Conservation of the Environment


"A Sand County Almanac"

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"Galaxy Books" series; With other essays on conservation from Round River. With numerous text illustrations. Enlarged ed. Paperback, 286 pages. Size: 215 x 135 mm. Weight: 203g.
Author:  Leopold, Aldo
ISBN:  0195007778
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  1968  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"Save the Planet"

52 Brilliant Ideas for Rescuing Our World

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"52 Brilliant Ideas" series; The plight of the environment is never far from the headlines - sea levels are rising, mild winters are commonplace, more and more species are becoming endangered, and more. This book presents 52 ideas to help everyone do their bit for the environment, from recycling tips and ideas on reducing energy consumption to greener transport, and more. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 210 x 171 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Marshall, Natalia
ISBN:  1905940084
Publisher:  Infinite Ideas Limited
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"The Meaning of the 21st Century"

A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future

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Argues that we are living at a turning point in human history and that it is in the scientific breakthroughs of the century that we will find a hope. From ways to address climate change to genetic modification of humans, the author demonstrates that rather than destroy our planet, and ourselves, we have the potential for a magnificent future. Hardback, 448 pages. Size: 240 x 156 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Martin, James
ISBN:  1903919843
Publisher:  Transworld Publishers Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"The Meaning of the 21st Century"

A Vital Blueprint for Ensuring Our Future

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Arguing that we are living at a turning point in human history, the author talks about how we are travelling at breakneck speed into an era of extremes - of wealth, poverty, technology, and globalization. Stating that we must learn how to manage them all, he addresses key questions of our age and proposes an interconnected set of solutions. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 544 pages. Weight: 362g.
Author:  Martin, James
ISBN:  190391986X
Publisher:  Transworld Publishers Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Conservation of the Environment

"The Landscape of Reform"

Civic Pragmatism and Environmental Thought in America

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Presents a study of the pragmatic roots of American environmentalism - as seen in the work of Liberty Hyde Bailey, Lewis Mumford, Benton MacKaye, and Aldo Leopold - and how it can inform a civic-minded environmentalism. With 5 illustrations. Hardback, 272 pages. Size: 232 x 180 mm. Weight: 498g.
Author:  Minteer, Ben A.
ISBN:  0262134616
Publisher:  Mit Press Ltd
Date:  2006  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Conservation of the Environment

"Dancing at the Dead Sea"

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Journey to the Heart of Environmental Crisis. Brave, inspirational travel writing with an eye to the environmental market - underpinned by scientific questioning that is at once serious and truly accessible. Previously published in Canada and attracting fabulous reviews. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 198 x 129 mm. Weight: 275g.
Author:  Mitchell, Alanna
ISBN:  1903919630
Publisher:  Transworld Publishers Ltd
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"John Muir"

The Eight Wilderness - Discovery Books

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An omnibus of eight books of mountaineering and conservation literature: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite, Travels in Alaska and Steep Trials. With 15 illustrations. Hardback, 1056 pages. Size: 229 x 150 mm. Weight: 1430g.
Author:  Muir, John
ISBN:  0906371341
Publisher:  Diadem Books
Date:  1992  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"The Mountains of California"

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Intends to put a conservationist's passion for nature in relief. This title celebrates the Sierra Nevada, which the author dedicated his life to saving, and recounts his visits to Yosemite Valley, Kings Canyon, Sequoia Groves, and Mount Whiskey. With illustrations. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 197 x 129 mm. Weight: 220g.
Author:  Muir, John
ISBN:  0143105256
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"Conservation"

Linking Ecology, Economics, and Culture

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Traces the historical roots of modern conservation thought and practice, and explores current perspectives from evolutionary and community ecology, conservation biology, anthropology, political ecology, economics, and policy. With 33 halftones. 34 line illus. 24 tables.. Paperback, 440 pages. Size: 254 x 178 mm. Weight: 628g.
Author:  Mulder, Monique Borgerhoff Coppolillo, Peter
ISBN:  0691049807
Publisher:  University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Conservation of the Environment

"Harnessing Farms and Forests in the Low-Carbon Economy"

How to Create, Measure, and Verify Greenhouse Gas Offsets

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Offers direction to farmers, foresters, land managers, consultants, brokers, investors, and regulators in creating consistent, credible greenhouse gas offsets as a tradable commodity in the United States. This book details methodologies for scoping of the costs and benefits of a proposed project. With illustrations. Hardback, 344 pages. Size: 277 x 220 mm. Weight: 771g.
Author:  Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions (Raleigh, N.C.)
ISBN:  0822341689
Publisher:  Duke University Press
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Conservation of the Environment

"The Fox and the Orchid"

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A classic book on the workings of the countryside. With colour & b&w illustrations & photographs. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 191 pages. Size: 260 x 200 mm. Weight: 522g.
Author:  Page, Robin
ISBN:  1904057322
Publisher:  Quiller Publishing Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation"

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"Oxford Paperback Reference" series; Containing over 8,500 entries, this informative dictionary addresses the social, political, scientific, and economic aspects of environmental science and conservation. An essential work of reference for anyone with an interest in the environment and conservation. With illustrations. Paperback, 528 pages. Size: 196 x 129 mm. Weight: 388g.
Author:  Park, Chris
ISBN:  0198609965
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"Stewart Island"

A Rakiura Ramble

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Serving as a guide to hikes, flora, and fauna of Stewart Island, one of the three main islands of New Zealand, this book includes information on history, climate, transportation, accommodations, and historical sites. With colour photos. Paperback, 64 pages. Size: 240 x 170 mm. Weight: 198g.
Author:  Peat, Neville
ISBN:  1877133930
Publisher:  Otago University Press
Date:  2000  (New Zealand)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"The Earth Only Endures"

On Reconnecting With Nature and Our Place in It

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For most of human history, we have lived our daily lives in a close relationship with the land. This book is about our relationship with nature, animals and places. It contains essays that lead readers on a journey, which weaves through the themes of connection and estrangement between humans and nature. With figures, photographs, index. Hardback, 240 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 593g.
Author:  Pretty, Jules N.
ISBN:  1844074323
Publisher:  Earthscan Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

"Australia"

An Eco-Traveller's Guide

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With 400+ colour photographs. Paperback, 288 pages. Size: 230 x 128 mm. Weight: 546g.
Author:  Robinson, Hannah
ISBN:  1844370054
Publisher:  Arris Books
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Conservation of the Environment

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