Dig Through Our Books

Title
Author
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 




Bookmark and Share




 
Browse By Category

View Other Categories
 
 
 
Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

Author Name    Paehlke, Robert C.

Title   Conservation and Environmentalism: An Encyclopedia (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

Binding   LIBRARY BINDING

Book Condition   Very Good

Publisher    Routledge

ISBN Number    0824061012 / 9780824061012

Seller ID   SKU9141980

0824061012 Very Good. Edge of pages a little dirty from storage. Light wear to covers/corners. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Support Last Word Books & Press and independent booksellers. Book is oversized and/or heavy, priority or international orders will require additional shipping funds.

Stock Description, May Not Reflect Item

Covers All Aspects of the Environment
Focusing on both problems and solutions, this authoritative reference work covers all aspects of the environment, from the Everglades to the Himalayas, from legislation in Australia to pollution problems in Eastern Europe, from tropical rain forests to the Porcupine Caribou herd of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. The "Encyclopedia" is filled with valuable information, encompassing studies of species (butterflies, bats, elephants, dolphins), conservation efforts, environmental organizations, treaties, toxic-chemical hazards, resource conservation, conservation concepts (biodiversity, landscape ecology) energy-use impacts, and other vital subjects. The coverage reflects environmental concerns that have dominated front-page headlines for the past four decades: from the "Exxon Valdez " to Bhopal and Chernobyl, from air pollution to Love Canal, from whale and dolphin preservation to rhino poaching.
Original Articles by Experts
Some of the best-known environmental professionals in the world have written original articles for this multidisciplinary "Encyclopedia," including Norman Myers, Eugene C. Hargrove, Reed F. Noss, Max Oelschlaeger, J. Baird Callicott, George Sessions, M.S. Swaminathan, Gilbert F. White, Michael E. Kraft, Michael P. Cohen, Paul Ekins, and many others. The authors are from 14 countries, and their expertise encompasses the sciences, the professions, social sciences, and humanities. Also represented are the perspectives of major environmental organizations and government agencies in six countries. Maintaining a healthy balance between science and social science, the "Encyclopedia" is very strong in law, politics, environmental organizations and history, legislation, and government agencies in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the European Community.
A comprehensive subject index, extensive cross-references, and "see" and "see also" references with each article make it easy for users to pinpoint exactly the information they need. Also includes three maps.

Price = 15.00 USD


Related items brought to you by the miracles of modern technology:
Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology (Comstock Book)
Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology (Comstock Book)
20.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Where Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Waterman, Jonathan
Where Mountains Are Nameless: Passion and Politics in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Waterman, Jonathan
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True, Ehrlich, Robert
Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: A Few Might Even Be True
Ehrlich, Robert
18.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic, Cone, Marla
Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic
Cone, Marla
20.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith, Ulin, David L.
The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith
Ulin, David L.
20.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Alternate Realities: How Science Shapes Our Vision of the World (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology), Davis, Joel
Alternate Realities: How Science Shapes Our Vision of the World (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology)
Davis, Joel
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Almost Heaven: Women On The Frontiers Of Space, Kevles, Bettyann Holtzmann
Almost Heaven: Women On The Frontiers Of Space
Kevles, Bettyann Holtzmann
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Handicap Principle: A Missing Piece of Darwin's Puzzle
Zahavi, Amotz; Zahavi, Avishag
15.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Genetic Maps and Human Imaginations: The Limits of Science in Understanding Who We Are, Rothman, Barbara Katz
Genetic Maps and Human Imaginations: The Limits of Science in Understanding Who We Are
Rothman, Barbara Katz
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Case of the Missing Neutrinos: And Other Curious Phenomena of the Universe
Gribbin, John
10.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

The Secret Pulse of Time: Making Sense of Life's Scarcest Commodity, Klein, Stefan
The Secret Pulse of Time: Making Sense of Life's Scarcest Commodity
Klein, Stefan
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon, Nelson, Craig
Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon
Nelson, Craig
12.00 USD
Add to Book Bag

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to lastwordbooks@gmail.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie