E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Economics for the Wilds: Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development book cover

    Economics for the Wilds

    Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward B. Barbier, Timothy M. Swanson

    Originally published in 1992 Economics for the Wilds argues that an economics that properly values the resources of the wilds offers the best long-term security for their future. Most of the world’s wilds have, in fact, always been utilized by local societies who have managed their resources…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Paradise Lost?: The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity book cover

    Paradise Lost?

    The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Carl Folke

    Originally published in 1994, Paradise Lost? is the outcome of a unique collaboration between economists and ecologists initiated by the Beijer Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The book examines how the loss of biodiversity is one of the most serious problems the world faces, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Southern Forested Wetlands: Ecology and Management book cover

    Southern Forested Wetlands

    Ecology and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Messina, William H. Conner

    Originally published in 1998, Southern Forested Wetlands is an up to date, one source compendium of current knowledge on the wetland ecology of America’s southern forests. This book presents both the ecological and management aspects of these important ecosystems. The book was compiled by members…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Arctic: Environment, People, Policy book cover

    The Arctic

    Environment, People, Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry V. Callaghan, Mark Nuttall

    Originally published in 2000, The Arctic provides a comprehensive overview of the regions rapidly changing physical and human dimensions and demonstrates the importance of communication between natural scientists, social scientists, and local stakeholders in response to the tremendous challenges…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Tropical Resources: Ecology and Development book cover

    Tropical Resources

    Ecology and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by José I. Furtado, William B. Morgan, James R. Pfafflin, Kenneth Ruddle

    Originally published in 1990 Tropical Resources presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological management. The book discusses economic geography and ways of utilizing available resources,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Failure or Reform?: Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management book cover

    Failure or Reform?

    Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management book cover

    Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    By Robert E. Keane

    Managing today’s lands is becoming an increasingly difficult task. Complex ecological interactions across multiple spatiotemporal scales create diverse landscape responses to management actions that are often novel, counter-intuitive and unexpected. To make matters worse, exotic invasions, human…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Urban Water Resources book cover

    Urban Water Resources

    1st Edition

    By Monzur Alam Imteaz

    Ever increasing urbanization is impacting both the quantity and quality of urban water resources. These urban water resources and components of the water cycle are likely to be affected severely. To minimize the consequences on world water resources, the development of sustainable water resources…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    CRC Press

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society book cover

    The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity: New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states book cover

    A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

    New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture. Profound global climate disruption makes it essential that we replace our current agricultural system – described…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

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