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Product Description: Amina Khan believes that nature does it best. In Adapt, she presents fascinating examples of how nature effortlessly solves the problems that humans attempt to solve with decades worth of the latest and greatest technologies, time, and money...read more

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9781250060402 | St Martins Pr, April 18, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Amina Khan believes that nature does it best.

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Product Description: An intimate look at one majestic hundred-year-old oak tree through four seasons--and the reality of global climate change it reveals. In the life of this one grand oak, we can see for ourselves the results of one hundred years of rapid environmental change...read more

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9781632862532 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 11, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: An intimate look at one majestic hundred-year-old oak tree through four seasons--and the reality of global climate change it reveals.

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Product Description: A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them.Most of us are aware that many animals are threatened by extinction--the plight of creatures such as polar bears, tigers, and whales has been well publicized...read more

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9781408868263 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 14, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A tour of some of the world's most iconic and endangered species, and what we can do to save them.

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Product Description: Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating--as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated...read more

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9781408873465 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, March 14, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Farmageddon: the quiet revolution of mega-farming that is threatening our countryside, farms, and food.

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Product Description: More than sixty species of snakes are found in the eastern United States, the region of highest biodiversity of all reptiles and amphibians in North America. In this brand new guide, stunning photographs, colorful geographic range maps, and comprehensive written accounts provide essential information about each species―including detailed identification characteristics, general ecology and behavior, and conservation status...read more

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9780820349701 | Univ of Georgia Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: More than sixty species of snakes are found in the eastern United States, the region of highest biodiversity of all reptiles and amphibians in North America.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2018 Louisiana Literary Award given by the Louisiana Library AssociationFor centuries, outlanders have openly denigrated Louisiana's coastal wetlands residents and their stubborn refusal to abandon the region's fragile prairies tremblants despite repeated natural and, more recently, man-made disasters...read more
By Robert Twilley (foreword by)

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9781496809483 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 1, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2018 Louisiana Literary Award given by the Louisiana Library AssociationFor centuries, outlanders have openly denigrated Louisiana's coastal wetlands residents and their stubborn refusal to abandon the region's fragile prairies tremblants despite repeated natural and, more recently, man-made disasters.

Product Description: This book provides a practical and technical focus on environmental engineering technologies and will serve engineers, designers, architects, and project developers that seek to successfully integrate them into urban, rural, and remote settlements...read more

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9781498758697 | CRC Pr I Llc, January 15, 2017, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This book provides a practical and technical focus on environmental engineering technologies and will serve engineers, designers, architects, and project developers that seek to successfully integrate them into urban, rural, and remote settlements.

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Product Description: While digital media give us the ability to communicate with and know the world, their use comes at the expense of an immense ecological footprint and environmental degradation. In Finite Media Sean Cubitt offers a large-scale rethinking of theories of mediation by examining the environmental and human toll exacted by mining and the manufacture, use, and disposal of millions of phones, computers, and other devices...read more

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9780822362814 | Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: While digital media give us the ability to communicate with and know the world, their use comes at the expense of an immense ecological footprint and environmental degradation.

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9780822362920 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, December 30, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: While digital media give us the ability to communicate with and know the world, their use comes at the expense of an immense ecological footprint and environmental degradation.

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Product Description: The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that support bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds...read more

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9781612128863 | Storey Books, December 27, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators.

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Product Description: The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that support bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds...read more
By Xerces Society (corporate author)

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9781612127019 | Storey Books, December 27, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators.

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Product Description: A short history of climate change from someone whose career has been spent addressing those issues at the highest levels.Despite scientific data to the contrary, there remains plenty of political resistance to the idea that climate change is in fact real--and a real danger to the planet...read more

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9780815727880 | Brookings Inst Pr, December 20, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A short history of climate change from someone whose career has been spent addressing those issues at the highest levels.

Product Description: From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this student-friendly text follows a three-pronged approach to help students understand the globalizing processes relating to the environment and sustainability that are examined in a range of disciplines, including environmental studies, geography, global studies, political science, international affairs, comparative politics, and other disciplines...read more
By Andrea Nightingale (editor)

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9780765646439 | Routledge, December 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this student-friendly text follows a three-pronged approach to help students understand the globalizing processes relating to the environment and sustainability that are examined in a range of disciplines, including environmental studies, geography, global studies, political science, international affairs, comparative politics, and other disciplines.

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9780765646446 | Routledge, December 15, 2016, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this student-friendly text follows a three-pronged approach to help students understand the globalizing processes relating to the environment and sustainability that are examined in a range of disciplines, including environmental studies, geography, global studies, political science, international affairs, comparative politics, and other disciplines.

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Product Description: The essential primer for understanding climate diplomacy, describing both the major players and the path to progress, from the 1992 Rio Summit to the 2015 Paris Climate ConferenceClimate Diplomacy from Rio to Paris is the first accessible overview of climate diplomacy in its first quarter century...read more

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9780300209631 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The essential primer for understanding climate diplomacy, describing both the major players and the path to progress, from the 1992 Rio Summit to the 2015 Paris Climate ConferenceClimate Diplomacy from Rio to Paris is the first accessible overview of climate diplomacy in its first quarter century.

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Product Description: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups...read more
By Gary E. MacHlis (editor)

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9780226422954 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 12, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups.

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9780226423005 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, December 12, 2016), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: As the US National Park Service (NPS) marks its centennial in 2016, parks and protected areas worldwide are under increasing threat from a variety of factors, including storms and fires of greater severity, plant and animal extinctions, the changing attitudes of a public that has become more urbanized, and the political pressures of narrow special interest groups.

Product Description: In this comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding the use of the marine environment, the contribution of the maritime sector, specifically shipping and ports, to global environmental impacts is explored in depth. Using an ecosystem-based approach, the author reviews these impacts and considers their relative significance...read more

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9780415853859 | Routledge, December 7, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: In this comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding the use of the marine environment, the contribution of the maritime sector, specifically shipping and ports, to global environmental impacts is explored in depth.

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9780415853866 | Routledge, December 7, 2016, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: In this comprehensive introduction to the issues surrounding the use of the marine environment, the contribution of the maritime sector, specifically shipping and ports, to global environmental impacts is explored in depth.

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Product Description: In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining. The irrevocable devastation caused by this practice has forced local citizens to redefine their identities, their connections to global economic forces, their pasts, and their futures...read more

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9780813168128 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, December 6, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In the last fifty years, the Appalachian Mountains have suffered permanent and profound change due to the expansion of surface coal mining.

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Product Description: Tar Wars offers a critical, inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate the escalating tensions between the need for continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable environmental costs...read more

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9781772121407, titled "Tar Wars: Oil, Environment and Alberta’s Image" | Univ of Alberta Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Tar Wars offers a critical, inside look at how leading image-makers negotiate the escalating tensions between the need for continuous economic growth mandated by a globalized economic system and its unsustainable environmental costs.

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Product Description: Invasive plant species cause severe disruption to both natural and managed ecosystems, and with range expansions and increasing international trade these problems are only becoming more serious. Globally relevant, this book is a full-color reference guide to the major invasive plants...read more

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9781780643861 | 2 edition (C A B Intl, November 30, 2016), cover price $320.00 | About this edition: Invasive plant species cause severe disruption to both natural and managed ecosystems, and with range expansions and increasing international trade these problems are only becoming more serious.

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Product Description: This new edition has been revised throughout, and adds several sections, including: lean manufacturing and design for the environment, low impact development and green infrastructure, green science and engineering, and sustainability...read more

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9781498749541 | 2 revised edition (CRC Pr I Llc, November 30, 2016), cover price $149.95 | About this edition: This new edition has been revised throughout, and adds several sections, including: lean manufacturing and design for the environment, low impact development and green infrastructure, green science and engineering, and sustainability.

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Product Description: A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability   This gripping, deeply thoughtful book considers future of civilization in the light of what we know about climate change and related threats...read more

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9780300222814 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: A leading environmental thinker takes a hard look at the obstacles and possibilities on the long road to sustainability   This gripping, deeply thoughtful book considers future of civilization in the light of what we know about climate change and related threats.

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Product Description: The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe. Nature and environment have played prominent roles in white Zimbabwean identity, and when the political tide turned against white farmers after independence, nature was the most powerful resource they had at their disposal...read more

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9780295999531 | Univ of Washington Pr, November 21, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe.

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9780295999548 | Univ of Washington Pr, November 21, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Nature of Whiteness explores the intertwining of race and nature in postindependence Zimbabwe.

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Product Description: Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities. But in the past, heroic individuals have stepped forward to meet even the most ominous ecological challenges. This book tells an inspirational story--a story both of pioneering environmentalists who raised our collective consciousness regarding nature's value and heroes of today who are working to secure a sustainable future...read more

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9781633882256 | Prometheus Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Climate change is often associated with predictions of dire calamities.

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Product Description: As individuals and as a culture and society, we have increasingly emphasized the global village over the village in which we actually live. Our preference for the faraway is at the heart of the environmental and social catastrophes that today seem utterly unavoidable...read more

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9781771601825 | Rocky Mountain Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: As individuals and as a culture and society, we have increasingly emphasized the global village over the village in which we actually live.

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Product Description: In responding to the urgency – and the opportunity – of getting sustainable development right, the United Nations engaged in numerous program announcements and international conversations during the final months of 2015. Most notable were the Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP21) in Paris and the long anticipated launch of Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...read more

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9781771601801 | Rocky Mountain Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In responding to the urgency – and the opportunity – of getting sustainable development right, the United Nations engaged in numerous program announcements and international conversations during the final months of 2015.

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Product Description: Leaded is a timely and deeply researched account of one of the largest environmental disasters in western US history. It examines the origin, evolution, and causes of the harmful environmental and human health effects caused by mining operations in Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene Mining District—the “Silver Valley”—from 1885 to 1981...read more

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9780870718755 | Oregon State Univ Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Leaded is a timely and deeply researched account of one of the largest environmental disasters in western US history.

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