The environment

    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...

    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...

    Oak and Ash and Thorn

    By Peter Fiennes

    Hardback £12.65

    Dazzling, passionate nature writing - a celebration of Britain's woods and forests and a rousing call to fight for them

    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...

    Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture

    By Jagdish Sheth

    Paperback £33.90

    Drawing from decades of research, Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture: Connecting the Dots demonstrates how climate dictates culture and consumption.

    Extinct Birds

    By Julian P. Hume

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £50.46

    Extinct Birds was the first comprehensive review of the hundreds of the bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. It has become the standard text on this subject, covering both familiar icons of extinction as well as...

    Sacred Ecology

    By Fikret Berkes

    Paperback £33.86

    Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance...

    Dun Cow Rib

    By John Lister-Kaye

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A fascinating and powerful memoir from one of the founding fathers of nature writing and one of Britain's best-known naturalists and conservationists

    Marine Pollution

    By Christopher L. J. Frid

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £33.25

    This book provides an up-to-date account of the range of materials that constitute 'marine pollutants', their observed impacts, the management responses used to mitigate them, and the underlying science of how we measure their effects.

    Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation

    By Jane Carruthers

    Hardback £59.91

    This is the first book that unpacks the interesting complexities around the genesis and evolution of conservation science and wildlife management in South Africa. Comprehensive content, an extensive timescale, and the clear chronological and thematic presentation of this book make this an invaluable source for academics, practitioners, historians and students.

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