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Ecological Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine Forests

by L. Katherine Kirkman & Steven B. Jack

<p><em>Ecological Restoration and Management of Longleaf Pine</em> <em>Forests</em> is a timely synthesis of the current understanding of the natural dynamics and processes in longleaf pine ecosystems. This book beautifully illustrates how ...

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Ecological Restoration in the Midwest

Past, Present, and Future

by Christian Lenhart & Peter C. Smiley, Jr.

<p>Most people do not realize it, but the Midwest has been at the forefront of ecological restoration longer than perhaps any other region in the United States, dating back to the 1930s. Because of its industrial history, agricultural ...

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Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests

by Peter Friederici

<p><em>Ecological Restoration of Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests</em> brings together practitioners and thinkers from a variety of fields—including forestry, biology, philosophy, ecology, political science, archaeology, botany, and ...

ISBN: 9781597262965

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Ecological Sustainability: Understanding Complex Issues

by Northrop, Robert B.

<P>Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental ...

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Ecology and Applied Environmental Science

by Hadjibiros, Kimon

<STRONG> <P>Ecology and Applied Environmental Science</STRONG> addresses the impact of contemporary environmental problems by using the main principles of scientific ecology. It offers a brief yet comprehensive explanation of ecosystems based on

ISBN: 9781466570108

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Ecology and Experience

Reflections from a Human Ecological Perspective

by Richard J. Borden

<p>A philosophical and narrative memoir, <em>Ecology and Experience</em> is a thoughtful, engaging recounting of author Richard J. Borden’s life entwined in an overview of the intellectual and institutional history of human ecology—a story of ...

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Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests

by Andrew M. Barton & William S. Keeton

<p>North American landscapes have been shaped by humans for millennia through fire, agriculture, and hunting. But the arrival of Europeans several centuries ago ushered in an era of rapid conversion of eastern forests to cities, farms, ...

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Ecology and Religion

by John Grim & Mary Evelyn Tucker

<p>From the Psalms in the Bible to the sacred rivers in Hinduism, the natural world has been integral to the world’s religions. John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker contend that today’s growing environmental challenges make the relationship ever ...

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Economic Analysis of Environmental Policies

by Donald Dewees, C.K. Everson & William Sims

<p>A framework is concisely presented for the economic analysis of pollution problems and for evaluating proposed solutions. The substantial recent literature on environmental economics is reviewed and related to Ontario environmental policy. ...

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Economic Thinking and Pollution Problems

by Douglas Auld

<p>The purpose of this collection is to provide the student with an introduction to the way in which the discipline of economics tackles the problems posed in affluent societies by their various ‘waste’ products. ‘Pollution economics’ introduces

ISBN: 9781442633094

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Economics and Ecology: United for a Sustainable World

by Beaton, Charles R.

<P>The earth, our home, is in crisis. There are two sides to this crisis-our global economy, and its effect on the ecology of our home planet. Despite conventional thinking that typical monetary and fiscal manipulations will put us back on the ...

ISBN: 9781439853108

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Edges, Fringes, Frontiers

Integral Ecology, Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainability in Guyana

by Thomas Henfrey

<p>Based on an ethnographic account of subsistence use of Amazonian forests by Wapishana people in Guyana, <em>Edges, Frontiers, Fringes</em> examines the social, cultural and behavioral bases for sustainability and resilience in indigenous ...

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Eisenhower’s Gettysburg Farm

by Michael J. Birkner

<p>The Eisenhower farm was the first and only home that Dwight Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, called their own. During Eisenhower's military career, he and Mamie lived around the world, but he always hoped to own a piece of property and leave ...

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Embracing Philanthropic Environmentalism

The Grand Responsibility of Stewardship

by Will Sarvis

<p>This book addresses urban ecology, green technology, problems with climate change prediction, groundwater contamination, invasive species and many other topics, and offers a guardedly optimistic interpretation of humanity’s place in nature ...

ISBN: 9781476635743

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Embracing Reality

A Directive for Achieving Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Jeb Taylor

Civilization is on the brink of collapse, and humankind’s exploitive behavior brought it here. Embracing Reality is a frank discussion about how this happened, and what we must do in order to reverse this terrifying trend and establish ...

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Empowering the Community for Effective Environment Management

The Case of the Kakamega Forest, Kenya

by Oscar Mmbali

<p>Document from the year 2013 in the subject Environmental Sciences, grade: A, , language: English, abstract: The Purpose of this study was to examine the development condition of the community living close to the Kakamega forest and to ...

ISBN: 9783656349303

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Enchantment and Exploitation

The Life and Hard Times of a New Mexico Mountain Range. Revised and Expanded Edition.

by William deBuys

<p>First published in 1985, William deBuys’s <em>Enchantment and Exploitation</em> has become a New Mexico classic. It offers a complete account of the relationship between society and environment in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of northern ...

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Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest

by Matt Williams

<p>From the birds who wake us in the morning with their cheerful chorus to those who flock to our feeders and brighten a gloomy winter day, birds fascinate us with their lively and interesting behavior and provide essential services from ...

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Energy and the Quality of Life

Understanding Energy Policy

by Peter Victor, Robert Macdonald, Clifford Hooker & others

<p>As the supply/cost crunch tightens, issues related to energy become increasingly compelling. This is a guide for the general public to the fossil fuel crisis facing Canada, and Ontario in particular. It is also about other long-term matters ...

ISBN: 9781487590246

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Energy Revolution

Policies for a Sustainable Future

by Howard Geller

<p>The transformation from a carbon-based world economy to one based on high efficiency and renewables is a necessary step if human society is to achieve sustainability. But while scientists and researchers have made significant advances in ...

ISBN: 9781610910668

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