E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Custodians of the Commons: Pastoral Land Tenure in Africa book cover

    Custodians of the Commons

    Pastoral Land Tenure in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Lane

    An examination of the conflicts facing traditional pastoralist societies within the developing nations of Africa. The book explores the forms of traditional land tenure and access to grazing resources, which are being increasingly eroded by modern forms of ownership and development. It shows how…

    eBook – 2014-04-23

  • Water Policy in Minnesota: Issues, Incentives, and Action book cover

    Water Policy in Minnesota

    Issues, Incentives, and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. William Easter, Jim Perry

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states…

    eBook – 2014-04-23
    RFF Press Water Policy Series

  • Plant Invaders: The Threat to Natural Ecosystems book cover

    Plant Invaders

    The Threat to Natural Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    By Quentin C.B. Cronk, Janice L. Fuller

    A practical guide to the protection and management of ecosystems against invasions by non-indigenous plant species. The authors seek to offer an accessible account of the subject and how to protect natural habitats. The majority of countries suffer from invasive plants and there are case studies…

    eBook – 2014-04-08
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Forest Politics: The Evolution of International Cooperation book cover

    Forest Politics

    The Evolution of International Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By David Humphreys

    'An important and timely book' from the Foreword by Stanley Johnson 'A complete and absorbing history of a decade of intense international politics offers many insights for future negotiators of sustainable solutions' Stephen Bass, International Institute for Environment and Development '…

    eBook – 2014-04-08

  • Productivity in Natural Resource Industries: Improvement through Innovation book cover

    Productivity in Natural Resource Industries

    Improvement through Innovation, 1st Edition

    By R. David Simpson

    Several senior natural resource analysts study the role played by innovation, particularly technological innovation, in the pursuit of heightened productivity. Increasing the output of a given input improves a firm‘s bottom line, makes it more competitive internationally, and reduces the potential…

    eBook – 2014-04-04

  • Sustainability of Temperate Forests book cover

    Sustainability of Temperate Forests

    1st Edition

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Alberto Goetzl, Stevenson O. Moffat

    RFF's Roger Sedjo and his colleagues discuss initiatives designed to promote and enhance sustainable forestry in temperate countries. While concerns about tropical deforestation are considerable, temperate forests account for the vast majority of the world's roundwood production and most global…

    eBook – 2014-04-04

  • Constitutions and the Commons: The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management book cover

    Constitutions and the Commons

    The Impact of Federal Governance on Local, National, and Global Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Blake Hudson

    Constitutions and the Commons looks at a critical but little examined issue of the degree to which the federal constitution of a nation contributes toward or limits the ability of the national government to manage its domestic natural resources. Furthermore it considers how far the constitution…

    eBook – 2014-03-26

  • World Water Vision: Making Water Everybody's Business book cover

    World Water Vision

    Making Water Everybody's Business, 1st Edition

    By William J. Cosgrove, Frank R. Rijsberman

    More than a billion people cannot get safe drinking water; half the world's population does not have adequate sanitation; within a generation over three billion will be suffering from water stress. This text analyzes the issues in this crisis of management and shows how water can be used…

    eBook – 2014-03-18

  • Economic Instruments for Environmental Management: A Worldwide Compendium of Case Studies book cover

    Economic Instruments for Environmental Management

    A Worldwide Compendium of Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Rietbergen-McCracken, Hussein Abaza

    This volume presents the results of a three-year collaborative effort involving research institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Case studies demonstrate the diversity of environmental problems to which a variety of economic instruments can be applied - air and water pollution,…

    eBook – 2014-02-25

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding book cover

    Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after…

    eBook – 2014-02-24
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • Governing Marine Protected Areas: Resilience through Diversity book cover

    Governing Marine Protected Areas

    Resilience through Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Peter J.S. Jones

    In this innovative volume, the author addresses some important challenges related to the effective and equitable governance of marine protected areas (MPAs). These challenges are explored through a study of 20 MPA case studies from around the world. A novel governance analysis framework…

    eBook – 2014-02-24
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Animal Welfare book cover

    Animal Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Sir Colin Spedding

    Awareness of the use of animals in human society in fields such as farming, biotechnology and sport is dogged by the lack of a clear and objective exposition of the issues involved and a sense of possible conflict between human and animal welfare. This text addresses these dilemmas - what is the…

    eBook – 2014-02-04

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