E-books: Resource Management - Environmental Studies

  • Ecocultures: Blueprints for Sustainable Communities book cover

    Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and…

    eBook – 2014-12-05
    Routledge

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change book cover

    Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address…

    eBook – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management: A legal pluralism perspective from India book cover

    Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A legal pluralism perspective from India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws.…

    eBook – 2014-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO book cover

    Fisheries Subsidies, Sustainable Development and the WTO

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anja von Moltke

    The fisheries sector is in crisis. Inappropriate subsidies to the fishing industry are a key factor responsible for worldwide fisheries depletion, overcapitalization and ecosystem degradation. There is an urgent need for an international mechanism to promote the appropriate restructuring of…

    eBook – 2014-10-14
    Routledge

  • Applied Ethnobotany: People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation book cover

    Applied Ethnobotany

    People, Wild Plant Use and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony B. Cunningham

    Its wise and sensitive approach to working with local people will be relevant in situations throughout the world.' ECOS 'The numerous diagrams, tables of data, information flow charts, fieldwork sketches etc. give a great vibrancy to the work... It deserves a wide readership.' TEG News Wild or…

    eBook – 2014-10-14
    Routledge
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia book cover

    Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of…

    eBook – 2014-10-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security book cover

    Japan's International Fisheries Policy

    Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security, 1st Edition

    By Roger D. Smith

    Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that possesses few resources and little arable land, and sustain a population that has nearly…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development book cover

    Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    eBook – 2014-09-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Water for the Americas

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Garrido, Mordechai Shechter

    The chapters in this volume are peer reviewed editions of the papers presented at the 7th meeting of the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy which was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 15-17, 2010. The theme for Forum VII was Water for the Americas: Challenges and Opportunities.…

    eBook – 2014-08-07
    Routledge
    Contributions from the Rosenberg International Forum on Water Policy

  • The Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity book cover

    The Last Oasis

    Facing Water Scarcity, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Postel

    For decades now we have wasted and mismanaged the world?s water supplies. Today, 27 countries are short of water, a quarter of the world?s population has no safe water, 46 per cent have no proper sanitation and each year four million children die of water-borne diseases. As most of the world?s…

    eBook – 2014-07-16
    Routledge

  • Nature's Spectacle: The World's First National Parks and Protected Places book cover

    Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places, 1st Edition

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. …

    eBook – 2014-06-17
    Routledge

  • The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods book cover

    The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values

    Theory and Methods, 3rd Edition

    By A. Myrick Freeman III, Joseph A. Herriges, Catherine L. Kling

    The first edition of this important work was the winner of the 2002 Publication of Enduring Quality award by the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. The continuing premise for the book is that estimates of the economic values of environmental and natural resource services are…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    Routledge

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