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  • Fire Country

    How Indigenous Fire Management Could Help Save Australia

    Delving deep into the Australian landscape and the environmental challenges we face, Fire Country is a powerful account from Indigenous land management expert Victor Steffensen on how the revival of cultural burning practices, and improved 'reading' of country, could help to restore our land.From a young age, Victor has had a passion for traditional cultural and ecological knowledge. This was ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • A Zoo in My Luggage

    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 ...
    'One of history's most impressive field studies; an instant animal classic' TIMEJane 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. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Book of Hope

    A Survival Guide for an Endangered Planet

    Book 1 - Global Icons Series
    A NEW SCIENTIST BOOK OF THE YEAR'A true hero' Greta ThunbergA legendary conservationist. A lifetime spent fighting for nature. An indispensable message of hope.In a world that seems so troubled, how do we hold on to hope?Looking at the headlines?the worsening climate crisis, loss of biodiversity, political upheaval?it can be hard to feel optimistic. And yet hope has never b... ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $14.99 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

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Client Earth

    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

    $25.99 AUD

  • Exploring the Concept of Water Tenure

    The purpose of this paper is examine the notion of tenure in connection with water resources and to explore whether the concept of water tenure has the potential to make a useful contribution towards resolving the world’s water resources challenges. It seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a) What is water tenure? (b) Does water tenure really exist or is water simply too different ... Read more

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  • What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?

    How Money Really Does Grow On Trees

    During recent years, environmental debate worldwide has been dominated by climate change, carbon emissions and eff orts to achieve low carbon economies. But a number of academic, technical, political, business and NGO initiatives indicate that there is a new wave of environmental attention focused on a wholly different set of subjects: namely that of natural capital, ecosystem services and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • A Year in the Woods

    The Diary of a Forest Ranger

    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Lyster's International Wildlife Law

    The development of international wildlife law has been one of the most significant exercises in international law-making during the last fifty years. This second edition of Lyster's International Wildlife Law coincides with both the UN Year of Biological Diversity and the twenty-fifth anniversary of Simon Lyster's first edition. The risk of wildlife depletion and species extinction has become even ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Petroleum Resource Management

    How Governments Manage Their Offshore Petroleum Resources

    series New Horizons in Environmental and Energy Law series
    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

    $55.99 AUD

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgment Project

    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

    $75.99 AUD

  • Infrastructure

    The Social Value of Shared Resources

    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

    $76.99 AUD

  • Cry Wolf

    Inquest into the True Nature of a Predator

    “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

    $11.99 AUD

  • La industria petrolera mexicana

    Estrategías, gobierno y reformas

    Estrategias, gobierno y reformas de la industria petrolera mexicana recopila textos de Adrián Lajous publicados originalmente en capítulos de libros, artículos de periódicos y revistas y ponencias presentadas en el Congreso. El antiguo director de Pemex ofrece un amplio contexto del sector energético para defender la pertinencia de la reforma aprobada en 2014. Sostiene que es necesario un nuevo ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Defensa legal contra delitos ambientales

    Obra que recopila los fundamentos legales del sistema general de protección del medio ambiente mexicano, con ejemplos prácticos y accesibles a todo el público. El lector entenderá cuáles son las responsabilidades del Estado y secretarías en la materia. A qué secretarias acudir en caso de requerirlo y cómo se han resuelto otros casos; con el objetivo de que cualquier ciudadano conozca sus ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Herramientas para controlar los delitos contra la fauna y flora en Colombia

    series Jurisprudencia
    Este libro presenta un análisis de la dimensión social, ambiental, política y jurídica de las principales fuentes de afectación sobre la fauna y flora del país, haciendo énfasis en la identificación de los sujetos infractores o delincuentes ambientales, su relación con los grupos armados, y los desafíos institucionales para enfrentar estas acciones a nivel nacional. La obra se divide ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Les marchés de la biodiversité

    by Collectif ...
    series Objectifs Suds
    Depuis la fin des années 1980, l’essor des biotechnologies et l’extension des brevets sur le vivant ont laissé entrevoir des possibilités d’utilisations lucratives des substances naturelles, notamment dans les secteurs de la pharmacie, de la cosmétique, de l’agroalimentaire... Pour concilier la conservation de la biodiversité et les revendications des populations autochtones gardiennes de ces ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Ley de hidrocarburos

    Preguntas y respuestas sobre cada artículo

    series Biblioteca Jurídica Porrúa
    En esta obra se plantean una serie de preguntas y respuestas acerca de cada una de las disposiciones comprendidas en la Ley de Hidrocarburos vigente.A partir de una distribución de títulos y capítulos acorde con la observada en la norma en cuestión, se responden diferentes interrogantes respecto de la regulación en materia de descubrimiento, extracción e industrialización de los hidrocarburos, ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • A Life In Nature

    'The Patron Saint of Conservation' Sir David Attenborough'Peter Scott was a huge influence on my childhood...Later on in life I had the good fortune both to meet and to interview him, and he remains, for me, a hero. His knowledge, his kindness to me and his generosity of spirit have remained an influence in my own sphere of natural history....To meet one's heroes can sometimes be a let-down. That ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Ley de Inversión Extranjera

    DOF 15/06/2018

    Ley que regula o restringe la posibilidad que empresas extranjeras puedan invertir en algunos rubros económicos de México****ACTUALIZACIONES PERIÓDICAS INCLUIDAS****** ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Yasgur Island

    Roman

    by Louis Lucas ...
    Depuis que le cabinet d’avocats qui l’emploie lui a promis une place d’associé principal, Jullian ne ménage pas ses efforts. S’il parvient à convaincre Serafin Malthis, un grand nom de l’édition, de se faire représenter par Walton & Cheschire, son ascension sera assurée. Le jour du rendez-vous, Jullian, en retard, percute un homme sur le trottoir. Lorsqu’il découvre les traits de celui qu’il s ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD