E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • 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

  • Integrated Water Management in Canada: The Experience of Watershed Agencies book cover

    Integrated Water Management in Canada

    The Experience of Watershed Agencies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Shrubsole, Dan Walters, Barbara Veale, Bruce Mitchell

    This volume provides readers with an opportunity to learn from front line water managers of watershed-based agencies across Canada about integrated water management (or integrated water resource management). In common with practice in much of the world, the responsibility for implementing…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • 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

  • Energy For Water: Regional Case Studies book cover

    Energy For Water

    Regional Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Napoli

    Water and energy are inextricably linked as unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability, and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water–energy nexus. It offers diverse case studies from around the world…

    eBook – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • 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 Politics of Fracking: Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns book cover

    The Politics of Fracking

    Regulatory Policy and Local Community Responses to Environmental Concerns, 1st Edition

    By Sarmistha R. Majumdar

    Over the last decade, the oil and gas industry has garnered a lot of support from the United States federal and state governments in the name of energy independence and economic prosperity. More specifically, hydraulic fracturing or fracking is said to not only make the production of affordable…

    eBook – 2018-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • 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

  • Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead

    Originally published in 1979, Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland provides a multidisciplinary approach to the environment. Developed by local scientists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the local situation, the book provides a pragmatic and realistic approach to West African…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979): The Awakening Science book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    The Awakening Science, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs, and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past, to…

    eBook – 2018-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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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