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Environmental Studies


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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Kolbert considers the rapacious effects of humanity's unmitigated conquest of our planet and its biota — and the harrowing legacy our actions (and inactions) have ultimately wrought. Forgoing an alarmist approach in favor of a measured, well... (read more)

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Esteros del Ibera: The Great Wetlands of Argentina
Esteros del Ibera: The Great Wetlands of Argentina
by Juan Ramon Diaz (pht) Colodrero
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A wonderland of sky, water, grass, and birdsong, the Iberand#225; marshlands of Corrientes Province are the preeminent wildlife habitat in Argentina and an important natural treasure. One of the largest freshwater wetlands in South America, comprising... (read more)

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Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet
by Gernot Wagner
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"A remarkable book on climate change, Climate Shock is deeply insightful, challenging, eye-opening, thought-provoking, and sheer fun to read. It will help you to think clearly and incisively about one of the most important issues of our generation... (read more)

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Animal Social Networks
Animal Social Networks
by Jens Krause
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The scientific study of networks - computer, social, and biological - has received an enormous amount of interest in recent years. However, the network approach has been applied to the field of animal behaviour relatively late compared to many other... (read more)

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Protecting Yellowstone: Science and the Politics of National Park Management
Protecting Yellowstone: Science and the Politics of National Park Management
by Michael J. Yochim
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Yellowstone National Park looks like a pristine western landscape populated by wild bison, grizzly bears, and wolves. But the bison do not always range freely, snowmobile noise intrudes upon the park's winter silence, and some tourist villages are... (read more)

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Saving the Pryor Mountain Mustang: A Legacy of Local and Federal Cooperation
Saving the Pryor Mountain Mustang: A Legacy of Local and Federal Cooperation
by Christine Reed
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In 1968 the residents of Lovell, Wyoming, began the work of saving the Pryor Mountain Mustang, a breed of horse with a genetic link dating back to the sixteenth-century Spanish conquistadoresandrsquo; horses. In this moving case study, Christine Reed... (read more)

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Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice
Working on Earth: Class and Environmental Justice
by Christina (edt) Robertson
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This collection of essays examines the relationship between environmental injustice and the exploitation of working-class people. Twelve scholars from the fields of environmental humanities and the humanistic social sciences explore connections between... (read more)

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The West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow
The West Without Water: What Past Floods, Droughts, and Other Climatic Clues Tell Us about Tomorrow
by B. Lynn Ingram
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“Ingram and Malamud-Roams book presents a remarkable mix of science, paleoclimatology, history, and poetic writing, telling the story of water in the West and how it is intimately tied to the Earths varying climate. The authors vividly remind us of... (read more)

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From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol (Yale Agrarian Studies)
From Precaution to Profit: Contemporary Challenges to Environmental Protection in the Montreal Protocol (Yale Agrarian Studies)
by Brian J. Gareau
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The Montreal Protocol has been cited as the most successful global environmentaland#160;agreement, responsible for phasing out the use of ozone-depleting substances. But, says Brian Gareau in this provocative and engaging book, the Montreal Protocol has... (read more)

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Sustainability Footprints in Smes: Strategy and Case Studies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business
Sustainability Footprints in Smes: Strategy and Case Studies for Entrepreneurs and Small Business
by Lowellyne James
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Reviews the evolution and theory of Sustainability Footprints e.g. carbon footprint and examines the critical success factors and contributions to small to medium sized enterprises (SME) growth Sustainable Footprints in SMEs explores the evolution and... (read more)

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The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World
The Powerhouse: Inside the Invention of a Battery to Save the World
by Steve Levine
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Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year In this gripping account of the quest for the energy that our world needs, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Prize. A master... (read more)

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Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot
Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot
by Tom Butler
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Every problem facing humanity, from poverty to violent conflict over resources, is exacerbated by a ballooning human population and#150; and so is every problem facing nature, including ecosystem loss, species extinctions, and climate chaos. But why is... (read more)

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The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? (Science Essentials)
by Peter Ward
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"A provocative look at the history of our living planet. Ward offers a distinct perspective and argues strongly that the only intelligent choice is to manage ourselves and the environment. The Medea Hypothesis will cause anyone who cares about the... (read more)

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Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming
by Mckenzie Funk
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A fascinating investigation into how people around the globe are cashing in on a warming world McKenzie Funk has spent the last six years reporting around the world on how we are preparing for a warmer planet. Funk shows us that the best way to... (read more)

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A Rough Ride to the Future
A Rough Ride to the Future
by James Lovelock
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Bestselling author of The Revenge of Gaia James Lovelock—the great scientific visionary of our age—presents a radical vision of humanitys future   Now in his 95th year, James Lovelock has been hailed as “the man who conceived the... (read more)

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Tasty the Art and Science of What We Eat
Tasty the Art and Science of What We Eat
by John McQuaid
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A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor—from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the current “foodie” revolution. Taste has long been considered the most basic... (read more)

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The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape
The Water-Wise Home: How to Conserve, Capture, and Reuse Water in Your Home and Landscape
by Laura Allen
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Are you looking for ways to save water -- or money? This accessible guide by Laura Allen, founder of Greywater Action, explains how to use water smartly and efficiently,... (read more)

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Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up (Urban and Industrial Environments)
Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up (Urban and Industrial Environments)
by Marianne Krasny
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In communities across the country and around the world, people are coming together to rebuild and restore local environments that have been affected by crisis or disaster. In New Orleans after Katrina, in New York after Sandy, in Soweto after apartheid... (read more)

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The Biology of African Savannahs
The Biology of African Savannahs
by Bryan Shorrocks, Ph.d.
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Savannah habitats comprise an ecologically important, but ultimately fragile, ecosystem. They constitute one of the largest biomes on Earth, covering almost 20% of the land surface, and can be simply described as tropical and subtropical grasslands with... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Elizabeth Kolbert's environmental classic Field Notes from a Catastrophe first developed out of a groundbreaking, National Magazine Award-winning three-part series in The New Yorker. She expanded it into a still-concise yet richly researched and damning... (read more)

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