By Willis Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim
June 20, 2018
The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and ...
By Matthias Barth, Gerd Michelsen, Marco Rieckmann, Ian Thomas
April 25, 2018
The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides a unique resource for researchers engaged in the field of ...
By Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner
February 19, 2018
The idea that nature provides services to people is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged over the last two decades. It is shaping our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing ...
By Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron
January 24, 2018
This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, addressing the following...
By Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy
January 24, 2018
This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these ...
By Jamie Bartram
January 24, 2018
This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering: ...
By Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet
January 08, 2018
Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and ...
By Biliana Cicin-Sain, David Vanderzwaag, Miriam C. Balgos
December 08, 2017
This comprehensive handbook, prepared by leading ocean policy academics and practitioners from around the world, presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of fifteen developed and developing nations and four key regions of the world that have taken concrete steps toward cross-cutting and ...
By Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati
October 27, 2017
It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil ...
By Kimberly Burnett, Richard Howitt, James A. Roumasset, Christopher A. Wada
October 12, 2017
Growing scarcity of freshwater worldwide brings to light the need for sound water resource modeling and policy analysis. While a solid foundation has been established for many specific water management problems, combining those methods and principles in a unified framework remains an ongoing ...
By Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett
May 03, 2017
This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and ...
By Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham
October 10, 2016
The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the ...