Deep Ecology for the 21st Century, Part 2: The Natural Wonder: An Ecocentric World View , Edward Abbey, Paul Shepard, Bill Mollison, Casey Walker, Cecilia Lanman, Connie Barlow, Dave Foreman, John Seed, Max Oelschlaeger, Reed Noss & Stephanie Mills
? ? 1998 New Dimensions Foundation1998-02-05T08:00:00ZUSA This program is a powerful sampling of information and issues from Edward Abbey, Paul Shepard, and several other environmentalists and scientists, all talking about why and how we can shift our priorities to care for all life on the planet.
2014-10-30T07:00:00Z Urban Ecology: An Introduction seeks to open the reader's mind and eyes to the way in which nature permeates everyday urban living, and how it has to be understood, cared for, and managed in order to make our towns and cities healthier places to visit and in which to live and work. The authors examine how nature can improve our physical and mental health, the air we...[Read More]
2007-06-26T07:00:00Z Twenty-five thousand years ago, sea level fell more than 400 feet below its present position as a consequence of the growth of immense ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere. A dry plain stretching 1,000 miles from the Arctic Ocean to the Aleutians became exposed between northeast Asia and Alaska, and across that plain, most likely, walked the first people of the New...[Read More]
2019-01-01T08:00:00Z This volume explores how climate change impacts interact with poverty and vulnerability to increase the risk for urban residents in Southeast Asia. It combines knowledge from both academic literature and action research to explore the creation of climate resilient urban governance that is both inclusive and equitable.
2010-11-08T08:00:00Z This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity plays a different role in a complex system than it does in an equilibrium system, where it often merely produces variat...[Read More]
2006-07-11T07:00:00Z From the pre-Columbian era to the present, native Amazonians have shaped the land around them, emphasizing utilization, conservation, and sustainability. These priorities stand in stark contrast to colonial and contemporary exploitation of Amazonia by outside interests. With essays from environmental scientists, botanists, and anthropologists, this volume explores t...[Read More]
2017-01-09T08:00:00Z Information overload, the shallows, weapons of mass distraction, the googlization of minds: countless commentators condemn the flood of images and information that dooms us to a pathological attention deficit.
In this new book, cultural theorist Yves Citton goes against the tide of these standard laments to offer a new perspective on the problem of atten...[Read More]
2017-11-23T08:00:00Z Historical ecology is a research framework which draws upon diverse evidence to trace complex, long-term relationships between humanity and Earth. With roots in anthropology, archaeology, ecology and paleoecology, geography, and landscape and heritage management, historical ecology applies a practical and holistic perspective to the study of change. Furthermore, it ...[Read More]
2002-06-01T07:00:00Z The Huaorani of Ecuador lived as hunters and gatherers in the Amazonian rainforest for hundred of years, largely undisturbed by western civilization. Since their first encounter with North American missionaries in 1956, they have held a special place in journalistic and popular imagination as "Ecuador's last savages." Trekking Through History is the first des...[Read More]
2011-08-19T07:00:00Z A provocative essay that imagines a truly ecological future based on political transformation rather than the superficialities of "sustainability." In this provocative call for a new ecological politics, William Ophuls starts from a radical premise: "sustainability" is impossible. We are on an industrial Titanic, fueled by rapidly depleting stock...[Read More]