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Fred S. Guthery, A Primer on Natural Resource Science (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2008)

Rebecca Harman, The Earth's Resources: Renewable and Non-Renewable (Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2006)

Graham Park, Introducing Natural Resources (Edinburgh, Scotland: Dunedin Academic Press Ltd., 2015)

Natural Resources Defense Council

Africa: Resources

Asia: Resources

Australia and Oceania: Resources

Europe: Resources

North America: Resources

South America: Resources


Abiodun Alao, Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa: The Tragedy of Endowment (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2015)

Moises Arce, Resource Extraction and Protest in Peru (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014)

Paul Collier and Anthony J. J. Venables, eds., Plundered Nations?: Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction (Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

Mary Warnock, Critical Reflections on Ownership (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015)

Ecological Footprint: Professional Ethics in Natural Resource Management

Ethics and Conservation Biology


David L. Carmichael et al. eds, Sacred Sites, Sacred Places (London: Routledge, 1997)

Roger S. Gottlieb, This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment (London: Routledge, 2003)

Gloria Pungetti et al. eds, Sacred Species and Sites: Advances in Biocultural Conservation (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Lynn Ross-Bryant, Pilgrimage to the National Parks: Religion and Nature in the United States (London: Routledge, 2012)

Ecosystem Services: Spiritual and Religious Values

Sacred Natural Sites Initiative

The Delos Initiative


Malcolm L. Hunter et al. eds., Saving the Earth as a Career: Advice on Becoming a Conservation Professional (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2007)

John Schelhas and Max J. Pfeffer, Saving Forests, Protecting People?: Environmental Conservation in Central America (Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2007)

Greg Pahl, Complete Idiot's Guide to Saving the Environment (Orlando, FL: Alpha Press, 2000)

Conserving Natural Resources

Protecting Natural Resources

Natural Resources: International Organizations and Institutions