Himalayan Natural Resources : Ecothreats and Restoration Study

Author Sharma, B.D. & Sharma, Tej Kumari Description The Himalayan natural resources are of significant interest and concern to mountain environmentalists all around the world. This topic attracts readers from a wide range of disciplines, including ecologists, climatologists, mountain biologists, and environmental researchers. Various natural resources have been on the verge of extinction as a […]

Air Sampling and Industrial Hygiene Engineering

Author Martha J. Boss Description We know certain chemicals cause problems in the workplace. The issues now are: Where do they occur in the workplace? How can we best evaluate them? What are the procedures for dealing with them safely? Many books simply define the problem and tell you that you need a program. Air […]

The Upcycle | Beyond Sustainability–Designing for Abundance

Author William McDonough Description From the authors of Cradle to Cradle, we learn what’s next: The UpcycleThe Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the green living lessons gained from 10 years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept […]

Guide to the Birds of China (2nd ed.)

Author John MacKinnon Description China covers about 7% of the earth’s land surface and encompasses a hugely diverse range of habitats. As a result, it boasts a rich and diverse avifauna, including some of the most spectacular and fascinating birds to be found anywhere in the world.Building on the enormous popularity and reputation of the […]

The View from Lazy Point | A Natural Year in an Unnatural World

Author Carl Safina Description An exhilarating journey of natural renewal through a year with MacArthur fellow Carl SafinaBeginning in his kayak in his home waters of eastern Long Island, Carl Safina’s The View from Lazy Point takes us through the four seasons to the four points of the compass, from the high Arctic south to […]

Active Hope | How to Face the Mess We’re in without Going Crazy

Author Joanna Macy Description The challenges we face can be difficult even to think about. Climate change, the depletion of oil, economic upheaval, and mass extinction together create a planetary emergency of overwhelming proportions. Active Hope shows us how to strengthen our capacity to face this crisis so that we can respond with unexpected resilience […]

Exploring Britain’s Hidden World | A Natural History of Seabed Habitats

Author Keith Hiscock Description Britain’s shallow seas are a mysterious domain. They remain largely unseen and unexplored except by marine scientists and divers, who have been documenting their wondrous discoveries over many years. Now, a wealth of information about what lives on and in the seabed has been brought together in one sumptuously illustrated volume.Keith […]

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