E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • The Arctic: Environment, People, Policy book cover

    The Arctic

    Environment, People, Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Nuttall, Terry V. Callaghan

    Originally published in 2000, The Arctic provides a comprehensive overview of the region's rapidly changing physical and human dimensions, and demonstrates the importance of communication between natural scientists, social scientists, and local stakeholders in response to the tremendous challenges…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Tropical Resources: Ecology and Development book cover

    Tropical Resources

    Ecology and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by José I. Furtado, William B. Morgan, James R. Pfafflin, Kenneth Ruddle

    Originally published in 1990 Tropical Resources presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological management. The book discusses economic geography and ways of utilizing available resources,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity: New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states book cover

    A Global Corporate Trust for Agroecological Integrity

    New Agriculture in a World of Legitimate Eco-states, 1st Edition

    By John W. Head

    This book examines global environmental governance and how legal, institutional, and conceptual reform can facilitate a transformation to a new ‘natural-systems’ form of agriculture. Profound global climate disruption makes it essential that we replace our current agricultural system – described…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By demonstrating the different…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice book cover

    Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice

    1st Edition

    By Tracey Skillington

    Synonymous with catastrophe and destructive tendencies, the Anthropocene provokes reflection on the limits of existing applications of ideas of responsibility, ecological agency and democratic justice. Youth campaigners, in particular, make emerging insights on the Anthropocene of central…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Sociological Futures

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management: Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program book cover

    A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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