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City of Forests, City of FarmsSustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the question of why PlaNYC2030—New York City’s municipal, long-term sustainability plan, launched during the Mayor Michael Bloomberg administration—had a robust urban forestry ... More

Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Concepts are thought categories through which we apprehend the world; they enable, but also constrain, reasoning and debate and serve as building blocks for more elaborate arguments. This book traces ... More

The East CountryAlmanac Tales of Valley and Shore

The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Jules Pretty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book is a work of creative nonfiction in which the acclaimed author integrates memoir, natural history, cultural critique, and spiritual reflection into a single compelling narrative. The book ... More

The First DomesticationHow Wolves and Humans Coevolved

The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R Fogg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book changes the narrative about how wolves became dogs and in turn, humanity's best friend. Rather than describe how people mastered and tamed an aggressive, dangerous species, the authors ... More

Frog Pond PhilosophyEssays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature

Strachan Donnelley

Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813167275
eISBN:
9780813175669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167275.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Frog Pond Philosophy explores ways of thinking “humans” and “nature” together so as to provide a philosophical and ethical alternative to the separation of human being and the rest of natural being ... More

Green GradesCan Information Save the Earth?

Green Grades: Can Information Save the Earth?

Graham Bullock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036429
eISBN:
9780262340984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036429.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

A debate has emerged recently about the role of information in environmental politics. Much of this debate has focused on the emergence and effectiveness of product eco-labels and corporate ... More

Our Oldest TaskMaking Sense of Our Place in Nature

Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Our environmental ills are due to the ways we interact with nature, variously using it appropriately and abusing it. These interactions, in turn, are much influenced by—their root causes are found ... More

Sustaining Lake SuperiorAn Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Nancy Langston

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212983
eISBN:
9780300231663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212983.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Sustaining Lake Superior asks, What can we learn from the conservation recoveries of Lake Superior over the past century as we face new challenges of persistent pollutants that are mobilizing with ... More

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