Understanding Human EcologyA systems approach to sustainability
We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems.
Strata: deserts past, present and future
The Strata project stems from an assumption that environment management is the art and science of accommodating all perspectives for the best possible outcome for a particular place. By focusing on a single location, it is possible to combine several methods that together provide different evaluations of multiple values that can inform and enrich management practice.
Handbook of Disaster Policies and Institutions - Improving emergency management and climate change adaptationJohn Handmer and Stephen Dovers
Disasters both natural and human-induced are leading to spiralling costs in terms of human lives, lost livelihoods and damaged assets and businesses.
Science and Hope - A Forest HistoryJohn Dargavel and Elisabeth Johann
This book tells the story of the hopeful science and trusting art of forestry.
It is a story about the hopes of foresters and other scientists to understand the forests more deeply, and about their unspoken trust that their knowledge could ensure an enduring sylvan future.
Accommodating Australians - Commonwealth Government Involvement in HousingPatrick N Troy AO
Accommodating Australians explores the rise and fall of public housing during a prolonged period of generous Government support for home ownership while forcing the poor to pay more for their accommodation.
Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making - Water Under the BridgeCatherine Gross
By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing.
Biodiversity and Environmental ChangeMonitoring, Challenges and Direction
Edited by David Lindenmayer & Emma Burns, Fenner School ANU; Nicole Thurgate & Andrew Lowe, University of Adelaide.
This data-rich book demonstrates the value of existing national long-term ecological research in Australia for monitoring environmental change and biodiversity.