Reading - Ecuador and the Environment
about Ecuador and
the environment that we have enjoyed and found useful.
Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide: Field Guide Vol II (Comstock Book)
by Robert S. Ridgely & Paul J. Greenfield. THE
book for birdwatching in Ecuador. Beautifully accurate
illustrations, practical tips for recognition and distribution maps.
Take a copy of this book to Ecuador with you if you have any
interest at all in the hundreds of birds you will see and will
want to know what kind of hummingbird you're looking at.
Rough Guide to Ecuador - Edition 3, by
Ades & Melissa Graham. The
edition of a consistently reliable guidebook to Ecuador with plenty of
practical tips, historical contexts and useful information.
Principles and Environmental Issues,
by Peter Jarvis.
general introductory text using case studies to present the theory of
ecology and key environmental issues. Takes an international
Rights Approaches to Environmental Protection, by
Alan E. Boyle and
Anderson, Ed. A
collection of essays exploring
the links between human rights and the environment.
Recommended for those interested in environmental
of international human
rights protection and of environment protection and the absence of
restrictions upon the exercise of recognized human rights", by A.A.
Trindade. (Revista del Instituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos,
núm. 13 de
1991. Very much from a legal point of view.
Development: An Introductory Guide, by
as a good overview of sustainable development, from the development of
the concept, the barriers to sustainable development and possible
A User's Guide for the 21st Century,
edited by Alex Steffen.
A brilliant book about sustainability and how you can do your bit, over
500 pages long and full of ideas about topics from household
recycling to politics.