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Antarctic Resolution
ISBN: HB: 9783037786406, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2021
1020 pp., 26.4x20 cm, 1000 illus.
In the era of the Anthropocene, it's urgent to shift our collective attention southward. Antarctica, a continent that accounts for 10% of Planet Earth and 70% of the world's fresh water, represents at once the repository of planetary data essential t...
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£40,00
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Picture Ecology Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780300254266, Yale University Press, February 2021
256 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 170 colour illus.
Seeking a broad reexamination of visual culture through the lenses of ecocriticism, environmental justice, and animal studies, this compendium offers a diverse range of art-historical criticism formulated within an ecological context. "Picture Ecolog...
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£35,00
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We Alone How Humans Have Conquered the Planet and Can Also Save It
ISBN: HB: 9780300251166, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
This personal and thoughtful book by renowned Kenya conservationist David Western traces our global conquest from Maasai herders battling droughts in Africa to the technological frontiers of California. Western draws on a half century of research...
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£25,00
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Better Planet Forty Big Ideas for a Sustainable Future
ISBN: PB: 9780300255225, ISBN: HB: 9780300246247, Yale University Press, November 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
Sustainability has emerged as a global priority over the past several years. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change and the adoption of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals through the United Nations have highlighted the need to address cr...
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£12,99
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£18,99
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Financing Our Common Future
ISBN: PB: 9783037786680, Lars Muller Publishers, November 2020
256 pp., 16x12 cm, 240 illus.
This book explains in simple but precise terms what finance is, and how its most innovative form, sustainable finance, can reconcile the well-being of mankind with the capacities of our planet. Bad news about climate change, shrinking resources, spec...
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£17,00
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Into the Arctic Ice The Largest Polar Expedition of All Time
ISBN: HB: 9783791386706, Prestel Publishing, October 2020
240 pp., 30x24 cm, 160 colour illus.
Since September 2019, a team of 600 researchers from 19 countries have united in a common mission known as MOSAiC – the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate – whose mission is to chart conditions in the Arctic for on...
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£45,00
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Dross City: Urban Metabolism Resilence and Drosscapes Recycling Project
ISBN: PB: 9788899854195, Bookport, ListLab, July 2020
334 pp., 24x17 cm, colour illus.
Dross is waste: solid impurities that form on the surface of the smelting pot. While most is thrown away, some is reusable or recyclable. Hence 'DrossScape', a term conceived by land economist Alan Berger. Working off Berger's theories, this book exp...
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£23,50
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Diet for a Large Planet Industrial Britain, Food Systems, and World Ecology
ISBN: HB: 9780226697109, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 65 halftones
We are facing a world food crisis of unparalleled proportions. Our reliance on unsustainable dietary choices and agricultural systems is causing problems both for human health and the health of our planet. Solutions from lab-grown food to vegan diets...
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£40,00
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Catastrophic Thinking Extinction and the Value of Diversity from Darwin to the Anthropocene
ISBN: HB: 9780226348612, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 halftones
We live in an age in which we are repeatedly reminded – by scientists, by the media, by popular culture – of the looming threat of mass extinction. We're told that human activity is currently producing a sixth mass extinction, perhaps of even greater...
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£28,00
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Anthropocene and the Humanities From Climate Change to a New Age of Sustainability
ISBN: HB: 9780300244236, Yale University Press, June 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 80 black&white illus.
From noted environmental historian Carolyn Merchant, this book focuses on the original concept of the Anthropocene first proposed by Paul Crutzen and Eugene Stoermer in their foundational 2000 paper. It undertakes a broad investigation into the ways...
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£20,00
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