Human-nature dynamics through time

Human-nature dynamics through time

BACK TO BOOKSHELF INDIA’S ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY, Vols. 1 and 2 Edited By Mahesh Rangarajan and K. Sivaramakrishnan Permanent Black, New Delhi, Delhi, IN, 2012.pp.464 & pp.614, 1850.00 Picture this: a thriving forest is set afire and all its wildlife...
Myriad threats to songbirds

Myriad threats to songbirds

BACK TO BOOKSHELF Silence of the songbirds. How we are losing the world’s songbirds and what we can do to save them Bridget Stutchbury. 2007. Walker & Co, 2009. ISBN: 9780802716910 This book on conservation issues concerning migrant birds in the Americas is...
Deep impact

Deep impact

BACK TO BOOKSHELF Something New Under The Sun: An environmental history of the twentieth-century world. J R McNeill W. W. Norton & Company ISBN: 0-393-04917-5 2000 This book, which aims to present an ecological history of the 20th century, but which does more...
Tea-time story?

Tea-time story?

BACK TO BOOKSHELF The Tea Industry (India’s Great Industries No. 1.) JC Kydd Oxford University Press London, 1921 http://www.archive.org/details/teaindus -try00kydduoft A 1921 booklet meant to introduce the Indian tea industry to children, among others, to stimulate...
Life amidst the oaks and conifers

Life amidst the oaks and conifers

BACK TO BOOKSHELF Bernd Heinrich. 2003. The Trees in my Forest, 288 pages. Ecco, Harper Collins Publishers. Heinrich details the lives of plants and their animal companions in his 300 acre forest in Maine, with rich, but not too intricate or cumbersome detailing. Club...
Wildlife in the Bornean rainforest

Wildlife in the Bornean rainforest

BACK TO BOOKSHELF Wild Sabah: The magnificent wildlife and rainforests of Malaysian Borneo. Junaidi Payne, Cede Prudente. 2011. 208 pages, Midpoint Trade Books Inc. A pioneering tropical biologist of Southeast Asia joins with an ace wildlife photographer and the...