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CONSCIOUS DEVELOPMENT

ANOTHER APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

by Gutu Kia Zimi, PhD

The vision in this book is to learn on ways of integrating “Environment-Communities-Development”. In fact, as trends seem to show, it can be expected that in the future, major conflicts between communities around the world will likely arise from

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Conservation and Development

by Andrew Newsham & Shonil Bhagwat

<p>Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed

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Conservation and Development in India

Reimagining Wilderness

by Shonil Bhagwat

<p>Despite decades of efforts to integrate conservation and development, India is torn between two very different worldviews of peoples’ place in the country’s natural environment. This book takes a critical look at nature conservation and ...

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Conservation and Development in Uganda

by Chris Sandbrook, Connor Joseph Cavanagh & David Mwesigye Tumusiime

<p>Uganda has extensive protected areas and iconic wildlife (including mountain gorillas), which exist within a complex social and political environment. In recent years Uganda has been seen as a test bed and model case study for numerous and ...

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Conservation Biology

Evolution in Action

by Scott P. Carroll & Charles W. Fox

<p>The main goal of this book is to encourage and formalize the infusion of evolutionary thinking into mainstream conservation biology. It reviews the evolutionary foundations of conservation issues, and unifies conceptual and empirical advances

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Conservation Paleobiology

Science and Practice

by Gregory P. Dietl & Karl W. Flessa

<p>In conservation, perhaps no better example exists of the past informing the present than the return of the California condor to the Vermilion Cliffs of Arizona. Extinct in the region for nearly one hundred years, condors were successfully ...

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Conservation Psychology

Understanding and Promoting Human Care for Nature

by Susan Clayton & Gene Myers

<p>People are inseparable from natural ecosystems, and understanding how people think about, experience, and interact with nature is crucial for promoting environmental sustainability as well as human well-being.</p> <p>This is the new edition ...

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Conserving Europe's Wildlife

Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas

by Andrew L.R. Jackson

<p>The Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centrepiece of European Union nature policy, currently covering almost one-fifth of the EU’s entire land territory plus large marine areas. This vast EU-wide network, which aims to conserve ...

ISBN: 9781315471198

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Constructability

A Tool for Project Management

by Sharmin Khan

<p>This book focuses on <em>Constructability</em>, a project management tool and its effectiveness in promotion of sustainable development and architecture. Constructability concentrates on the optimum use of construction knowledge and ...

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Contact

Mountain Climbing And Environmental Thinking

by Jeffrey Mccarthy

<p>Contact collects new and classic first-person climbing stories from North America’s best-known climbers and writers. Mountain climbers are important but overlooked commentators on the environment, and this collection of alpine adventures ...

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Coral Whisperers

Scientists on the Brink

by Irus Braverman

<p>In recent years, a catastrophic global bleaching event devastated many of the world’s precious coral reefs. Working on the front lines of ruin, today’s coral scientists are struggling to save these important coral reef ecosystems from the ...

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Cost Benefit Analysis in Environmental Friendly Marketing

by Loukas Bellonias

<p>Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject Environmental Sciences, Technical University of Munich, course: Sustainable Consumption, 14 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In this article we first define and describe

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Costa Rican Ecosystems

by Rodrigo Gámez Lobo

<p>In the more than thirty years since the publication of Daniel H. Janzen’s classic <em>Costa Rican Natural History</em>, research in this small but astonishingly biodiverse, well-preserved, and well-studied Latin American nation has evolved ...

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Coyote Settles the South

by John Lane

<p>One night, poet and environmental writer John Lane tuned in to a sound from behind his house that he had never heard before: the nearby eerie and captivating howls of coyotes. Since this was Spartanburg, South Carolina, and not Missoula, ...

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Crazy Simple: 307 Ways To Save Money, Your Health, And The Planet

by Emily Josephine

<p>Simple living means different things to different people. We are all on a unique journey when it comes to voluntary simplicity or healthy living. For that reason, this book offers ideas and suggestions that run the gamut from easy, such as ...

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Creating Wilderness: A Transnational History of the Swiss National Park

by Kupper, Patrick

<p> The history of the Swiss National Park, from its creation in the years before the Great War to the present, is told for the first time in this book. Unlike Yellowstone Park, which embodied close cooperation between state-supported ...

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Creation-Crisis Preaching: Ecology, Theology, and the Pulpit

by Schade, Leah D.

How can we proclaim justice for God's Creation in the face of global warming? How does fracking fit with "the earth and its fullness are the Lord's?" <i>Creation-Crisis Preaching</i> works with the premise that all of Creation, including ...

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Critical Government Documents on the Environment

by Don Philpott

<p>Although the earth has been around for millions of years, humans have only been seriously interested in protecting and preserving the environment for less than 200 years and the terms conservationism and environmentalism are little more than ...

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Crossing Boundaries for Collaboration

Conservation and Development Projects in the Amazon

by Stephen G. Perz

<p>Many societal challenges defy simple solutions within the grasp of one academic discipline, a single type of organization, or a country acting alone. Such “wicked problems” require collaboration that crosses social, political, or geographic ...

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Crossing Home Ground

A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

by David Pitt-Brooke

<p>Like John Muir, David Pitt-Brooke stepped out for a walk one morning-a long walk of a thousand kilometres or more through the arid valleys of southern interior British Columbia. He went in search of beauty and lost grace in a landscape that ...

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