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Articles from Vol. 1, No. 24, 2006

Aldo Leopold's Odyssey: Rediscovering the Author of A Sand County Almanac
Aldo Leopold's Odyssey: Rediscovering the Author of A Sand County Almanac By Julianne Lutz Newton Reviewed by Byron Anderson Northern Illinois University, USA Julianne Lutz Newton. Aldo Leopold's Odyssey: Rediscovering the Author of A Sand County Almanac....
Editorial: The Global Warming Fight Is "Bringing Sexy Back"*, Are You Ready?
Several people call it the "green fad", some call it a revolution. Whatever 'it' is, something is radically changing the way Americans are viewing and reacting to global warming. In the late 90's global warming was a washed out political issue that seemed...
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People, Policy, and Perpetuity: Sustainability Indicators of Bangladesh Forestry
This article presents the status of Bangladesh forestry explaining the needs of forest products and the efficiency of forest policy and management practices, and relates sustainability with scarcity situations. The status of forestland use was explained...
Review and Status of Solid Waste Management Practices in Multan, Pakistan
Basic urban services, such as municipal refuse disposal, have largely been neglected in Pakistani towns and cities. Multan is also one of those cities where a larger portion of population lacks basic urban facilities. This study specifically deals with...
Review: Conservation across Borders: Biodiversity in an Interdependent World
Review: Conservation Across Borders: Biodiversity in an Interdependent World By Charles C. Chester Reviewed by A.M. Mannion University of Reading, UK Charles C. Chester. Conservation Across Borders: Biodiversity in an Interdependent World. Washington...
Review: Environmental Citizenship
Review: Environmental Citizenship Andrew Dobson and Derek Bell (Eds.) Reviewed by Christina Behme Dalhousie University, Canada Andrew Dobson and Derek Bell's. (Eds.). Environmental Citizenship . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006. 285 pp. ISBN: 0-262-52446-5...
Review: From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Frontier
Review: From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Frontier By David McDermott Hughes Reviewed by Bram Buscher Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands David McDermott Hughes. From Enslavement to Environmentalism. Politics...
Review: From Resource Scarcity to Ecological Security
Review: From Resource Scarcity to Ecological Security Dennis Parages and Ken Cousins (Eds.) Reviewed by Umar Karim Mirza Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Pakistan Dennis Pirages and Ken Cousins (Eds.). From Resource Scarcity to...
Review: Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers: Marginality and Memory in the Conservation of Biological Diversity
Review: Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers: Marginality and Memory in the Conservation of Biological Diversity By Virginia D. Nazarea Reviewed by Dan Tufford University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA Nazarea, Virginia D. Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers:...
Review: Human Ecology in the Wadi Al-Hasa: Land Use and Abandonment through the Holocene
Review: Human Ecology in the Wadi Al-Hasa: Land Use and Abandonment Through the Holocene By J. Brett Hill Reviewed by A.M. Mannion University of Reading, UK Hill, J. Brett. Human Ecology in the Wadi Al-Hasa. Land Use and Abandonment Through the Holocene....
Review: Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America
Review: Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America By Douglas Duer and Nancy Turner (Eds.) Reviewed by Anthony K. Webster Southern Illinois University, USA Douglas Duer and Nancy Turner (Eds.)....
Review: Nature Noir: A Park Ranger's Patrol in the Sierra
Review: Nature Noir: A Park Ranger's Patrol in the Sierra By Jordan Fisher Smith Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller San Francisco, USA Jordan Fisher Smith. Nature Noir: A Park Ranger's Patrol in the Sierra. New York: Mariner Books, 2005. 216 pp. ISBN:0-618-71195-3...
Review: Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement
Review: Power, Justice, and the Environment: A Critical Appraisal of the Environmental Justice Movement By David Naguib Pellow and Robert J. Brulle (Eds.) Reviewed by Byron Anderson Northern Illinois University, USA Pellow, David Naguib and Brulle, Robert...
Review: Property and Politics in Sabah: Native Struggles over Land Rights
Review: Property and Politics in Sabah: Native Struggles over Land Rights By Amity Doolittle Reviewed by Elery Hamilton-Smith Charles Sturt University, Australia Amity A. Doolittle. Property and Politics in Sabah, Malaysia: Native Struggles over Land...
Review: Range of Glaciers: The Exploration of the Northern Cascade Range
Review: Range of Glaciers: The Exploration of the Northern Cascade Range By Fred Beckey Reviewed by Robert D. Hook University of Idaho, USA Fred Beckey. Range of Glaciers: The Exploration of the Northern Cascade Range. Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical...
Review: Scientific Uncertainty and the Politics of Whaling
Review: Scientific Uncertainty and the Politics of Whaling By Michael Heazle Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller San Francisco, USA Michael Heazle. Scientific Uncertainty and the Politics of Whaling. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. 240 pp. ISBN:...
Review: The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation
Review: The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation By David Harmon, Francis P. McManamon, and Dwight T. Pitcaithley (Eds.) Reviewed by Byron Anderson Northern Illinois University, USA Harmon,...
Review: The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making
Review: The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making By Eran Ben-Joseph Reviewed by Ya-Hui Kuo Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan Eran Ben-Joseph. The Code of the City: Standards and the Hidden Language of Place Making....
Review: The Logic of Sufficiency
Review: The Logic of Sufficiency By Thomas Princen Reviewed by Pramod K. Nayar University of Hyderabad, India Thomas Princen. The Logic of Sufficiency. Cambridge, Mass. and London: The MIT Press, 2005. 401pp. ISBN 0-262-66190-X (pbk) US $ 29.00.Thomas...
Review: The Science of Saving Venice
Review: The Science of Saving Venice By Caroline Fletcher and Jane Da Mosto Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller San Francisco, USA Caroline Fletcher and Jane Da Mosto. The Science of Saving Venice. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006. 94pp. ISBN: 88-422-1310-1....
Review: Tribal Water Rights: Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy and Economics
Review: Tribal Water Rights: Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy and Economics By John E. Thorson, Sarah Britton and Bonnie G. Colby (Eds.) Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller San Francisco, USA John E. Thorson, Sarah Britton, and Bonnie G. Colby (Eds.) Tribal...
Review: Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and Dirt Shape Our World
Review: Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and Dirt Shape Our World By Yvonne Baskin Reviewed by Kathy Piselli Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, USA Yvonne Baskin, with illustrations by Joyce Ann Powzyk Under Ground: How Creatures of Mud and Dirt Shape...
Review: Windshield Wilderness: Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks
Review: Windshield Wilderness: Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks By David Louter Reviewed by Byron Anderson Northern Illinois University, USA David Louter. Windshield Wilderness: Cars, Roads, and Nature in Washington's National Parks....
The Spiritual Lives of Great Environmentalists: John Muir, Calvin DeWitt
John MuirSelected accolades about John Muir's contribution and role in the development of the modern environmental consciousness make ONE thing clear; he was Outstanding, Notable, and Exceptional. His environmental legacy appears to have no contemporary...
The Time of Sands: Quartz-Rich Sand Deposits as a Renewable Resource
Sand is a common material critical to the manufacture of many modern technologies. It occurs everywhere in nature and society. We use millions of tons of sand each year in a multitude of materials and manifestations (Figure 1). Sand use has a long history...