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  • 22 Ideas That Saved the English Countryside, Hardcover
    Tells the story of how the English countryside was nurtured in the public imagination in the 20th century, as well as how millions of acres of land were protected for future generations. The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) is one of the world's longest running environmental groups, and this..
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  • A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement, Paperback
    Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by ..
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  • After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene, Paperback
    An Artforum Best Book of the YearA Legal Theory Bookworm Book of the YearNature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists have called this new planetary epoch the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans. The geological strata we are now c..
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  • Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories from the Front Lines of Climate Change, Hardcover
    Climate change has become one of the most polarizing issues of our time. Extremists on the left regularly issue hyperbolic jeremiads about the impending destruction of the environment, while extremists on the right counter with crass, tortured denials. But out in the vast middle are ordinary people ..
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  • Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century, Paperback
    Global climate change is one of the most important issues humanity faces today. This updated, second edition assesses the sensible, senseless and biased proposals for averting the potentially disastrous consequences of global warming, allowing the reader to draw their own conclusions on switching to..
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  • Brave New Arctic: The Untold Story of the Melting North, Hardcover
    In the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and unexpected changes in weather patterns throughout the world. The Arctic's perennially frozen ground, known as permafrost, was warming, and treeless..
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  • Brush With Nature, Paperback
    A collection of articles from the great nature writer Mabey, which have been written over the past 25 years for }BBC Wildlife Magazine{. Brings together Mabey's favourite pieces and presents a fascinating and inspiring view of the changing natural landscape in which we live. From the author of }Natu..
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  • Can Democracy Handle Climate Change?, Paperback
    The Director of the Center for Environmental Policy makes an urgent call for more responsive democratic governance to tackle the climate crisis in this addition to the }Democratic Futures{ series. NUME CARTE: Can Democracy Handle Climate Change?, PaperbackISBN: 1509523960PRET EDITURA: 60.99AUTOR(i):..
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  • Catching Thunder: The Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase, Paperback
    December, 2014: In the forbidding waters off Antarctica, Captain Hammarstedt of the Bob Barker embarks on a voyage unlike any seen before. Across ten thousand miles of hazardous seas, Hammarstedt's crew will relentlessly pursue the Thunder--an infamous illegal fishing ship--for what will become the ..
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  • Climate Change, Paperback
    Fully updated 2nd edition of the acclaimed textbook for life science and Earth science students, scientists and policymakers. NUME CARTE: Climate Change, PaperbackISBN: 1107603560PRET EDITURA: 240.99AUTOR(i): Jonathan CowieEDITURA: Cambridge University PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Noiembrie ..
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  • Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming, Paperback
    Bjorn Lomborg argues that many of the elaborate and staggeringly expensive actions now being considered to meet the challenges of global warming ultimately will have little impact on the world s temperature. He suggests that rather than focusing on ineffective solutions that will cost us trillions o..
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  • Cradle to Cradle, Paperback
    Challenges the way environmentalists want us to 'reduce, recyle and reuse', arguing that it is the production of products that needs to change, not the products themselves. NUME CARTE: Cradle to Cradle, PaperbackISBN: 0099535475PRET EDITURA: 67.99AUTOR(i): Michael BraungartEDITURA: VintageCOPERTA: B..
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  • Create and Maintain Your Own Smallholding, Paperback
    Part of a successful series on environmental or green-fingered issues, this is an accessible guide to sustainable self sufficiency that includes hundreds of useful photographs. NUME CARTE: Create and Maintain Your Own Smallholding, PaperbackISBN: 1786647729PRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): Peter SmithEDI..
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  • Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, Paperback
    North Cascades National Park is remote, rugged, and spectacularly majestic. Efforts to establish a park gained traction after World War II, as national interest in wilderness preservation and concerns about the impact of harvesting timber grew. Troubled by the National Park Service's policy favoring..
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  • Defending Giants: The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics, Hardcover
    Giant redwoods are American icons, paragons of grandeur, exceptionalism, and endurance. They are also symbols of conflict and negotiation, remnants of environmental battles over the limits of industrialization, profiteering, and globalization. Since the middle of the nineteenth century, logging oper..
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  • Drinking Water: A History (Revised Edition), Paperback
    When we turn on the tap or twist open a tall plastic bottle, we probably don't give a second thought about where our drinking water comes from. But how it gets from the ground to the glass is far more convoluted than we might think.In this revised edition of Drinking Water, Duke University professor..
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  • El Libro de La Madera / Norwegian Wood: Chopping, Stacking, and Drying Wood the Scandinavian Way, Hardcover
    Cada hombre mira su pila de madera con una especie de afecto. Henry David Thoreau Cortar y apilar la madera es un pasatiempo en el que el mundo parece cobrar de nuevo sentido. La relacion del ser humano con el fuego es tan antigua, tan universal, que parece que al aprender sobre la madera se conoce..
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  • Eleven, Paperback
    The sweeping changes that make a 'full world' work-involving dual processes of destruction and reconstruction-will transform global culture, agriculture, and ultimately the human race. ELEVEN is a call to consciousness. Only an 'ethical revolution' will allow us to carry forward an ever-advancing ci..
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  • Endangered, Hardcover
    In Endangered, the result of an extraordinary multiyear project to document the lives of threatened species, acclaimed photographer Tim Flach explores one of the most pressing issues of our time. Traveling around the world--to settings ranging from forest to savannah to the polar seas to the great c..
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  • Feral, Paperback
    The lyrical story of George Monbiot's efforts to re-engage with nature and discover a new way of living, showing how, by restoring and rewilding our damaged ecosystems on land and sea, we can bring wonder back into our lives. NUME CARTE: Feral, PaperbackISBN: 014197558XPRET EDITURA: 75.99AUTOR(i): G..
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  • Flower Farmer's Year, Hardcover
    Georgie Newbery is a leading artisan cut-flower farmer and florist, and this book combines beautiful images with the story of how she started her business. Filled with practical information for anyone wanting to grow cut flowers for pleasure and profit, and an entertaining read, too. NUME CARTE: Flo..
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  • Four Fields, Paperback
    A meditation on the relationship between man and grass, which looks at 4 real fields in 4 different continents, from the author of }The Running Sky{. 'First-rate evocation of the natural world merges with an elegiac note in these rich stories of the soil.' }Independent{ NUME CARTE: Four Fields, Pape..
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  • Global Environmental Politics (Seventh Edition, Seventh), Paperback
    For more than twenty years, ``Global Environmental Politics`` has provided an up-to-date, accurate, and unbiased introduction to the world s most pressing environmental issues. This new edition continues this tradition while covering critical new developments in the field. Through case studies on ke..
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  • Inglorious, Paperback
    A passionate and well-researched book about the conflict between driven grouse-shooting and nature conservation in Britain, with a foreword by Chris Packham. Now in paperback, this was a 2015 Book of the Year in }The Times{ and }The Mail On Sunday{. NUME CARTE: Inglorious, PaperbackISBN: 147291743XP..
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  • Introduction to Fire in California, Paperback
    What is fire? How are wildfires ignited? How do California's weather and topography influence fire? How did the California Indians use fire? In the spirit of his highly acclaimed Introduction to Air in California and Introduction to Water in California, David Carle now turns to another fundamental e..
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  • Ivory, Horn and Blood, Hardcover
    An in-depth account of the elephant and rhinoceros poaching crisis, sketching out a crime story that, for most, is unseen and takes place thousands of miles away in countries we will never visit, but that has far-reaching implications for the whole of society, as the book reveals... 'An important an..
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  • Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World, Hardcover
    Discover the hidden power soil has to reverse climate change, and how a regenerative farming diet not only delivers us better health and wellness, but also rebuilds our most precious resource--the very ground that feeds us. Josh Tickell, one of America's most celebrated documentary filmmakers and di..
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  • Malama Honua: Hokule'a -- A Voyage of Hope, Hardcover
    From the launch in Hawai'i in May 2014, around the world 60,000 miles, to 23 different countries, this beautiful hardcover book chronicles Hokule'a's epic mission to raise awareness of and nurture worldwide sustainability. Interwoven with descriptions of Hokule'a's experiences in port are the voices..
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  • Materials and Sustainable Development, Paperback
    Provides a structure and framework for analyzing sustainable development and the role of materials in it. NUME CARTE: Materials and Sustainable Development, PaperbackISBN: 0081001762PRET EDITURA: 365.99AUTOR(i): Michael AshbyEDITURA: ElsevierCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Ianuarie 2015DATA PUBLICAR..
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  • Matter and Desire: An Erotic Ecology, Paperback
    In Matter and Desire, internationally renowned biologist and philosopher Andreas Weber rewrites ecology as a tender practice of forging relationships, of yearning for connections, and of expressing these desires through our bodies. Being alive is an erotic process--constantly transforming the self t..
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  • Morning Coffee at the Goldfish Pond: Seeing a World in the Garden, Paperback
    Winner of the 2006 National Outdoor Book Award, David Zurick recounts an event in his life that seems exceedingly uncomplicated: he built a goldfish pond in his backyard. Yet, there is more to a goldfish pond than meets the eye. Zurick's compelling story travels the world, encompassing places of ext..
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  • Natural History of Selborne, Hardcover
    A new illustrated edition of Gilbert White's classic work of natural history that has delighted readers for more than 200 years. Anne Secord's introduction sets the work in its 18th century context, showing how its epistolary form is intrinsic to its appeal. NUME CARTE: Natural History of Selborne, ..
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  • No Species Is an Island: Bats, Cacti, and Secrets of the Sonoran Desert, Paperback
    In the darkness of the star-studded desert, bats and moths feed on the nectar of night-blooming cactus flowers. By day, birds and bees do the same, taking to blooms for their sweet sustenance. In return these special creatures pol-linate the equally intriguing plants in an ecological circle of susta..
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  • Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology, and Human Nature, Paperback
    Informative, entertaining, lucid, forceful, frequently witty . . . never dull . . . should be read and remembered for a long time.---New York Times Book Review -The authors argue persuasively that biological explanations for why we act as we do are based on faulty (in some cases, fabricated) data an..
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  • Plants of the Cherokee, Paperback
    This extraordinary book is based on research conducted by William Banks on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in the 1950s. It describes traditional Cherokee uses for more than 300 plants medicinals, edibles, natural dyes, and more. Banks documented herbal treatments for a huge range of ailments, every..
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  • Putting the Genie Back, Paperback
    Looks at the challenge of climate change and the Paris Agreement of 2016, and how only a fraction of the global economy actively employs government led carbon pricing policies. Explores the science and the politics of climate change. NUME CARTE: Putting the Genie Back, PaperbackISBN: 1787144488PRET ..
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  • Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland, Paperback
    A Kirkus Best Book of 2016Many of the men and women doing today's most consequential environmental work--restoring America's grasslands, wildlife, soil, rivers, wetlands, and oceans--would not call themselves environmentalists; they would be too uneasy with the connotations of that word. What drives..
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  • Reclaimers, Paperback
    For most of the past century, Humbug Valley, a forest-hemmed meadow sacred to the Mountain Maidu tribe, was in the grip of a utility company. Washington's White Salmon River was saddled with a fish-obstructing, inefficient dam, and the Timbisha Shoshone Homeland was unacknowledged within the boundar..
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  • Rough Ride to the Future, Paperback
    A radical vision of humanity's future as the thinking brain of our Earth-system, influential 95-year-old James Lovelock, credited as 'the man who conceived the first wholly new way of looking at life on Earth since Charles Darwin' }Independent{. Introduces two new Lovelockian ideas. NUME CARTE: Roug..
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  • Soul of the Sea: In the Age of the Algorithm, Paperback
    This publication draws upon the fields of science, economics and business strategy to chart the future of humankind's relationship to the ocean. A healthy ocean provides the basis for a prosperous world, and oceans have been largely ignored as a driver of human well-being until now. Ocean health has..
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  • Tale of Trees, Hardcover
    How Britain nearly lost its ancient woodland. This is the tale of those who cut down our ancient woods and trees, and those who saved what was left. NUME CARTE: Tale of Trees, HardcoverISBN: 1780722753PRET EDITURA: 113.99AUTOR(i): Derek NiemannEDITURA: Short Books LtdCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APARITIEI..
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  • Taming the Flood, Paperback
    Traces the history and natural history of our rivers and wetlands, describing in detail the beauty of these ancient landscapes and the often disastrous results of attempts to tame them. NUME CARTE: Taming the Flood, PaperbackISBN: 0008132216PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): Jeremy PursegloveEDITURA: Harp..
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  • The Biophilia Effect: A Scientific and Spiritual Exploration of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Nature, Paperback
    Did you know that spending time in a forest activates the vagus nerve, which is responsible for inducing calm and regeneration? Or that spending just one single day in a wooded area increases the number of natural killer cells in the blood by almost 40 percent on average?We've all had an intuitive s..
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  • The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore, Paperback
    The East Country is a work of creative nonfiction in which the acclaimed nature writer Jules Pretty integrates memoir, natural history, cultural critique, and spiritual reflection into a single compelling narrative. Pretty frames his book around Aldo Leopold and his classic Sand Country Almanac, bri..
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  • The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions, Hardcover
    As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extreme catastrophes in the planet's history, award-winning science journalist Peter Brannen takes us on a wild ride through the planet's five mass extinctions and, in the process, offers us a glimpse of our ..
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  • The Hard Work of Hope: Climate Change in the Age of Trump, Hardcover
    An impassioned prescription that seeks to develop effective solutions to the growing urgency for global action on climate change. The Hard Work of Hope builds on events that have transpired since December 2015, including initial implementation of the UN's 2030 Transforming our World global sustainab..
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  • The River Runs Black: The Environmental Challenge to China's Future, Paperback
    China's spectacular economic growth over the past two decades has dramatically depleted the country's natural resources and produced skyrocketing rates of pollution. Environmental degradation in China has also contributed to significant public health problems, mass migration, economic loss, and soci..
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  • The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet, Hardcover
    Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practices--and, especially, modern industrial agriculture--have led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warm..
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