Tuesday, October 9, 2012
New Library Acquisitions - Week of October 1st
James Morton Turner, The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 (2012). This 576-page text, authored by Turner, an assistant professor of environmental studies at Wellesley College, with a foreword by renown environmentalist William Cronan, discusses the concept and treatment of wilderness on public lands in the fifty years following the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act. A work of history this text also provides insight into how wilderness has influenced the broader polical battles being waged today.
Demystifying carbon markets : a guide to developing carbon credit projects / Michiel Arnoldus, Roger Bymolt
Asserting native resilience : Pacific rim indigenous nations face the climate crisis / edited by Zoltán Grossman and Alan Parker ; foreward by Billy Frank, Jr
Visualizing climate change : a guide to visual communication of climate change and developing local solutions / Stephen R.J. Sheppard
CULTURAL HERITAGE LAW.
The UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions : explanatory notes / Sabine von Schorlemer, Peter-Tobias Stoll, editors
The promise of wilderness : American environmental politics since 1964 / James Morton Turner; foreword by William Cronon
The spirit of the Appalachian Trail : community, environment, and belief on a long-distance hiking path / Susan Power Bratton
Environment and development in Mexico : recommendations for reconciliation / Jan Gilbreath ; foreword by Janine Ferretti
Smart methods for environmental externalities : urban planning, environmental health and hygiene in the Netherlands / Gert de Roo, Jelger Visser and Christian Zuidema
La mise en œuvre du droit international de l'environnement / publié sous la direction de Sandrine Maljean-Dubois, Lavanya Rajamani = Implementation of international environmental law / edited by Sandrine Maljean-Dubois, Lavanya Rajamani
LAW OF THE SEA.
UNCLOS 1982 commentary : supplementary documents / [edited by] Myron H. Nordquist, Satya N. Nandan, James Kraska
NATIVE AMERICAN LANDS.
For the public's health : revitalizing law and policy to meet new challenges / Committee on Public Health Strategies to Improve Health, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Technology, globalization, and sustainable development : transforming the industrial state / Nicholas A. Ashford, Ralph P. Hall