Publisher of Humanities, Social Science & STEM Books

View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management


About the Series

This series includes a wide range of inter-disciplinary approaches to natural resource management, integrating perspectives from both social and natural sciences. It includes textbooks, research monographs and titles aimed at professionals, NGOs and policy-makers. Authors or editors of potential new titles should contact Hannah Ferguson, Editor ([email protected]).

37 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Forest Management Auditing Certification of Forest Products and Services

Forest Management Auditing: Certification of Forest Products and Services

1st Edition

Edited By Lucio Brotto, Davide Pettenella
August 14, 2018

Forest management auditing is expanding from its traditional focus on forest management, stewardship and Chain of Custody certification to more innovative topics such as ecosystem services, forest carbon credits, Non-Wood Forest Products, wood energy and Fair Trade certification. Forest managers, ...

Large Carnivore Conservation and Management Human Dimensions

Large Carnivore Conservation and Management: Human Dimensions

1st Edition

Edited By Tasos Hovardas
July 04, 2018

Large carnivores include iconic species such as bears, wolves and big cats. Their habitats are increasingly being shared with humans, and there is a growing number of examples of human-carnivore coexistence as well as conflict. Next to population dynamics of large carnivores, there are considerable...

Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change

Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change

1st Edition

Edited By Peter J. Holmes, John Boardman
June 27, 2018

This volume provides a textbook and reference work on the physical and biotic landscapes of Southern Africa. It examines the links between these environments and the ways in which they have been, are and will likely be subject to change. It covers the geomorphology, soils, vegetation and land use ...

Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem: The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

1st Edition

Edited By Sosten Chiotha, Daniel Jamu, Joseph Nagoli, Patrick Likongwe, Tembo Chanyenga
June 05, 2018

The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme was a seven-year research and development programme in Malawi that concluded in March 2017. The programme was designed to protect the livelihoods of the population and enhance resilience of the natural resource base upon which it ...

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Lessons from India for Development

The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus: Lessons from India for Development

1st Edition

Edited By M. Dinesh Kumar, Nitin Bassi, A. Narayanamoorthy, M.V.K. Sivamohan
October 12, 2017

It is becoming increasingly recognized that for the optimal sustainable development and use of natural resources, an integrated approach to water management, agriculture, food security and energy is required. This "nexus" is now the focus of major attention by researchers, policy-makers and ...

Development Through Bricolage Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management

Development Through Bricolage: Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management

1st Edition

By Frances Cleaver
August 04, 2012

Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?...

Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas: A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

1st Edition

By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead
May 25, 2017

In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the ...

Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management Guidelines for policy excellence

Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management: Guidelines for policy excellence

1st Edition

Edited By Mike Young, Christine Esau
September 19, 2016

The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries, ...

The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus Challenges and an agenda for action

The Water, Food, Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and an agenda for action

1st Edition

Edited By Felix Dodds, Jamie Bartram
April 06, 2016

Global trends of population growth, rising living standards and the rapidly increasing urbanized world are increasing the demand on water, food and energy. Added to this is the growing threat of climate change which will have huge impacts on water and food availability. It is increasingly...

Want, Waste or War? The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

Want, Waste or War?: The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

1st Edition

By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer
December 09, 2014

In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and ...

Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

Adaptive Cross-scalar Governance of Natural Resources

1st Edition

Edited By Grenville Barnes, Brian Child
June 12, 2014

Natural resource governance is critical for linking poverty reduction and sustainable natural resource use. This book brings together authors from various disciplines with extensive field experience to promote an integrative understanding of cross-scale and adaptive governance in Africa and Latin ...

Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa From Concept to Practice

Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa: From Concept to Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Laura Anne German, Jeremias Mowo, Tilahun Amede, Kenneth Masuki
February 10, 2012

This book documents a decade of research, methodological innovation, and lessons learned in an eco-regional research-for-development program operating in the eastern African highlands, the African Highlands Initiative (AHI). It does this through reflections of the protagonists themselves—AHI site ...

25-36 of 37
AJAX loader