DUKE UNIV. PRESS
After Eden: The Evolution of Human Domination (Jan., $19.95) by Kirkpatrick Sale looks to big-game hunting as the origin of man’s estrangement from the environment.
Dangerous Sea Life of the Atlantic Coast, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico: A Guide for Accident Prevention and First Aid (Sept., $12.95) by Edwin S. Iversen and Renate H. Skinner.
The Rough Guide to Climate Change (Oct., $16.99) by Robert Henson considers the consequences of and potential solutions for global warming .
SIERRA CLUB BOOKS (dist. by Univ. of California Press)
Paradigm Wars: Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance to Globalization (Oct., $19.95), edited by Jerry Mander and Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, analyzes the impact of corporate-dominated economic globalization.
STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS
Saving Sterling Forest: The Epic Struggle to Preserve New York’s Highlands (Nov., $19.95) by Ann Botshon recounts the 25-year quest to preserve a southeastern New York forest.
STRUIK PUBLISHERS (dist. by IPM)
Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa (Sept., $29.95) by Chris Stuart and Tilde Stuart provides identification and other details on larger, more common mammals.
TEXAS A&M UNIV. PRESS
The San Marcos: A River’s Story (Oct., $24.95) by Jim Kimmel, photos by Jerry Touchstone Kimmel, presents a cultural and ecological history.
UNIV. OF VIRGINIA PRESS
East 40 Degrees: An Interpretive Atlas (Oct., $30) by Jack Williams examines the history and geography of towns along the Appalachian Mountain chain.
UNIV. OF WISCONSIN/TERRACE BOOKS
The Ice Cave: A Woman’s Adventures from the Mojave to the Antarctic (Sept., $19.95) by Lucy Jane Bledsoe recalls the author’s wilderness adventures that include fending off wolves in Alaska.
UNIV. PRESS OF COLORADO
The Nature of Southwestern Colorado: Recognizing Human Legacies and Restoring Natural Places (Nov.; $29.95, cloth $75) by William L. Baker and Deborah D. Paulson details the ecology where the San Juan Mountains meet canyon country.
UNIV. PRESS OF FLORIDA
Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Eastern and Central North America (Sept.); ...to theCrocodilians, Turtles, and Lizards... (Sept.); and ...to the Amphibians... (Oct., $29.95 each), by R.D. Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett. These full-color guides include photos and maps for species and subspecies.
Green City: People, Nature, and Urban Places (Sept., $17.95) by Mary Soderstrom looks at how people have brought nature into 11 cities around the globe.
WATERSHED MEDIA (dist. by Univ. of California Press)
Food Fight: A Citizen’s Guide to the Farm Bill (Nov., $16.95) by Daniel Imhoff and Roberto Carra provides an overview of the legislation that influences what crops are grown.
Rail-Trails Southeast (Sept.) and Rail-Trails Mid-Atlantic (Oct., $15.95 each) by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy offer information on dozens of trailheads for hikers, runners, bicyclists and equestrians.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Where to Watch Birds in World Cities (Oct., $28) by Paul Milne offers information for 60 cities.