• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Warfare Ecology: A New Synthesis for Peace and Security - NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security (Paperback)
  • Warfare Ecology: A New Synthesis for Peace and Security - NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security (Paperback)
zoom

Warfare Ecology: A New Synthesis for Peace and Security - NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (editor), (editor)
£71.00
Paperback 200 Pages / Published: 29/05/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

The purpose of this book is specific and ambitious: to outline the distinctive elements, scope, and usefulness of a new and emerging field of applied ecology named warfare ecology. Based on a NATO Advanced Research Workshop held on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, the book provides both a theoretical overview of this new field and case studies that range from mercury contamination during World War I in Slovenia to the ecosystem impacts of the Palestinian occupation, and from the bombing of coral reefs of Vieques to biodiversity loss due to violent conflicts in Africa. Warfare Ecology also includes reprints of several classical papers that set the stage for the new synthesis described by the authors. Written for environmental scientists, military and humanitarian relief professionals, conservation managers, and graduate students in a wide range of fields, Warfare Ecology is a major step forward in understanding the relationship between war and ecological systems.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789400712867
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 485 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

From the reviews:

"This book is a product of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop entitled `Warfare Ecology: Synthesis, Priorities and Policy Implications for Peace and Security' ... . The volume does provide much useful and interesting information in the context of war and ecology ... . the book is well prepared and edited ... . This book is written for a varied audience, among them military and security professional, politicians, ecologists and social scientists. It is worth reading." (Matthias Schaefer, Basic and Applied Ecology, Vol. 13, 2012)

You may also be interested in...

Marine Ecology
Added to basket
£40.99
Paperback
Life's Engines
Added to basket
Fire on Earth - an Introduction
Added to basket
Biology of Spiders
Added to basket
£42.99
Paperback
Behavioural Ecology
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Ecology
Added to basket
How to Do Ecology
Added to basket
£20.00
Paperback
The Dance of Air and Sea
Added to basket
The Economy of Nature
Added to basket
Ecology
Added to basket
£47.99
Paperback
Ecology or Catastrophe
Added to basket
Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.