Experimental Erosion


Lu Gao , Xiangzhou Xu , Hongwu Zhang , Tongxin Zhu


This book is the first to systematically explore experimental erosion by integrating theory, erosion observations, and conservation applications. Although numerous books have been published on soil erosion both in English and in Chinese, none has concentrated on...


Parution : 2020-05-04
Télécharger le livre :  Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke & Mirrors


Gemma Milne


'Stop following the news until you've read Gemma Milne's persuasive analysis of the hype and bullshit that distort our understanding of emerging science. As she shows, the starting point to grasping the genuine opportunities of AI, life sciences and climate tech is a...


Parution : 2020-04-23

The Future of Amazonia in Brazil


Marilene Corrêa Da Silva Freitas , Marcílio De Freitas


The Future of Amazonia in Brazil: A Worldwide Tragedy is a study on the importance of protecting Amazonia, constructing its sustainable development and its articulations with worldwide socioeconomic processes. It analyzes the main contemporary polemics from the...


Parution : 2020-04-15

Legal Instruments for Sustainable Soil Management in Africa


Collectif


This book presents an important discussion on future options for sustainable soil management in Africa from various perspectives, including national soil protection regulations, the role of tenure rights, the work of relevant international institutions such as the UNCCD...


Parution : 2020-04-06

Medicinal Plants: Biodiversity, Sustainable Utilization and Conservation


Shaik Mahammad Khasim , Chunlin Long , Henrik Lutken , Kanchit Thammasiri


Plants have been a source of medicines and have played crucial role for human health. Despite tremendous advances in the field of synthetic drugs and antibiotics, plants continue to play a vital role in modern as well as traditional medicine across the globe. In even...


Parution : 2020-04-03
Télécharger le livre :  The Last Giants

The Last Giants


Levison Wood


*Levison Wood's documentary series on WALKING WITH ELEPHANTS is available to watch now on Channel 4*This book comes at a critical time. Fifty years ago, Africa was home to just over 1.3 million elephants, but by 1990 the number had halved. Meanwhile in the span of a...


Parution : 2020-04-02
Télécharger le livre :  A Sand County Almanac

A Sand County Almanac


Aldo Leopold


'One of the most influential books about the natural world ever published' Paul Kingsnorth, Guardian'There are some who can live without wild things, and some who cannot,' begins Aldo Leopold's totemic work of ecological thought. Ranging from lyrical observations of the...


Parution : 2020-03-26
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Silent Spring


Rachel Carson


Rachel Carson's Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an...


Parution : 2020-03-26
Télécharger le livre :  How Contagion Works

How Contagion Works


Paolo Giordano


'Lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here' Evening Standard'Taking a breather from bewildering statistics and terrible tales of contagion to read Giordano's book was a jolt of...


Parution : 2020-03-23
Télécharger le livre :  Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape

Trees and Woodland in the British Landscape


Oliver Rackham


A beautifully written classic of nature writing.'A masterly account...of supreme interest...a classic' Country LifeLong accepted as the best work on the subject, Oliver Rackham's book is both a comprehensive history of Britain's woodland and a field-work guide that...


Parution : 2020-03-19
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