Tag Archive for 'book'

Art for the Love of Sark available on 1 July 2012

April 18th, 2012 by Rosie Guille

The Artists for Nature Foundation, Sark artist Rosanne Guille MA (RCA) and Gateway Publishing are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication ‘Art for the Love of Sark’ A Contemporary Portrait of a Changing Island. This book records the beauty and diversity of The Isle of Sark as seen through the eyes of a group of […]

Gorgeous Guernsey food and cook book by Tony Leck

December 13th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Tony Leck has a produced a delicious book, Pavilion on a Plate – Fresh Flavours of Guernsey, lavishly illustrated with food and farm photography by Ally Clark. The book encapsulates Guernsey’s food culture with gorgeous recipes and lovely vignettes of island life.

We need wholesome, seasonal food, raised organically, procured locally, prepared lovingly, and eaten with a reverence for the circle of life

November 4th, 2011 by Center Street

Virginia farmer Joel Salatin is a man with a message for all of us in his book, ‘Folks, this ain’t normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World’ published by Center Street and available from Amazon UK. Imagine, four generations of a family living on a farm surrounded by verdant […]

The case for a carbon tax – getting past our hang-ups to effective climate policy by law professor Shi-Ling Hsu

September 30th, 2011 by Island Press

In this hyper-partisan era, you wouldn’t expect liberals and conservatives to agree about much of anything—certainly not taxes, definitely not taxes to stop climate change. But according to legal expert Shi-Ling Hsu, this controversial idea actually has surprising support on both sides of the aisle. Both New Times columnist Paul Krugman and über-libertarian Grover Norquist […]

Repowering Communities: small-scale solutions for large-scale energy problems

September 13th, 2011 by Repowering Communities

Energy policy is at a crossroads. Attempts to meet targets for carbon emissions, energy security and affordable energy for vulnerable households are all on a trajectory to failure. Aggressive ambitions to roll out huge off-shore wind, nuclear and clean coal plants are proposed, but without any clear plans on how funds will be mobilized, or […]

Dr David Fleming’s book ‘Lean Logic – A dictionary for the future and How to Survive it’ published

July 25th, 2011 by Shaun Chamberlin

Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It by the late Dr. David Fleming, inventor of Tradable Energy Quotas (TEQs), has been published. The 736 page hardback book (ISBN: 9-780-955-084966) comprises David Fleming’s final draft, comprehensive footnotes, bibliography and references.  The book has many wonderful wood cuts and illustrations. All proceeds […]

Coast Media publish guide to the delightful coastal walks of the Channel Islands

July 1st, 2011 by Coast Media

The Channel Island map specialists Coast Media have published a unique guide that covers the Channel Islands’ best coastal walking routes. “The Channel Island Way” is a beautifully illustrated book on the 110 mile walking route that brings together all the best coastal walks in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm. The guide, with words […]

Book: Marine invertebrates from the Bay of Biscay to the eastern English Channel

February 8th, 2011 by Jocelyne Martin

Les invertébrés marins du golfe de Gascogne a la Manche orientale by Dr. Jocelyne Martin of IFREMER contains descriptions in French of over 500 species of invertebrates, grouped by family. These species mainly belong to decapod crustaceans (prawn, hermit crab, squat lobster and crab), molluscs (gastropods, bivalves and cephalopods) and echinoderms (sea star, sea urchin […]

Recycling everything is the key to saving the planet

January 21st, 2011 by University of East Anglia

Recycling all the materials we use is the key to saving the Earth and humans from an apocalyptic future, according to a major new book by scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA). With the planet facing a rare upheaval in its long history, leading environmental scientists Tim Lenton and Andrew Watson have developed […]

The Handbook of Sustainability Literacy – Skills for a changing world

December 8th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Green Books publishes The handbook of Sustainability Literacy – skills for a changing world. The book’s editor Arran Stibbe, Poppy Villiers-Stuart, and the University of Brighton have made available an on-line multimedia version which includes additional chapters and videos of interviews with the chapter authors. The book is available also as a paperback from Green […]