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Media, Ecology and Conservation: Using the Media to Protect the World's Wildlife and Ecosystems

by Jon Blewitt

This book focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the world’s endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats....


Local Sustainable Homes: How to Make Them Happen in Your Community

by Chris Bird

While politicians talk about sustainable housing, thousands of individuals, groups, and organizations are busy putting ideas into practice, now pushing the boundaries to cut carbon emissions far beyond government...


A Renewable World: Energy, Ecology, Equality

by Herbert Girardet & Miguel Mendonca

We have turned our home planet into a disposable world, using resources as though there were no tomorrow. It is time to make it a renewable world instead.

We must urgently reconcile two things: our common desire...


Feeding the Planet: Environmental Protection through Sustainable Agriculture

by Klaus Hahlbrock

Almost one billion people suffer from malnutrition worldwide whilst populations are growing and agricultural production stagnates.


Celebrity Conservationists: From Attenborough to Irwin: Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age

by Graham Huggan

Celebrity conservationists have played a major role in drawing attention to an increasingly threatened natural world. Through television they have brought the crises of this world directly into the public gaze. This...


Shades of Green: Environment Activism Around the Globe

by Christof Mauch, Nathan Stoltzfus & Douglas R. Weiner

Shades of Green examines the impact of political, economic, religious, and scientific institutions on environmental activism around the world. Discussing issues unique to different parts of the world, Shades...


Hillingdon Ranch: Four Seasons, Six Generations

by David K Langford & Lorie Woodward Cantu

In 1885, San Antonio architect Alfred Giles began buying the land that would become Hillingdon Ranch, eventually accumulating 13,000 acres near the town of Comfort in Kendall County. As the property passed to...


Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe

by Jane Goodall with the Jane Goodall Insti

A great deal has happened since the publication of Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe in 1999. Most recently, endeavors at the Gombe field site have included landmark research related to AIDS progression; establishing...


The Recurring Dark Ages: Ecological Stress, Climate Changes, and System Transformation

by Sing C. Chew

In this modern era of global environmental crisis, Sing Chew provides a convincing analysis of a 5,000-year history of recurring human and environmental crises_a Dark Ages significant in defining the relationship...


The Ethics of Waste: How We Relate to Rubbish

by Gay Hawkins

Gay Hawkins explores the ethical significance of waste in everyday life_from the broadest conceptions of waste and loss to how the environmental movement has affected the ways we think about garbage. Do we feel...


Anthropology and Nature

by Kirsten Hastrup

On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting...


Biosecurity: The Socio-Politics of Invasive Species and Infectious Diseases

by Andrew Dobson, Kezia Barker & Sarah L. Taylor

Biosecurity is the assessment and management of potentially dangerous infectious diseases, quarantined pests, invasive (alien) species, living modified organisms, and biological weapons. This introductory volume...


The World's Scavengers: Salvaging for Sustainable Consumption and Production

by Martin Medina

A fascinating analysis of the world's scavengers as performing an important economic role in the production and consumption of food.


Culture and Waste: The Creation and Destruction of Value

by Gay Hawkins & Stephen Muecke

The international contributors to this collection ask us to pause and consider the complex ways in which value is created and destroyed. Their diverse approaches of ethics, philosophy, cultural studies, and...


Developing Ecological Consciousness: Paths to a Sustainable Future

by Christopher Uhl

This book offers an ecology-based, wonder-filled initiation to the Universe and the Planet Earth. It examines the ways in which humans are damaging the Earth and their own bodies and spirits. It also presents...


Communities and Conservation: Histories and Politics of Community-Based Natural Resource Management

by Peter J. Brosius, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing & Charles Zerner

A group of distinguished environmentalists analyze and advocate for community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). They offer an overview of this transnational movement and its links between environmental...


Chesapeake Bay Blues: Science, Politics, and the Struggle to Save the Bay

by Howard R. Ernst

This book addresses the Chesapeake Bay as a political problem and reveals how the political process has worked against the interests of science, the public, and environmental advocates all at once.


Collaborative Land Use Management: The Quieter Revolution in Place-Based Planning

by Robert J. Mason

Collaborative Land-Use Management: The Quieter Revolution in Place-Based Planning discusses the less-regulatory approaches to land-use management that have emerged over the past 35 years, analyzing the collective...


Cape Cod

by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau's classic account of his meditative, beach-combing walking trips to Cape Cod in the early 1850s, reflecting on the elemental forces of the sea

Cape Cod chronicles Henry David Thoreau's journey of discovery...


365 Ways to Live Green: Your Everyday Guide to Saving the Environment

by Diane Gow McDilda

It's the choices we make every day that affect our world tomorrow...

365 Ways to Live Green offers an extended list of opportunities to live with more care for the environment by educating, inspiring and motivating...