2017-05-17T07:00:00Z The year, 2017, marked the 25th anniversary of our marriage, therefore Joyce and I decided to plan a renewal of our vows. This time it was not a honeymoon in Europe as it had been in 1992, but in Hawai'i with seven nights of timesharing stay in Honolulu, followed by a seven day cruise to the outer islands.
Whom better to introduce my readers to Ha...[Read More]
280 pages , Routledge , 2006-06-01 Managing Residential Care puts forward suggestions for improving the development of residential care through better management. Extended examples and realistic case studies throughout demonstrate how managers can succeed and how sometimes the powerful forces of mismanagement can obstruct them.
2012-07-10T07:00:00Z In The Media Ecosystem, Antonio Lopez draws together the seemingly disparate realms of ecology and media studies to present a fresh and provocative interpretation of the current state of the mass media--and its potential future. Lopez explores the connections between media and the environment, arguing that just as the world's powers have seized and exploited ...[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]
2016-10-01T07:00:00Z Beekeeping outside the box - getting beyond the basics with top bar hives
Bee populations are plummeting worldwide. Colony Collapse Disorder poses a serious threat to many plants which rely on bees for pollination, including a significant proportion of our food crops. Top bar hives are based on the concept of understanding and working with bees'...[Read More]
2014-08-22T07:00:00Z Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the stor...[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]
2015-07-28T07:00:00Z A brilliant collection of thought-provoking essays on gender, nature, passion, and society from an acclaimed feminist, philosopher, and poet
In The Eros of Everyday Life, one of America's most provocative writers and thinkers offers insightful and compelling views on a wide range of social, ecological, and gender issues. From a distinctly ...[Read More]
2016-04-05T07:00:00Z GERALD YOUNG INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
New second edition
With its global perspective, Environmental Sociology: The Ecology of Late Modernity is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate level classes in a number of disciplines, including sociology, environmental studies, political science, political economy, geography and internati...[Read More]
2017-09-18T07:00:00Z This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.
This book provides a unique overview of the impacts of railways on biodiversity, integrating the existing knowledge on the ecological effects of railways on wildlife, identifying major knowledge gaps and research directions and presenting the emerging field of railway ecology.
2019-04-22T07:00:00Z Klimaerw?rmung hei?t, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausma?es zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern k?nnen. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ans?tze der Verringerung von klimasch?dlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem l?sen k?nnen, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verbl?ffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begr?n...[Read More]