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An Introduction to Sustainable Tourism

A comprehensive and realistic look at integrating sustainability into tourism.It adopts a systems-perspective and combines theoretical and applied knowledge with a scaffolded learning approach to take a comprehensive look at practical management tools, certifications and innovation to implementing sustainable tourism.
R 922,25 R 1 085,00

101 Water Wise Ways

Three provinces in South Africa have been declared national disaster zones because of drought, and Cape Town still faces the real possibility of running out of water entirely in the near future. This book, a "can-do" collection of more than 101 water-wise tips, is a guide to changing your relationship with water. Long-term, immediate, big, small, from the sensible to the quirky, from kitchens to bathrooms, businesses to institutions, there's something here for everyone.
R 110,50 R 130,00

12 Small Acts to Save Our World : Simple, Everyday Ways You Can Make a Difference

Acts like:- Turning off devices instead of leaving them on standby- Buying less cotton clothing (a T-shirt needs 2,400 litres of water to make!)- Using reusable straws when possible- Turning off the tap while you brush your teethwill take only moments, but if enough people commit to them, we can make a real difference to our planet.
R 272,00 R 320,00

A rhino in my garden : Love, life and the African bush

Conita Walker tells the story of the love match that lured her from the world of international air travel to plunge, somewhat naively, into the life of a conservationist. It is a tale of adventure, mishaps, humour and heartbreak.
R 204,00 R 240,00

Bring nature back to the city

Populations of cities have grown at unprecedented rate, consuming ever more land, placing severe strain on the environment. This book is focused on urban nature conservation, aspects that will resonate with advisors to local government, people interested in bringing back nature to our cities and anyone with a keen interest in nature.
R 355,50 R 395,00

An empty plate : Why we are losing the battle for our food system, why it matters, and how we can win it back

This book shows how the South African food system operates and how it has far-reaching and often devastating effects on land, people and poverty. This story is fundamentally about power - who has it, who doesn't, and why.
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Global Warming Primer : Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, and The Solutions

Provides information about global warming, discussing the science, the consequences, and the possible solutions.
R 272,00 R 320,00

Bushveld : Ecology and management

17 of the country's prominent bush experts share there knowledge about conservation and management of the Bushveld, its geology and soil, veld and plants, timber and age-old trees, survival and usage of the veld in historical times, modern-day tourism and how one goes about buying a farm here.
R 211,50 R 235,00

Bosveld : Ekologie en bestuur

17 van ons land se boskundiges skryf oor die Bosveld se bewaring en bestuur, die geologie en grond, veld en plante, houtsoorte en ouderdomme van bome, oorlewing en veldgebruik in historiese tye, hedendaagse toerisme en wat dit sou behels om 'n plaas hier te koop.
R 211,50 R 235,00

Boiling point

When you tug on a single thing in nature, said the conservationist John Muir, you find it attached to the rest of the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in the climate crisis.
R 70,55 R 83,00

Calculated Risks: The Toxicity and Human Health Risks of Chemicals in Our Environment

This book provides a balanced view on toxicology, risk assessment and management. The updated edition includes chapters on dose, emphasising the vulnerable, reproductive and developmental toxicants and toxicity testing. With comprehensive coverage of international developments of risk management and safety, this will appeal to researchers, professionals and the general reader.
R 848,88 R 998,68

Achieving Water Security : Lessons from research in water supply, sanitation, and hygiene in Ethiopia

Based on extensive field research and in-depth interviews, Achieving Water Security draws conclusions for policy and practice of relevance not just for Ethiopia, but for sub-Saharan Africa more widely, linking findings with current international debates on service delivery in rural areas. Published in association with ODI.
R 616,25 R 725,00