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The Environments of the Poor in South Asia: Simultaneously Reducing Poverty, Protecting the Environment, and Adapting to Climate Change
The Environments of the Poor in South Asia: Simultaneously Reducing Poverty, Protecting the Environment, and Adapting to Climate Change
by Anushree Sinha
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Poverty and environmental factors are interlinked and hold crucial importance for economic development. The poor depend so much on their natural resource base and primary production sources that the degradation of the environment has a disproportionately... (read more)

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Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century
Abbey in America: A Philosopher's Legacy in a New Century
by John A. Murray
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More than twenty-five years after his death, iconic writer and nature activist Edward Abbey (1929-1989) remains an influential presence in the American environmental movement. Abbey's best known works continue to be widely read and inspire discourse on... (read more)

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The Native Woodlands of Scotland: Ecology, Conservation and Management
The Native Woodlands of Scotland: Ecology, Conservation and Management
by Scott Wilson
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Topical information on ecology, conservation and management for Scottish native woodlands This authoritative textbook provides a convenient single source of up-to-date information about the fascinating native woodland habitats of Scotland, putting these... (read more)

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North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast
North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast
by Chel Anderson
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Propelled by wings, fins, legs, and the wind, life has found a way to Minnesotaandrsquo;s North Shore for more than twelve thousand years. Some plants and animals have taken up residence in the regionandrsquo;s ancient mountains, others in its lakes and... (read more)

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Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Linking Science and Management in Conservation
Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Linking Science and Management in Conservation
by Terry L. Root
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One major consequence of climate change is abrupt, dramatic changes in regional biodiversity. Even if the most optimistic scenarios for mitigating climate change transpire, the fate of many wild species rests on the shoulders of people engaged in... (read more)

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Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change
Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change
by Michael Mann
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Periodic reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) evaluate the risk of climate change brought on by humans. But the sheer volume of scientific data remains inscrutable to the general public, particularly to those who may still... (read more)

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Running Dry: Essays on Energy, Water, and Environmental Crisis (Pinpoints)
Running Dry: Essays on Energy, Water, and Environmental Crisis (Pinpoints)
by Toby C. Jones
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The worldandrsquo;s water is under siege. A combination of corporate greed and the elite pursuit of political power is accelerating a broad range of environmental and political crises. Potentially catastrophic climate change, driven primarily by the... (read more)

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Bayesian Models: A Statistical Primer for Ecologists
Bayesian Models: A Statistical Primer for Ecologists
by N. Thompson Hobbs
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"In this uniquely well-written and accessible text, Hobbs and Hooten show how to think clearly in a Bayesian framework about data, models, and linking data with models. They provide the necessary tools to develop, implement, and analyze a wide range of... (read more)

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The Gospel of Nature
The Gospel of Nature
by John Burroughs
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In 1912, the great American naturalist John Burroughs was asked by a preacher to talk to his clergy on the "gospel of nature." In his essay, Burroughs reflects on the impact and influence his excursions in nature had on his life. "That I am a saner... (read more)

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The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and Management at the Landscape Scale
The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and Management at the Landscape Scale
by Laura Foster Huenneke
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Covering 130,000 square miles and a wide range of elevations from desert to alpine in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, the Colorado Plateau has long fascinated researchers. The Colorado Plateau VI provides readers with a plethora of updates and... (read more)

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Revel -- Access Card -- For a Changing Planet
Revel -- Access Card -- For a Changing Planet
by Jason Neff
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Conceived from the ground-up as a streamlined, interactive digital program that eliminates the need for a conventional environmental science textbook, A Changing Planet provides the perfect foundation for an active and highly relevant course with a focus... (read more)

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Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Linking Science and Management in Conservation
Biodiversity in a Changing Climate: Linking Science and Management in Conservation
by Terry L. Root
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One major consequence of climate change is abrupt, dramatic changes in regional biodiversity. Even if the most optimistic scenarios for mitigating climate change transpire, the fate of many wild species rests on the shoulders of people engaged in... (read more)

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DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating the Environmental Defense Fund
DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating the Environmental Defense Fund
by Charles F. Wurster
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During the 1950s and 60s, scientists began to question the widespread use of DDT, a pesticide used indiscriminately for agricultural purposes because of its efficiency in killing insects. Researchers were discovering that contact with the chemical was... (read more)

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Thinking Like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy After the End of Nature
Thinking Like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy After the End of Nature
by Steven Vogel
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Environmentalism, in theory and practice, is concerned with protecting nature. But if we have now reached "the end of nature," as Bill McKibben and other environmental thinkers have declared, what is there left to protect? In Thinking like a Mall, Steven... (read more)

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This Is Our Land: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Late Twentieth Century (Nature, Society, and Culture)
This Is Our Land: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Late Twentieth Century (Nature, Society, and Culture)
by Cody Ferguson
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Consider an empty bottle or can, one of the hundreds of billions of beverage containers that are discarded worldwide every year. Empty containers have been at the center of intense political controversies, technological innovation processes, and the... (read more)

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This Is Our Land: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Late Twentieth Century (Nature, Society, and Culture)
This Is Our Land: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Late Twentieth Century (Nature, Society, and Culture)
by Cody Ferguson
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Consider an empty bottle or can, one of the hundreds of billions of beverage containers that are discarded worldwide every year. Empty containers have been at the center of intense political controversies, technological innovation processes, and the... (read more)

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Glaciers: The Politics of Ice
Glaciers: The Politics of Ice
by Jorge Daniel Taillant
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Though not traditionally thought of as key natural resource, glaciers are a crucial part of both our global ecosystem and the sustaining of life around the world. Comprising three quarters of the world's fresh water, they freeze in the winter and melt in... (read more)

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The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests
The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests
by David R. Schiel
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and#147;The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forests will be the seminal work on kelp forest ecosystems. It greatly updates the authorsand#8217; earlier synthesis on the topic, not only bringing their work up to date but also providing a fresh look at... (read more)

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Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
Sharing the Earth: An International Environmental Justice Reader
by Elizabeth Ammons
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The first of its kind, this anthology of eighty international primary literary texts—poems, short stories, personal essays, testimonials, activist statements, and group-authored visions—illuminates Environmental Justice as a concept and a... (read more)

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Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau's Woods
by Richard B. Primack
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In his meticulous notes on the natural history of Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau records the first open flowers of highbush blueberry on May 11, 1853. If he were to look for the first blueberry flowers in Concord today, mid-May would be too... (read more)

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