212 pages , Oxford University Press on Demand , 2003 All populations fluctuate stochastically, creating a risk of extinction that does not exist in deterministic models, with fundamental consequences for both pure and applied ecology. This book provides the most comprehensive introduction to stochastic population dynamics, combining classical background material with a v...[Read More]
2018-01-18T08:00:00Z Today, there is an urgent need for a new politics. We must change our society to reverse the damage human societies make on the environment. To do so, we need a practical and realistic approach that can transform our cities into being ecological and democratic cities. --Dimitri I. Roussopoulos
How can we create a society that is ecological as well as...[Read More]
104 pages , BookBaby , 2012-03-07 Humanity Incorporated is an invitation to begin the long overdue conversation about creating a sustainable future for ourselves and our children. It offers a simple and practical solution to every ill in our ailing world. This is an opportunity to grow as individuals and as a species, through our mutual, ongoing collaboration. We must ma...[Read More]
284 pages , Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing , 2011-05-03 An eminent Christian philosopher s thought on the relation between love and justice The concepts of love and justice have long been prominent in the moral culture of the West, yet they are often considered to be hopelessly at odds with one another. In this book acclaimed Christian philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff shows...[Read More]
2018-10-23T07:00:00Z Powerful conversations between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and leading scientists on the most pressing issue of our time.
Engage with leading scientists, academics, ethicists, and activists, as well as His Holiness the Dalai Lama and His Holiness the Karmapa, who gathered in Dharamsala, India, for the twenty-third Mind and Life conference to discuss...[Read More]
2019-04-02T07:00:00Z Explore our emotional bond with nature to heal ourselves and the natural world
Why spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? In learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection with nature, we can also regenerate the ecosystems on which we depend for our survival.
2010-01-04T08:00:00Z In Vibrant Matter the political theorist Jane Bennett, renowned for her work on nature, ethics, and affect, shifts her focus from the human experience of things to things themselves. Bennett argues that political theory needs to do a better job of recognizing the active participation of nonhuman forces in events. Toward that end, she theorizes a "vital materi...[Read More]
2015-10-05T07:00:00Z WINNER OF THE 2015 IBPA BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD IN POLITICS/CURRENT EVENTS
The Ecology of Law
Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a d...[Read More]
2012-04-06T07:00:00Z Over the past twenty years considerable public attention has been focused on the decline of marine fisheries, the sustainability of world fish production, and the impacts of fishing on marine ecosystems. Many have voiced their concerns about marine conservation, as well as the sustainable and ethical consumption of fish. But are fisheries in danger of collapse? Will...[Read More]
2015-10-30T07:00:00Z Economic growth, progress, industry and, erm, stuff have all come in for a sharp kicking from the green left and beyond in recent years. Everyone from black-hoodied Starbucks window-smashers to farmers' market heirloom-tomato-mongers to Prince Charles himself seem to be embracing 'degrowth' and anti-consumerism, which is nothing less than a form of ecological auster...[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...[Read More]
2016-04-12T07:00:00Z Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or M?bius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might be the enemy he has been ordered to pursue. Ecological awareness takes this shape because ecological phenomena hav...[Read More]