental costs on producers and society. This title, first published in 1988, includes an application...


Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern

by Marc Williams, Gunda Reddy & Michael Quinn

Wildlife Toxicity Assessments for Chemicals of Military Concern is a compendium of chemical-specific toxicity information with discussions on the rationale and development of Wildlife Toxicity Reference Values...


Becoming Native to This Place

by Wes Jackson

In six compelling essays, Wes Jackson lays the foundation for a new farming economy grounded in nature's principles and located in dying small towns and rural communities. Exploding the tenets of industrial...


On the Edge: The State and Fate of the World's Tropical Rainforests

by Claude Martin & Thomas E. Lovejoy

In 1972, The Limits to Growth introduced the idea that world resources are limited. Soon after, people became aware of the threats to the world’s rainforests, the biggest terrestrial repositories of biodiversity...


U.S. Household Consumption, Income, and Demographic Changes: 1975-2025

by Philip Musgrove

The impacts of the two variables of population and income growth on resources and the environment are transmitted through their effects on the demands for goods and services. To enrich our understanding of the...


The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia's Environmental Emergency

by Mark L. Clifford

One of Asia’s best-respected writers on business and economy, Hong Kong-based author Mark L. Clifford provides a behind-the-scenes look at what companies in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, South...


Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World

by Jonathan Mingle

High in the Himalayan valley of Zanskar in northwest India sits a village as isolated as the legendary Shangri-La. Long fed by runoff from glaciers and lofty snowfields, Kumik—a settlement of thirty nine mud...


The Next Species: The Future of Evolution in the Aftermath of Man

by Michael Tennesen

“Simultaneously sobering and exhilarating, Michael Tennesen’s wide-ranging survey of disasters highlights both life’s fragility and its metamorphosing persistence” (Booklist) and describes what life...


Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment

by Denis Hayes & Gail Boyer Hayes

From leading ecology advocates, a revealing look at our dependence on cows and a passionate appeal for sustainable living.

In Cowed, globally recognized environmentalists Denis and Gail Boyer Hayes offer a revealing...


Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool

by Jennifer Jacquet

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.

 

In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is...


Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman & Susan Q. Stranahan

“A gripping, suspenseful page-turner” (Kirkus Reviews) with a “fast-paced, detailed narrative that moves like a thriller” (International Business Times), Fukushima teams two leading experts from the Union...


Environmental Science (Speedy Study Guide)

by Speedy Publishing

Learning about environmental science with the aid of a study guide helps kids to understand the environment and their place in it. Learning about subjects like climate and weather, the water cycle, environmental...


A Short Guide to Climate Change Risk

by Nigel Arnell

Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk,...


Nature's Web: Rethinking Our Place on Earth: Rethinking Our Place on Earth

by Peter Marshall

This powerful book provides the first comprehensive overview of the intellectual roots of the worldwide environmental movement - from ancient religions and philosophies to modern science and ethics - and synthesizes...


Big Data in Ecology

by Guy Woodward, Mehrdad Hajibabaei & Alex Dumbrell

The theme of this volume is big data in ecology.

  • Updates and informs the reader on the latest research findings
  • Written by leading experts in the field
  • Highlights areas for future investigation


Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

by Frederick Rowe Davis

Rachel Carson's eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government policy....


Advances in Agronomy

by Donald L Sparks

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject...


Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production

by Nicolette Hahn Niman

For decades it has been nearly universal dogma among environmentalists and health advocates that cattle and beef are public enemy number one.

But is the matter really so clear cut? Hardly, argues environmental...


Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe

by Helen Caldicott

On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of...