E-books: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Marine Policy: An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans book cover

    Marine Policy

    An Introduction to Governance and International Law of the Oceans, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Zacharias, Jeff Ardron

    This book provides readers with a foundation in policy development and analysis, describing how policy, including legal mechanisms, are applied to the marine environment. It presents a systematic treatment of all aspects of marine policy, including climate change, energy, environmental protection,…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas book cover

    The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Atkinson, Julio D. Dávila, Michael Mattingly

    First published in 1999, this volume features contributors specialising in urban planning and examines the challenges of environmental planning in urban areas, focusing on policy, management, organisation and policy. A collection of ground-breaking and thought-provoking papers, they are written by…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Stewarding the Sound: The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems book cover

    Stewarding the Sound

    The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Bendell, Patricia Gallaugher, Shelley McKeachie, Laurie Wood

    Stewarding the Sound uses different perspectives to build awareness of the wealth and fragility of this ecosystem by balancing economic and social needs with conservation. This book, the first ever compilation of the ecological importance of the Sound, demonstrates the cumulative stresses that are…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    CRC Press

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • 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

  • Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development book cover

    Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch

    Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and…

    eBook – 2019-04-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 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

  • Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization: A Possible Climate Change Solution for Energy Industry book cover

    Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization

    A Possible Climate Change Solution for Energy Industry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malti Goel, M. Sudhakar, R.V. Shahi

    Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is among the advanced energy technologies suggested to make the conventional fossil fuel sources environmentally sustainable. It is of particular importance to coal-based economies. This book deals at length with the various aspects of carbon dioxide…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    CRC Press

  • Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment book cover

    Emerging Energy Alternatives for Sustainable Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by D. P. Singh, Richa Kothari, V. V. Tyagi

    Sustainability of environment is an emerging global issue at present. Unsustainable or deteriorating environment is a matter of concern as it has threatened the survival of living creatures. Recently, climate change has been a matter of great concern at a global platform owing to imbalances in…

    eBook – 2019-02-14
    CRC Press

  • Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design book cover

    Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    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

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