Books for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Check out some of our recent and forthcoming titles in Environmental Studies to celebrate.

Sacred forest In Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia, scholars rethink the translation of environmental concepts between East and West, particularly ideas of nature and culture; what conservation might mean; and how conservation policy is applied and transformed in the everyday landscapes of Southeast Asia.

 

 

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In The Struggle for Maize: Campesinos, Workers, and Transgenic Corn in the Mexican Countryside, Elizabeth Fitting argues that maize biodiversity in central and southern Mexico is threatened as much by rural out-migration as by the flow of genes from genetically modified to local corn varieties.

 

 

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Global Climate Change: A Primer, by Orrin H. Pilkey and Keith C. Pilkey, takes on climate change deniers in an outstanding and much-needed primer on the science of global change and its effects. Suitable for students or interested laypeople, it's illustrated with gorgeous full-color reproductions of batiks by artist Mary Edna Fraser. Available in July.

 

See all the rest of our environmental studies titles here!

 

 

 

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