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After the FiresThe Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

After the Fires: The Ecology of Change in Yellowstone National Park

Linda L. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100488
eISBN:
9780300127751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100488.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents the history and aftereffects of the fires of 1988 that swept through the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) describes the chronology of the fires, the areas burned, and the extent ... More

The Baltimore School of Urban EcologySpace, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology: Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

J. Morgan Grove, Mary Cadenasso, Steward Pickett, and Gary Machlis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300101133
eISBN:
9780300217865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101133.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The first “urban century” in history has arrived: a majority of the world's population now resides in cities and their surrounding suburbs. Urban expansion marches on, and the planning and design of ... More

BannedA History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Frederick Rowe Davis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205176
eISBN:
9780300210378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205176.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Rachel Carson's eloquent book Silent Spring stands as one of the most important books of the twentieth century and inspired important and long-lasting changes in environmental science and government ... More

Belonging on an IslandBirds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Belonging on an Island: Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

Daniel Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300229646
eISBN:
9780300235463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300229646.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

A lively, rich natural history of Hawaiian birds that challenges existing ideas about what constitutes biocultural nativeness and belonging, this natural history takes readers on a thousand-year ... More

The Carbon Crunch

The Carbon Crunch

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains the causes of climate change and who is responsible for it. It shows that the emissions keep going up, and that nothing of substance has yet been achieved after more than two ... More

Climate CulturesAnthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Climate Cultures: Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change

Jessica Barnes and Michael R Dove (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300198812
eISBN:
9780300213577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198812.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our times, yet also seemingly intractable. This book draws together the state-of-the-art thinking in anthropology, approaching climate change as a ... More

The Crowded GreenhousePopulation, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

John Firor and Judith Jacobsen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093209
eISBN:
9780300133448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093209.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This book presents the strongest possible arguments about human population, climate change, and the relationship between Earth and human beings, discussing how people on Earth should act to stabilize ... More

Dancing with the RiverPeople and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Dancing with the River: People and Life on the Chars of South Asia

Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt and Gopa Samanta

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300188301
eISBN:
9780300189575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188301.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book discusses chars as uniquely fluid environments where the demarcation between land and water is neither well defined nor permanent. Chars form a fluid and problematic category, as much of ... More

Disconnected RiversLinking Rivers to Landscapes

Disconnected Rivers: Linking Rivers to Landscapes

Ellen Wohl

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103328
eISBN:
9780300127461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103328.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book focuses on how rivers function, how those functions have changed through time, and the role of humans in those changes. A river continually responds to changes in its environment and is ... More

Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's FutureChoices for Leaders and Citizens

Ensuring Greater Yellowstone's Future: Choices for Leaders and Citizens

Susan G. Clark

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124224
eISBN:
9780300145038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124224.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Yellowstone, one of America's most special places, has a special responsibility for its people to whom its management is entrusted. The federal government manages the park itself and much of the ... More

Escaping the Dark, Gray CityFear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Benjamin Heber Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book is an exploration of the Progressive-era conservation movement, and its lasting effects on American culture, politics, and contemporary environmentalism. The turn of the twentieth century ... More

Every Farm a FactoryThe Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Deborah Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book traces the diffusion of industrial agriculture by looking closely at the main components of this process in its first generation, between 1918 and 1930. The story begins in 1918 because a ... More

Farmers' BountyLocating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Farmers' Bounty: Locating Crop Diversity in the Contemporary World

Stephen B. Brush

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100495
eISBN:
9780300130140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100495.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book defines the dimensions of crop diversity and questions surrounding it. Understanding the nature of crop diversity and its fate in the modern world is an international scientific enterprise ... More

The First DomesticationHow Wolves and Humans Coevolved

The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R Fogg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book changes the narrative about how wolves became dogs and in turn, humanity's best friend. Rather than describe how people mastered and tamed an aggressive, dangerous species, the authors ... More

A Golden WeedTobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South

A Golden Weed: Tobacco and Environment in the Piedmont South

Drew A Swanson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191165
eISBN:
9780300206814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191165.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book presents an “environmental” history about a crop of great historical and economic significance: American tobacco. A preferred agricultural product for much of the South, the tobacco plant ... More

The Grid and the VillageLosing Electricity, Finding Community, Surviving Disaster

The Grid and the Village: Losing Electricity, Finding Community, Surviving Disaster

Stephen Doheny-Farina

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089776
eISBN:
9780300133820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089776.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book focuses on electric grids and tells the stories about two villages separated by time, connected by proximity, and united by the challenges of maintaining a community under duress. The story ... More

HemlockA Forest Giant on the Edge

Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge

Anthony D'Amato and Benjamin Baiser

David R. Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300179385
eISBN:
9780300186772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179385.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

The Eastern Hemlock, massive and majestic, has played a unique role in structuring northeastern forest environments, from Nova Scotia to Wisconsin and through the Appalachian Mountains to North ... More

High and DryMeeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

William M Alley and Rosemarie Alley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Groundwater is the primary source of drinking water for half of the world’s population and is critical for global food security. Simultaneously, groundwater provides enormous environmental benefits ... More

Keeping Faith with NatureEcosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Keeping Faith with Nature: Ecosystems, Democracy, and America's Public Lands

Robert Keiter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092738
eISBN:
9780300128277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092738.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book, which analyzes the contemporary public land policy debates with a view to bringing some perspective and coherence to a newly emerging era, addresses public land policy in its entirety, ... More

Life Under the Sun

Life Under the Sun

Peter A. Ensminger

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Which fungus is as sensitive to light as the human eye? What are the myths and facts about the ozone hole, tanning, skin cancer, and sunscreens? What effect does light have on butterfly copulation? ... More

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