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GREEN CITIES

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24200822


0921689543 299 pages. Brings together ideas from around the globe for how, and why, green cities could become a reality. A much needed prescription for the reformation of urban design and the reaffirmation of collective social goals. Prior owner's name blacked out upon front flyleaf else unmarked. Average wear. View more info

Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA, U.S.A., AltaMira Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201807


0761991859 351 pages. A collection of stories, events, and experiences that provide a sense of what life is like for those who confront environmental crises of our time. Topics discussed: Local responses to economic development (cases from Indonesia and china); Conservation and conflict (cases from Africa); Gold mining in the Amazon and Wisconsin; Food, conflict, and justice (cases from the US and Honduras; and more. First half of book is high-lighted in yellow. Seco... View more info

Managing Green Teams: Environmental Change in Organisations and Networks

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Sheffield, United Kingdom, Routledge: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24203610


187471908X 268 pages including index. Will be of particular interest to educationalists, consultants and practitioners. Teamworking is a well-established field, but, to date, no book has made any attempt to fully integrate teamworking and environmental issues. 'NA' ink stamp upon front endpaper and discard stamp upon top edge of text, otherwise clean, crisp and unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket. Excellent copy. View more info

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Tropical Forest Remnants: Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, University of Chicago Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A8087


0226468992 616 pages. References. Index. "This compilation of studies on the biotic consequences of tropical deforestation provides a timely, valuable overview of issues at the heart of the biodiversity crisis." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Tight and square. Nice copy. View more info

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The Antarctic Paleoenvironment: A Perspective on Global Change, Part Two (Antarctic Research Series)

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, American Geophysical Union: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242C7188


0875908381 273 pages. Prior owner's name and date upon front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Ecosystems of British Columbia (Special report series)

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Research Branch, Ministry of Forests: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 715C8632


0771889976 330 pages. Describes terrestrial ecosystems of British Columbia within the framework of the British Columbia Ministry of Forests' biogeoclimatic ecosystem classification. Introduces the philosophy, principles, and methods of biogeoclimatic ecosystem classification, and provides some appreciation of the diversity of terrestrial ecosystems in British Columbia. Chapter titles include: resource values; coastal douglas-fir zone; coastal western-hemlock zone; mou... View more info

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Biodiversity in Greater Victoria

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Douglas College: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 744A0265


0969313683 126 pages. "A review of biodiversity in Greater Victoria conducted by students in the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Victoria... The result of projects done in the summer of 1992. Written as educational material for anyone interested in their local natural environment and how it relates to the city in which they live." - from Executive Summary. Above-average wear externally. Usual library markings. Worthy reference copy. View more info

Living with the Land

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24207376


1550921932 131 pages. A lively collection of inspiring accounts of communities from around the world which are taking charge of their destinies by taking back their lands and waters and using them in ecologically and econimically sustainable ways. Recounts 18 concrete success stories. View more info

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Greenland Ice Core: Geophysics, Geochemistry, and the Environment (Geophysical Monograph Series)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., American Geophysical Union: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242H0181


0875900577 118 pages. Graphs. Figures. Tables. "Represents the detailed work of the dedicated international team that conceived and implemented a complex logistical and sophisticated scientific program. Their accomplishments represent the best in modern glaciological research." - from Foreword. Handsome beige cloth-covered boards with blue lettering on front board and backstrip. Prior owner's name and date atop front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright ... View more info

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The Vancouver Soundscape: World Soundscape Project, Document No. 5 (Five)

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Burnaby, B.C., Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 713H1044


2369645008 72 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos, diagrams, maps and graphs. Oblong 11 x 9". Undated but appears to be circa 1973. The World Soundscape Project's "first field study of an actual environment, that of the city in which the project originated." - from Preface. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Please note: originally issued with two LP records which are not included. (Hale 15033) View more info

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Forest Water Quality: VHS Video Tape in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Idaho Dept. Of Lands: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A0243


VHS video tape in case. A two-part Idaho guide for non-industrial, private forest owners. Part one illustrates how water moves through the forest, how forest activities affect the water, and ways to enhance water quality. Part two takes a close look at the Idaho Forest Practices Act - the law that sets 'best management practices' to guide activities that can affect forest water quality. Total of 44 minutes. Light wear. Usual library markings. Quality copy. View more info

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Onshore Planning for Offshore Oil: Lessons From Scotland

By: Baldwin, Pamela L.; Baldwin, Malcolm F.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., The Conservation Foundation: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A5533


183 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Intended to help guide urban growth, ensuring environmental quality in major developments, and protecting critical environmental resources." - from back cover. Light wear. Clean and unmarked. Quality copy. View more info

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Site Protection and Oil Spill Treatment at SEL-188 - An Archeaological Site in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

By: Betts, Robert C.; Wooley, Christopher B.; Mobley, Charles M.; Haggarty, James C.; Crowell, Aron

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, Publisher: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101G0897


238 pages. "Documents the administrative aspects of discovery and treatment, describes the sequence of treatment events in 1990 and 1991, summarizes the results of uplands and intertidal archaeological investigations conducted in response to planned treatment and presents environmental, historial, and archaeological data relevant to understanding SEL-188 in relation to other nearby coastal sites. The report is essentially a case study in protecting cultural resourc... View more info

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Unnatural Law: Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy (Law and Society (Paperback))

By: Boyd, David R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, UBC Press: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 157G0234


0774810491 469 pages. Index. Footnotes. "Reveals the fatal weakness of the patchwork quilt of legislation that results because laws are invariably cobbled together when environmental crises are encountered, rather than attempting to avoid such crises in advance." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A nice copy. View more info

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The Coevolution Quarterly (Magazine), No. 15, Fall 1977 - Solar Water Heaters in California, 1891-1930

By: Butti, Ken; Perlin, John; Cowley, Malcolm; Brand, Stewart; Foley, Michael W.; Smith, J.D.; Melvoin, Judy; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: California, USA, Pointer: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 651H2352


142 pages. Features: Solar Water Heaters in California, 1891-1930; The Ideas of Greenwich Village; Sanctuary in Cuba; Neighborhood Preservation is an ecology issue; The Hawksbill Turtle; Insulation Heresy; Wilderness Plots; Broken Circuits, Smoke and Fire; and much more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Methods in Plant Ecology

By: Chapman, S.B.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: UK, Blackwell Science Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 215A2592


063200147X 536 pages. Average wear. Sunning to spine. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Fire Under the Sea: The Discovery of the Most Extraordinary Environment on Earth-Volcanic Hot Springs on the Ocean Floor

By: Cone, Joseph

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24204515


0688098347 285 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. Notes. Index. Colour photographic plates. The discovery of the most extraordinary environment on earth - volcanic hot springs on the ocean floor. Book clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to dust jacket which is now in an archival grade Brodart cover. Nice copy. View more info

Acts of Balance: Profits, People & Place (Community Works!)

By: Copeland, Grant

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada, New Society Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24201020


086571410X 163 pages. Can profits, people and place co-exist in harmony? Does conservation of nature necessarily mean a loss of jobs? Deals head-on with the massive ongoing threats to the world's ecosystems. Examines a number of case studies from different sectors of the Pacific Northwest and comes up with some surprising answers. Explodes the spotted owl myth by showing that employment and economic activity actually increased. Shows that future job opportunities e... View more info

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Exploitation Conservation, Preservation: A Geographic Perspective on Natural Resource Use

By: Cutter, Susan L.; Renwick, William H.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 1999

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 213A9464


0471018104 391 pages. Minimal markings and high-lighting to contents. Light wear. Nice bright copy. View more info

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Conservation of Renewable Resources

By: Dahlberg, E.M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, C.C. Nelson: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242A2092


208 pages. Many black and white photos. This text arose as a result of the Wisconsin requirement that all public schools teach the conservation of natural resources. The nineteen chapters include topics such as: Animal Resources, Mammals; Birds; Fish; Lower Animal Life; Fire Protection; Fire Lanes; Tree Propagation; Forest Ownership and Management; Biological Enemies of the Forest; Forest Conservation; Conservation of Soil; and more. Prior owner's name upon front fre... View more info