E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Applied Ethnobotany: People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation book cover

    Applied Ethnobotany

    People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony B. Cunningham

    Its wise and sensitive approach to working with local people will be relevant in situations throughout the world.' ECOS 'The numerous diagrams, tables of data, information flow charts, fieldwork sketches etc. give a great vibrancy to the work... It deserves a wide readership.' TEG News Wild or…

    eBook – 2014-10-14
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia book cover

    Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of…

    eBook – 2014-10-14
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security book cover

    Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security, 1st Edition

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development book cover

    Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Water for the Americas

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Mordechai Shechter

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities.…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

  • The Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity book cover

    The Last Oasis

    Facing Water Scarcity, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Postel

    For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s…

    eBook – 2014-07-16

  • Nature's Spectacle: The World's First National Parks and Protected Places book cover

    Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places, 1st Edition

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. …

    eBook – 2014-06-17

  • The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods book cover

    The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values

    Theory and Methods, 3rd Edition

    By A. Myrick Freeman III, Joseph A. Herriges, Catherine L. Kling

    The first edition of this important work was the winner of the 2002 Publication of Enduring Quality award by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The continuing premise for the book is that estimates of the economic values of environmental and natural resource services are…

    eBook – 2014-06-05

  • Bad Harvest: The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests book cover

    Bad Harvest

    The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Dudley, Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud, Francis Sullivan

    The world's forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, and with disastrous consequences. Demand for wood and paper products ranks high amongst the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, and is now the major cause of loss in those forests richest in wildlife. There is a great deal to be…

    eBook – 2014-06-03

  • Farms Trees and Farmers: Responses to Agricultural Intensification book cover

    Farms Trees and Farmers

    Responses to Agricultural Intensification, 1st Edition

    By J. E. Michael Arnold, Peter A. Dewees

    This title aims to provide introductory and concluding surveys of the subject of farms, trees and farmers. Two central parts explore trends in farmer tree-growing and the factors which influence decision-making. Eight case studies cover, among other topics, the need for tree products, market access…

    eBook – 2014-05-22

  • Challenging Consumption: Pathways to a more Sustainable Future book cover

    Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    eBook – 2014-05-16
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Southwest Under Stress: National Resource Development Issues in a Regional Setting book cover

    The Southwest Under Stress

    National Resource Development Issues in a Regional Setting, 1st Edition

    By Allen V. Kneese, F. Lee Brown

    Southwest Under Stress examines the development-environment conflict in the four contiguous states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. It emphasizes three issues with implications that extend far beyond the Southwest: water---its quantity, quality, and allocation; environment---how and to…

    eBook – 2014-05-01

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