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  1. An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives
    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The book teases out the diverse but intersecting domains of sustainability and emphasises strategies for action. Read more...

  2. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals
    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, and Stacy D. VanDeveer

    The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and their governance ramifications, calls attention to the sustainability of contemporary consumer resource use, lifestyles and supply chains. This book sets out an analytical framework for understanding these nexus issues and the related governance challenges and opportunities. Read more...

  3. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change

    Matin Bunzl, author of Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change, discusses the philosophical challenge and moral implications of climate change.

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  4. NEW! - Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life by Karen Lykke Syse and Martin Lee Mueller

    "Unlimited growth has not only damaged the biosphere, but also disrupted solidarity and cohesion within and between human groups. Sustainability Consumption and the Good Life presents and questions various adaptations to the environmental crises. The book is timely as it challenges and reframes issues of consumption and well-being to meet the demands of an overheating planet." –Peder Anker, New York University, USA

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  5. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection

    This well-designed, four-part book, illustrated with black-and-white photos, contains helpful technical information on precision agriculture (PA). With contributors from North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Africa, the book offers a valuable international perspective.Summing Up: Highly recommended. - M K Swan, emeritus, Washington State University, CHOICE Reviews September 2014

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  6. Highly Recommended by CHOICE - Energy and Electricity in Industrial Nations by Allan Mazur

    "An excellent book for everyone interested in energy-related issues. Summing Up: Highly recommended. " - J Tavakoli, Lafayette College, CHOICE Review September 2014

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  7. Depolarizing Food and Agriculture: An Economic Approach

    By Andrew Barkley and Paul W. Barkley

    Many issues in food and agriculture are portrayed as increasingly polarized. These include industrial vs. sustainable agriculture, conventional vs. organic production methods, and global vs. local food sourcing, to name only three. This book addresses the origins, validity, consequences, and potential resolution of these and other divergences.  Read more...
     

  8. NEW: Forest Tenure and Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration
    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    This book helps students, researchers and professionals to understand the importance and implications of these reforms for local environmental quality, climate change, and the livelihoods of villagers, who are oftentimes poor. It is shown that local forest management can oftentimes be more successful than top-down management of common pool forest resources. Read more...

  9. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities
    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    This book demonstrates how communities in both developed and developing countries are already taking action to maintain or build resilient and sustainable lifestyles. These communities, here designated as ‘Ecocultures’, are exemplars of the art and science of sustainable living. Though they form a diverse group... Read more...

  10. Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability
    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    This textbook, which has been road-tested and refined through over a decade of teaching and workshops, offers a coherent conceptual framework for Human Ecology – a clear approach for understanding the many systems we are part of and how we frame and understand the problems we face. By giving rigorous... Read more... 

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