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One Billion Hungry
Can We Feed the World?
Gordon Conway
In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.



Neotropical Birds of Prey
Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community
Beautifully illustrated with photographs of previously little-known species, this book is the most important single source for information on the lowland tropical forest raptor species found in Central America.



Citizen Science
Public Participation in Environmental Research
In Citizen Science, experts from a variety of disciplines share their experiences of creating and implementing successful citizen science projects, primarily those that use massive data sets gathered by citizen scientists.



The World of Northern Evergreens
E. C. Pielou
E. C. Pielou introduces the biology of the northern forests and provides a unique invitation to naturalists, ecologists, foresters, and everyone who wants to learn about this unique and threatened northern world and the species that make it their home.



My Reach
A Hudson River Memoir
Susan Fox Rogers
In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Years of dipping her paddle into the waters off the village of Tivoli made the river her own: her reach.



The Beaver
Its Life and Impact, Second Edition
Dietland Muller-Schwarze
A comprehensive look at the natural history and management of this keystone species.



What Else Is Pastoral?
Renaissance Literature and the Environment
Ken Hiltner
A corrective to the prevailing interpretation of pastoral poetry that shows the value of reading literature ecologically.



The Nature of New York
An Environmental History of the Empire State
David Stradling
Stradling shows how New York's varied landscape and abundant resources have played a fundamental role in shaping the state's culture and economy. Simultaneously, he underscores the extent to which New Yorkers have changed the landscape of the state.



The River Runs Black
The Environmental Challenge to China's Future
Elizabeth C. Economy
Economy traces the economic and political roots of China's environmental challenge and the evolution of the leadership's response. She argues that China's current approach to environmental protection mirrors the one embraced for economic development.



Castorland Journal
An Account of the Exploration and Settlement of New York State by French Émigrés in the Years 1793 to 1797
Simon Desjardins, Pierre Pharoux
The Castorland Journal is a diary, a travel narrative about early New York, a work of autobiography, and a narrative of a dramatic and complex period in American history. In 1792 Parisian businessmen and speculators established the New York Company...



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