Biodiversity: My Hotel in Action
A Guide to Sustainable Use of Biological Resources

IUCN

Biodiversity plays an important role in the day-to-day life of a hotel. From the food in the restaurant and wood in furniture and fittings, to the amenities in the spa, the products of biodiversity are everywhere inside hotels. Outside, plants...

126 pages
8 x 9

Biodiversity Change and Human Health
From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease

Biodiversity Change and Human Health brings together leading experts from the natural science and social science realms as well as the medical community to explore the explicit linkages between human-driven alterations of biodiversity and...

320 pages
6 x 9

Wildlife Law
A Primer

Wildlife Law is a comprehensive and readable primer that provides an overview of U.S. wildlife law for a broad audience, including professionals who work with wildlife or who manage wildlife habitat, students across the spectrum of natural...

360 pages
6 x 9

The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Southern Africa

Will Darwall, D. Tweddle, K. Smith, and P. Skelton

Biodiversity within inland water ecosystems in southern Africa is highly diverse and of great importance to livelihoods and economies, however, development activities are not always compatible with the conservation of this diversity and it is...

118 pages
11.6 x 8.3

Science Magazine's State of the Planet 2008-2009
with a Special Section on Energy and Sustainability

Edited by Donald Kennedy and the Editors of Science

Taken from the pages of Science and supplemented by contributions from the magazine’s editors, State of the Planet 2008-2009 offers contemporary science writing that is sometimes provocative, frequently enlightening, and...

216 pages
7 x 10
52 photos and illustrations

A Critique of Silviculture
Managing for Complexity

The discipline of silviculture is at a crossroads. Silviculturists are under increasing pressure to develop practices that sustain the full function and dynamics of forested ecosystems and maintain ecosystem diversity and resilience while still...

208 pages
6 x 9
1 photo, 13 illustrations

Conservation for a New Generation
Redefining Natural Resources Management

In hundreds of watersheds and communities across the United States, conservation is being reinvented and invigorated by collaborative efforts between federal, state, and local governments working with nongovernmental organizations and private...

336 pages
6 x 9
9 photos, 7 illustrations

Wildlife and Society
The Science of Human Dimensions

Winner of The Wildlife Society's 2009 Wildlife Publication Award for outstanding edited book   As human populations around the world continue to expand, reconciling nature conservation with human needs and aspirations is imperative. The...

368 pages
6 x 9

Noninvasive Survey Methods for Carnivores

The status of many carnivore populations is of growing concern to scientists and conservationists, making the need for data pertaining to carnivore distribution, abundance, and habitat use ever more pressing. Recent developments in “...

400 pages
8.5 x 11

State of the Wild 2008-2009
A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands, and Oceans

Edited by Eva Fearn; Foreword by Ward Woods

State of the Wild is a biennial series that brings together international conservation experts and writers to discuss emerging issues in the conservation of wildlife and wild places.   Each volume in the series combines evocative writings...

312 pages
8 x 10
158 photos, 10 illustrations

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