The environment

    Last Wild Place

    By Mike Tomkies

    Paperback £13.85

    A reprint of one of Mike Tomkies' classic wilderness books. Includes an appreciation of his life and work and a celebration of nature at its most rugged and spectacular.

    World of Three Zeroes

    By Muhammad Yunus

    Paperback £11.45

    The capitalist system, in its current form, is broken. Here, a Nobel Peace Prize-winner outlines his radical economic vision for fixing it. Eight individuals now own more wealth than 50 per cent of the global population, and high unemployment in many countries means that people's skills, knowledge, and creativity are...

    Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

    Paperback £37.26

    Environmental and social impact assessment ESIA is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes required. Riki Therivel and Graham...

    Water Governance and Collective Action

    Paperback £32.17

    Collective Action is now recognized as central to addressing the water governance challenge of delivering sustainable development and global environmental benefits. This book examines concepts and practices of collective action that have emerged in recent decades globally. Building on a Foucauldian conception of power, it provides an overview of collective...

    Fertile Edges

    By Maddy Harland

    Paperback £8.43

    "Essential reading ... signposts to sustain an activist's heart ... " Rob Hopkins, co-founder of Transition Network

    The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

    By Frank Uekotter

    Paperback £11.43

    An account of German environmentalism that shows the influence of the past on today's environmental decisions. Germany enjoys an enviably green reputation. Environmentalists in other countries applaud its strict environmental laws, its world-class green technology firms, its phase-out of nuclear power, and its influential Green Party. Germans are proud of...

    The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

    By Derek Wall

    Paperback £11.43

    An argument that the commons is neither tragedy nor paradise but can be a way to understand environmental sustainability. The history of the commons -- jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use -- provides a useful context for current debates over...

    Farewell to Ice

    By Peter Wadhams

    Paperback £8.45

    'Astonishing ... beautiful, compelling and terrifying' Observer 'Wadhams' writing sparkles ... a lyrical sense of wonder at the natural world ... essential reading ... may be the best reader-friendly account of the greenhouse effect available to date' John Burnside, New Statesman Ice is beautiful and complex. It regulates our planet's...

    Ghosts of the Tsunami

    By Richard Lloyd Parry

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. This is an intimate account of an epic tragedy, told through the personal accounts...

    Finding Eden

    By Robin Hanbury-Tenison

    Hardback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    The story of the expedition that launched the global rainforest movement

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