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  • A Zoo in My Luggage

    by Gerald Durrell

    The true and hilarious story of how Gerald Durrell and his wife set up their own zoo. Journeying to the Cameroons, he and his wife, helped by the renowned Fon of Bafut, managed to collect 'plenty beef.' Their difficulties began when they found themselves back at home, with Cholmondely the chimpanzee, Bug-Eye the bush-baby, and other founder members... and nowhere to put them ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In the Shadow of Man

    by Jane Goodall

    Jane Goodall's classic account of primate research provides an impressively detailed and absorbing account of the early years of her field study of, and adventures with, chimpanzees in Tanzania, Africa. It is a landmark for everyone to enjoy. 'Jane Goodall's work has already passed into the legends of culture...and represents one of the Western world's great scientific achievements ...Chimps, as ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Wildwoods

    The Magic of Ireland's Native Woodlands

    by Richard Nairn

    Ecologist Richard Nairn has spent a lifetime studying – and learning from – nature. When an opportunity arose for him to buy a small woodland filled with mature native trees beside a fast-flowing river, he set about understanding all its moods and seasons, discovering its wildlife secrets and learning how to manage it properly.Wildwoods is a fascinating account of his journey over a typical year. ... Read more

    $17.37 AUD

  • Client Earth

    by James Thornton and 1 more

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope.Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists? Corporations? Engineers? Scientists? Whoever, ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project

    by Nicole Rogers and 1 more

    series Law, Justice and Ecology
    This book is a collection of judgments drawn from the innovative Wild Law Judgment Project. In participating in the Wild Law Judgment Project, which was inspired by various feminist judgment projects, contributors have creatively reinterpreted judicial decisions from an Earth-centred point of view by rewriting existing judgments, or creating fictional judgments, as wild law. Authors have ... Read more

    $69.73 AUD

  • Infrastructure

    The Social Value of Shared Resources

    by Brett M. Frischmann

    Infrastructure resources are the subject of many contentious public policy debates, including what to do about crumbling roads and bridges, whether and how to protect our natural environment, energy policy, even patent law reform, universal health care, network neutrality regulation and the future of the Internet. Each of these involves a battle to control infrastructure resources, to establish ... Read more

    $66.43 AUD

  • UK Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice and Emerging Trends

    Volume II: Commercial and Contract Law Issues

    by Greg Gordon

    In recent years, a great deal has changed in the oil and gas industry, from legal and regulatory change to falling oil prices. The contemporary oil and gas industry is now intensely focussed on cost-saving and the UK has radical redrawn its revenue-raising expectations. This updated third edition has been published in two volumes: this volume focuses on commercial and contract law issues, while ... Read more

    $194.91 AUD

  • Petroleum Resource Management

    How Governments Manage Their Offshore Petroleum Resources

    by John A.P. Chandler

    This thought-provoking book examines how countries manage their offshore petroleum resources by comparing the different approaches to licensing and regulation taken by Australia, Norway and the UK. It is based on extensive research into their policies and management practices, including interviews with government regulators and companies. These countries all face similar challenges as their ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Cry Wolf

    Inquest into the True Nature of a Predator

    by Harold R. Johnson

    “Required reading for anyone invested in our shared future with these powerful and complex creatures.” —John Vaillant, author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce Growing up on a northern trap line, Harold Johnson was taught to keep his distance from wolves. For decades, wolves did the same for humans. But now this seems to be changing. In 2005, twenty-two-year-old Kenton Carnegie was killed in a ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • UK Oil and Gas Law: Current Practice and Emerging Trends

    Volume I: Resource Management and Regulatory Law

    by Greg Gordon

    Through an ethnographic account of the urban feminist and antinationalist movement Women in Black of Belgrade during the Yugoslav wars, Athanasiou shows that we might understand their dissident politics of mourning as a means to refigure political life beyond sovereign accounts of subjectivity and agency. ... Read more

    $162.35 AUD

  • A Year in the Woods

    The Diary of a Forest Ranger

    by Colin Elford and 1 more

    Colin Elford's A Year in the Woods is an enthralling journey into the heart of the English countryside - with a preamble by Craig Taylor.Colin Elford spends his days alone - alone but for the deer, the squirrels, the rabbits, the birds, and the many other creatures inhabiting the woods.From the crisp cold of January, through the promise of spring and the heat of summer, and then into damp autumn ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Technology in American Water Development

    by Edward A. Ackerman and 1 more

    series RFF Water Policy Set
    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • The Privatisation of Biodiversity?

    New Approaches to Conservation Law

    by Colin T. Reid and 1 more

    Current regulatory approaches have not prevented the loss of biodiversity across the world. This book explores the scope to strengthen conservation by using different legal mechanisms such as biodiversity offsetting, payment for ecosystem services and conservation covenants, as well as tradable development rights and taxation. The authors discuss how such mechanisms introduce elemhents of a market ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • International Trade in Sustainable Electricity

    Regulatory Challenges in International Economic Law

    by Thomas Cottier and 1 more

    Cross-border trade in electricity is rapidly expanding as a result of technical innovations, economic and geopolitical developments, and the ongoing decarbonisation of the electricity sector in response to climate change. The expansion of electricity networks and the integration of increasing shares of renewable energy (RE) electricity into the grid have made long-distance electricity flows both ... Read more

    $43.00 AUD

  • The Rise of the Regulatory State of the South

    Infrastructure and Development in Emerging Economies

    by Navroz K. Dubash and 1 more

    series Law And Global Governance
    The 1990s and 2000s have witnessed a spurt of energetic institution-building in the developing world, as regulatory agencies emerge to take over the role of the executive in key sectors. This rise of the regulatory state of the south is barely noticed both by scholars of regulation and of development, let alone adequately documented and theorized. Yet the consequences for the role of the state and ... Read more

    $200.52 AUD

  • Konzession und Kooperation: Partnerschaftliche Konzessionsmodelle beim Neuabschluss von qualifizierten Wegenutzungsverträgen nach § 46 Abs. 2 EnWG

    Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Nebenleistungsverbots des § 3 KAV

    by Simon Groneberg

    Die leitungsgebundene Energieversorgung mit Strom und Gas benötigt für ihre Infrastruktur die Nutzung öffentlicher Straßen und Wege. Für den Netzbetrieb müssen sich die Energieversorgungsunternehmen durch Wegenutzungsverträge (Konzessionsverträge) mit den Gemeinden die erforderlichen Rechte an den Straßen und Wegen einräumen lassen. Beim Abschluss von Neuverträgen stehen die Kommunen vor der ... Read more

    $123.30 AUD

  • From the Corn Belt to the Gulf

    Societal and Environmental Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures

    by Joan I Nassauer and 2 more

    Nutrients from farms in the Mississippi River Basin are the leading cause of the Gulf of Mexico‘s 'Dead Zone,' a 5,000 to 7,000 square mile region where declining oxygen levels are threatening the survival of marine life. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf explores how new agricultural policy can help alleviate this problem, and at the same time improve water quality overall, enhance biodiversity, ... Read more

    $33.98 AUD

  • Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    by Jamie Pittock

    series Climate and Development Series
    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case studies, from India, China, Mexico, Brazil, the lower Danube basin and Tanzania, written by experienced ... Read more

    $76.77 AUD


    Lei n. 12.305, de 2 de agosto de 2010 (e seu regulamento)

    by Suely Mara Vaz Guimarães de Araújo and 1 more

    O livro trata da Lei da Política Nacional de ResíduosSólidos (Lei nº 12.305, de 2 de agosto de 2010),apresentando um panorama geral da gestão dos resíduossólidos no país, uma análise dos diversos dispositivosconstantes na recente lei e em seu regulamento.Estão inclusos, também, comentários sobre o processode formulação desse importante diploma legal.Dessa forma, o livro presta relevante serviço ao ... Read more

    $11.76 AUD

  • The Legal Regime of Offshore Oil Rigs in International Law

    by Hossein Esmaeili

    This book reviews and examines the relevant portions of all international treaties, cases and the national law and practice of states, in relation to international aspects of offshore oil rigs. By doing so, it offers an understanding of the legal regime surrounding oil rigs and formulates an international law framework. It investigates the issues under consideration by analyzing provisions of ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Environmental Law and Governance in the Pacific

    Climate Change, Biodiversity and Communities

    by Margaretha Wewerinke-Singh and 1 more

    This volume examines environmental law and governance in the Pacific, focusing on the emerging challenges this region faces. The Pacific is home to some of the world’s most astonishing biological and cultural diversity. At the same time, Pacific Island nations are economically and technically under-resourced in the face of tremendous environmental challenges. Destructive weather events, ocean ... Read more

    $66.10 AUD

  • A Inserção da Variável Ambiental na Tributação de Porto Seguro

    by Vinicius Parracho

    O que é possível ser feito em matéria tributária em favor do meio ambiente? O autor propôs em sua dissertação de mestrado na UFSB e agora nesta obra a inserção da variável ambiental na legislação fiscal de Porto Seguro, na Bahia. Mesmo com as limitações constitucionais impostas atualmente, é possível adotar medidas que garantam um comportamento ambientalmente mais adequado dos cidadãos. Num ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Euratom at the Crossroads

    by Anna Södersten

    This book addresses the contentious debate surrounding the future of the European Atomic Energy Community Treaty (Euratom), one of the European Union’s founding treaties. Arguing that it has remained at a ‘crossroads’ since its adoption in 1957, Anna Södersten explores the issue of whether the treaty should be kept separate from the EU, or be brought within its framework. ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Descriptive Taxonomy

    The Foundation of Biodiversity Research

    by Mark F. Watson and 2 more

    series Systematics Association Special Volume Series #84
    In an age when biodiversity is being lost at an unprecedented rate, it is vital that floristic and faunistic information is up to date, reliable and easily accessible for the formulation of effective conservation strategies. Electronic data management and communication are transforming descriptive taxonomy radically, enhancing both the collection and dissemination of crucial data on biodiversity. ... Read more

    $93.49 AUD