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Biodiversity and Climate Change Transforming the Biosphere
ISBN: PB: 9780300206111, Yale University Press, February 2019
416 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 9 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
The physical and biological impacts of climate change are dramatic and broad-ranging. People who care about the planet and manage natural resources urgently need a synthesis of our rapidly growing understanding of these issues. In this all-new sequel...
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£30,00
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Water Paradox Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management
ISBN: HB: 9780300224436, Yale University Press, January 2019
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 34 figures
Water is essential to life, yet humankind's relationship with water is complex. For millennia, we have perceived it as abundant and easily accessible. But water shortages are fast becoming a persistent reality for all nations, rich and poor. With dem...
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£20,00
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Dust Bowls of Empire Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300230208, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, this crisis has become a major referent of the cli...
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£25,00
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Sea Ranch Architecture, Environment, and Idealism
ISBN: HB: 9783791357843, Prestel Publishing, December 2018
176 pp., 28x24 cm, 126 colour illus.
This large-format and generously illustrated book captures the visionary approach to the land embraced in designs for The Sea Ranch, the planned community that has become a touchstone of 1960s West Coast modernism. Situated on a ten-mile stretch of...
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£45,00
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Republican Reversal Conservatives and the Environment from Nixon to Trump
ISBN: HB: 9780674979970, Harvard University Press, November 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 photos, 1 map, 5 illus., 1 table
Not long ago, Republicans could take pride in their party's tradition of environmental leadership. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the GOP helped to create the Environmental Protection Agency, extend the Clean Air Act, and protect endangered speci...
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£22,00
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Ecologies, Agents, Terrains
ISBN: PB: 9780300233162, Yale University Press, October 2018
300 pp., 24.1x17.8 cm, 150 colour illus.
The newest volume in the acclaimed Clark Studies in the Visual Arts series, this collection of essays explores the intrinsic connection between art and the environment. The romance and rejection of "nature" have always occupied places at the heart of...
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£22,00
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Architecture in Context Contemporary Design Solutions Based on Environmental, Social and Cultural Identities
ISBN: HB: 9788416851720, Promopress, October 2018
240 pp., 30x24 cm, 250 colour illus., 140 black&white illus.
"Architecture in Context" analyzes the work of contemporary international architects through the presentation of projects that exemplify their architectural vision and their connection with the spaces with which they work. It explains how the interac...
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£32,00
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Wake of the Whale Hunter Societies in the Caribbean and North Atlantic
ISBN: HB: 9780674986374, Harvard University Press, October 2018
352 pp., 23.5x16.2 cm, 51 photos, 3 maps, 2 illus., 4 tables
Despite declining stocks worldwide and increasing health risks, artisanal whaling remains a cultural practice tied to nature's rhythms. "The Wake of the Whale" presents the art, history, and challenge of whaling in the Caribbean and North Atlantic, b...
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£22,00
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Why Materials Matter Responsible Design for a Better World
ISBN: HB: 9783791384719, Prestel Publishing, September 2018
240 pp., 30x24 cm, 250 colour illus.
This visually stunning investigation of natural and man-made materials will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet. What does it mean to live in a material world, and how do materials of the...
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£39,00
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Sustainable Jewellery Principles and Processes for Creating an Ethical Brand
ISBN: PB: 9788416851201, Promopress, September 2018
176 pp., 23.9x17.8 cm, richly illustrated
In jewellery, the new consumer trends are demanding products that are crafted, personal, and created with respect to the environment. This implies a sustainability strategy that takes into account the entire supply chain, from the extraction of metal...
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£22,00
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