E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Whales and Dolphins: Cognition, Culture, Conservation and Human Perceptions book cover

    Whales and Dolphins

    Cognition, Culture, Conservation and Human Perceptions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philippa Brakes, Mark Peter Simmonds

    Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environment is a growing scientific understanding of the…

    eBook – 2013-09-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The UN Watercourses Convention in Force: Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management book cover

    The UN Watercourses Convention in Force

    Strengthening International Law for Transboundary Water Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Flavia Rocha Loures, Alistair Rieu-Clarke

    At the UN General Assembly in 1997, an overwhelming majority of States voted for the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses – a global overarching framework governing the rights and duties of States sharing freshwater systems.…

    eBook – 2013-09-11
    Routledge

  • Marine Conservation Ecology book cover

    Marine Conservation Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Roff

    This major textbook provides a broad coverage of the ecological foundations of marine conservation, including the rationale, importance and practicalities of various approaches to marine conservation and management. The scope of the book encompasses an understanding of the elements of marine…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons: The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages book cover

    Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    eBook – 2013-09-05
    Routledge

  • Living within a Fair Share Ecological Footprint book cover

    Living within a Fair Share Ecological Footprint

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Vale, Brenda Vale

    According to many authorities the impact of humanity on the earth is already overshooting the earth’s capacity to supply humanity’s needs. This is an unsustainable position. This book does not focus on the problem but on the solution, by showing what it is like to live within a fair earth share…

    eBook – 2013-09-02
    Routledge

  • The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus: Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows book cover

    The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Water for Food Water for Life: A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture book cover

    Water for Food Water for Life

    A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Molden

    Managing water resources is one of the most pressing challenges of our times - fundamental to how we feed 2 billion more people in coming decades, eliminate poverty, and reverse ecosystem degradation. This Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture, involving more than 700 leading…

    eBook – 2013-07-23
    Routledge

  • Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding book cover

    Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jon Unruh, Rhodri Williams

    Claims to land and territory are often a cause of conflict, and land issues present some of the most contentious problems for post-conflict peacebuilding. Among the land-related problems that emerge during and after conflict are the exploitation of land-based resources in the absence of authority,…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Low Carbon Development: Key Issues book cover

    Low Carbon Development

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frauke Urban, Johan Nordensvard

    Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an…

    eBook – 2013-07-18
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • The New Environmental Governance book cover

    The New Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    By Cameron Holley, Neil Gunningham, Clifford Shearing

    A bold and profoundly new way of governing environmental problems is palpable around the globe and aims to overcome the limitations of the interventionist state and its market alternative to offer more effective and legitimate solutions to today's most pressing environmental problems. The 'new…

    eBook – 2013-07-04
    Routledge

  • Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development book cover

    Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst

    Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture,…

    eBook – 2013-07-03
    Routledge

  • Diversifying Food and Diets: Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health book cover

    Diversifying Food and Diets

    Using Agricultural Biodiversity to Improve Nutrition and Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Fanzo, Danny Hunter, Teresa Borelli, Federico Mattei

    Currently 868 million people are undernourished and 195 million children under five years of age are stunted. At the same time, over 1 billion people are overweight and obese in both the developed and developing world. Diseases previously associated with affluence, such as cancer, diabetes and…

    eBook – 2013-06-26
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

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