E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Introduction to Sustainability for Engineers book cover

    Introduction to Sustainability for Engineers

    1st Edition

    By Toolseeram Ramjeawon

    Introduction to Sustainability for Engineers aims to incorporate sustainability into curricula for undergraduate engineering students. The book starts with an introduction to the concept of sustainability, outlining core principles for sustainable development to guide engineering practice and…

    eBook – 2020-02-13
    CRC Press

  • Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources book cover

    Environmental and Sustainable Development Through Forestry and Other Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arnab Banerjee, Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Abhishek Raj

    This book looks at using forestry and several other innovative measures to facilitate environmental sustainability, covering an important selection of research that focuses on scientific applications and trends. Chapters discuss such diverse topics as using agroforestry for resource management,…

    eBook – 2020-01-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts: Models and Data book cover

    Monetary Valuation of Environmental Impacts

    Models and Data, 1st Edition

    By Bengt Steen

    The book is meant to improve our understanding of sustainable development of production and consumption. Monetary values of the impact of emission and resources are determined, and used in environmental management, with a focus on sustainability. Values related to cultural context are not possible…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management book cover

    Applying Ecosystem and Landscape Models in Natural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    By Robert E. Keane

    Managing today’s lands is becoming an increasingly difficult task. Complex ecological interactions across multiple spatiotemporal scales create diverse landscape responses to management actions that are often novel, counter-intuitive and unexpected. To make matters worse, exotic invasions, human…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Urban Water Resources book cover

    Urban Water Resources

    1st Edition

    By Monzur Alam Imteaz

    Ever increasing urbanization is impacting both the quantity and quality of urban water resources. These urban water resources and components of the water cycle are likely to be affected severely. To minimize the consequences on world water resources, the development of sustainable water resources…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    CRC Press

  • The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society book cover

    The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society

    2nd Edition

    By Arjen Y. Hoekstra

    Using the water footprint concept, this impactful book aids our understanding of how we can reduce water consumption and pollution to sustainable levels. Since the publication of the first edition, the question of how to reduce our water footprint has become even more urgent. Freshwater scarcity…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages book cover

    The Earthscan Reader in Rural-Urban Linkages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tacoli

    With accelerating urbanization and growing inter-dependence of rural and urban dwellers on the markets and resources they each offer, rural urban linkages have become a very important focus in recent years for research and policy relating to local and national economic development, poverty…

    eBook – 2018-10-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reader Series

  • Road Engineering for Development book cover

    Road Engineering for Development

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Robinson, Bent Thagesen

    Developing countries in the tropics have different natural conditions and different institutional and financial situations to industrialized countries. However, most textbooks on highway engineering are based on experience from industrialized countries with temperate climates, and deal only with…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities book cover

    Sustainable Land Sector Development in Northern Australia

    Indigenous rights, aspirations, and cultural responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Russell-Smith, Glenn James, Howard Pedersen, Kamaljit K. Sangha

    Key Features: Provides clear and authoritative recommendations for managing fire in ecological and social contexts Authors are all international leaders in their fields and include not only academics but also leaders of Indigenous communities Explains Indigenous cultural and knowledge systems to…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • The New Peasantries: Rural Development in Times of Globalization book cover

    The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and repeasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    eBook – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food Policy in the United States: An Introduction book cover

    Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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