Urban Green
Innovative Parks for Resurgent Cities

Peter Harnik; Foreword by Mayor Michael Bloomberg

For years American urban parks fell into decay due to disinvestment, but as cities began to rebound—and evidence of the economic, cultural, and health benefits of parks grew— investment in urban parks swelled. The U.S. Conference...

208 pages
6 x 9
One 8-page color insert

Where the Dragon Meets the Angry River
Nature and Power in the People's Republic of China

China’s meteoric rise to economic powerhouse might be charted with dams. Every river in the country has been tapped to power exploding cities and factories—every river but one. Running through one of the richest natural areas in the...

256 pages
6 x 9
One 8-page color insert, 17 photos, 2 illustrations

Climate 2030
National Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy

Climate 2030: A National Blueprint for a Clean Energy Economy is a peer-reviewed analysis of the economic and technological potential for a comprehensive suite of climate, energy, and transportation solutions and policies to greatly reduce U.S....

212 pages
8 x 10
128 photos, 48 illustrations

Shared Resources
Issues of Governance

Sharelle Hart

This publication examines the characteristics of successful transboundary resource management. Various cases of different shared resources, from water to fish to air, are described and their strengths and weaknesses analyzed. Successful...

250 pages
6.40 x 9.40

Aquaculture Site Selection and Site Management

Aquaculture is currently facing a significant challenge: how to alleviate the pressure on fish stocks exerted by commercial fishing and yet meet the increasing demand for sea products in a sustainable way. The aim of this guide is to promote the...

303 pages
5.8 x 8.2
Full color, 23 photos, 30 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
The Global Report

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

608 pages
8 1/2 x 11
129 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume V: Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

160 pages
8 1/2 x 11
14 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume I: Central and West Asia and North Africa

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An...

192 pages
8 1/2 x 11
11 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume II: East and South Asia and the Pacific

The IAASTD was initiated by the World Bank and the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, with support from the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and other sponsors. Its goal is to analyze the potential of agricultural...

226 pages
8 1/2 x 11
18 illustrations

Agriculture at a Crossroads
Volume III: Latin America and the Caribbean

The International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science, and Technology for Development (IAASTD) looks realistically at how we could effectively use agriculture/AKST to help us meet development and sustainability goals. An unprecedented...

248 pages
8 1/2 x 11
32 illustrations

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