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The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff Is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health-and a Vision for Change

by Annie Leonard

A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our...


Buying Rural Land in Texas

by Charles E. Gilliland

Whether the prospective buyer is a farmer or rancher looking to expand operations, a sportsman seeking to preserve habitat for wildlife, or a nature enthusiast trying to conserve native flora and fauna, acquiring...


Ice: The Nature, the History, and the Uses of an Astonishing Substance

by Mariana Gosnell

Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo, a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores...


Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities

by Alberto Garrido & Mordechai Shechter

The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17,...


Administering Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries: A Handbook

by Jack Calder

IMF economists work closely with member countries on a variety of issues. Their unique perspective on country experiences and best practices on global macroeconomic issues are often shared in the form of books...


The Internal Energy Market

by Fabrizio Lala

The energy strategy of European Union is an item of utmost political concern, since it tightly intertwined with controversial commercial relationship with Russia and the US. In spite of the fact that energy...


Feminist Security Studies

by Annick Wibben

This book rethinks security theory from a feminist perspective -uniquely, it engages feminism, security, and strategic studies to provide a distinct feminist approach to Security Studies.

 


The Soil

by Nagatsuka Takashi

The Soil was originally written in 1910 and is a classic account of rural and agricultural life in Japan in the early 1900s. In addition to its deft, powerful evocations of nature, the novel also provides a...


Surviving Out of Your Backpack

by David Skipworth

This book helps to prepare your backpack with essentials that will give you the advantage needed to survive. It will show you how to use these important essentials in time of need. This book explains different...


Wasting the Rain (Routledge Revivals): 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...


Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth Is Plundering the Planet

by Ugo Bardi & Jorgen Randers

As we dig, drill, and excavate to unearth the planet's mineral bounty, the resources we exploit from ores, veins, seams, and wells are gradually becoming exhausted. Mineral treasures that took millions, or even...


Water in Texas: An Introduction

by Andrew Sansom

No natural resource issue has greater significance for the future of Texas than water. The state's demand for water for municipal, industrial, agricultural, and recreational uses continues to grow exponentially,...


Resource and Environmental Economics: Modern Issues and Applications

by Clement A Tisdell

This important book deals with the essential principles of resource and environmental economics, provides applications to contemporary issues in this field, and outlines and assesses policies being used or proposed...


Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

by David Sedlak

Turn on the faucet, and water pours out. Pull out the drain plug, and the dirty water disappears. Most of us give little thought to the hidden systems that bring us water and take it away when we’re done with...


The Sugar Season: A Year in the Life of Maple Syrup-- And One Family's Quest for the Sweetest Harvest

by Douglas Whynott

From the award-winning author of A Unit of Water, A Unit of Time, a year in the life of one New England family as they struggle to preserve an ancient, lucrative, and threatened agricultural art—the sweetest...


New Deal Planning: The National Resources Planning Board

by Marion Clawson

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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...


Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems: The Role of Learning and Education

by Marianne E. Krasny, Cecilia Lundholm & Ryan Plummer

Resilience thinking challenges us to reconsider the meaning of sustainability in a world that must constantly adapt in the face of gradual and at times catastrophic change. This volume further asks environmental...


Natural Resource Information for Economic Development

by Raymond F. Mikesell

This book discusses the problems of developing quality information on the availability of natural resources. Originally published in 1969


The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier

by Colin Woodard

For more than four hundred years the people of coastal Maine have clung to their rocky, wind-swept lands, resisting outsiders’ attempts to control them while harvesting the astonishing bounty of the Gulf of...