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Category: All Categories: Conservation and Environment: Enviro: Global Issues
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1.

To Till and to Tend. A Guide to Jewish Environmental Study and Action.

Publisher: NY: The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life, (no date)..
Paperback. 8.5 x 11", 103+ pp. VG. Soft Cover

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2.
Danielsson, Bengt, b. 1921, & Marie-Thérèse / Therese Danielsson, b. 1923  
Poisoned Reign: French Nuclear Colonialism in the Pacific

Publisher: Penguin Books ['Second revised edition, 1986']..
xv, [8]-323, [1] p., 3 maps; 19.5 cm. First published 1977 under the title 'Moruroa, mon amour.' Foreword by Chris Masters, who investigated the 'Rainbow Warrior' affair. 'Since 1966, France has used Moruroa, a small atoll in the Pacific, as the testing site for its nuclear bombs— despite opposition from both the Polynesian people and nations throughout the world. In the meantime, levels of radioactive fall-out and sea contamination, and the extent of damage to Moruroa itself, have remained a closely-guarded military secret. 'Poisoned Reign' traces the history of French nuclear involvement in the Pacific. It also shows how the tests have been used to strengthen colonial rule in French Polynesia— and this at a time when all British colonies in the Pacific have won their independence.' Stock# 39,286. Vg/ paper. Anthropology; atomic bomb testing, nuclear weapons testing; South Pacific.

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3.
DeBardeleben, Joan, ed.  
To Breathe Free: Eastern Europe's Environmental Crisis

Publisher: Baltimore, Woodrow Wilson Center/ Johns Hopkins UP, [1991].
xiv, [2], 266 p., index, tables, maps; dj; fine. Three sections: Political - Economic Setting; International Context; Country studies. Includes Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Yugoslavia and East Germany. Contributors include Jancar-Webster, Ziegler, Lang, Daubner. Király, Kurbiel, Crnobrnja. Stock #28,451. New from publisher.

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4.
Eldredge, Niles  
The Miner's Canary: Unraveling the Mysteries of Extinction / Niles Eldredge

Publisher: London, Virgin, 1992.
xviii, 250 p., index, 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235). First pub. N.Y., 1991. Stock# 35,548. Fine. dj fine.

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5.
GEMS Monitoring and Assessment Research Centre.  
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME: Environmental Data Report 1989/90. Second edition.
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Publisher: Blackwell (1989)..
2nd edition. ISBN: 0631169873 Worldwide data on: pollution, population, transport, soils and sediments, climate, health, wastes, background monitoring, natural resources, energy, disasters, international cooperation. 547p: tables, charts; 28cm. Bibliography. 1559g. Very Good Plus (light shelfwear and edgewear otherwise sound). Green softcover. Book condition: Very Good Plus.

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6.
Kamieniecki, Sheldon & O'Brien, Robert, 1946- and Clarke, Michael, 1946- , editors.  
Controversies in Environmental Policy. Edited by Sheldon Kamieniecki, Robert O'Brien, and Michael Clarke.

Publisher: Albany, State University of New York Press, c1986.
vi, 322 p., index, 22.5 cm. Series: SUNY series in environmental public policy. Examines the underlying value systems of the proponents of government-dominated solutions and those favoring private enterprise to solve environmental problems. Stock#37379. Vg/ paper.

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7.
Piasecki, Bruce, 1955- , & Peter Asmus. Cousteau, Jean-Michel.  
In Search of Environmental Excellence. Moving beyond Blame.

Publisher: N.Y., Touchstone / Simon & Schuster, 1990.
203 p.; 23.5 cm. Foreword by Jean-Michel Cousteau. "Offers a resource proposing practical solutions to today's most pressing environmental concerns." Stock#30280x. Vg/ wrappers.

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8.
Ponting, Clive  
A Green History of the World: The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations

Publisher: New York: Penguin, 1993 reprint..
430pp. paperback: near Very Good [ink name inside front cover; else a clean, complete & tight copy]

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9.
Starke, Linda (editor).  
State of the World 2004.

Publisher: NY: Norton, 2004..
1st ed. xxv, 245 pp. Special Focus: The Consumer Society. Near fine in like dj. Hard Cover. 9780393058604. ISBN: Consumer Society

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10.
Ward, Barbara Mary (Lady Jackson), 1914-1981, & Dubos, René Jules, 1901-1982. Strong, Maurice F.  
Only One Earth. The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet.

Publisher: W.W. Norton, NY [c1972]. 'First Edition' but BOMC.
xxv, 225 p., index; 21.5 cm. This book marks the beginning of awareness of environmental peril. Contents include Committee of Corresponding Consultants; The Planet's Unity (The World We Inherit; An Unintended Order); The Unities of Science (Energy and Matter; The Alphabet of Time; A Delicate Balance); The Problems of High Technology (The Discontinuities of Development; The Price of Pollution; Man's Use and Abuse of the Land; The Balance of Resources); The Developing Regions (Profile of Development; Policies for Growth; Problems of Human Settlements); A Planetary Order (The Shared Biosphere; Coexistence in the Technosphere; Strategies for Survival). "An Unofficial Report Commissioned by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, Prepared with the Assistance of a 152-Member Committee of Corresponding Consultants in 58 Countries." Pictorial dj; minor wear; VG. stock#883.

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