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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...


A History of Life in 100 Fossils

by Paul D. Taylor & Aaron O'Dea

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural...


Water Supply Bylaws Guide

by S. F. White & G. D. Mays

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Make it Wild!: 101 Things to Make and Do Outdoors

by Fiona Danks & Jo Schofield

Make it Wild! shows how children can enjoy the endless opportunities offered by wild places. Looking at what nature has to offer, they explore the potential of diverse raw materials such as snow, leaves, and...


Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities: 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: 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...


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,...


Guarding the Goldfields: The story of the Yukon Field Force

by Brereton Greenhous

Canada's gold rush of the late 1890s attracted dreamers and schemers from all over North America. Guarding the Goldfields is the story of the men sent to guard the Yukon and maintain order.


Almaguin Chronicles: Memories of the Past

by Astrid Taim

Almaguin Chronicles explores the relationship between lumbering and settlement in the Parry Sound District the last frontier of this part of Ontario.


Hard Oiler!: The Story of Canadians' Quest for Oil at Home and Abroad

by Gary May

Hard Oiler! traces the discovery of oil near Sarnia, Ontario, 140 years ago.


Growing Up in the Oil Patch

by John Schmidt

This book chronicles the adventures of a cast of colourful, ambitious people: statesmen, scoundrels, visionaries, and developers, all participants in the growing oil patch!


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...