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  1. World Who Is Who and Does What in Environment and Conservation

    By Nicholas Polunin

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    This text contains A-Z biographical listings of 1300 individuals worldwide, setting out their qualifications, affiliations, academic background, work experience, awards and distinctions, specialist interests and publications. Details are also given of their specialist expertise and language...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Richer Futures

    Fashioning a New Politics

    Edited by Ken Worpole

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    In all aspects of our lives - housing, education, food and health, transport, the quality and diversity of our environment - public policy is attracting criticism. In the face of unchecked and unregulated market forces, the renewed interest in community-based mutual-aid solutions is gaining force....

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. When the Bough Breaks...

    Our children, our environment

    By Lloyd Timberlake, Laura Thomas

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    TO ACCOMPANY A MAJOR ITV DOCUMENTARY We are poisoning our planet and destroying the lives of our children. In the west arguments rage over how much nuclear radiation and toxic dumping is safe, while children continue to breath filthy air and eat food full of pesticides. In the third World, over...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Waste Not Want Not

    The Production and Dumping of Toxic Waste

    By Robert Allen

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Dirty Words

    Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

    By Hannah Bradby

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Fax

    Messages from a near future

    By Jorge Wilheim

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    'THIS SHORT BOOK IS A REVELATION AND AN INSPIRATION. USING THE SIMPLE BUT BRILLIANT DEVICE OF AN EXCHANGE OF FAXES FROM ACROSS TIME. IT REVEALS TO US WHAT THE FUTURE MAY HOLD' FROM THE FOREWORD BY SIR RICHARD ROGERS Originally published in 1996...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Law and Citizen Action

    By Alan Murdie

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Never before have people been so aware of the importance of sound environmental law, as every week stories of controversial planning developments and prosecutions for the release of toxic substances feature in the news. Environmental Law and Citizen Action sets out and explains the ways that...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Earthscan Action Handbook for People and Planet

    By Miles Litvinoff

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    We have poisoned the air and water on which our lives depend. Poor countries exhaust their land in the struggle to survive while rich countries demand more and more. The Earthscan Action Handbook spells out why things have gone so terribly wrong and what each of us can do to clean up the mess....

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. British Politics and the Environment

    By John McCormick

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Britain has an immense range of environmental law and the reputation for largely ignoring it. John McCormick describes the fascinating story of the political growth of that law, and the pressures, the compromises, the parliamentary and civil service opportunism that allowed the edifice to grow over...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

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