Carti de Environmental science, engineering & technology

Sortare dupa:
Produse pe pagina:
Vizualizare ca: Lista Grid
  • American Environmental History: An Introduction, Paperback
    By studying the many ways diverse peoples have changed, shaped, and conserved the natural world over time, environmental historians provide insight into humanity's unique relationship with nature and, more importantly, are better able to understand the origins of our current environmental crisis. Be..
    Fara TVA: 234,99 Lei 234,99 Lei 234,99 Lei
  • Breakpoint: Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises, Hardcover
    An insightful look at the American environmental crisis and emerging solutions from the heartland to the coasts in the era of global climate change Eminent ecologist Jeremy B. C. Jackson and award-winning journalist Steve Chapple traveled the length of the Mississippi River interviewing farmers, fis..
    Fara TVA: 117,99 Lei 117,99 Lei 117,99 Lei
  • Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution, Hardcover
    FROM EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGIST MENNO SCHILTHUIZEN, A BOOK THAT WILL MAKE YOU SEE YOURSELF AND THE WORLD AROUND YOU IN AN ENTIRELY NEW WAYFor a long time, biologists thought evolution was a necessarily slow process, too incremental to be observed in a lifetime. In Darwin Comes to Town, evolutionary biol..
    Fara TVA: 121,99 Lei 121,99 Lei 121,99 Lei
  • Pathways to Our Sustainable Future: A Global Perspective from Pittsburgh, Paperback
    Pittsburgh has a rich history of social consciousness in calls for justice and equity. Today, the movement for more sustainable practices is rising in Pittsburgh. Against a backdrop of Marcellus shale gas development, initiatives emerge for a sustainable and resilient response to the climate change ..
    Fara TVA: 120,99 Lei 120,99 Lei 120,99 Lei
  • Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, Hardcover
    Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair with plastic, we're starting to realize it's not such a healthy relationship. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals, litter lan..
    Fara TVA: 121,99 Lei 121,99 Lei 121,99 Lei
  • Storytelling for a Greener World: Environment, Community and Story-Based Learning, Paperback
    Storytelling for a Greener World is a treasury of forty-three stories, creative activities, techniques, tips, and descriptions of inspiring practice to both empower newcomers and seasoned storytellers. The book provides a handy, unique, and authoritative resource for developing innovative story-work..
    Fara TVA: 146,99 Lei 146,99 Lei 146,99 Lei
  • Summary and Analysis of the Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History: Based on the Book by Elizabeth Kolbert, Paperback
    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of The Sixth Extinction tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Elizabeth Kolbert's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This ..
    Fara TVA: 27,99 Lei 27,99 Lei 27,99 Lei
  • Sustainability, Paperback
    The word ``sustainability`` has been connected to everything from a certain kind of economic development to corporate promises about improved supply sourcing. But despite the apparent ubiquity of the term, the concept of sustainability has come to mean a number of specific things. In this accessible..
    Fara TVA: 76,99 Lei 76,99 Lei 76,99 Lei
  • The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, Paperback
    Winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Awar Midwest Booksellers Choice Award Winne "Nimbly splices together history, science, reporting and personal experiences into a taut and cautiously hopeful narrative.... Egan's book is bursting with life (and yes, death)." --Robert Moor, New York Times Book Review NUM..
    Fara TVA: 81,99 Lei 81,99 Lei 81,99 Lei
  • The New Landscape Declaration: A Call to Action for the Twenty-First Century, Hardcover
    On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the Landscape Architecture Foundation asked a diverse group of the world's leading landscape architects to reflect on the last half-century and present bold ideas for what the discipline should achieve in the future. Well beyond the public conception of the profes..
    Fara TVA: 135,99 Lei 135,99 Lei 135,99 Lei
  • The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, Paperback
    Bjorn Lomborg, a former member of Greenpeace, challenges widely held beliefs that the world environmental situation is getting worse and worse in his new book, The Skeptical Environmentalist. Using statistical information from internationally recognized research institutes, Lomborg systematically ex..
    Fara TVA: 189,99 Lei 189,99 Lei 189,99 Lei
  • The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World, Hardcover
    From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first..
    Fara TVA: 130,99 Lei 130,99 Lei 130,99 Lei
  • Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill, Paperback
    Though we are the most wasteful people in the history of the world, very few of us know what becomes of our waste. In Waste Away, Joshua O. Reno reveals how North Americans have been shaped by their preferred means of disposal: sanitary landfill. Based on the author's fieldwork as a common laborer a..
    Fara TVA: 109,86 Lei 109,86 Lei 141,99 Lei
  • What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City, Hardcover
    By the heroic pediatrician who rallied a community and brought the fight for justice to national attention, the powerful first-hand account of the Flint water crisis, the signature environmental disaster of our time, and a dramatic and inspiring story of citizen advocacy and action. In the heart of..
    Fara TVA: 126,99 Lei 126,99 Lei 126,99 Lei