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A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia

by David G. Campbell

The western Amazon is the last frontier, as wild a west as Earth has ever known. For thirty years David G. Campbell has been exploring this lush wilderness, which contains more species than ever existed anywhere...


Uprisings for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature

by Osprey Lake

Artist-author-advocate Osprey Orielle Lake explores how the beauty, vitality, and ecological systems of the natural world can guide and transform human perspective, particularly as we face current environmental...


Steelies and Other Endangered Species: Stories on Water

by Rebecca Lawton

FROM UTAH'S WINDING CANYONS TO ALASKA'S VOLATILE BAYS, ALL FIFTEEN STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION ARE LINKED BY WATER. In fast-moving waters, the characters find solace from their painful pasts and fight to save...


Chemtrails, HAARP, and the Full Spectrum Dominance of Planet Earth

by Elana Freeland

The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.


Sharks

by Erika J. Techera & Natalie Klein

The key aim of this book is to explore the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role...


Untamed: The Wildest Woman in America and the Fight for Cumberland Island

by Will Harlan

Carol Ruckdeschel is the wildest woman in America. She eats road kill, wrestles alligators, rides horses bareback, and lives in a ramshackle cabin that she built herself in an island wilderness. She’s had...


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...


Hedgerow History: Ecology, History and Landscape Character

by Gerry Barnes & Tom Williamson

Oxbow says: For many years hedges have been the most common field boundary in rural Britain, providing a stock-proof barrier, a field boundary and a haven for wildlife. Despite this, they are rarely studied...


Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives

by Nancy J. Merrick & Jane Goodall

Foreword by Jane Goodall

A former student and colleague of Jane Goodall shares stories of chimps and their heroes, and takes readers on a journey to save man’s closest relative.

 

Unbeknownst to much of the...


Reducing the Vulnerability of Georgia's Agricultural Systems to Climate Change: Impact Assessment and Adaptation Options

by Nicolas Ahouissoussi & James E. Neumann

Agriculture is one of the most climate-sensitive of all economic sectors. Georgia is one of the many countries where the majority of the rural population depends on agriculture-directly or indirectly-for their...


Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Prioritizing Policies

by Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell & Juha Siikamäki

Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world's remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive...


Beaches of the Gulf Coast

by Richard A. Davis

Much of the world's population lives within thirty miles of a coast, and beaches are perhaps the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. The Gulf of Mexico is no exception: Millions of people make their...


Time and Complexity in Historical Ecology: Studies in the Neotropical Lowlands

by William L. Balée & Clark L. Erickson

This collection of studies by anthropologists, botanists, ecologists, and biologists is an important contribution to the emerging field of historical ecology. The book combines cutting-edge research with new...


Working Forests in the Neotropics: Conservation through Sustainable Management?

by Daniel J. Zarin, Janaki R. R. Alavalapati & Frances E. Putz

-- Thomas Lovejoy, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment


The Coral Battleground

by Judith Wright

The Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland: 2000 kilometres of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays and islands, Australia’s most precious marine possession. Teeming with life, it covers 350,000...


A Sparrowhawk's Lament: How British Breeding Birds of Prey Are Faring

by David Cobham, Bruce Pearson & Chris Packham

Britain is home to fifteen species of breeding birds of prey, from the hedgerow-hopping Sparrowhawk to the breathtaking White-tailed Eagle. In this handsomely illustrated book, acclaimed British filmmaker and...


Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet

by Todd Wilkinson & Ted Turner

Entrepreneur and media mogul Ted Turner has commanded global attention for his dramatic personality, his founding of CNN, his marriage to Jane Fonda, and his company’s merger with Time Warner. But his green...


Nature's Place: Conservation Sites and Countryside Change: Conservation Sites and Countryside Change

by William M. Adams

Nature conservation has become increasingly important in Britain over the last three decades. This title, first published in 1986, deals with the critical issues surrounding nature conservation and wildlife...


Wasting the Rain: Rivers, People and Planning in Africa: Rivers, People and Planning in Africa

by William M. Adams Adams

First published in 1992, this title offers an experienced and constructive evaluation of the ways in which water resources have been developed in Africa. Adams argues that the best hope of productive development...


Zooburbia: Meditations on the Wild Animals Among Us

by Tai Moses & Dave Buchen

To be alienated from animals is to live a life that is not quite whole, contends nature writer Tai Moses in Zooburbia. Urban and suburban residents share our environments with many types of wildlife: squirrels,...