Books

Global Marine Biological Diversity
A Strategy For Building Conservation Into Decision Making

Global Marine Biological Diversity presents the most up-to-date information and view on the challenge of conserving the living sea and how that challenge can be met.

415 pages
6 x 9

Compass and Gyroscope
Integrating Science And Politics For The Environment

Kai N. Lee; Foreword by Philip Shabecoff

Using the Columbia River Basin in the Pacific Northwest as a case study, Kai Lee describes the concept and practice of "adaptive management," as he examines the successes and failures of past and present management experiences. Throughout the...

255 pages
6 x 9

Passing Strange and Wonderful
Aesthetics Nature And Culture

In this rich and rewarding work, Yi-Fu Tuan vividly demonstrates that feeling and beauty are essential components of life and society. The aesthetic is not merely one aspect of culture but its central core -- both its driving force and its...

288 pages
6 x 9

Paving Over the Past
A History And Guide To Civil War Battlefield Preservation

Georgie Boge Geraghty and Margie Boge; Foreword by James M. McPherson

In this exhaustively researched book, Georgie Boge and Margie Boge analyze the issues and controversies surrounding the preservation of Civil War battlefield sites, and offer a pragmatic development program designed to accommodate the needs of...

239 pages
6 x 9

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

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

Making Development Sustainable
Redefining Institutions Policy And Economics

Edited by Johan Holmberg

Making Development Sustainable is an integrated series of essays on the policies for sustainable development from one of the leading policy research institutes for environmental and development issues.

362 pages
6 x 9

Crossing the Next Meridian
Land, Water, and the Future of the West

In Crossing the Next Meridian, Charles F. Wilkinson, an expert on federal public lands, Native American issues, and the West's arcane water laws explains some of the core problems facing the American West now and in the years to come. He...

389 pages
6 x 9

Exploring The Biodiversity Crisis

In Ghost Bears, R. Edward Grumbine looks at the implications of the widespread loss of biological diversity, and explains why our species-centered approach to environmental protection will ultimately fail. Using the fate of the endangered...

314 pages
6 x 9

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