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Conservation of the environment

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  1. Big Bend National Park

    Explores the cultural and diplomatic history of this transborder region. Michael Welsh demonstrates the challenges faced and lessons learned by both the US and Mexico as they struggled against political and environmental vicissitudes in their attempts to realize the creation of a shared frontier. Learn More
    £25.95

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  2. Sea Change

    Equal parts memoir, adventure tale, and call to action, Sea Change has become a classic of environmental literature, at once the gripping adventure story of Sylvia Earle's three decades of undersea exploration, an insider's introduction to marine biology, and a plea for the preservation of the world's fragile ocean ecosystems. Learn More
    £29.50

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  3. A Hollow is a Home

    Come and take a peek inside the amazing world of tree hollows and discover more than 340 species of Australian animals that call hollows home. With colour photos of glorious gliders, darting dunnarts, minute microbats and many more, this book is full of fun facts about animals that use tree hollows as places for resting, nesting or hiding. Learn More
    £23.95

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  4. Bearing Witness

    Presents the searing eyewitness testimony and ground-breaking legal arguments that persuaded the court that fracking and resulting climate warming breach both substantive and procedural rights guaranteed by international law, that governments are complicit in these rights-violations, and that the practice of fracking should be banned. Learn More
    £27.95

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  5. Valuing Plastic

    Plastic is one of the most useful and important materials in modern society, but the environment impacts of plastic cannot be ignored. The objective of this report is to help companies manage the opportunties and risks associated with plastic use. Learn More
    £23.50

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  6. The State of the World's Aquatic Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

    This first ever global assessment of aquatic genetic resources (AqGR) presents a snapshot of the current status of AqGR and also constitutes a valuable technical reference document, providing standardized terminology and concepts. Learn More
    £150.00

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  7. Imperial Creatures

    The environmental turn in the humanities and social sciences has meant a new focus on the history of animals. This is one of the first books to look across species at animals in a colonial, urban society. If imperialism is a series of power relationships, it involves not only the subjugation of human communities but also animals. Learn More
    £26.95

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  8. Resisting Extractivism

    Through an ethnographic and systematic comparison of four gold mining conflicts in Peru, Resisting Extractivism presents a vivid account of subtle and routine forms of violence, analysing how meaning making practices render certain types of damage and suffering noticeable while occluding others. Learn More
    £78.50

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  9. Transportation and the Culture of Climate Change

    Approaching mobility not solely as a material, logistical question but as a phenomenon mediated by culture, this book interrogates popular assumptions deeply entangled with energy choices. Rethinking transportation, the contributors argue, necessarily involves fundamental understandings of consumption, freedom, and self. Learn More
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  10. Forest Management and Conservation Agriculture

    Examines in great detail the design and implementation of a rural development project for smallholder farmers in Paraguay Learn More
    £29.95

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  11. Federal Land, Western Anger

    Delving beneath the political cliches and shallow media coverage, this text illuminates the underlying reasons for the vitriolic battle that pitted public land users in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming against the federal government's Bureau of land management during the last decade. Learn More
    £21.95

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  12. Implementing the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora through National Fisheries Legal Frameworks

    Provides clarifications on the linkages between the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the fisheries sector. This sourcebook serves as a guide fpr implementing CITES within national legal frameworks for fisheries. Learn More
    £55.95

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  13. Madlands

    Anna Rose, environmental crusader and co-founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, is on a mission. This is the story of her biggest challenge yet: a whirlwind journey around the world with conservative powerbroker and arch climate sceptic Nick Minchin. From a remote Hawaiian volcano to a cosmic ray laboratory in Geneva, Anna rolls out the biggest names in science to try and change Nick's mind. Learn More
    £14.95

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  14. The Florida Manatee

    From two scientists who have been at the forefront of manatee research for over three decades, The Florida Manatee offers an engaging, accessible introduction to manatee biology, including communication, diet, long-distance migration, and much more. Learn More
    £29.50

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  15. Northern Money, Southern Land

    In the early 1930s Chlotilde Martin wrote a series of articles for the Charleston News and Courier documenting the transformation of the lowcountry coast as an influx of wealthy northerners began buying scores of old local plantations. This volume collects Martin's articles and augments them with photographs and historical annotations. Learn More
    £19.95

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  16. Living with the Anthropocene

    Climate change is happening. The world is changing. In this extraordinarily powerful and moving book, leading Australian writers come together to reflect on what it is like to be alive during an ecological crisis as the physical world changes all around us. Learn More
    £20.50

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