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Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
by Brian Walker and David Salt
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Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the... (read more)

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Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement
Ignition: What You Can Do to Fight Global Warming and Spark a Movement
by Jonathan Isham and Sissel Waage
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The evidence is irrefutable: global warming is real. And for those who feel compelled to do something about it, this is an essential guide to get them started. Combining incisive essays with success stories, this book helps readers answer the important... (read more)

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Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes from and Why We Need to Get It Back
Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes from and Why We Need to Get It Back
by Ann Vileisis
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Ask children where food comes from, and they’ll probably answer: “the supermarket.” Ask most adults, and their replies may not be much different. Where our foods are raised and what happens to them between farm and supermarket shelf have become... (read more)

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Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation
Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation
by Oswald J. Schmitz
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Meeting today's environmental challenges requires a new way of thinking about the intricate dependencies between humans and nature. Ecology and Ecosystem Conservation provides students and other readers with a basic understanding of the fundamental... (read more)

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A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration: New Hope for Arid Lands (Science Practice Ecological Restoration)
A Guide for Desert and Dryland Restoration: New Hope for Arid Lands (Science Practice Ecological Restoration)
by David A. Bainbridge
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Dryland degradation and desertification now affect almost a billion people around the world. Tragically, the biological resources and productivity of millions of acres of land are lost to desertification each year because people remain unaware of... (read more)

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The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability: Charting the Conceptual Landscape through Economy, Ecology, and Culture
The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability: Charting the Conceptual Landscape through Economy, Ecology, and Culture
by Ann Thorpe
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Designing for sustainability is an innovation shaping both the design industry and design education today. Yet architects, product designers, and other key professionals in this new field have so far lacked a resource that addresses their sensibilities... (read more)

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Farming with Nature: The Science and Practice of Ecoagriculture
Farming with Nature: The Science and Practice of Ecoagriculture
by Sara J.Scherr and Jeffrey A. McNeely
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A growing body of evidence shows that agricultural landscapes can be managed not only to produce crops but also to support biodiversity and promote ecosystem health. Innovative farmers and scientists, as well as indigenous land managers, are developing... (read more)

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Biodiversity Planning and Design: Sustainable Practices
Biodiversity Planning and Design: Sustainable Practices
by Jack Ahern
About the Author
Jack Ahern is Professor of landscape architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Elizabeth Leduc received her graduate degree in Planning from UMass Amherst and is currently earning a Law degree from Northeastern University. Mary Lee York... (read more)

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Restoring the Pacific Northwest: The Art and Science of Ecological Restoration in Cascadia
Restoring the Pacific Northwest: The Art and Science of Ecological Restoration in Cascadia
by Dean Apostol and Marcia Sinclair
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The Pacific Northwest is a global ecological "hotspot" because of its relatively healthy native ecosystems, a high degree of biodiversity, and the number and scope of restoration initiatives that have been undertaken there. Restoring the Pacific... (read more)

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