E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • 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

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice book cover

    Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Skillington

    Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. Youth campaigners, in particular, make emerging insights on the Anthropocene of central…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management: Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program book cover

    A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Road Engineering for Development book cover

    Road Engineering for Development

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Robinson, Bent Thagesen

    Developing countries in the tropics have different natural conditions and different institutional and financial situations to industrialized countries. However, most textbooks on highway engineering are based on experience from industrialized countries with temperate climates, and deal only with…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    CRC Press

  • The Politics of Fracking: Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns book cover

    The Politics of Fracking

    Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Sarmistha R. Majumdar

    Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities book cover

    Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia

    Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha

    Key Features: Provides clear and authoritative recommendations for managing fire in ecological and social contexts Authors are all international leaders in their fields and include not only academics but also leaders of Indigenous communities Explains Indigenous cultural and knowledge systems to…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • The New Peasantries: Rural Development in Times of Globalization book cover

    The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and repeasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead

    Originally published in 1979, Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland provides a multidisciplinary approach to the environment. Developed by local scientists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the local situation, the book provides a pragmatic and realistic approach to West African…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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