E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • The Real Cost of Cheap Food book cover

    The Real Cost of Cheap Food

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such…

    eBook – 2018-02-06
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, Technology, Culture book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    eBook – 2018-02-05

  • Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited book cover

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited is the first attempt to bring together a selection of classic papers in natural resource economics, alongside reflections by highly regarded professionals about how these papers have impacted the field. The seven papers included in this volume…

    eBook – 2018-02-02

  • Andean Hydrology book cover

    Andean Hydrology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Diego A. Rivera, Alex Godoy-Faundez, Mario Lillo Saavedra

    This book describes the ecosystem of the Andean watersheds, covering the Californian valley, tropical Andes, and southern Andes. Case studies of the new methods and techniques used for hydrological research in the Andes are provided, and sustainability issues pertaining to Andean water resources…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    CRC Press

  • Global Change in Marine Systems: Societal and Governing Responses book cover

    Global Change in Marine Systems

    Societal and Governing Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrice Guillotreau, Alida Bundy, R. Ian Perry

    Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond to global change in a…

    eBook – 2017-11-13
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change book cover

    Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    eBook – 2017-11-02
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Marine and Coastal Resource Management: Principles and Practice book cover

    Marine and Coastal Resource Management

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green, Jeffrey L. Payne

    In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, case study applications, and a reference…

    eBook – 2017-09-27
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia: An Integrated and Regional Perspective book cover

    Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Lu Qi

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and…

    eBook – 2017-09-22
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy: Communities, Culture and Nature book cover

    Environmental Communication and Critical Coastal Policy

    Communities, Culture and Nature, 1st Edition

    By Kerrie Foxwell-Norton

    The vast majority of the world’s population lives on or near the coast. These communities are an extraordinary and largely untapped resource that can be used to mitigate planetary disaster and foster environmental stewardship. Repeated waves of scientific fact and information are not inciting…

    eBook – 2017-09-13
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

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