E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Failure or Reform?: Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management book cover

    Failure or Reform?

    Market-Based Policy Instruments for Sustainable Agriculture and Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some…

    eBook – 2019-09-10

  • The Circular Economy: A User's Guide book cover

    The Circular Economy

    A User's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Walter R Stahel

    A Circular Economy seeks to rebuild capital, whether this is financial, manufactured, human, social or natural, and offers opportunities and solutions for all organisations. This book, written by Walter Stahel, who is widely recognised as one of the key people who formulated the concept of the…

    eBook – 2019-06-03

  • Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience book cover

    Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability: The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently book cover

    Everyday Lifestyles and Sustainability

    The Environmental Impact Of Doing The Same Things Differently, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabricio Chicca, Brenda Vale, Robert Vale

    The impact of humanity on the earth overshoots the earth’s bio-capacity to supply humanity’s needs, meaning that people are living off earth’s capital rather than its income. However, not all countries are equal and this book explores why apparently similar patterns of daily living can lead to…

    eBook – 2018-04-09

  • Blue Gold: The Battle Against Corporate Theft of the World's Water book cover

    Blue Gold

    The Battle Against Corporate Theft of the World's Water, 1st Edition

    By Maude Barlow, Tony Clarke

    International tensions around water are rising in many of the world's most volatile regions. The policy recipe pursued by the West, and imposed on governments elsewhere, is to pass control over water to private interests, which simply accelerates the cycle of inequality and deprivation. California,…

    eBook – 2017-09-25

  • Development Through Bricolage: Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management book cover

    Development Through Bricolage

    Rethinking Institutions for Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    By Frances Cleaver

    Why, despite an emphasis on 'getting institutions right', do development initiatives so infrequently deliver as planned? Why do many institutions designed for natural resource management (e.g. Water User Associations, Irrigation Committees, Forest Management Councils) not work as planners intended?…

    eBook – 2017-09-25
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030: An FAO Study book cover

    World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030

    An FAO Study, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jelle Bruinsma

    This report is FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry.…

    eBook – 2017-09-25

  • Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management book cover

    Environmental Management Revision Guide

    For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Backhouse

    The Environmental Management Revision Guide: For the NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management is the perfect revision aid for students preparing to take their NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management. As well as being a handy companion volume to Brian Waters’ NEBOSH-endorsed textbook…

    eBook – 2017-09-04

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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