E-books: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World: A Mind of One’s Own book cover

    Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Any effective response to an uncertain future will require independently thinking individuals working together. Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between humans and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink and the…

    eBook – 2019-04-29
    Routledge

  • Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage: Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline book cover

    Adaptive Reuse of the Built Heritage

    Concepts and Cases of an Emerging Discipline, 1st Edition

    By Bie Plevoets, Koenraad Van Cleempoel

    Adaptive reuse – the process of repairing and restoring existing buildings for new or continued use – is becoming an essential part of architectural practice. As mounting demographic, economic, and ecological challenges limit opportunities for new construction, architects increasingly focus on…

    eBook – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology

    Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fellows

    In Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, Andrew Fellows uniquely connects Earth systems, Jungian and philosophical approaches to the existential threats that we face today. He elucidates the psychological basis of our dysfunctional relationship with nature,…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins book cover

    The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Farming, Food and Nature: Respecting Animals, People and the Environment book cover

    Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    eBook – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management book cover

    Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    eBook – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas: Governance, Management and Policy book cover

    Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas

    Governance, Management and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Steve Brown

    Cultural and spiritual bonds with ‘nature’ are among the strongest motivators for nature conservation; yet they are seldom taken into account in the governance and management of protected and conserved areas. The starting point of this book is that to be sustainable, effective, and equitable,…

    eBook – 2018-08-15
    Routledge

  • A Sense of Wonder Towards Nature: Healing the Planet through Belonging book cover

    A Sense of Wonder Towards Nature

    Healing the Planet through Belonging, 1st Edition

    By Haydn Washington

    Environmental scientist and writer Haydn Washington argues that we will not solve the environmental crisis unless we change our worldview and ethics, and to do so we must rejuvenate our sense of wonder at nature. This book focuses on humanity’s relation with nature, and the sense of wonder and…

    eBook – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Large Carnivore Conservation and Management: Human Dimensions book cover

    Large Carnivore Conservation and Management

    Human Dimensions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tasos Hovardas

    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…

    eBook – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture: Greening the World's Food Economy book cover

    Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    Greening the World's Food Economy, 1st Edition

    By Jules Pretty, Zareen Pervez Bharucha

    Sustainable intensification (SI) has emerged in recent years as a powerful new conceptualisation of agricultural sustainability and has been widely adopted in policy circles and debates. It is defined as a process or system where yields are increased without adverse environmental impact and without…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities: Streams of Environmental Justice book cover

    Revitalizing Urban Waterway Communities

    Streams of Environmental Justice, 1st Edition

    By Richard Smardon, Sharon Moran, April Karen Baptiste

    The revitalizing and restoration of rivers, creeks and streams is a major focus of urban conservation activity throughout North America and Europe. This book presents models and examples for organizing multiple stakeholders for purposes of waterway revitalization—if not restoration—within a context…

    eBook – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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