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  • A Systems Approach to Environmental Management

    A Systems Approach to Environmental Management

    It's not easy being Green

    By Tim O'Higgins, Mohammed Saif Al-Kalbani

    Human activity increasingly dominates the global environment. Effective environmental management - to use, conserve, and maintain natural capital - is a major challenge worldwide. Managing the environment involves juggling a complex set of ecological, economic, and social objectives and...

    Cloth - 9781780460550 - $ 48.95

  • A Systems Approach to Environmental Management

    A Systems Approach to Environmental Management

    It's not easy being Green

    By Tim O'Higgins, Mohammed Saif Al-Kalbani

    Human activity increasingly dominates the global environment. Effective environmental management - to use, conserve, and maintain natural capital - is a major challenge worldwide. Managing the environment involves juggling a complex set of ecological, economic, and social objectives and...

    Paper - 9781780460260 - $ 24.50

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain

    Fourteen Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

    By Bill Hampel

    Can we humans simply ignore the fires, the floods, and the increase in deaths brought about by climate change? In this book, Australian farmers - who bear the brunt of climate change and accept the science - share their experiences with the...

    Paper - 9781925078503 - $ 29.95

  • Almeria

    Almeria

    By Adrian Harvey, Anne Mather

    Spain's Almeria exhibits superb structural geology (especially the fault system). It also includes a complete Neogene sedimentary sequence (itself rare), involving an enormous range of sedimentary environments and classic dry land geomorphology. Exposure of the sedimentary sequences is excellent. The area is spectacular and...

    Paper - 9781780460376 - $ 40.00

  • An Environmental History of the Early Modern Period

    An Environmental History of the Early Modern Period

    Experiments and Perspectives

    Edited by: Martin Knoll, Reinhold Reith

    The environmental history of early modern times is a seminal and lively field of historical research. This volume offers ten concise essays that provide an overview of current research debates on a broad span of topics, such as historical climatology and...

    Paper - 9783643904638 - $ 44.95

  • BOROBUDUR as Cultural Landscape

    BOROBUDUR as Cultural Landscape

    Local Communities' Initiatives for the Evolutive Conservation of Pusaka Saujana BOROBUDUR

    Edited by: Kiyoko Kanki, Laretna T. Adishakti, Titin Fatimah

    Borobudur is a 9th-century Buddhist temple site in Central Java, Indonesia. As a cultural landscape, Borobudur is a site of active discussion. Since the start of the International Field...

    Cloth - 9781920901677 - $ 84.95

  • Community Involvement in Heritage

    Community Involvement in Heritage

    Edited by: Koen Van Balen, Aziliz Vandesande

    The value of heritage for society is increasingly underscored. This goes hand in hand with a growing interest in local communities' involvement in heritage management plans. Although this shift in discourse is acknowledged, its practical implementation seems often too ambitious and is...

    Paper - 9789044132632 - $ 44.90

  • Conserved Spaces, Ancestral Places

    Conserved Spaces, Ancestral Places

    Conservation, History and Identity among Farm Labourers in the Sundays River Valley, South Africa

    By Teresa Connor

    Combining a rich ethnography with social and political history, this book examines 300 years of social conflict over land in South Africa's frontier-like Sundays River Valley, the scene of multiple displacements and the location...

    Paper - 9781869142858 - $ 27.00

  • Discordant village voices

    Discordant village voices

    A Zambian 'community-based' wildlife programme

    By Stuart A. Marks

    Discordant Village Voices is a quest for a more telling narrative about what continues to happen to people and wildlife on one resource frontier located in Zambia. Survival depends on the relationships with human and other life - relationships that are fragile,...

    Paper - 9781868887071 - $ 27.00

  • Earth and Industry

    Earth and Industry

    Stories from Gippsland

    Edited by: Erik Eklund, Julie Fenley

    How have individuals and communities responded to change, and how have they interacted with the physical environments around them? This book assembles contributions that examine the historic and contemporary relations of people and the environment in an area - specifically, Gippsland...

    Paper - 9781922235046 - $ 39.95