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Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Protecting the Environment by
Call Number: NFS 333.72 PRO
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
Even though a growing number of people have begun to consider the impact of their actions on the environment, the planet remains vulnerable to human activity and the byproducts of modern conveniences. Thanks to an increasing number of conservation efforts, the planets ecosystems may emerge from the looming shadow of ecological threats. This stimulating volume examines the various individual-level and institutional responses to Earths damaged natural resources, discussing ways to stem the tide of disappearing species and habitats and examining potential methods of protecting the planet for future generations.
Saving the Environment by
Call Number: NFS 363.7 LAN
Publication Date: 2012
The Impact of Environmentalism by
Call Number: NFS 333.72 GRE
Publication Date: 2013
AustralianGovernment Environmental Sustainability Policy 2014
Sustainability is an easy idea, but much harder to put into practice given the environmental impact of most of our activities. Can economic growth really be environmentally sustainable? Residents of Dhaka's slums question this and show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health. This engaging film then goes on to look at case studies where an effort is being made to reduce the impacts of globalisation through reducing our carbon footprint, energy consumption and pollution.
The Helix of Sustainability
Current Environmental Issues
Current Environmental Issues is a collection of newspaper articles presenting current issues facing the environment and the people and technologies overcoming environmental challenges. Articles cover topics including waste disposal, renewable energy, wildlife conservation and activism.
Current Social Issues
Current Social Issues is a collection of newspaper articles presenting current issues in society including human rights, ethics, politics, war and science. Articles cover topics including cloning, education, immigration, crime, censorship. Very useful for students studying society, culture, current affairs and global issues.
This journal is designed for teachers and students of geography and environmental studies. Topics include environmentalism, conservation, politics, water supply, health and global finance. Includes maps and diagrams to further illustrate the topic issues.
This journal covers issues in the environment, natural history, biology, conservationism, geography and current affairs. Published by the National Geographic Society, a non-profit organisation determined to increase widespread geographic knowledge.