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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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Picture Ecology Art and Ecocriticism in Planetary Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780300254266, Yale University Press, November 2020
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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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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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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Brief Natural History of Civilization Why a Balance Between Cooperation & Competition Is Vital to Humanity
ISBN: HB: 9780300245912, Yale University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 47 black&white illus.
Offering a bold new understanding of who we are, where we came from, and where we are going, noted ecologist Mark Bertness argues that human beings and their civilization are the products of the same self-organization, evolutionary adaptation, and na...
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Managing the Environment, Managing Ourselves A History of American Environmental Policy
ISBN: PB: 9780300222913, Yale University Press, May 2020
488 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 34 black&white illus.
In the third edition of this definitive book, Richard N. L. Andrews looks back at four centuries of American environmental policy, showing how these policies affect contemporary environmental issues and public policy decisions, and identifying key po...
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Slowdown The End of the Great Acceleration – and Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives
ISBN: HB: 9780300243406, Yale University Press, April 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 67 black&white illus.
Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global data, this groundbreaking book reveals that human progress has been slowing down since the early 1970s. Danny Dorling uses compelling visualizations to illustrate how fertility rates, growth in GDP per...
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In Search of Meadowlarks Birds, Farms, and Food in Harmony with the Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300237146, Yale University Press, April 2020
352 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 60 black&white illus.
With predictions of a human population of more than nine billion by the middle of this century and eleven billion by 2100, we stand at a crossroads in our agricultural evolution. In this clear and engaging yet scientifically rigorous book, wildlife b...
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Into Wild Mongolia
ISBN: HB: 9780300246179, Yale University Press, April 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 16 colour illus., 41 black&white illus.
Mongolia became a satellite of the Soviet Union in the mid-1920s, and for nearly seven decades effectively closed its doors to the outside world. Biologist George Schaller initially visited the country in 1989, and was one of the first Western scient...
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Learning Science The Value of Crafting Engagement in Science Environments
ISBN: HB: 9780300227383, Yale University Press, April 2020
200 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 15 black&white illus.
This book tells the story of a $3.6 million research project funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing scientific literacy and addressing global concerns of declining science engagement. Studying dozens of classrooms across the Un...
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