E-books: Environmental Management

  • Changing Landscapes: The Development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and Its Influence on Tropical Forest Management book cover

    Changing Landscapes

    The Development of the International Tropical Timber Organization and Its Influence on Tropical Forest Management, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Poore

    This is the history of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO); its aims, policies and achievements, through drawing on contemporary records and the author's own wide experience. The book uses examination of past successes and failures to formulate a 21st-century agenda for the most…

    eBook – 2012-03-29

  • The Planetary Bargain: Corporate Social Responsibility Matters book cover

    The Planetary Bargain

    Corporate Social Responsibility Matters, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hopkins

    Corporate scandals and lack of confidence in our largest institutions mean that corporate social responsibility (CSR) now matters more than ever. Encroaching on CSR are concepts such as corporate sustainability and corporate citizenship, and older concerns with business ethics, business in society…

    eBook – 2012-03-29

  • Coastal Engineering: Processes, Theory and Design Practice book cover

    Coastal Engineering

    Processes, Theory and Design Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dominic Reeve, Andrew Chadwick, Christopher Fleming

    Historically, much harm has been done by well-meaning coastal engineering attempts, which seemed like good ideas on paper but which failed to allow for practical issues. For this reason, it is vital that theories and models are well grounded in practice. This second edition brings the models and…

    eBook – 2012-03-15
    CRC Press

  • Leading the Sustainable Organization: Development, Implementation and Assessment book cover

    Leading the Sustainable Organization

    Development, Implementation and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Tim Galpin, J. Lee Whittington, Greg Bell

    This book is the first to combine the much talked about topics of leadership and sustainability, and provides readers with a comprehensive overview and pragmatic approach to leading sustainable organizations. Chapters include discussions, case examples, steps, and useful tools centred on the…

    eBook – 2012-03-15

  • Forestry Economics: A Managerial Approach book cover

    Forestry Economics

    A Managerial Approach, 1st Edition

    By John E. Wagner

    Forestry Economics introduces students and practitioners to all aspects of the management and economics of forestry. The book adopts the approach of managerial economics textbooks and applies this to the unique processes and problems faced by managers of forests. While most forestry economics books…

    eBook – 2011-07-26

  • The RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Policy book cover

    The RFF Reader in Environmental and Resource Policy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Wallace Oates

    Many articles in the Reader were originally published in RFF's quarterly magazine, Resources. Wally Oates has supplemented that with material drawn from other RFF works, including issue briefs and special reports. The readings provide concise, insightful background and perspectives on a broad range…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • Managing Natural Wealth: Environment and Development in Malaysia book cover

    Managing Natural Wealth

    Environment and Development in Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey R. Professor Vincent, Rozali Professor Mohamed Ali

    The remarkably rich natural environment of Malaysia attracts the interest of both industry and the environmental community. Managing Natural Wealth analyzes major natural resource and environmental policy issues in the country during the 1970s and 1980s-a period of profound socioeconomic change,…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • The Softwood Lumber War: Politics, Economics, and the Long U.S.-Canadian Trade Dispute book cover

    The Softwood Lumber War

    Politics, Economics, and the Long U.S.-Canadian Trade Dispute, 1st Edition

    By Daowei Zhang

    As a forester interested in economics and policy, Daowei Zhang followed the softwood lumber dispute between the U.S. and Canada for nearly 20 years. Dubbed the 'Softwood Lumber War,' the conflict enveloped politicians and business leaders on both sides of the border and placed strains on the…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • Extending the Cure: Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance book cover

    Extending the Cure

    Policy Responses to the Growing Threat of Antibiotic Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Ramanan Professor Laxminarayan, Anup Professor Malani, David Professor Howard, David L. Professor Smith

    Our ability to treat common bacterial infections with antibiotics goes back only 65 years. However, the authors of this report make it clear that sustaining a supply of effective and affordable antibiotics cannot be without changes to the incentives facing patients, physicians, hospitals, insurers,…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • Perspectives on Sustainable Resources in America book cover

    Perspectives on Sustainable Resources in America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger A. Professor Sedjo

    The vast size of the United States and extensive variation of its climate, topography, and biota across different regions contribute to both the richness of the nation‘s natural heritage and the complexities involved in managing its resources. A follow-up to RFF‘s popular America‘s Renewable…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • The Forest Ranger: A Study in Administrative Behavior book cover

    The Forest Ranger

    A Study in Administrative Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Herbert Kaufman

    It is the rare book that remains in print for nearly fifty years, earning wide acclaim as a classic. The Forest Ranger has been essential reading for generations of professionals and scholars in forestry, public administration, and organizational behavior who are interested in the administration of…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

  • Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries: Collective Impacts, Collective Action book cover

    Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries

    Collective Impacts, Collective Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allen Blackman

    Small firms - including 'microenterprises' and 'small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) - play a vital economic role in developing countries. They typically provide half of all jobs. In addition, they foster entrepreneurship and help key sectors adapt to changing market conditions. In light of these…

    eBook – 2010-09-30

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