Death in the Marsh

Selenium, essential in microscopic doses, can be deadly in larger amounts. Death in the Marsh explains how federal irrigation projects have altered selenium's circulation in the environment, allowing it to accumulate in marshes, killing...

259 pages
6 x 9

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities

Rural Environmental Planning for Sustainable Communities offers an explanation of the concept of Rural Environmental Planning (REP) along with case studies that show how to apply REP to specific issues such as preserving agricultural lands...

272 pages
6 x 9

Steering a New Course
Transportation, Energy, and the Environment

Deborah Gordon and Warren Leon

Steering a New Course offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of America's transportation system -- how it contributes to our environmental problems and how we could make it safer, more efficient, and less costly.

259 pages
6 x 9

Learning to Listen to the Land

In this inspired collection, some of America's most provocative thinkers and writers reflect on nature and enviornmetnal science--reaching compelling conclusions about humanity's relationship to the earth. Balanced by science and fact, ...

295 pages
6 x 9

Healthy Homes, Healthy Kids
Protecting Your Children From Everyday Environmental Hazards

This comprehensive and authoritative handbook, written by scientists, identifies many hazards that parents tend to overlook. It translates technical, scientific information into an accessible how-to guide to help parents protect children from...

233 pages
6 x 9

Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity

Defenders of Wildlife; Edited by Wendy E. Hudson; Foreword by Rupert Cutler

In Landscape Linkages and Biodiversity experts explain biological diversity conservation, focusing on the need for protecting large areas of the most diverse ecosystems, and connecting those ecosystems with land corridors to allow species...

222 pages
6 x 9

Guidelines for establishing marine protected areas

Graeme Kelleher and Richard Kenchington

This text offers authoritative advice on the present day planning, policies and practices for marine protected areas. The Guidelines are intended primarily to help nations and states to establish national representative systems of marine...

88 pages
11.5 x 8.1

Guidelines For Mountain Protected Areas

IUCN and Duncan Poore

Mountains are special places. For many they are sacred; to most they bring an uplifting of the spirit and refreshment; to all they bring water, and rich biodiversity. Many of them have received legislative recognition by designation as parks or...

47 pages
6.5 x 9.5

World Heritage: Twenty Years Later

Edited by Jim Thorsell

This publication emanates from a workshop on the topic held during the 4th World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas. In addition to the overview papers, 16 case studies illustrate the range of management issues that World Heritage...

191 pages
6.2 x 9.2

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