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Tag Archives: environmental studies

SIMULATED SHELVES

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Archaeology, Film, and History along with our new-in-paperback titles and new Berghahn journal issues released in October.

Free Chapter Download: From Threatening to Threatened Jungles

Follow the links below to receive a free eBook chapter of Claudia Leal’s timely examination of the relationship between human societies and the Amazon rain forest.

SIMULATED SHELVES

BROWSE THIS MONTH’S NEW BOOKS & JOURNALS We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Environmental Studies, History, and Museum Studies along with our new in paperback titles and new Berghahn journal issues published in August.

WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future

Stephen Most’s 2018 documentary WILDER THAN WILD: Fire, Forests and the Future recounts recent California megafires of 2013 and 2017, revealing how fuel build-up and climate change have exposed Western wildlands to large, high-intensity wildfires while greenhouse gases released from these fires contribute to global warming. As the Amazon rainforest continues to burn, understanding and […]

Celebrating World Environment Day

June 5th is World Environment Day! It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. For more information please visit worldenvironmentday.global.   Just a reminder that Berghahn Books turns 25 this year and to mark this important milestone, we […]

Earth Day

Each year, Earth Day — April 22 — marks the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth Day 1970 capitalized on the emerging consciousness, channeling the energy of the anti-war protest movement and putting environmental concerns front and center. The very first Earth day celebration brought 20 million Americans […]

World Water Day

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of freshwater and advocates for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. For an opportunity to learn more about water related issues and how to take action to make a difference please visit www.worldwaterday.org In recognition of this year’s World […]

International Day of Forests

Celebrating International Day of Forests! Yearly on March 21st the United Nations promotes education and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. “Healthy forests mean healthy, resilient communities and prosperous economies.” For more information visit un.org     Berghahn is pleased to offer a selection of relevant books and journal articles from […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE October 2018 NEW BOOKS

  We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, and Medical Anthropology, along with our New in Paperback titles.    

Has Germany’s turn away from nuclear power been a mistake?

By Dolores L. Augustine, author of Taking on Technocracy: Nuclear Power in Germany, 1945 to the Present.   Energy policy has recently gained a good deal of public attention. “Germany, as far as I’m concerned, is captive to Russia because it’s getting so much of its energy from Russia,” President Trump argued at the NATO […]