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Book
iii, 68 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm
Green Library
Book
xv, 416 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
The vast expanses of ocean that cover about 70% of our planet have been negatively affected by fishing, pollution and, increasingly, by climate change. To mitigate these effects and safeguard the delicate ecological and environmental functions of oceans and their remarkable biodiversity, international agreements have led to the ongoing creation of marine protected areas around the world. In some of these areas, human activity is prohibited and in others it is managed in a sustainable way. Australia is at the forefront of marine conservation, with one of the largest systems of marine protected areas in the world. Big, Bold and Blue: Lessons from Australia's Marine Protected Areas captures much of Australia's experience, sharing important lessons from the Great Barrier Reef and many other extraordinary marine protected areas. It presents real-world examples, leading academic research, perspectives on government policy, and information from Indigenous sea country management, non-governmental organisations, and commercial and recreational fishing sectors. The lessons learnt during the rapid expansion of Australia's marine protected areas, both positive and negative, will aid and advise other nations in their own marine conservation efforts.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781486301942 20170123
Marine Biology Library (Miller)
Book
117 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Green Library
Book
127 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Formative years of the State Division of Forestry
  • Community-based cooperative agreements
  • County service area No. 38
  • State forestry labor camps
  • Inyo and Mono counties
  • Fire prevention, information, and education.
"Since the establishment of the California State Board of Forestry in 1885, the mission of the California Division of Forestry has been to protect and preserve natural resources via a focus on resource management and protection of valuable watesheds. From the beginning, pioneers within the communities of San Bernardino County were actively involved in protecting their homes from the ravages of wildfire. In August 1930, San Bernardino County entered into a contract with the state to provide fire suppression and prevention on nonfederal lands within the county. The cooperative services agreement evolved to provide municipal fire protection services from both paid and volunteer staff. In addition to responsibilities within San Bernardino Copunty, in the late 1980s the State Responsibility Area land with Inyo and Mono forestry units were consolidated under the San Bernardino, California Department of Forestry, Ranger Unit:"-- Cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Map
1 map : colour ; on sheet 79 x 51 cm
  • Inset: Troubled Salmon. Scale approximately 1:13,158,000
  • On verso: A changing Pacific coast. Scale not given.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
xxvi, 411 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part 1: Histories of conservation and development 1. Conservation and development in historical perspective 2. Sustainable Development in the 20th and 21st Centuries Part 2: Conservation and development in the broader global context 3. Conservation, development and the relationship between nature and society 4. Conservation and development in an era of global change 5. Conservation and development in the context of globalisation and neoliberalism 6. Global environmental governance 7. Population, consumption, conflict and environment 8. Management of natural resources in a globalised world Part 3: Conservation and development in practice 9. Protected areas, conservation and development 10. Integrated conservation and development through community conservation 11. Ecotourism, conservation and development 12. Conservation and development in the context of religious, spiritual and cultural values 13. Payments for ecosystem services in the context of material and cultural values Conclusion: Conservation and development futures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the relationship between conservation and development. Bringing to bear conceptual resources from political ecology, social-ecological systems thinking and science and technology studies, Conservation and Development sets this relationship against the background of the political and economic processes implicated in environmental degradation and poverty alike. Whilst recognising that the need for reconciling conservation and development processes remains as compelling as ever, it demonstrates why trade-offs are more frequently encountered in practice than synergies. It also flags alternative visions for conservation and development obscured or ignored by current framings and priorities. Bringing together policy and theory, Conservation and Development is an essential resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a useful reference for researchers in related fields. Each chapter contains a reading guide with discussion questions. The text is enlivened by a number of new case studies from around the world. A must-read for anyone interested in understanding the history, current state, and projections for future shifts in the relationship between conservation and development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Green Library
Book
xv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction 1. Exploring human-nature dualism and the history of the environment in anthropology 2. The Social Construction of Nature 3. Mainstream Conservation and Alternative Environmentalism 4. Communities and Conservation 5. Debates over Incentive-based Conservation Programs 6. Environmental Ethics and Rights for Human and Non-human Species 7. Environmental Justice and Democratic Legitimacy 8. Sustaining the Unsustainable: Debates over Development, Population and Consumption 9. Education for Environment's Sake 10. Attempting Reconciliation and Moving Forward.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415721981 20160718
Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral responsibility to those whose evolutionary unfolding and very future we threaten. This volume is an examination of the relationship between conservation and the social sciences, particularly anthropology. It calls for increased collaboration between anthropologists, conservationists and environmental scientists, and advocates for a shift towards an environmentally focused perspective that embraces not only cultural values and human rights, but also the intrinsic value and rights to life of nonhuman species. This book demonstrates that cultural and biological diversity are intimately interlinked, and equally threatened by the industrialism that endangers the planet's life-giving processes. The consideration of ecological data, as well as an expansion of ethics that embraces more than one species, is essential to a well-rounded understanding of the connections between human behavior and environmental wellbeing. This book gives students and researchers in anthropology, conservation, environmental ethics and across the social sciences an invaluable insight into how innovative and intensive new interdisciplinary approaches, questions, ethics and subject pools can close the gap between culture and conservation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415721981 20160718
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (44 pages) : color illustrations, color maps

12. Demain [2015]

Video
1 videodisc (115 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in Sound: digital; optica; surround; Dolbyl. Video: PAL. Digital: video file; region 2.
"Climate is changing. Instead of showing all the worst that can happen, this documentary focuses on the people suggesting solutions and their actions."--Internet Movie Database website.
Media & Microtext Center
Book
xiv, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgments Preamble Why This Book? Essay 1 How Did I Get Here? Essay 2 Found! The Survivor in the Swamps (2005) Essay 3 In Defense of Footnotes (2014) Part I The Challenge Chapter 1 Conservation and Change Chapter 2 A Digression on Paradigms Essay 4 The Power of Paradigms (2014) Essay 5 Patterns, Paradigms, and Preconceptions (2013) Essay 6 Fat Times, Lean Times, and Competition Among Predators (1993) Chapter 3 Equilibrium, Stability, and Change Essay 7 From Our Southern Correspondent(s) (2011) Essay 8 Boom and Bust: Lessons from the Outback (2014) Chapter 4 A Digression on Disturbance Essay 9 Oil, Oil, Everywhere (2010) Part II The Forces of Change Chapter 5 Climate Change and Sea-level Rise Essay 10 Polar Bears, Golden Toads, and Conservation Futures (2008) Chapter 6 Land-use Change Essay 11 Will Land-use Change Erode Our Conservation Gains? (2007) Essay 12 Landscape Ecology: The Science and the Action (1999) Chapter 7 Distributional Changes: Invasive Species Chapter 8 Social, Cultural, and Political Change Essay 13 Wildlife, People, and Water: Who Wins? (2012) Chapter 9 Population Growth Chapter 10 Linkages among Changes Part III Some Conservation Conundrums Chapter 11 Variation and History Essay 14 The Eclipse of History? (2008) Essay 15 From Our Southern Correspondent(s): Which History? (2013) Chapter 12 A Digression on Baselines and Targets Essay 16 Shooting at a Moving Target (2011) Chapter 13 Ecological Thresholds Essay 17.Tipping Points in the Balance of Nature (2010) Chapter 14 Ecological Resilience Chapter 15.Dealing with Novelty Essay 18 Black Swans and Outliers (2012) Essay 19 Moving Outside the Box (2009) Chapter 16 Uncertainty: A Boon or a Bane? Essay 20 Taking Risks with the Environment (2012) Essay 21 Uncertainty and the Relevance of Ecology (2008) Chapter 17 Prioritization and Triage Essay 22 Talking about Triage in Conservation (2015) Chapter 18 Protected Areas: Where the Wild Things Are Essay 23 Build it and They will Come (2013) Essay 24 The Dangers of Black-and-White Conservation (2007) Chapter 19 Ecosystem Services and the Value of Nature Essay 25 What s so New About Ecosystem Services? (2007) Part IV Doing Conservation Chapter 20 What is it We are Trying to Conserve? Essay 26 Be Careful What You Wish For (2014) Essay 27 Are Bird Communities Real? (1980) Essay 28 A Metaphor Meets an Abstraction: The Issue of Ecosystem Health (2015) Chapter 21 Numbers, Numbers, Numbers Essay 29 Is Monitoring a Dirty Word? (2009) Essay 30 The Place of Long-term Studies in Ornithology (1984) Essay 31 What Use is Small Data in a Big Data World? (2013) Chapter 22 A Digression on Words Essay 32 Word Processing versus Writing (1983, 2011) Chapter 23 Debates in Ecology and Conservation Essay 33 On Skepticism and Criticism in Ornithology (1981) Essay 34 The Demise of Wildness? (2007) Chapter 24 What Lies Behind the Debates? Philosophy, Values, and Ethics Chapter 25 A Digression on Advocacy in Conservation Essay 35 Scientific Responsibility and Responsible Ecology (1997) Part V Concluding Comments Chapter 26 Whither Ecology and Conservation in a Changing World? Essay 36 It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times (2009) Essay 37 Being Green Isn t Easy (2010) Essay 38 Stewart Udall and the Future of Conservation (2010) References Scientific Names Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118895108 20160704
Short, compelling, but mostly thought-provoking essys that encompass many of the central issues shaping ecology and conservation in the changing world * Collected essays from one of the best known ecologists and conservationists in the world * Includes all issues at the cutting edge of the interface between ecology and conservation * Attractive to a broad audience of ecologists, conservationists, natural resource managers, policy makers, and naturalists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781118895108 20160704
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
xiii, 222 pages ; 27 cm.
Green Library
Book
38 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Green Library
Book
1 online resource (2 unnumbered pages) : color illustrations
Book
xi, 478 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • Foreword / George H. Davis
  • Introduction / Gregory R. Wessel and Jeffrey K. Greenberg
  • Fundamentals and foundation : Building good foundations: skills for effective engagement in international development / Joel C. Gill
  • The geoscientist as international community development practitioner: on the importance of looking and listening / Stephanie C. Tubman and Rüdiger Escobar-Wolf
  • Geoethics: ethical, social, and cultural values in geosciences research, practice, and education / Silvia Peppoloni and Giuseppe Di Capua
  • Religious faith as a motivation in using geosciences to develop a sustainable future / Robert S. White and Jeffrey K. Greenberg
  • Geophilanthropy, personal and public / Jeffrey K. Greenberg
  • Beyond sustainability: a restorative approach for the mineral industry / Gregory R. Wessel
  • Metals, minerals, and energy resources : Rare metals, unconventional resources, and sustainability / Ben McLellan, Glen Corder, Saleem Ali, and Artem Golev
  • Natural graphite demand and supply: implications for electric vehicle battery requirements / Donald W. Olson, Robert L. Virta, Mahbood Mahdavi, Elizabeth S. Sangine, and Steven M. Fortier
  • Industrial minerals and sustainability: by-products from SO₂ mitigation as substitutes for mined mineral commodities / Joyce A. Ober, Lori E. Apodaca, and Robert D. Crangle Jr.
  • U.S. Geological Survey assessment of global potash production and resources: a significant advancement for global development and a sustainable future / Mark D. Cocker, Greta J. Orris, and Jeff Wynn
  • Elemental cycles in the anthropocene: mining aboveground / Penny D. Sackett
  • Geological studies for petroleum exploration analogues in the Wahiba Sand Sea, Oman, contribute to wind energy development / Steven G. Fryberger, Caroline Hern, and Ken Glennie
  • Water resources : Telecoupling, urbanization, and the unintended consequences of water development aid in Ethiopia / Stephen M. Chignell and Melinda J. Laituri
  • Summary of groundwater resources in Haiti / James K. Adamson, Gérald Jean-Baptiste, and W. Javan Miner
  • The Maryland Coastal Plain Aquifer Information System: a GIS-based tool for assessing groundwater resources / David C. Andreasen, Mark R. Nardi, Andrew W. Staley, Grufron Achmad, and John W. Grace
  • Appropriate geophysics technology: inexpensive instruments for water exploration at a local level in developing nations / James A. Clark, Richard T. Page, Ryan Franklin, Noah M. Miller, and Michael O. Morken
  • Time not wasted: how collaborative research and education help build groundwater sustainability in rural northern Uganda, Africa / Stephanie S. Wong and Joe C. Yelderman Jr.
  • U.S. Army-Afghan hydrological development efforts (2008-2014): an improved approach to military aid / Alexander K. Stewart
  • Hydrophilanthropy gone wrong: how well-meaning scientists, engineers, and the general public can make the worldwide water and sanitation situation worse / David K. Kreamer
  • Ethnogeology in Amazonia: surface-water systems in the Colombian Amazon, from perspectives of Uitoto traditional knowledge and mainstream hydrology / Sandra Carolina Londono, Cristina Garzon, Elizabeth Brandt, Steven Semken, and Vicente Makuritofe
  • Engineering, public safety, and urban development : Geology applied to environmental issues for construction of the high-speed, high-capacity Treviglio-Brescia railway line in Italy / Andrea Casazza, Cristiano Zasso, Luca Bellizzi, Franco Lombardi, and Pierpaolo Tommasini
  • Mapping of potential mineral hazards in California: protecting public health and safety and the environment / Chris T. Higgins, Ronald K. Churchill, John P. Clinkenbeard, Cameron I. Downey, and Milton C. Fonseca
  • Radon research collaboration between the Kentucky Geological Survey and the University of Kentucky College of Nursing: an innovative partnership / Bethany L. Overfield, William M. Andrews Jr., Heather Robertson, Mary Kay Rayens, and Ellen J. Hahn
  • Geological constraints on sustainable urban growth and management of the metropolis of Tehran, Iran / Vahid Ahadnejad, Ann Marie Hirt, and Hasan Alizadeh
  • Geoscience at the confluence of human-environment interaction in Dakar, Senegal / G. Thomas LaVanchy
  • Geologic hazards and risk reduction : Increasing resilience to earthquakes through educating community builders: teaching earthquake-resistant building techniques in Guatemala / David C. Greene
  • Reflections on recent recommendations on the use of science in disaster risk reduction using case studies from Bangladesh and the western United States / Susanne Sargeant and Eric Lindquist
  • The Kashmir Basin fault and its influence on fluvial flooding in the Kashmir Basin, NW Himalaya / Afroz Shah
  • University contributions to risk reduction following a disaster: a case study of reorienting natural hazards research efforts at San Vicente volcano, El Salvador / Luke J. Bowman, John S. Gierke, and J. Fredy Cruz Centeno
  • A Peace Corps master's international program in mitigation of natural geological hazards: student outcomes and lessons learned / Stephanie Tubman, Essa Paterson, and John S. Gierke
  • Earthquake and landslide hazard assessment, communication, and mitigation in Kentucky / Matthew M. Crawford, Zhenming Wang, and N. Seth Carpenter
  • Improvements in shallow landslide susceptibility mapping / William J. Burns, Ian P. Madin, and Katherine A. Mickelson
  • Waste management : Waste management practices in Nigeria: impacts and mitigation / David O. Omole, Solomon A. Isiorho, and Julius M. Ndambuki
  • Low-tech waste stabilization ponds in the service of the global poor: the W.A.S.T.E. program / Kaitlyn Wallett , Jeffrey K. Greenberg, Jacob K. Kvasnicka, Bayard Pickens, Meagan Jackson, Christine Gamble, Chris Keil, James A. Clark, and Raymond Lewis
  • Geographic information system-based impact assessment for illegal dumping in borrow pits in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand / Uma Seeboonruang
  • Recycling at a higher education institution: case study of a successful program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City / Syed E. Hasan and Rhonda K. Johnston
  • Multiagency and regional approaches : A multiagency and multijurisdictional approach to mapping the glacial deposits of the Great Lakes region in three dimensions / Richard C. Berg, Steven E. Brown, Jason F. Thomason, Nancy R. Hasenmueller, Sally L. Letsinger, Kevin A. Kincare, John M. Esch, Alan E. Kehew, L. Harvey Thorleifson, Andrew L. Kozlowski, Brian C. Bird, Richard R. Pavey, Andy F. Bajc, Abigail K. Burt, Gary M. Fleeger, and Eric C. Carson
  • The role of African geological surveys in local and global development / Gabi Schneider
  • Toward inclusive development of the Pacific region using geoscience / Michael G. Petterson and Akuila K. Tawake.
"Offers overview of applications of geosciences to sustainable development and geophilanthropic efforts worldwide, and offers advice to guide creation of development projects. Primacy of geologic input to all development activities is highlighted along with problems that are encountered and environmental issues that must be addressed" -- Provided by publisher.
Earth Sciences Library (Branner)
Book
1 online resource (viii, 176 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Book
vii, 379 pages ; 24 cm
  • Part 1. Analytical framework: Introduction : towards voice and reflexivity / Olivier De Schutter & Katharina Pistor
  • Part 2. Essential resources : challenges ahead: Land's essentiality and land governance / Derek Hall
  • Governing boundaries : exclusion, essential resources, and sustainability / Edella Schlager
  • Property theory, essential resources, and the global land rush / Hanoch Dagan
  • Multiplicity : water, rules and the making of connections in Mumbai / Nikhil Anand
  • Part 3. Beyond voice and reflexivity: Voice, reflexivity and say : governing access to and control of land in China / Eva Pils
  • Tenure security and exclusion processes in peri-urban areas and rural hinterlands of West African cities / Alain Durand-Lasserve
  • Redirecting regulation? : land titling and Cambodia's post-neoliberal conjuncture / Michael B. Dwyer
  • Erosion of essential resources in neoliberal India : a bottom-up view / Vamsi Vakulabharana
  • Comparing water access regimes under conditions of scarcity : the tale of two communities in the US / Michael Cox
  • Part 4. Governing essential resources in action: Go with the flow : lessons from water management and water markets for essential resources / Vanessa Cassado-Pérez
  • Ecology : water governance's missing link / Scott McKenzie
  • Water scarcity in Moroco : voice, narrative and essential resource governance / John Hursh
  • Solving trans-border water issues in changing climate scenarios of South-Asia : a theoretical illustration using a principal-agent bargaining approach / Nilhari Neupane
  • Voice and reflexivity in essential resources : reforming the community land regime in Kenya / Laila Macharia
  • Do traditional institutions matter in participatory essential resource governance systems in Zimbabwe? / Manase Kudzai Chiweshe
  • Local corporations : an organizational form to reduce information costs and maintain supportive resources / James Krueger.
Essential resources do more than satisfy people's needs. They ensure a dignified existence. Since the competition for essential resources, particularly fresh water and arable land, is increasing and standard legal institutions, such as property rights and national border controls, are strangling access to resources for some while delivering prosperity to others, many are searching for ways to ensure their fair distribution. This book argues that the division of essential resources ought to be governed by a combination of Voice and Reflexivity. Voice is the ability of social groups to choose the rules by which they are governed. Reflexivity is the opportunity to question one's own preferences in light of competing claims and to accommodate them in a collective learning process. Having investigated the allocation of essential resources in places as varied as Cambodia, China, India, Kenya, Laos, Morocco, Nepal, the arid American West, and peri-urban areas in West Africa, the contributors to this volume largely concur with the viability of this policy and normative framework. Drawing on their expertise in law, environmental studies, anthropology, history, political science, and economics, they weigh the potential of Voice and Reflexivity against such alternatives as pricing mechanisms, property rights, common resource management, political might, or brute force.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231172783 20160619
Law Library (Crown)