E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Managing a Sea: The Ecological Economics of the Baltic book cover

    Managing a Sea

    The Ecological Economics of the Baltic, 1st Edition

    By Ing-Marie Gren, R. Kerry Turner, Frederick Wulff

    Marine resources and fish stocks are now high on the international and economic research agendas, and the management of highly complex marine ecosystems is increasingly important. The task is complicated by the number of interlinked factors to be taken into account, such as social impacts, drainage…

    eBook – 2017-07-28

  • Transfrontier Conservation Areas: People Living on the Edge book cover

    Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    People Living on the Edge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Andersson, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, David Cumming, Vupenyu Dzingirai, Ken Giller

    The introduction of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in southern Africa was based on an enchanting promise: simultaneously contributing to global biodiversity conservation initiatives, regional peace and integration, and the sustainable socio-economic development of rural communities.…

    eBook – 2017-07-14

  • 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

  • Just Conservation: Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability book cover

    Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    eBook – 2017-04-21
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection book cover

    Living Shorelines

    The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Megan K. La Peyre, Jason D. Toft

    Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students,…

    eBook – 2017-03-03
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • 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
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Environmental Management: Critical thinking and emerging practices book cover

    Environmental Management

    Critical thinking and emerging practices, 1st Edition

    By Peter R. Mulvihill, S. Harris Ali

    The field of Environmental Management (EM) involves a broad and evolving repertoire of practices. The field originated around 1970 in response to new policy, regulation and public concern about environmental issues. EM has undergone many changes and improvements since then, progressing from a…

    eBook – 2016-11-25

  • Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies book cover

    Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sami Mahroum, Yasser Al-Saleh

    Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Our Common Seas: Coasts in Crisis book cover

    Our Common Seas

    Coasts in Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Most of the world's population lives on or near the coasts. Every nation not completely landlocked has used the sea as its supposedly self-cleansing garbage dump. Now the effects are being felt. There is not a coast in the world which is not dangerously polluted. Sewage, oil, plastics, industrial…

    eBook – 2016-07-22
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • The Economic Theory of Community Forestry book cover

    The Economic Theory of Community Forestry

    1st Edition

    By David Robinson

    Community forestry is an expanding model of forest management around the world. Over a quarter of forests in developing countries are now owned by or assigned to communities and there is a growing community forestry movement in developed countries such as Canada and the USA. There is, however, no…

    eBook – 2016-05-26
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Dams and Development: A New Framework for Decision-making - The Report of the World Commission on Dams book cover

    Dams and Development

    A New Framework for Decision-making - The Report of the World Commission on Dams, 1st Edition

    By World Commission on Dams

    By the year 2000, the world had built more than 45,000 large dams to irrigate crops, generate power, control floods in wet times and store water in dry times. Yet, in the last century, large dams also disrupted the ecology of half the world's rivers, displaced tens of millions of people from their…

    eBook – 2016-05-13

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity: Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation book cover

    Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo Lamers, Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    eBook – 2016-05-12
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

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