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Articles from Vol. 1, No. 27, Fall

Determinants of Land-Use Change: A Case Study from the Lower Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam
AbstractThe paper examines forestland conversion in the period from 2001 to 2005, and its socioeconomic determinants affecting changes in the Kien Luong district of southern Vietnam using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), and...
Environmental Resources: Web Sites and Books
Web Sites are listed in the following categories:Commercial EntitiesEducational SitesInternational SitesNonprofit & Research OrganizationsU.S. Federal Agencies' and State Government SitesBooksCommercial EntitiesBuilding Greenhttp://www.buildinggreen.comThe...
Review: 2008-2009 State of the Wild: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands and Oceans
Review: 2008-2009 State of the Wild: A Global Portrait of Wildlife, Wildlands and Oceans By the Wildlife Conservation Society and Eva Fearn (Ed.) Reviewed by Elery Hamilton-Smith Charles Sturt University, Australia Wildlife Conservation Society, and...
Review: Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative Agriculture through Social Networks
Review: Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative Agriculture through Social Networks By Keith Douglass Warner Reviewed by David Jenkins Roundhouse Institute of Field Studies, USA Warner, Keith Douglass. Agroecology in Action: Extending Alternative...
Review: American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock
Review: American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006: Beyond Gridlock By Christopher McGrory Klyza and David Sousa Reviewed by Byron Anderson Northern Illinois University, USA Klyza, Christopher McGrory and Sousa, David. American Environmental Policy, 1990-2006:...
Review: Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada
Review: Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada By Stephen J. Pyne Reviewed by Yves Laberge Université Laval, Canada Pyne, Stephen J. Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007. 549pp. ISBN 978-0-7748-1392-1. US $34.95, paper....
Review: Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: The Remaking of American Environmentalism
Review: Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: The Remaking of American Environmentalism By Michael Egan Reviewed by Adam M. Sowards University of Idaho, USA Egan, Michael. Barry Commoner and the Science of Survival: The Remaking of American Environmentalism....
Review: Carbon Neutral by 2020. How New Zealanders Can Tackle Climate Change
Review: Carbon Neutral by 2020. How New Zealanders Can Tackle Climate Change Niki Harré and Quentin D. Atkinson (Eds.) Reviewed by Taciano L. Milfont Victoria University of Wellington & Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, New Zealand Harré, Niki...
Review: Climate Change, What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren
Review: Climate Change, What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren Joseph F.C. DiMento and Pamela Doughman (Eds.) Reviewed by Matthew Aaron Tennant Regent's Park College, University of Oxford DiMento, Joseph F. C., and Doughman, Pamela...
Review: Courage for the Earth: Writers, Scientists, and Activists Celebrate the Life and Writing of Rachel Carson
Review: Courage for the Earth: Writers, Scientists, and Activists Celebrate the Life and Writing of Rachel Carson Peter Matthiessen (Ed.) Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller Matthiessen, Peter (Ed.). Courage for the Earth: Writers, Scientists, and Activists...
Review: Designing Greenways: Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People
Review: Designing Greenways: Sustainable Landscapes for Nature and People By Paul Cawood Hellmund and Daniel Smith Reviewed by Nicholas Sakellariou University of California-Berkeley, USA Hellmund, Paul Cawood and Smith, Daniel. Designing Greenways: Sustainable...
Review: Energy in Nature and Society: General Energetics of Complex Systems
Review: Energy in Nature and Society: General Energetics of Complex Systems By Vaclav Smil Reviewed by Jan Kunnas European University Institute, Italy Smil, Vaclav. Energy in Nature and Society: General Energetics of Complex Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT...
Review: Fish Conservation: A Guide to Understanding and Restoring Global Aquatic Biodiversity and Fishery Resources
Review: Fish Conservation: A Guide to Understanding and Restoring Global Aquatic Biodiversity and Fishery Resources By Gene S. Helfman Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller Helfman, Gene S. Fish Conservation: A Guide to Understanding and Restoring Global Aquatic...
Review: Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The Politics of Environmental Knowledge in Northern Thailand
Review: Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The Politics of Environmental Knowledge in Northern Thailand By Tim Forsyth and Andrew Walker Reviewed by Matthew J. Forss Forsyth, Tim and Walker, Andrew. Forest Guardians, Forest Destroyers: The Politics...
Review: Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration: Five Case Studies from the United States
Review: Large-Scale Ecosystem Restoration: Five Case Studies from the United States Mary Doyle and Cynthia A. Drew (Eds.) Reviewed by Elery Hamilton-Smith Charles Sturt University, Australia Doyle, Mary and Drew, Cynthia A. (Eds.). Large-Scale Ecosystem...
Review: Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills
Review: Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills By David Stradling Reviewed by Peter C. Little Oregon State University, USA Stradling, David. Making Mountains: New York City and the Catskills. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2007....
Review: Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship
Review: Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship By William B. Botti and Michael D. Moore Reviewed by Elery Hamilton-Smith Charles Sturt University, Australia Botti, William B. and Moore, Michael D. Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship....
Review: Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution
Review: Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution Saleem H. Ali (Ed.) Reviewed by Yves Laberge Université Laval, Canada Ali, Saleem H. (Ed.). Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007. 406pp. ISBN 978-0-262-51198-8....
Review: Rivers by Design: State Power and the Origins of U.S. Flood Control
Review: Rivers by Design: State Power and the Origins of U.S. Flood Control By Karen M. O'Neil Reviewed by Peter C. Little Oregon State University, USA O'Neil, Karen M. Rivers by Design: State Power and the Origins of U.S. Flood Control. Durham, NC:...
Review: The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge
Review: The Atlas of Climate Change: Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge By Kirstin Dow and Thomas E. Downing Reviewed by Muhammad Aurang Zeb Mughal Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Pakistan Dow, Kirstin and Downing, Thomas E. The Atlas of Climate...
Review: The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage
Review: The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage By Jamie Benidickson Reviewed by Peter C. Little Oregon State University, USA Benidickson, Jamie. The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage. Vancouver and Toronto:...
Review: The Dragon & the Elephant: Agricultural and Rural Reforms in China and India
Review: The Dragon & The Elephant: Agricultural and Rural Reforms in China and India Ashok Gulati and Shenggen Fan (Eds.) Reviewed by Varinder Jain Centre for Development Studies, India Gulati, Ashok and Fan, Shenggen (Eds.). The Dragon & The...
Review: The Native Mind and the Cultural Construction of Nature
Review: The Native Mind and the Cultural Construction of Nature By Scott Atran and Douglas Medin Reviewed by Elery Hamilton-Smith Charles Sturt University, Australia Atran, Scott and Medin, Douglas. The Native Mind and the Cultural Construction of Nature....
The Green Library Movement: An Overview of Green Library Literature and Actions from 1979 to the Future of Green Libraries
AbstractThe creation of green libraries is approaching a tipping point, generating a Green Library Movement, which is comprised of librarians, libraries, cities, towns, college and university campuses committed to greening libraries and reducing their...
Wetlands Mitigation Banking and the Problem of Consolidation
AbstractA mitigation bank is a large wetland or wetland complex that is restored or created for the sake of selling credits to private developers or government agencies to compensate for the loss of natural wetlands. Mitigation banking is now emphasized...
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