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Hemstad, Betty Vos
Travellers in the Boundary Waters find much to draw the eye, not least of which is a profusion of wildflowers at every turn. For the unstudied hiker, what better way to meet these plants than with a friend to guide your vision and your understanding. Betty Vos Hemstad, a summer resident off the Gunflint Trail, is just the woman for the job. Her unique collection of stunning, full-colour photographs, taken over a twenty-year span, offers views of 120 regional flowers shown throughout their life cycles, from bud to flower to seedpod. Some views take you into the heart of the plant, revealing beauty in patterns and textures not seen with the naked eye. Hemstad's practical and personable descriptions spotlight each plant's features and offer titbits about common names, and favourite locations. This beautiful guide is organised by season and then by colour, making it the perfect companion for a walk in the woods, whether on the trail or far from it. And when you have learned all Hemstad has to teach, she offers a Wildflower Challenge - twenty 'neighbours' photographed in one season or another for you to identify and capture with your own camera. Come for a walk in the woods. You will be surprised at what treasures you find. 271pp.
Minnesota Historical Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780873516471
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Inventory #20394
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Carr, Archie
N.B. Label to bottom edge of D/J spine. 280pp.
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0684180081
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Inventory #25734
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Carson, Richard T.; Conaway, Michael B.; etc.
This volume describes what is arguably the first and only valuation study to meet in full the reference study standards set by NOAA's Blue Ribbon Panel on Contingent Valuation. This book documents a contingent valuation study for a generic environmental good: preventing the likely injuries from oil spills on the coast of Central California. It provides a wealth of materials which will reduce the long lead time which characterizes most economic damage assessments. This is achieved by so richly documenting the design, administration, and analysis of such studies as to be effectively a 'how-to' guide for undertaking state-of-the-art contingent valuation studies. The book is supported by a CD-ROM containing a wealth of additional material, including data, questionnaires, and transcripts. Together, they constitute a unique and vital contribution to the literature concerning the valuation of non-market preferences.256pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 079236497X
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Inventory #23795
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 125.40 approx. - € 110.20 approx.)
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Edited By Driessen,Peter P.J. And Glasbergen,Pieter
This book shows how the environmental policy pursued in The Netherlands has undergone a revolutionary change: a change referred to as a paradigm shift. A new trend can be detected from top-down governance to an interactive form of governance. This new paradigm assumes that environmental policy can only be realised successfully if it is embedded in a wider balancing process in which both societal and economic interests are taken into account. Parties other than government, such as businesses, non-governmental organisations, and citizens, must become involved in the policy-making process and subsequently its implementation. The new paradigm has given a significant impetus to the debates on greening our society. The goal of this book is to offer the reader an analysis of this paradigm shift and to explain the possibilities and limitations of exploring the new method of governance. The perspective taken is from the multidisciplinary social science point of view; the developments in environmental policy are analysed on the basis of sociology, political science, and policy studies. While the analyses relate specifically to Dutch environmental policy, the lessons learned can also be of significance for the environmental policy pursued in other liberal democratic nations. 262pp.N.B.Front board slightly marked.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402006527
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Inventory #14635
Price: £ 70.00 GBP ($ 92.40 approx. - € 81.20 approx.)
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Reddy, P. Parvatha
Corners slightly bumped on boards.Nematodes continues to threaten horticultural crops thoroughout the world, particularly in tropical and subtropial regions. 379pp.
Scientific Publishers, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788172335434
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Inventory #20398
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.80 approx. - € 46.40 approx.)
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