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Pages: 208
Authors: John Mbaria
Categories: Wildlife conservation
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How Women Can Save The Planet
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Anne Karpf
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Hurst Publishers

Here’s a perverse truth: from New Orleans to Bangladesh, women—especially poor women of colour—are suffering most from a crisis they have done nothing to cause. Yet where, in environmental policy, are the voices of elderly European women dying in heatwaves? Of African girls dropping out of school due to drought?
Nature Conservation in Southern Africa
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Anne Karpf
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-15 - Publisher: BRILL

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Reclaiming Indigenous Knowledge Systems
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Kendi Borona
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-03 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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The Truth about Nature
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Bram Büscher
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-15 - Publisher: University of California Press

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