E-books: Environmental Management

  • Frontiers in Resource and Rural Economics: Human-Nature, Rural-Urban Interdependencies book cover

    Frontiers in Resource and Rural Economics

    Human-Nature, Rural-Urban Interdependencies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wu JunJie, Paul W Barkley, Bruce A Weber

    Most land in the United States is in rural areas, as are the sources of most of its fresh water and almost all its other natural resources. One of the first books to approach resource economics and rural studies as fundamentally interconnected areas of study, Frontiers in Resource and Rural…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Forest Community Connections: Implications for Research, Management, and Governance book cover

    Forest Community Connections

    Implications for Research, Management, and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Ellen M Donoghue, Victoria E Sturtevant

    The connections between communities and forests are complex and evolving, presenting challenges to forest managers, researchers, and communities themselves. Dependency on timber extraction and timber-related industries is no longer a universal characteristic of the forest community. Remoteness is…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms: Perspectives from Law, Economics, and Business book cover

    Environmental Protection and the Social Responsibility of Firms

    Perspectives from Law, Economics, and Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce L. Professor Hay, Robert N. Professor Stavins, Richard H. K. Professor Vietor

    Everyone agrees that firms should obey the law. But beyond what the law requires-beyond bare compliance with regulations-do firms have additional social responsibilities to commit resources voluntarily to environmental protection? How should we think about firms sacrificing profits in the social…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management book cover

    Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Professor Sterner

    As Thomas Sterner points out, the economic 'toolkit' for dealing with environmental problems has become formidable. It includes taxes, charges, permits, deposit-refund systems, labeling, and other information disclosure mechanisms. Though not all these devices are widely used, empirical application…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Siren Song: Chilean Water Law As a Model for International Reform book cover

    Siren Song

    Chilean Water Law As a Model for International Reform, 1st Edition

    By Carl J. Bauer

    Increasing scarcity, conflict, and environmental damage are critical features of the global water crisis. As governments, international organizations, NGOs, and corporations have tried to respond, Chilean water law has seemed an attractive alternative to older legislative and regulatory approaches.…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • Northern Landscapes: The Struggle for Wilderness Alaska book cover

    Northern Landscapes

    The Struggle for Wilderness Alaska, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Professor Nelson

    Alaska in the early 1950s was one of the world's last great undeveloped areas. Yet sweeping changes were underway. In l958 Congress awarded the new state over 100 million acres to promote economic development. In 1971, it gave Native groups more than 40 million acres to settle land claims and…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • On Borrowed Time: Assessing the Threat of Mineral Depletion book cover

    On Borrowed Time

    Assessing the Threat of Mineral Depletion, 1st Edition

    By John E. Tilton

    The sharp rise in mineral use has revived concern about scarcity. Economist John Tilton responds by analyzing recent trends in the consumption and availability of minerals that are most integral to the needs of modern civilization. He reminds readers that, if the arguments about scarcity sound…

    eBook – 2010-09-30
    Routledge

  • World Atlas of Mangroves book cover

    World Atlas of Mangroves

    1st Edition

    By Mark Spalding

    Published with ISME, ITTO and project partners FAO, UNESCO-MAB, UNEP-WCMC and UNU-INWEH This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by a leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation…

    eBook – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

  • Rebels for the Soil: The Rise of the Global Organic Food and Farming Movement book cover

    Rebels for the Soil

    The Rise of the Global Organic Food and Farming Movement, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Reed

    This book investigates the emergence of organic food and farming as a social movement. Using the tools of political sociology it analyzes and explains how both people and ideas have shaped a movement that from its inception aimed to change global agriculture. Starting from the British Empire in the…

    eBook – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

  • Forecasting Forest Futures: A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values book cover

    Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values, 1st Edition

    By Kim Scoullar, Brad Seely, Clive Welham, Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced…

    eBook – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Finance and Banking: The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet book cover

    Sustainable Finance and Banking

    The Financial Sector and the Future of the Planet, 1st Edition

    By Marcel Jeucken

    Banking and finance play a fundamental role in public policy and economic performance as well as in all forms of commerce and industry. They are crucial in determining whether society - from governments to individual consumers - succeeds in following an environmentally sustainable path. However,…

    eBook – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

  • Greening the Corporation: Management Strategy and the Environmental Challenge book cover

    Greening the Corporation

    Management Strategy and the Environmental Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Peter Thayer Robbins

    Corporate responses to environmental challenges are often held directly or indirectly responsible for significant worldwide environmental destruction. Corporations are beginning to respond to environmental and social concerns and are taking these into account. This process, known as the greening of…

    eBook – 2010-09-23
    Routledge

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