Tortoises and freshwater turtles
An action plan for their conservation

Many species of tortoise and freshwater turtle have declined very seriously due to the modification of their habitat, and the demand for animals by the pet trade. This Action Plan takes a global view of the situation and provides a strategy for...

52 pages
10.8 x 9.7

The Poisoned Well
New Strategies For Groundwater Protection

Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund

The Poisoned Well offers vital strategies for citizens, community organizations, and public officials who want to fight the battle against pollutants.

436 pages
6 x 9

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology

Society for Conservation Biology; Edited by Michael E. Soulé and Kathryn A. Kohm

Research Priorities for Conservation Biology proposes an urgent research agenda to improve our understanding and preservation of biological diversity. The book discusses:

ecosystems conservation ecology of communities population ecology...

109 pages
6 x 9

Reopening the Western Frontier

High Country News and Linda Bacigalupi; Edited by Ed Marston

Unlike other parts of the United States, deep change came slowly to the West, especially the rural west, which retained many of its 19th-century roots. Now, with the decline of the West's natural resource economics -- oil and gas drilling, mining...

339 pages
6 x 9

Rush to Burn
Solving America's Garbage Crisis?

One day in March 1987, a barge from Islip, Long Island was evicted from Morehead City, North Carolina, after trying to unload the mountains of trash on its decks. More than five months from the time it began its trip, the unwelcome barge, and it'...

281 pages
6 x 9

Challenge of Global Warming

Natural Resources Defense Council; Edited by Dean E. Abrahamson; Foreword by Timothy Wirth

Challenge of Global Warming examines the causes and effects of global climate change.

376 pages
6 x 9

Environmental Priorities For The Future

Edited by Peter Borrelli

The environmental movement today is at a critical crossroads. Crossroads: Environmental Priorities for the Future is an in-depth assessment of the movement's successes and failures, and also offers prescriptions for the future. It includes...

353 pages
6 x 9

The Kouprey
An Action Plan For Its Conservation

John MacKinnon, Simon N Stuart, and Vo Quy

The kouprey is one of the most endangered species of mammals in the world. This Action Plan has been developed by IUCN in collaboration with the Governments of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, and a number of zoos and conservation...

24 pages
8.2 x 10.5

From The Land
Articles Compiled From The Land 1941-1954

Edited by Nancy Pittman

Begun in 1941 as an outgrowth of Friends of the Land, the journal The Land was an attempt by editor Russell Lord to counteract -- through education, information, and inspiration -- the rampant abuse of soil, water, trees and rivers. But...

491 pages
6 x 9