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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Food Policy in the United States: An Introduction book cover

    Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food book cover

    The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Andean Hydrology book cover

    Andean Hydrology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diego A. Rivera, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Mario Lillo Saavedra

    This book describes the ecosystem of the Andean watersheds, covering the Californian valley, tropical Andes, and southern Andes. Case studies of the new methods and techniques used for hydrological research in the Andes are provided, and sustainability issues pertaining to Andean water resources…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Marine and Coastal Resource Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Marine and Coastal Resource Management

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green, Jeffrey L. Payne

    In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management book cover

    Urban Flood Mitigation and Stormwater Management

    1st Edition

    By James C Y Guo

    Effective urban drainage to manage stormwater and control flooding depends on good engineering, especially when an environmentally sustainable approach is being applied. This new text focuses on green methods and modelling techniques. It covers the principles of hydrology and drainage,…

    eBook – 2017-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Forest Management: From Concept to Practice book cover

    Sustainable Forest Management

    From Concept to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Innes, Anna V. Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    eBook – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Strategic Sustainability: A Natural Environmental Lens on Organizations and Management book cover

    Strategic Sustainability

    A Natural Environmental Lens on Organizations and Management, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Fogel

    Strategic Sustainability examines how organizations can implement environmental sustainability science, theories, and ways of thinking to become more competitive. Including examples and ideas implemented in various countries, it is based on known scientific principles about the natural world and…

    eBook – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

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