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Bend to Baja

A Biofuel Powered Surfing and Climbing Road Trip

by Jeff Johnson

<p><em>Bend to Baja</em> documents a surf-inspired road trip along the West Coast of North America. In February 2005, a group of world-renowned surfers left Ventura, California, for Bend, Oregon. From Oregon, the crew worked its way south to the

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Benefits of Recycling

by Britt Pendergrast

<p>Presentation / Essay (Pre-University) from the year 2011 in the subject Environmental Sciences, grade: 90.0, Decatur High School, course: AP Literature and Composition, language: English, abstract: This paper includes conclusive research ...

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Between Preservation and Exploitation

Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

by Kemi Fuentes-George

<p><strong>A study of biodiversity governance analyzes the factors that determine the effectiveness of transnational advocacy networks and the importance of justice claims to conservation.</strong></p> <p>In the late 2000s, ordinary citizens in

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Between Two Fires

A Fire History of Contemporary America

by Stephen J. Pyne

<p>From a fire policy of prevention at all costs to today's restored burning, <em>Between Two Fires</em> is America's history channeled through the story of wildland fire management. Stephen J. Pyne tells of a fire revolution that began in the ...

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Beyond 40%

Record-Setting Recycling And Composting Programs

by Institute for Local Self-Reliance

<p>Beyond 40% is a practical guide for communities trying to solve their solid waste disposal problems.</p> ...

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Beyond the War on Invasive Species

A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystem Restoration

by Tao Orion

<p>Invasive species are everywhere, from forests and prairies to mountaintops and river mouths. Their rampant nature and sheer numbers appear to overtake fragile native species and forever change the ecosystems that they depend on. Concerns that

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Big Dams of the New Deal Era

A Confluence of Engineering and Politics

by David P. Billington & Donald C. Jackson

<p>The massive dams of the American West were designed to serve multiple purposes: improving navigation, irrigating crops, storing water, controlling floods, and generating hydroelectricity. Their construction also put thousands of people to ...

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Biodiversity and Conservation

Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

by Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Goh Hong Ching & others

<p>This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings ...

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Biodiversity and Ecological Economics

Participatory Approaches to Resource Management

by Luca Tacconi

<p>It is vital that we adopt interdisciplinary approaches such as ecological economics to gain an understanding of the values that determine human interaction with, and use and abuse of, the environment. This book is a model of applied ...

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Biodiversity Baseline Assessment

Phipsoo Wildlife Sanctuary in Bhutan

by Asian Development Bank

<p>This publication presents a biodiversity baseline assessment that was conducted in 2014-2015 at the Phipsoo Wildlife Sanctuary in southern Bhutan. Inventory and sampling of tree, avian, mammal, and fish species was accomplished in three ...

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Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

Challenges in a Changing Environment

by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie & Rojchai Satrawaha

<p>Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green ...

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Biodiversity Conservation, Indigenous Knowledge and practices: A Naga Perspective

by Martemjen

<p>Conservationist has been contemptuous of Indigenous peoples and their knowledge. As such, all the modern polices, acts and laws in biodiversity conservation intends to follow a &ldquo;top down&rdquo; approach, where decisions to be enacted ...

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Bioethanol and Natural Resources

Substrates, Chemistry and Engineered Systems

by Ruben Michael Ceballos

<p><em><strong>Bioethanol and Natural Resources: Substrates, Chemistry and Engineered Systems</strong></em> provides a comprehensive review of feedstocks, physiochemical and biological pretreatments, molecular substrates, cellulolytic and ...

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Biofiltration for Air Pollution Control

by Joseph S. Devinny, Marc A. Deshusses & Todd Stephen Webster

<p>The number-one environmental threat to public health, air pollution remains a pressing problem-made even more complicated by the massive quantity and diversity of air pollution sources.<br /> Biofiltration technology (using micro-organisms ...

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Birds in Trouble

by Lynn E. Barber

<p>As oil was washing up on the shores of Louisiana, covering shorebirds and their nests and eggs after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Lynn Barber decided to write this book to heighten awareness, not only of the plight of bird species that are

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Blue Iris

Poems and Essays

by Mary Oliver

<p>For poet Mary Oliver, nature is full of mystery and miracle. From the excitation of birds in the sky to the flowers and plants that are &quot;the simple garments&quot; of the earth, the natural world is her text of both the earth's changes ...

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Bolivian Rhapsody

by Stuart Ayris

<p>&quot;So, in short, Mr Ayris, you need to take it easy for a while,&quot; the doctor said to me. &quot;Pneumonia is a very serious illness. For somebody of your age to have needed almost three weeks in hospital as a consequence is not ...

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Border Walls Gone Green

Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

by John Hultgren

<DIV><P>How is it that self-identified environmental progressives in America can oppose liberalizing immigration policies? Environmentalism is generally assumed to be a commitment of the political left and restrictionism a commitment of the ...

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Breaching the Peace

The Site C Dam and a Valley’s Stand against Big Hydro

by Sarah Cox

<p>Breaching the Peace tells the story of the ordinary citizens who are standing up to the most expensive megaproject in BC history and the government-sanctioned bullying that has propelled it forward. Starting in 2013, journalist Sarah Cox ...

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Building Hoover Dam

An Oral History Of The Great Depression

by Andrew J. Dunar & Dennis Mcbride

<p>Andrew J. Dunar and Dennis McBride skillfully interweave eyewitness accounts of the building of Hoover Dam. These stories create the richest existing portrait of the building of Hoover Dam and its tremendous effect on the lives of those ...

ISBN: 9780874173833

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