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  1. Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values

    By Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projects

    Edited by Ryo Fujikura, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world’s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. International Arctic Petroleum Cooperation

    Barents Sea Scenarios

    Edited by Anatoli Bourmistrov, Frode Mellemvik, Alexei Bambulyak, Ove Gudmestad, Indra Overland, Anatoly Zolotukhin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    The Arctic region contains large amounts of natural resources considered necessary to sustain global economic growth, so it is unsurprising that it is increasingly susceptible to political, economic, environmental, and even military conflicts. This book looks in detail at the preconditions and...

    Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Threatening Desert

    Controlling desertification

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Lands lost to desert may effectively be lost for ever, so desertification is humanity's most obvious despoliation to the planet. It is certainly one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world today. In this book the author describes what is happening and where. Although the problem...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Energy Storage

    Edited by Marc A. Rosen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Natural Resources

    This new Routledge collection brings together the major works on the many types of energy-storage technologies and systems, as well as their applications. The energy-storage topics covered include battery storage, hydrogen energy storage, flywheel energy storage, compressed gas energy storage,...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this...

    Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge