All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Environmental & Social Studies  Economics, Politics & Policy  Sustainable Development: General

Human Ecology Basic Concepts for Sustainable Development

By: Gerald G Marten
238 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Human Ecology
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Human Ecology ISBN: 9781853837142 Paperback Dec 2001 Usually dispatched within 6 days
    £23.99
    #116290
  • Human Ecology ISBN: 9781853837135 Hardback Dec 2001 Out of Print #116291
Selected version: £23.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

Explains how ecosystems are organized and function, the interactions of human social systems with them and how social institutions and processes contribute to or conflict with sustainability.

Contents

Introduction * Populations and Feedback Systems * Human Population * Ecosystems and Social Systems as Complex Adaptive Systems * Ecosystem Organization * Ecological Succession * Coevolution and Coadaptation of Human Social Systems and Ecosystems * Ecosystem Services * Perceptions of Nature * Unsustainable Human-Ecosystem Interaction * Sustainable Human-Ecosystem Interaction * Examples of Ecologically Sustainable Development * Glossary * Further Reading

Customer Reviews

Biography

Gerald G Marten is a professor at the School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, and author of Traditional Agriculture in Southeast Asia.
By: Gerald G Marten
238 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Earthscan
Media reviews
'An intelligent and fascinating book.' Human Ecology - An Interdisciplinary Journal 'An extremely imaginative, novel and innovative book.' Environment 'A significant contribution to human ecology.' International Journal of Sustainable Development 'Proficiently lays out the groundwork for human ecology as a scientific discipline.' The Ecologist 'It deserves to be widely read.' Economic Geography Research Group 'One would be hard-pressed to find a clearer, more complete, and more usable introductory text for the application of systems concepts to human ecology.' Journal of Applied Environmental Education and Communication 'A valuable text for educating students in the basic concepts of ecology and human interactions.' Environmental Practice
Current promotions
Backlist BargainsThe Mammal SocietyOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife