E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • A Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean: The Blue Plan's Environment and Development Outlook book cover

    A Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean

    The Blue Plan's Environment and Development Outlook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guillaume Benoit, Aline Comeau

    'Here's a work arriving just at the right moment and contributingnew insights at precisely the time when public opinion remains sceptical of the not very promising future we are preparing for our children, when governments balk at explaining to their electorates the vital but unpopular decisions…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Water Footprint Assessment Manual: Setting the Global Standard book cover

    The Water Footprint Assessment Manual

    Setting the Global Standard, 1st Edition

    By Maite M. Aldaya, Ashok K. Chapagain, Arjen Y. Hoekstra, Mesfin M. Mekonnen

    People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing, but significantly more for producing things such as food, paper and cotton clothes. The water footprint is an indicator of water use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. Indirect use refers to the '…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoods book cover

    Organic Agriculture for Sustainable Livelihoods

    1st Edition

    Edited by Niels Halberg, Adrian Muller

    This book provides a timely analysis and assessment of the potential of organic agriculture (OA) for rural development and the improvement of livelihoods. It focuses on smallholders in developing countries and in countries of economic transition, but there is also coverage of and comparisons with…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Desert Energy: A Guide to the Technology, Impacts and Opportunities book cover

    Desert Energy

    A Guide to the Technology, Impacts and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Alasdair Cameron

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2012-08-21
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainable Resource Use book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainable Resource Use

    1st Edition

    By Callum Hill

    This book explores the challenges our society faces in making the transition to renewable resource use in a way that is truly sustainable – environmentally, economically and socially.  After exploring the physical limits the laws of thermodynamics impose on resource exploitation, the…

    eBook – 2012-08-06
    Routledge

  • The Ecosystem Approach to Marine Planning and Management book cover

    The Ecosystem Approach to Marine Planning and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Kidd, Andy Plater, Chris Frid

    The marine environment is one of our most precious yet fragile natural resources. It provides a wide range of essential goods and services, including food, regulation of climate and nutrient cycling, as well as a setting for transport, recreation and tourism. This environment is however extremely…

    eBook – 2012-08-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Contested Common Land: Environmental Governance Past and Present book cover

    Contested Common Land

    Environmental Governance Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Rodgers, Eleanor Straughton, Angus J.L. Winchester, Margherita Pieraccini

    This innovative and interdisciplinary book makes a major contribution to common pool resource studies. It offers a new perspective on the sustainable governance of common resources, grounded in contemporary and archival research on the common lands of England and Wales - an important common…

    eBook – 2012-08-06
    Routledge

  • Ethno-ornithology: Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society book cover

    Ethno-ornithology

    Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia C. Tidemann, Andrew Gosler

    Indigenous knowledge that embraces ornithology takes in whole social dimensions that are inter-linked with environmental ethos, conservation and management for sustainability. In contrast, western approaches have tended to reduce knowledge to elemental and material references. This book looks at…

    eBook – 2012-08-06
    Routledge

  • The Pesticide Detox: Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture book cover

    The Pesticide Detox

    Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jules Pretty

    Since the 1960s, the world's population has more than doubled and agricultural production per person has increased by a third. Yet this growth in production has masked enormous hidden costs arising from widespread pesticide use - massive ecological damage and high incidences of farmer poisoning and…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

  • Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change: Renewing Damaged Ecosystems book cover

    Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change

    Renewing Damaged Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    By Stuart K. Allison

    What is a natural habitat? Who can define what is natural when species and ecosystems constantly change over time, with or without human intervention? When a polluted river or degraded landscape is restored from its damaged state, what is the appropriate outcome? With climate change now threatening…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

  • Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains: Improving Food Security book cover

    Competition and Efficiency in International Food Supply Chains

    Improving Food Security, 1st Edition

    By John Williams

    Why have food crises seemingly become more frequent in recent years, compared to the last few decades? This book examines an array of different issues and distortions that are causing food supply chain dysfunction in many countries, particularly for staple non-perishable foods such as grains,…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Water Diplomacy: A Negotiated Approach to Managing Complex Water Networks book cover

    Water Diplomacy

    A Negotiated Approach to Managing Complex Water Networks, 1st Edition

    By Shafiqul Islam, Lawrence E. Susskind

    Water is the resource that will determine the wealth, welfare, and stability of many countries in the twenty-first century. This book offers a new approach to managing water that will overcome the conflicts that emerge when the interactions among natural, societal, and political forces are…

    eBook – 2012-07-26
    Routledge
    RFF Press Water Policy Series

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