Biological Diversity Conservation and the Law
Legal Mechanisms For Conserving Species And Ecosystems

Cyrille de Klemm and Clare Shine

Covers the full spectrum of legal mechanisms available for conserving biodiversity. Part 1 discusses the scope of state powers to conserve wild species and habitats, legal mechanisms for controlling taking, procedures for listing species in need...

311 pages
7 x 10

Dolphins, Porpoises, and Whales: 1994-1998 action plan for the conservation of cetaceans

Edited by Randall R. Reeves and Stephen Leatherwood

Consistent evaluation and new recommendations for action are required of protective measures to address threats that were unrecognized or non-existent until recently. Global warming, noise pollution and reduced availability of prey are now of...

92 pages
8.8 x 11.2

Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Arctic and Subarctic Onshore Regions
Guidelines For Environmental Protection

IUCN and E&P Forum

This publication, prepared in cooperation with the oil industry’s Exploration Production Forum, sets out the oil exploration process, describes the potential environmental consequences of exploration and recommends measures for the...

36 pages
6.5 x 9.2

Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in Mangrove Areas
Guidelines For Environmental Protection

IUCN and E&P Forum

This publication, prepared in cooperation with the oil industry’s Exploration Production Forum, sets out the oil exploration process, describes the potential environmental consequences of exploration and recommends measures for the...

36 pages
6.8 x 9.5

Wild and Scenic Rivers of America

The National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is one of the most important natural areas protection programs ever established at the federal level. It has resulted in the creation of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System -- a rich American legacy...

338 pages
6 x 9

Seals, Fur Seals, Sea Lions, and Walrus
An Action Plan For Their Conservation

Peter J.H. Reijinders

Intended to increase awareness of pinnipeds and their conservation needs. It includes an overview of the status of all pinniped species, followed by recommended actions. It is an important contribution to the further implementation of the Global...

95 pages
8.5 x 11.2

Plantations in the Tropics
Environmental Concerns

Jacqueline Sawyer

Based on thorough bibliographic research of a highly controversial topic, this report, jointly sponsored by IUCN, UNEP and WWF, shows the potential of plantations, while also exposing problems which may arise if massive tree plantations proposed...

96 pages
7 x 10

Renewable Energy
Sources For Fuels And Electricity

Edited by Laurie Burnham, Henry Kelly, Amula K. N. Reddy, Robert Williams, and Thomas B. Johansson

Written and edited by the world's leading experts, Renewable Energy is the most comprehensive reference work on alternative energy ever published. Overall performance, cost, market potential, and environmental impact are assessed for fuels...

1160 pages
6 x 9

Not by Timber Alone
Economics And Ecology For Sustaining Tropical Forests

Not by Timber Alone presents the findings of the Harvard Institute for International Development study, commissioned by the International Tropical Timber Organization, that examined the economic value of tropical hardwood forests as...

302 pages
6 x 9

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