Online Resources


Naeem, Bunker, Hector, Loreau, & Perrings (Eds.). 2009. Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective. Oxford University Press. — How will biodiversity loss affect ecosystem functioning, ecosystem services, and human well-being? In an age of accelerating biodiversity loss, this timely and critical volume summarizes recent advances in biodiversity-ecosystem functioning research and explores the economics of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Chris Turner. 2008. The Geography of Hope. Random House Canada. — Daring to step beyond the rhetoric of panic and despair, The Geography of Hope points to the bright light at the end of this very dark tunnel by exploring eco-friendly solutions and communities around the world.

E. O. Wilson. 1999. The Diversity of Life. W.W. Norton. — Wilson takes a sweeping view of the great variety of species in existence that are threatened by habitat destruction, global climate change, and a host of other forces, to revisit his oft-stated call for the protection of undeveloped lands.

Goudie. 2005. The Human Impact on the Natural Environment: Past, Present, and Future, 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell. — The new edition of this classic student text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today, and is an essential introduction to the past, present and future impact of humans on Earth.