E-books: Environmental Management

  • Multifunctional Rural Land Management: Economics and Policies book cover

    Multifunctional Rural Land Management

    Economics and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floor Brouwer, C. Martijn van der Heide

    The increasing demand for rural land and its natural resources is creating competition and conflicts. Many interested parties, including farmers, nature conservationists, rural residents and tourists, compete for the same space. Especially in densely populated areas, agriculture, recreation, urban…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management book cover

    Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Jose Albiac

    Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Linking Conservation and Poverty Reduction: Landscapes, People and Power book cover

    Linking Conservation and Poverty Reduction

    Landscapes, People and Power, 1st Edition

    By Robert Fisher, Stewart Maginnis, William Jackson, Edmund Barrow, Sally Jeanrenaud

    'This book aims to inspire the conservation community not to regard poverty reduction as someone else's job but to take responsibility for it as part of ecosystem restoration. Though no solutions are perfect,the text and examples given offer encouraging and useful guidance.' Gill Shepherd, poverty…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Illegal Logging: Law Enforcement, Livelihoods and the Timber Trade book cover

    Illegal Logging

    Law Enforcement, Livelihoods and the Timber Trade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luca Tacconi

    'This book carefully blends conceptual insights with extensive empirical evidence to navigate the reader through an issue that is still poorly understood [and is] a valuable reference for the development practitioner to understand the fundamental causes of illegal logging, its myriad consequences…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Logjam: Deforestation and the Crisis of Global Governance book cover


    Deforestation and the Crisis of Global Governance, 1st Edition

    By David Humphreys

    Winner of the International Studies Association's Harold and Margaret Sprout Award 2008 for the best book on international environmental problems. This pioneering study examines the impacts of neoliberal global governance on forests and provides an exhaustive overview of international forest…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Water and Sanitation Services: Public Policy and Management book cover

    Water and Sanitation Services

    Public Policy and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jose Esteban Castro, Leo Heller

    Substantially reducing the number of human beings who lack access to clean water and safe sanitation is one of the key Millennium Development Goals. This book argues and demonstrates that this can only be achieved by a better integration of the technical and social science approaches in the search…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Responsible Tourism: Critical Issues for Conservation and Development book cover

    Responsible Tourism

    Critical Issues for Conservation and Development, 1st Edition

    By Anna Spenceley

    �Responsible Tourism presents a wide variety of valuable lessons learned in responsible tourism initiatives in Southern Africa that many tourism practitioners can use in their efforts to make the tourism sector work for the poor and for the environment.� Dr Harsh Varma, Director, Development…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Oceans Past: Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations book cover

    Oceans Past

    Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations, 1st Edition

    By Poul Holm

    Edited by David J. Starkey, Michaela Barnard

    �[A] fascinating volume, which establishes marine environmental history as a major new discipline for academics as well as an exciting way to bring history and the natural world alive for the public.� ANDREW A. ROSENBERG, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE �The HMAP project is to be congratulated on this…

    eBook – 2012-05-04
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic: An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment book cover

    Climate Change and Globalization in the Arctic

    An Integrated Approach to Vulnerability Assessment, 1st Edition

    By E. Carina H. Keskitalo

    Climate change vulnerability assessment is a rapidly developing field. However, despite the fact that such major trends as globalization and the changing characteristics of the political and economic governance systems are crucial in shaping a community‘s capacity to adapt to climate change, these…

    eBook – 2012-05-04
    Earthscan Climate

  • NGO Accountability: Politics, Principles and Innovations book cover

    NGO Accountability

    Politics, Principles and Innovations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Jordan, Peter van Tuijl

    As the fastest growing segment of civil society, as well as featuring prominently in the global political arena, NGOs are under fire for being 'unaccountable'. But who do NGOs actually represent? Who should they be accountable to and how? This book provides the first comprehensive examination of…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region: Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance book cover

    Contested Waterscapes in the Mekong Region

    Hydropower, Livelihoods and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francois Molle

    The catchment area of the Mekong River and its tributaries extends from China, through Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam. The water resources of the Mekong region - from the Irrawaddy and Nu-Salween in the west, across the Chao Phraya to the Lancang-Mekong and Red River in the…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

  • Water and Cereals in Drylands book cover

    Water and Cereals in Drylands

    1st Edition

    By Parviz Koohafkan

    This topic is central to contemporary concerns for more sustainable agricultural development. This is a well-written and clear book, with excellent data, tables and illustrations, addressing issues of water use, climate change, poverty and small farmers. The authors are highly respected and…

    eBook – 2012-05-04

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