E-books: Environmental Management

  • Resolving Environmental Disputes: From Conflict to Consensus book cover

    Resolving Environmental Disputes

    From Conflict to Consensus, 1st Edition

    By Roger Sidaway

    Resolving Environmental Disputes presents detailed case studies from the key contemporary themes in resource management and environmental protection, such as: access to the countryside for recreation, sustainable forestry, pollution and risks to health, and coastal zone management. The book spans…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Local Forest Management: The Impacts of Devolution Policies book cover

    Local Forest Management

    The Impacts of Devolution Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Stuart Edmunds, Eva Karoline Wollenberg

    'A well written book, astutely organized.' Development and Change Local Forest Management is built around careful and illuminating case studies of the effects of devolution policies on the management of forests in several Asian countries. The studies demonstrate that devolution policies - contrary…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods: Uniting Science and Participation book cover

    Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods

    Uniting Science and Participation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia McDougall, Barry Pound

    Management of local resources has a greater chance of a sustainable outcome when there is partnership between local people and external agencies, and agendas relevant to their aspirations and circumstances. Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Livelihoods analyses and extends this premise to…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Trading in Genes: Development Perspectives on Biotechnology, Trade and Sustainability book cover

    Trading in Genes

    Development Perspectives on Biotechnology, Trade and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz

    Few scientific developments have given rise to as much controversy as biotechnology. Numerous groups are united in their opposition, expressing concern over environmental and health risks, impacts on rural livelihoods, the economic dominance of multinational companies and the ethical implications…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • A Thousand Shades of Green: Sustainable Strategies for Competitive Advantage book cover

    A Thousand Shades of Green

    Sustainable Strategies for Competitive Advantage, 1st Edition

    By Peter Winsemius, Ulrich Guntram

    'What does it mean for the environment?' is a strategic corollary of almost any significant business decision today, and companies must take seriously their responsibilities to regulators, customers, employees and the wider society. A Thousand Shades of Green is aimed at business leaders in need of…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Blue Genes: Sharing and Conserving the World's Aquatic Biodiversity book cover

    Blue Genes

    Sharing and Conserving the World's Aquatic Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Brian Harvey

    The advance of genetic sciences has led to a 'blue revolution' in the way we use aquatic biodiversity. By 2020, the world will be eating almost as much farmed as wild fish, marine bacteria could yield the cure for cancer and deep-sea bacteria may be exploited to gobble up oil spills. Science is…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Exploring Sustainable Development: Geographical Perspectives book cover

    Exploring Sustainable Development

    Geographical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Martin Purvis, Alan Grainger

    Sustainable development is capturing the attention of planners, politicians and business leaders. Within the academic sphere its study is increasingly breaching disciplinary boundaries to become a focus of attention for natural and social scientists alike. But in studying such a key concept, it is…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning: An International Evaluation book cover

    Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning

    An International Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Michael Short, Mark Baker, Jeremy Carter, Stephen Jay, Carys Jones

    'A wonderfully international and up-to-date perspective on strategic environmental assessment of land use plans by leading experts in the field. Strategic Environmental Assessment and Land Use Planning covers not only how much such SEAs are carried out and in what context, but whether they are…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Supporting Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Livelihoods book cover

    Rural Planning in Developing Countries

    Supporting Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Livelihoods, 1st Edition

    By David Dent, Olivier Dubois, Barry Dalal-Clayton

    This book provides an international perspective on rural planning, focused on developing countries. It examines conventional development planning and innovative local planning approaches, drawing together lessons from recent experience of rural planning and land use. The authors examine past and…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Trading in Knowledge: Development Perspectives on TRIPS, Trade and Sustainability book cover

    Trading in Knowledge

    Development Perspectives on TRIPS, Trade and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christophe Bellmann, Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz

    An unprecedented surge in the scope and level of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection has been engulfing the world. This globalizing trend has shifted the balance of interests between private innovators and society at large and tensions have flared around key public policy concerns. As…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Plant Identification: Creating User-Friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management book cover

    Plant Identification

    Creating User-Friendly Field Guides for Biodiversity Management, 1st Edition

    By William Hawthorne, Anna Lawrence

    An important prerequisite for successful conservation is a good understanding of what we seek to conserve. Nowhere is this more the case than in the fight to protect plant biodiversity, which is threatened by human activity in many regions worldwide. This book is written in the belief that tools…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Plant Conservation: An Ecosystem Approach book cover

    Plant Conservation

    An Ecosystem Approach, 1st Edition

    By Alan Hamilton

    In this, the latest in the People and Plants series, plant conservation is described in the context of livelihoods and development, and ways of balancing the conservation of plant diversity with the use of plants and the environment for human benefit are discussed. A central contention in this book…

    eBook – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

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