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    New Reference Book: Ecosystem Management and Sustainability

    Ecosystem Management and Sustainability edited by Robin Kundis Craig, et. al., Berkshire Publishing, 2012. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 363.7 B455S v5 Volume 5 of the larger 10 volume Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability series, this single volume focuses on ecosystem management. Some examples: Best Management Practices Ecological Forecasting Ocean Acidification – Management Species Reintroduction Viewshed Protection Helpful for: Ecology, Global Studies, Eco-Action, Environmental Literature and Ethics, Earth Day, Humanities, Economics

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    New Reference Book: Natural Resources and Sustainability

    Natural Resources and Sustainability edited by Daniel E. Vasey and Sarah E. Fredericks, Berkshire Publishing, 2012. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 363.7 B455S Volume 4 of the larger 10 volume Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability series, this single volume focuses on natural resources. Some examples: Aquifers Ecotourism Medicinal plants Root Crops Wise Use Movement Helpful for: Ecology, Global Studies, Eco-Action, Environmental Literature and Ethics, Earth Day, Humanities, Economics

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    New Reference Book: The Law and Politics of Sustainability

    The Law and Politics of Sustainability edited by Klaus Bosselmann, et al.  Berkshire, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 363.7 B455S Volume 3 of a larger, projected, 10 volume set titled Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. This volume, numbered 3 in the set,  focuses on concepts, subjects and people related to environmental law.  Entries fall within one of the following seven categories: Case Studies (Article examples: Chernobyl, Exxon Valdez, Silent Spring) Concepts and Theories (Article examples: Civil Disobedience, Environmental; Eco-Terrorism, Precautionary Principle) Conventions, Conferences, Reports and Protocols (Article examples: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, Convention on Wetlands, Law of the Sea) Environmental Law by Nation/Region (Article examples: Environmental…

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    New Reference Book: The Business of Sustainability

    The Business of Sustainability edited by Chris Laszlo, et al.  Berkshire, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 363.7 B455S Volume 2 of a larger, projected, 10 volume set titled Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability. This volume, numbered 2 in the set,  focuses on concepts, subjects and people related to the “interface between industry and society” (intro, xxii).  Examples include: Cradle to Cradle Energy Industries – Geothermal Greenwashing Health Care Industry Transparency Zero Waste Helpful for: Ecology, Global Studies, Eco-Action, Environmental Literature and Ethics, Earth Day, Humanities, Economics

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    New Reference Book: Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

    Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy edited by J. Baird Callicott and Robert Frodeman, Gale, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 363.7 C13E A 2-volume set focused on concepts, subjects and people related to environmental ethics and philosophy.  Examples include: Caves Economic Discounting Evolutionary Psychology Habitat Loss Tragedy of the Commons Wilderness Helpful for: Ecology, Global Studies, Eco-Action, Environmental Literature and Ethics, Humanities