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New Atlas of Planet Management Rev Edition
New Atlas of Planet Management Rev Edition
by Norman Myers
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The editors present a graphics-driven, state-of-the-planet survey of natural systems, human impact on those systems, and how to manage them for a sustainable future.... (read more)

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Long-Term Response of a Forest Watershed Ecosystem: Clearcutting in the Southern Appalachians (Long-Term Ecological Research Network)
Long-Term Response of a Forest Watershed Ecosystem: Clearcutting in the Southern Appalachians (Long-Term Ecological Research Network)
by Wayne T Swank
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Our North American forests are no longer the wild areas of past centuries; they are an economic and ecological resource undergoing changes from both natural and management disturbances. A watershed-scale and long-term perspective of forest ecosystem... (read more)

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Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World
Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World
by Pavan Sukhdev
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There is an emerging consensus that all is not well with todays market-centric economic model. Although it has delivered wealth over the last half century and pulled millions out of poverty, it is recession-prone, leaves too many unemployed, creates... (read more)

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Ecoforestry: The Art and Science of Sustainable Forest Use
Ecoforestry: The Art and Science of Sustainable Forest Use
by Alan Rike Drengson
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The new paradigm for the forest industry! Accessible to a wide audience ranging from foresters and loggers to environmentalist, restorationist, planners, policy analysts, students and ordinary citizens, Ecoforestry will be a enormous value to all those... (read more)

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The Plundered Planet: Why We Must -- and How We Can -- Manage Nature for Global Prosperity
The Plundered Planet: Why We Must -- and How We Can -- Manage Nature for Global Prosperity
by Paul Collier
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Paul Collier's The Bottom Billion was greeted as groundbreaking when it appeared in 2007, winning the Estoril Distinguished Book Prize, the Arthur Ross Book Award, and the Lionel Gelber Prize. Now, in The Plundered Planet, Collier builds upon his... (read more)

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Ethical Land Use: Principles of Policy and Planning
Ethical Land Use: Principles of Policy and Planning
by Timothy Beatley
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An examination of the ethical dimensions of land use decisions and policy, on the premise is that all land use decisions invariably involve ethical choices. Beatley is co-author, with Philip Berke, of "Planning for Earthquakes".... (read more)

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Sustainable Forestry: Philosophy, Science, and Economics
Sustainable Forestry: Philosophy, Science, and Economics
by Chris Maser
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Realizing that society, economics and science are today challenged to devise a new theoretical framework for forestry Sustainable Forestry presents a unique vision of forestry for the next century. In this important new book Chris Maser covers the... (read more)

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Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout
by Philip Connors
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Every summer Philip Connors runs away from home. He spends half the year in a remote fire lookout savoring the solitude and the joy of monotasking. His wonderful book, Fire Season, will make you want to quit your job, sell the house, and find your own... (read more)

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The Spine of the Continent: The Race to Save America's Last, Best Wilderness
The Spine of the Continent: The Race to Save America's Last, Best Wilderness
by Mary Ellen Hannibal
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As climate change encroaches, animals and plants around the globe are having their habitats pulled out from under them. At the same time, human development has made islands out of even our largest nature reserves, stranding the biodiversity that lives... (read more)

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Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation
Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation
by Robin L Chazdon
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For decades, conservation and research initiatives in tropical forests have focused almost exclusively on old-growth forests because scientists believed that these “pristine” ecosystems housed superior levels of biodiversity. With Second... (read more)

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Rainforests for Beginners
Rainforests for Beginners
by Naomi Rosenblatt
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Rainforest has become a buzzword as buzzsaws devour tropical forests. Half the world's rainforests have already disappeared. Who is annihilating them? Why are rainforests, which cover 7% of land yet house 50% of living species, so vital to the earth's... (read more)

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Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms: Perspectives from Law, Economics, and Business
Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms: Perspectives from Law, Economics, and Business
by Bruce Hay
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Everyone agrees that firms should obey the law. But beyond the law -- beyond compliance with regulations -- do firms have additional social responsibilities to commit resources voluntarily to environmental protection? How should we think about firms... (read more)

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Understanding Environmental Administration & Law
Understanding Environmental Administration & Law
by Susan J Buck
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More than any other field of public administration, environmental administration is defined by its legal content. Federal legislation has a direct and immediate impact on state and federal bureaucrats, and citizen groups must constantly adjust to... (read more)

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Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic
Hell on Earth: The Wildfire Pandemic
by David L Porter
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The world is burning, and it appears that we are to blame.  Conditions that create large-scale fire disasters are occurring more frequently every year, spurred on by global warming.  And the potential for damage, loss of life, and greater harm... (read more)

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Mid Course Correction
Mid Course Correction
by Ray Anderson
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In 1991, Chelsea Green published Beyond the Limits, the revision and updating of The Limits of Growth by Dennis and Donella Meadows, and Jorgen Randers. Their book helped greatly to popularize the phrase "sustainable living." Over time at Chelsea Green... (read more)

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Saving the World's Deciduous Forests: Ecological Perspectives from East Asia, North America, and Europe
Saving the World's Deciduous Forests: Ecological Perspectives from East Asia, North America, and Europe
by Robert A Askins
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Deciduous forests have been remarkably resilient throughout their history, recovering from major shifts in climate and surviving periods of massive deforestation. But today the worlds great forests confront more ominous threats than ever before. This... (read more)

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Beloved of the sky
Beloved of the sky
by John Ellison
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Subtitled Essays and Photographs on Clearcutting, and characterized by the publisher as an "antidote to the heated rhetoric that surrounds this debate." It sounds to us like a sermon (with brimstone) and is, itself, decidedly opposed to the practice... (read more)

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Bernhard Eduard Fernow: A Story of North American Forestry
Bernhard Eduard Fernow: A Story of North American Forestry
by Andrew Denn Rodgers
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In this comprehensive biography of the life and career of Bernhard Eduard Fernow (1851–1923), the first professional forester in North America and an organizer of the forestry movement, Andrew Denny Rodgers reveals the history of forestry in... (read more)

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Scarcity and Growth Revisited: Natural Resources and the Environment in the New Millennium
Scarcity and Growth Revisited: Natural Resources and the Environment in the New Millennium
by R David Simpson
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In this volume, a group of distinguished international scholars provides a fresh investigation of the most fundamental issues involved in our dependence on natural resources. In Scarcity and Growth (1963) and Scarcity and Growth Reconsidered (1979... (read more)

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The economy of nature :rethinking the connections between ecology and economics
The economy of nature :rethinking the connections between ecology and economics
by William Ashworth
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According to Ashworth, a solution to the seemingly conflicting values of a healthy environment and a thriving economy lies neither in wilderness preservation nor free market economic growth, but in a third goal of adaptability and change. Written in a... (read more)

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