Our publications

“The Ideal City – the sustainable city. Spatial planning of urban areas and its impact on reducing the effects of climate change”

Edited by Anna Kalinowska

Year: 2015, publisher: UCBS, number of pages: 264

Miasto idea,mia.zrónow.1

Record of national conference which took place on October 24, 2014, and held reguralry lectures “Selected issues of ecology and environmental protection” organized by UCBS. There were discussed issues related to rapid urban development, dynamic (and not always well thought out) expanding urban areas, the impact of cities on the shaping climate and the role of planning in adapting to the conditions prevailing in the city.

The publication is available in our library and in pdf format: HERE

 

“Selected issues of ecology and environmental protection. Biodiversity in many scenes”

Edited by Anna Kalinowska

Year: 2011, publisher: UCBS, number of pages: 296

Różnoro.biol.w wielu odsł.

The publication is a monograph presenting a wide range of biodiversity issues. This subject was broached because the year 2010 has been declared “International Year of Biodiversity “ by the General Assembly of the United Nations. In the monograph we can find examples of international activities for the conservation and sustainable development, and examples of the dissemination of knowledge on biodiversity.

“(…) Presented position will be useful to teachers at various levels of education, the students (of not only scientific studies), and employees of state and local administration who are concerned with the evolution of the natural environment. It is a valuable educational material that provides arguments for an effective popularization of environmental knowledge and awareness campaign the importance of biodiversity in the world today “- Dr. Urszula Bielczyk

The publication is divided into two parts:
Part I – “Biodiversity in many scenes” – contains lectures
Part II – are the materials of the national conference entitled “Talking about biodiversity not only in the year 2010. The methods of dissemination of knowledge” which was held in May 2010.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“Selected issues of ecology and environmental protection. Theory and practice of sustainable development. The choice of lectures from the years 2004-2007 “

Edited by Anna Kalinowska and Witold Lenart

Year: 2007, publisher: UCBS, number of pages: 308

Wybrane zaga.Teoria i prakt.zrówn.rozw.

The publication is a record of lectures presented at the annual series organized by UCBS. Among the speakers were the most important personalities from the world of science – employees of scientific institutions, public administration and environmentalists, so auditors obtain information from “first hand”.

Lectures were divided into four parts:

  • Sustainable development in theory and practice
  • The problems of climate change
  • Threats and protection of biodiversity and health
  • Environmental management

The publication is available in our library, BUW, The National Library and libraries of departments of nature.

 

“Environmental Education. Bibliography 1992-2003”

Year: 2004, publisher: UCBS, number of pages: 200

Edu.Ekol.Bibliografia,92-03

Publication of a list of about 1,300 positions recommended for environmental educators. Specialists in environmental education and education for sustainable development elaborated canons of reading for pre-school, school, professional canon, canon concerning water, waste, communication or canon of European education. Featured publications are created by Ministry of Environment, The National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, international organizations (IUCN, WWF), and educational centers of national parks.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“At the meeting with biodiversity. School observation of trees – Teacher’s Guide”

Edited by Anna Batorczak and Anna Kalinowska

Year: 2010, publisher: UCBS, number of pages: 75

Na spotka.róznor.biolog.2010

The publication presents the benefits of the presence of trees in the city and is a handbook for teachers to help encourage children and young people to observe wildlife. It explains what is phenology, as well as learn to recognize the species of trees. It also familiarizes with the concept of biodiversity.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“Article 13. In the search for social support in managing the Convention on Biological Diversity. Polish practice against world experience”

Author: Anna Kalinowska

Year: 2008, publisher: CBD – commissioned by the Ministry of Environment, the number of pages: 235

Art.13.W poszukiw.społ.wsparcia

The book is about the Convention on Biological Diversity and its Article 13, which speaks about environmental education and public awareness. The book presents the history of the formation and implementation of the Convention, describes the actions of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) contribute to add Article 13 of the Convention, and also presents many examples of actions for environmental education and raising the awareness and the role of social communication in protecting biodiversity.

“(…) A clear presentation of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the way of its implementation, as well as huge material about education in this field in Poland and in other countries, and even in the armed forces (…) Knowledge from the pages of a book flows with rapid stream, transmitted by the qualified person participating actively the Earth Summit in Johannesburg and in the last Congress of National Parks in Durban, and knowing exactly described museum collections or collections of nature. “- prof. Janusz Janecki, KUL

The publication is available in our library.

 

“Through the ecology to the freedom. The environmental movement and 25 years of changes”

Edited by Andrzej Kassenberg

Year: 2014, publisher: Institute for Sustainable Development with the financial support of the Ministry of Environment, the number of pages: 106

Przez ekol.do wolno.

The publication presents the history of Polish environmental activities in the last 25 years. It presents the history of establishment and activity of the Polish Ecological Club, Gaja Foundation, the Green Federation and other environmental movements. It shows the dificulties of fighting with the opponents of environmental conservation.

The publication is available in our library and in pdf format: HERE

 

“Biodiversity is also us. To read together with grandchildren and for their future” and “Biodiversity is also us. For the right age in the spirit of youth”

Authors: Anna Kalinowska, Anna Batorczak

Year: 2013, publisher: Foundation Ziemia I Ludzie.pl in cooperation with UCBS, number of pages: 116

Bioróżnoro.to także my

The publication is divided into two parts. The first is addressed to the mature readers – mostly for students of Universities of the Third Age, and the second is intended for reading to children by the seniors. The book is about biodiversity. It explains what is biodiversity, what is its aim, reasons for the decreasing diversity of the living world and how to protect it.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“Coldly about global warming. In every age we create a climate”

Authors: Anna Batorczak, Piotr Głowacki, Michał Godek, Anna Kalinowska, Witold Lenart

Edited by Witold Lenart

Year: 2014, publisher: Foundation Ziemia I Ludzie.pl in cooperation with UCBS, number of pages: 116

O ocieple.klim.na chłodno

The publication was created in the context of the “Year of the climate” and is a handbook addressed to students of Universities of the Third Age, and their grandchildren. They will find here an explanation of climate phenomena, description of the consequences of climate change, information about global warming and tips how to prevent climate change and adapt to them.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“The future we want for our grandchildren. About sustainable development for students of Universities of the Third Age”

Authors: Anna Kalinowska, Anna Batorczak

Year: 2012, publisher: Foundation Ziemia I Ludzie.pl in cooperation with UCBS, number of pages: 96

Przyszło.jakiej chcemy dla wnu

The publication is a concise compendium of knowledge about sustainable development and is intended for mature people – students of Universities of the Third Age. It presents the concept of sustainable development, the causes of the lack of sustainability of production and consumption, as well as ideas for action that anyone can introduce to their immediate environment to serve sustainable development.

The publication is available in our library.

 

“Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment – challenges of the twenty-first century. Publication for students of Universities of the Third Age”

Author: Anna Batorczak

Zużyty sprzęt elektry.i elektroni

Publication is about the production and use of waste electrical and electronic equipment and batteries, their impact on the environment, regulations for dealing with WEEE and the aspect of energy efficiency. It also contains a list of important Internet addresses and a glossary of basic concepts.

The publication is available in our library