E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • The World We'll Leave Behind: Grasping the Sustainability Challenge book cover

    The World We'll Leave Behind

    Grasping the Sustainability Challenge

    By William Scott, Paul Vare

    It is now clear that human activity has influenced how the biosphere supports life on Earth, and given rise to a set of connected environmental and social problems. Examples of these include the loss of unique habitats and species, the acidification of the oceans, air and water pollution and, of…

    AeBook – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • In Search of the Good Society book cover

    In Search of the Good Society

    By Malcolm McIntosh

    Compelling reading, this book both reinforces and elevates the role of art in the exploration and analysis of the concepts of democracy, globalization and capitalism. In the book, the author describes a post-human world, a state we have already entered. But how should we think about it, given we…

    AeBook – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • The Map of Meaningful Work (2e): A Practical Guide to Sustaining our Humanity book cover

    The Map of Meaningful Work (2e)

    A Practical Guide to Sustaining our Humanity, 2nd Edition

    By Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Lani Morris

    This book introduces a "Map of Meaning" called the Holistic Development Model, which provides a clear, simple and profound framework of the dimensions and process of living and working meaningfully.The Map is based on over 15 years' research into the insights and practice of ordinary people.…

    AeBook – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge

  • In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites book cover

    In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma

    Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,…

    eBook – 2017-10-31 
    CRC Press
    Arsenic in the environment

  • Brazil and Climate Change: Beyond the Amazon book cover

    Brazil and Climate Change

    Beyond the Amazon

    By Viola Eduardo, Matías Franchini

    Climate change is increasingly a part of the human experience. As the problem worsens, the cooperative dilemma that the issue carries has become evident: climate change is a complex problem that systematically gets insufficient answers from the international system. This book offers an assessment…

    eBook – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Sociology and Human Ecology: Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives book cover

    Sociology and Human Ecology

    Complexity and Post-Humanist Perspectives

    By John A Smith, Chris Jenks

    Traditionally, Sociology has identified its subject matter as a distinct set – social phenomena – that can be taken as quite different and largely disconnected from potentially relevant disciplines such as Psychology, Economics or Planetary Ecology. Within Sociology and Human Ecology, Smith and…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Green Supply Chain Management: A Concise Introduction book cover

    Green Supply Chain Management

    A Concise Introduction

    By Joseph Sarkis, Yijie Dou

    This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact the supply chain and details strategic methods of addressing the political, social, technological, market, and economic concerns that have caused organizations to reconsider their impact. Readers will learn how to…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions: The Case of Scotland and Bavaria book cover

    EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria

    By Antje C.K. Brown

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies. Instead of focusing on the traditional state-centrist accounts,…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geographies of Transport and Mobility: Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change book cover

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility

    Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

    By Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the twenty-first century. In doing so, it argues that geographers have a key role to play in shaping academic and policy debates on…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation book cover

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation

    Edited by Jonathan O. Chimakonam

    African Philosophy and Environmental Conservation is about the unconcern for, and marginalisation of, the environment in African philosophy. The issue of the environment is still very much neglected by governments, corporate bodies, academics and specifically, philosophers in the sub-Saharan Africa…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

    Edited by Danny Hunter, Luigi Guarino, Charles Spillane, Peter C. McKeown

    The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change. As a result, agricultural biodiversity has…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

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