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Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

by Margaret Oliver, Thomas Bishop & Ben Marchant

Precision agriculture (PA) involves the application of technologies and agronomic principles to manage spatial and temporal variation associated with all aspects of agricultural production in order to improve...


Global Action for Biodiversity: An International Framework for Implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity

by Timothy Swanson

At the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, the nations of the world adopted the convention on Biological Diversity. Since then, over 160 countries have ratified the Convention, three Conferences of the Parties have taken...


A Field Guide to Butterflies of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

by Diane M. Debinski & James Pritchard

This book provides basic information on butterfly anatomy and natural history, as well as the proper way to catch and release butterflies-though with a stern reminder that netting butterflies is not permitted...


The Root Causes of Biodiversity Loss

by Alexander Wood, Pamela Stedman-Edwards & Johanna Mang

The world is losing species and biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. The causes go deep and the losses are driven by a complex array of social, economic, political and biological factors at different levels....


Living Beings: Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements

by Penny Dransart & James Staples

Living Beings examines the vital characteristics of social interactions between living beings, including humans, other animals and trees.

Many discussions of such relationships highlight the exceptional qualities...


Endangered Species Threatened Convention: The Past, Present and Future of Cites, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild F

by Barnabas Dickson & Jon Hutton

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) is the best known and most controversial of international conservation treaties. Since it came into force 25 years ago, debate has raged over...


Sponsoring Nature: Environmental Philanthropy for Conservation

by Maano Ramutsindela, Marja Spierenburg & Harry Wels

Saving the world's flora and fauna, especially high-profile examples such as chimpanzees, whales and the tropical rain forests, is big business. Individuals and companies channel their resources to the preservation...


Environmental Principles and Policies: An Interdisciplinary Introduction

by Sharon Beder

Environmental Principles and Policies uses environmental and social principles to analyse the latest wave of economic-based and market-orientated environmental policies currently being adopted around the world....


The Bottlenose Dolphin: Biology and Conservation

by III John E. Reynolds, Randall S. Wells & Samantha D. Eide

The Bottlenose Dolphin presents for the first time a comprehensive, colorfully illustrated, and concise overview of a species that has fascinated humans for at least 3,000 years.


Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever

by Maude Barlow

In her bestselling books Blue Gold and Blue Covenant, world-renowned water activist Maude Barlow exposed the battle for ownership of our dwindling water supply and the emergence of an international, grassroots-led...


The Once and Future World: Nature As It Was, As It Is, As It Could Be

by J.B. Mackinnon

An award-winning ecology writer goes looking for the wilderness we've lost, providing an eye-opening account of the true relationship between humans and nature.


Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

by Jonathan Bate

First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and...


The Rhino Keepers: Struggle for Survival

by Clive Walker & Anton Walker

The conservation of the rhinos in southern Africa is described in this account of these fascinating animals, the reasons behind their historical decline, the myths that surround them, and the resurrection of...


The Dawn of Global Sense: Awakening to the Rising Global Consciousness Now Changing Our Lives

by Judah Freed, Dr. Vandana Shiva & Thomas Paine

In these dark times that try our souls, your life choices can make global sense. Against a backdrop of climate change, political upheaval and economic instability, The Dawn of Global Sense reveals how authority...


More Water, Less Meat?

by Bruno McGrath & Pandora Poikilos

Book Description: "If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water." Ismail Serageldin (1995) On average, 1 person drinks between 2 to 4 litres of water...


Intellectual Property Rights Trade and Biodiversity

by Graham Dutfield

This text examines the international agreements governing trade in genetic resources - crucial resources for world agriculture, food security and large industries such as pharmaceuticals. Intellectual Property...


In Defence of Life: Essays on a Radical Reworking of Green Wisdom

by Julian Rose

Written from the heart, this book has the power to lift the reader into another dimension. A clarion call for a new dynamic.


Beyond Borders: Environmental Movements and Transnational Politics

by Brian Doherty & Timothy Doyle

Globalisation is about transnational politics. While nation-state governments increasingly struggle with this new politics, which moves beneath, between and beyond national borders, others entities like transnational...


The Case for Grassroots Collaboration: Social Capital and Ecosystem Restoration at the Local Level

by John Charles Morris, William Allen Gibson & William Marshall Leavitt

This book addresses the activities of three grassroots environmental collaborations in the Chesapeake Bay region. Citizen-based collaboration can be effective in ecosystem restoration when applied at the proper...


The Oil Man and the Sea: Navigating the Northern Gateway

by Arno Kopecky

A sailing trip along the proposed Northern Gateway marine route with a fresh new voice in non-fiction.

With oil and gas behemoth Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway proposal nearing approval, supertankers loaded...