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Routledge Handbook of Climate Change and Society

by CONSTANCE LEVER-TRACY

This handbook will bring together the latest research on climate change from the social sciences. It will comprehensively cover social causes, impacts, recognition and responses to climate change and will feature...


Environmental Ethics for the Long Term: An Introduction

by John Nolt

Broad in scope, this introduction to environmental ethics considers both contemporary issues and the extent of humanity's responsibility for distant future life. John Nolt, a logician and environmental ethicist,...


Perspectives on the Ideas of Gregory Bateson, Ecological Intelligence, and Educational Reforms

by C.A. Bowers, Jorge Ishizawa & Rolf Jucker

It is widely acknowledged that Gregory Bateson's ideas have been influential in a number of fields. Unfortunately, the importance of his ideas for understanding why public schools and universities continue to...


Amazon Burning

by Victoria Griffith

When 22-year-old aspiring journalist Emma Cohen is forced to flee the comforts of her NYU student life, she maneuvers an internship from her father at his newspaper in Rio de Janeiro. There, Emma is immediately...


Conservation: A Beginner's Guide

by Paul Jepson & Richard Ladle

The need to protect nature has never been so pressing. As unprecedented environmental challenges threaten to wipe out many of the planet’s species, there is a battle against time to formulate new ways of defending...


The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of Knowledge

by Bill Vitek

Human dependence on technology has increased exponentially over the past several centuries, along with the notion that environmental problems can be solved with scientific applications. The Virtues of Ignorance:...


Helping Orphaned or Injured Wild Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-210

by Diane Scarazzini

To Help or Not to Help?

When faced with an injured bird or orphaned nestling, most people want to help but don't know how - and also fear doing more harm than good.  In fact, many wild birds that appear to...


Environmental Management: : Revision Guide for the Iema Associate Membership Exam and Nebosh Diploma in Environmental Management

by Adrian Belcham

Written by Adrian Belcham, author of Manual of Environmental Management, this is the essential guide to prepare you for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management.

Through...


Blood and Guts: Dispatches from the Whale Wars

by Sam Vincent

"I pull on my balaclava and step onto the bridge wing. It's loud outside: I can hear the rumbles of nine vessels' engines and the hiss of ten water cannons ... Suddenly the bridge is full of refugees from the...


The David Suzuki Reader: A Lifetime of Ideas from a Leading Activist and Thinker

by David Suzuki & Bill Mckibben

In this revised and expanded edition of his collected writings, David Suzuki continues to explore the themes that have informed his work for more than four decades — the interconnectedness of all things, our...


Texas Wildlife Resources and Land Uses

by Raymond C. II Telfair

Natural habitats for wildlife in Texas and the many species they support are dwindling at an alarming rate as an ever-growing population continues to develop the land for commercial, industrial, and agricultural...


Danger All Around: Waste Storage Crisis on the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast

by Joel B. Goldsteen

The problem of where to store waste has grabbed a lot of headlines recently, but people have been slow to realize that the environmental damage caused by storage sites is an even greater menace. This book makes...


Chemical Alert!: A Community Action Handbook

by Marvin S. Legator & Sabrina F. Strawn

In the 1978 Love Canal toxic waste crisis, concerned citizens "did a far better job of evaluating the health of the community than did the professionals of the New York Health Department," asserts Marvin Legator....


An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days

by Susan Wittig Albert

From Eudora Welty's memoir of childhood to May Sarton's reflections on her seventieth year, writers' journals offer an irresistible opportunity to join a creative thinker in musing on the events-whether in daily...


Habitat Conservation Planning: Endangered Species and Urban Growth

by Timothy Beatley

As environmental awareness grows around the world, people are learning that a diversity of species and the habitat to support them is necessary to maintain the ecological health of the earth. At the same time,...


American Environmental Fiction, 1782-1847

by Matthew Wynn Sivils

Situating the origins of American environmental fiction in early Republic natural histories, Indian captivity narratives, juvenile literature, and the subsequent development of a uniquely American brand of environmental...


Safe Planet:: Renewable Energy plus Workers' Power

The End of Nature

by Bill Mckibben

Reissued on the tenth anniversary of its publication, this classic work on our environmental crisis features a new introduction by the author, reviewing both the progress and ground lost in the fight to save...


In the Grip of the Past: Educational Reforms that Address What should Be Changed and What Should be Conserved

by C. A. Bowers

With natural systems being exploited at an unsustainable rate, with technologies displacing the need for workers and now even professors, with print-based technologies undermining the intergenerational achievements...


Build a Bluebird Trail: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-213

by DaleEvva Gelfand

Conservationists across North America are working to help protect and support bluebirds, and you can do your part by creating a bluebird trail. This is simply a series of nesting boxes (anywhere from a few to...