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Arctic Voices

Resistance at the Tipping Point

by Subhankar Banerjee

<p>**&quot;One of the great strengths of <em>Arctic Voices</em> is that it shows how Alaska and the Arctic are tied to the places where most of us live. In this impassioned book, Banerjee shows a situation so serious that it has created a ...

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Are We Awakened Yet?

by Ilka Handshaw

We live in a diverse world.We have people who believe in science, read/learn to see what&#39;s going on and then act on what we need to do to help our planet heal. But there also those that still question it. What is it going to hurt if we make ...

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Are We Digging Our Ecological Crypt?

. . . And Gulliver Returns, #2

by Lemuel Gulliver XVI

<p>This is a discussion of some of the issues related to climate change such as greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, water vapor and how they are heating the Earth and particularly the oceans—and the dire consequences we can expect..</p> ...

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Arid Land Hydrogeology: In Search of a Solution to a Threatened Resource: Proceedings of the Third Joint UAE-Japan Symposium on Sustainable GCC Enviro

by Mohamed, A.M.O.

<P>There are many urgent problems in arid land hydrogeology and it is these issues which are tackled in this volume on desert environments. The UAE-Japan symposia provide a venue for the exchange of expertise, confronting such problems as ...

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Arming Mother Nature

The Birth of Catastrophic Environmentalism

by Jacob Darwin Hamblin

<p>When most Americans think of environmentalism, they think of the political left, of vegans dressed in organic-hemp fabric, lofting protest signs. In reality, writes Jacob Darwin Hamblin, the movement--and its dire predictions--owe more to the

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Artificial or Constructed Wetlands

A Suitable Technology for Sustainable Water Management

by María del Carmen Durán-Domínguez-de-Bazúa, Amado Enrique Navarro-Frómeta & Josep M. Bayona

<p>Artificial or constructed wetlands are an emerging technology particularly for tropical areas with water scarcity. For big cities, the sustainable management of water resources taking into account proper use is always challenging. The book ...

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Artificial Reefs in Fisheries Management

by Bortone, Stephen A.

<P>While artificial reefs may have much to offer, they remain an anecdote in the greater scheme of fisheries management, primarily due to the lack of data specific to validating their use. Based on papers presented at the 9th Conference on ...

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Asia's Clean Revolution

Industry, Growth and the Environment

by David Angel & Michal Rock

<p>The world's environmental future will be determined in significant part by what happens in the rapidly industrialising and urban economies of Asia. The sheer scale of urban population and industrial growth in Asia - from Indonesia to China - ...

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Asia's Wildlife

A Journey to the Forests of Hope (Proceeds Support Birdlife International)

by Fanny Lai & Bjorn Olesen

<p>&quot;Close-up views of endangered fauna in their natural habitats are difficult enough to obtain, but the breathtaking artistic quality of the photography in this valuable documentation of Asia's disappearing forest habitats makes this book ...

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Asian Sacred Natural Sites

Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

by Bas Verschuuren & Naoya Furuta

<p>Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of

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At Sea with the Marine Birds of the Raincoast

by Caroline Fox

<p><em>An illustrated narrative that interweaves the shifting seasons of the Northwest Coast with the experiences of a conservation biologist surveying thousands of kilometres of open ocean in order to uncover the complex relationships between ...

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At the Wilderness Edge

The Rise of the Antidevelopment Movement on Canada's West Coast

by J.I. Little

<p>Vancouver prides itself on being a green city, and the west coast is known for its active environmental protest culture. But the roots of this mentality reach far beyond the founding of organizations such as Greenpeace. Small campaigns led by

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Attracting Birds in the Texas Hill Country

A Guide to Land Stewardship

by W. Rufus Stephens & Jan Wrede

<p>After years of working with landowners, land managers, naturalists, county officials, and others about wildlife management and land stewardship for birds in the Texas Hill Country, biologist Rufus Stephens and educator Jan Wrede teamed up to ...

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Basking with Humpbacks

Tracking Threatened Marine Life in New England Waters

by Todd McLeish

<p>Basking with Humpbacks offers an exciting, close-up look at some of the most rare marine creatures living in New England waters and examines the complex threats they face. In eleven chapters, each featuring a different animal or plant, ...

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Battleground Alaska

Fighting Federal Power in America's Last Wilderness

by Stephen Haycox

No American state is more antistatist than Alaska. And no state takes in more federal money per capita, which accounts for a full third of Alaska’s economy. This seeming paradox underlies the story Stephen Haycox tells in <i>Battleground ...

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Behind the Carbon Curtain

The Energy Industry, Political Censorship, and Free Speech

by Jeffrey A. Lockwood

<p>Exploring censorship imposed by corporate wealth and power, this book focuses on the energy industry in Wyoming, where coal, oil, and gas are pillars of the economy. The author examines how governmental bodies and public institutions have ...

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Believing In Place

A Spiritual Geography Of The Great Basin

by Richard V. Francaviglia

<p>The austere landscape of the Great Basin has inspired diverse responses from the people who have moved through or settled in it. Author Richard V. Francaviglia is interested in the connection between environment and spirituality in the Great ...

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Bend to Baja

A Biofuel Powered Surfing and Climbing Road Trip

by Jeff Johnson

<p><em>Bend to Baja</em> documents a surf-inspired road trip along the West Coast of North America. In February 2005, a group of world-renowned surfers left Ventura, California, for Bend, Oregon. From Oregon, the crew worked its way south to the

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Benefits of Recycling

by Britt Pendergrast

<p>Presentation / Essay (Pre-University) from the year 2011 in the subject Environmental Sciences, grade: 90.0, Decatur High School, course: AP Literature and Composition, language: English, abstract: This paper includes conclusive research ...

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Between Preservation and Exploitation

Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

by Kemi Fuentes-George

<p><strong>A study of biodiversity governance analyzes the factors that determine the effectiveness of transnational advocacy networks and the importance of justice claims to conservation.</strong></p> <p>In the late 2000s, ordinary citizens in

ISBN: 9780262333931

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