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Invasive Species: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Julie Lockwood, Dustin J. Welbourne

9780198818281
Paperback
June 2023

Very Short Introductions

Invasive species have become a major environmental issue in ecosystems across the world. Julie Lockwood considers how plant and animal species are introduced to new environments; the ecological, social, and economic impacts they can have; and approaches to managing them, against the broader backdrop of environmental change.

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The Arctic: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Klaus Dodds, Jamie Woodward

9780198819288
Paperback
November 2021

Very Short Introductions

The Arctic is a complex space. This book considers the competing elements surrounding the region, from geopolitical claims on its rich resources to environmental concerns over the effects of climate change and shrinking sea ice. It examines the impact of ongoing cultural, physical, and economic changes, and considers the future of the Arctic.

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Conservation Technology

£37.99

Serge A. Wich, Alex K. Piel

9780198850250
Paperback
August 2021

The first comprehensive text to describe the breadth of available technology for conservation and to evaluate its varied applications, bringing together a team of international experts using a diverse range of approaches.

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Principles of Rock Deformation and Tectonics

£55.00

Jean-Luc Bouchez, Adolphe Nicolas

9780192843876
Hardback
August 2021

The book is an up-to-date and augmented version that keeps the concise and rigorous writing of its inspiring French language predecessors. It is based on laboratory and field experience of both authors, with a focus towards hard rocks and magmatic rocks from both the continental crust worldwide and the mantle, principally from the Oman ophiolites.

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Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction

Fourth Edition

£8.99

Mark Maslin

9780198867869
Paperback
August 2021

Very Short Introductions

Climate change is perhaps the greatest challenge facing humanity. This book describes the substantial evidence for climate change and considers its potentially catastrophic impacts worldwide in the coming decades. It also discusses the geopolitical aspects, and explores what actions can be taken by individuals, companies, and governments.

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Energy Systems and Sustainability

Third Edition

£54.99

Bob Everett, Stephen Peake, James Warren

9780198767640
Paperback
July 2021

Energy Systems and Sustainability provides an exploration of the economic, social, environmental, and policy issues raised by current systems of energy use, as well as describing their key physical and engineering features.

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Sustainability: What Everyone Needs to Know®

£12.99

Paul B. Thompson, Patricia E. Norris

9780190883232
Paperback
April 2021

What Everyone Needs To Know®

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Elements of a Sustainable World

£32.99

John Evans

9780198827849
Paperback
September 2020

This book shows how chemical principles can be used to understand the pressures on our world, spanning from greenhouse emissions through freshwater supplies to energy generation and storage.

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Elements of a Sustainable World

£72.00

John Evans

9780198827832
Hardback
September 2020

This book shows how chemical principles can be used to understand the pressures on our world, spanning from greenhouse emissions through freshwater supplies to energy generation and storage.

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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Nick Jelley

9780198825401
Paperback
February 2020

Very Short Introductions

With growing concerns over climate change and air pollution, the need to switch from fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy has become pressing. Here, Nick Jelley describes the main renewables, explains how wind and solar farms can provide the cheapest energy in many parts of the world, and calls for urgent action.

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Food and Sustainability

£39.99

Paul Behrens, Thijs Bosker, David Ehrhardt

9780198814375
Paperback
January 2020

The first text to introduce students to the full range of disciplines underpinning food sustainability, and help them successfully apply their knowledge to the real-world challenges food sustainability presents.

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Energy Systems: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Nick Jenkins

9780198813927
Paperback
November 2019

Very Short Introductions

Energy supply is foundational to modern society, but damaging to the environment. This book takes a 'systems view', from extraction of primary fuel, through conversion to usable energy, and transportation to point of use. It explores initiatives to generate electricity in an environmentally benign manner, and decarbonise the supply of energy.

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Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robin Attfield

9780198797166
Paperback
December 2018

Very Short Introductions

Robin Attfield introduces environmental ethics, exploring the values involved in issues such as pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. Considering the different groups involved in environmental ethics, and the attitudes of the world's religions to environmental stewardship, he calls for action from us all to manage our environment ethically.

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Geology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jan Zalasiewicz

9780198804451
Paperback
July 2018

Very Short Introductions

Jan Zalasiewicz introduces the field of geology, its fundamental role in understanding the Earth and other planets, and its economic importance in the finding and exploitation of resources. He explains how geologists work today, and describes major discoveries such as plate tectonics, and the field's exciting frontiers such as the geology of Mars.

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Shrinking the Earth: The Rise and Decline of American Abundance

£12.99

Donald Worster

9780190849856
Paperback
April 2018

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Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Erle C. Ellis

9780198792987
Paperback
March 2018

Very Short Introductions

Climate scientists, geologists, ecologists, and archaeologists recognize the profound effects of human activity on Earth, though whether and how this should be recognized as a formal geological epoch - the Anthropocene - remains under debate, Erle Ellis describes how the Anthropocene concept is affecting the sciences, humanities, and politics.

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Burning Planet: The Story of Fire Through Time

£20.00

Andrew C. Scott

9780198734840
Hardback
March 2018

Andrew Scott, who played a key role in identifying fossilized charcoal, describes the profound impact of fire through Earth history, from its role in mass extinctions and the spread of flowering plants, to early hominid use of fire, and the role of wildfires on landscapes today.

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Lakes: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Warwick F. Vincent

9780198766735
Paperback
January 2018

Very Short Introductions

Ranging from vast inland seas to hydro-reservoirs, lakes are unique, complex, ecosystems. Warwick Vincent introduces lake science, or limnology, and the importance of protecting and sustaining these vitally important living resources. He explains the impact of factors such as climate, seasons, salinity, and sedimentation on lake biodiversity.

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Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future

Fourth Edition

£54.99

Stephen Peake

9780198759751
Paperback
November 2017

The only renewable energy text to strike the perfect balance between depth and breadth of knowledge, making it ideal for students seeking an introduction to the subject, whatever their programme of study

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Paul I. Palmer

9780198722038
Paperback
March 2017

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short introduction Paul Palmer looks at the structure and basic physics and chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere, comparing it to the atmospheres of other planets, particularly our neighbours, Venus and Mars. Palmer looks at the effects of pollutants and climate change, and what may happen to our atmosphere in the future.

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