2015-04-02T07:00:00Z Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine 'natural' ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should be applauding the invaders?
In The New Wild, Pearce goes on a journey to rediscover what conservation shou...[Read More]
214 pages , Routledge , 2018-03-14 Transition to sustainability is stuck and academic research has not resulted in significant change so far. A large void in sustainability research and the understanding of sustainable development is an important reason for this. Personal Sustainability seeks to address this void, opening up a whole cosmos of sustainable development that...[Read More]
200 pages , Univ. of Manitoba Press , 2012-12-15 In an age where southern power-holders look north and see only vacant polar landscapes, isolated communities, and exploitable resources, it is important to note that the Inuit homeland encompasses extensive philosophical, political, and literary traditions. Stories in a New Skin is a seminal text that explores these Arctic...[Read More]
118 pages , Univ Pr of Amer , 1997 This book examines dominant beliefs in the West during the last three centuries and how they shape modernism and postmodernism. The implication of these beliefs from a cultural and ecological standpoint are examined with respect to the limits on rationalism, especially in the sciences, for the next century are subject of this unsparing ...[Read More]
374 pages , 2017-10 Lise Funderburg's groundbreaking oral history, BLACK, WHITE, OTHER, is the first book ever to ask biracial Americans about their experiences of race and identity. First published in 1994, it remains a seminal resource in discussions of race in America. Now available in a 20th-anniversary paperback edition, with a foreword from novelist Mat Johnson
288 pages , Edward Elgar Publishing , 2010-01-01 This third edition of an enduring and popular book has been fully updated and revised, exploring the two opposing paradigms of sustainability in an insightful and accessible way. Eric Neumayer contends that central to the debate on sustainable development is the question of whether natural capital can be substituted by oth...[Read More]
248 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2006-10-12 This book looks at new ways of tackling the problem of separating reaction products from homogeneous catalytic solutions. The new processes involve low leaching supported catalysts, soluble supports such as polymers and dendrimers and unusual solvents such as water, fluorinated organics, ionic liquids and supercr...[Read More]