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We all know that the arctic is the canary in the coal mine of climate change, but that is only part of the story. This book reveals that the melting snow and ice are givi

Most protected areas have been created to protect wildlife and land - and seascape values. This book provides an overview of the values of protected areas. It analyses th

Biodiversity, Sustainability and Human Communities, first published in 2002, proposes new methods of combating biodiversity loss around the world.

Offers a look at the economics of climate change, explaining how the arbitrary assumptions of conventional theories get in the way of understanding this problem. This boo

Covers various aspects of modern conservation to look into how we're fighting for the earth's species and habitats, as well as details on where conservation is heading, a

Terrorism, poverty, ecological meltdown, climate change, pandemics - this is the background noise we have all learnt to live with. But what if all these things could be l

Offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. The author observes, "more" is no longer synonymous with "better" - indeed, for many o

Shows how millions in the West are running up huge ecological debts to the third world through over-consumption.

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Author of the month

Tony Allan

Born: UK

John Anthony Allan, sometime cited as Tony Allan, is a British geographer. He was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize in 2008 for his revolutionaryvirtual water concept. Although being an emeritus of the School of Oriental and African Studies and King's College London of the University of London, he still acts as a teaching Professor at King's College London.

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