E-books: Environmental Management

  • Contested Common Land: Environmental Governance Past and Present book cover

    Contested Common Land

    Environmental Governance Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher P. Rodgers, Eleanor Straughton, Angus J.L. Winchester, Margherita Pieraccini

    This innovative and interdisciplinary book makes a major contribution to common pool resource studies. It offers a new perspective on the sustainable governance of common resources, grounded in contemporary and archival research on the common lands of England and Wales - an important common…

    eBook – 2012-08-06

  • Ethno-ornithology: Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society book cover


    Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonia C. Tidemann, Andrew Gosler

    Indigenous knowledge that embraces ornithology takes in whole social dimensions that are inter-linked with environmental ethos, conservation and management for sustainability. In contrast, western approaches have tended to reduce knowledge to elemental and material references. This book looks at…

    eBook – 2012-08-06

  • The Pesticide Detox: Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture book cover

    The Pesticide Detox

    Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jules Pretty

    Since the 1960s, the world's population has more than doubled and agricultural production per person has increased by a third. Yet this growth in production has masked enormous hidden costs arising from widespread pesticide use - massive ecological damage and high incidences of farmer poisoning and…

    eBook – 2012-07-26

  • Sustainability Unpacked: Food, Energy and Water for Resilient Environments and Societies book cover

    Sustainability Unpacked

    Food, Energy and Water for Resilient Environments and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Kristiina Vogt, Toral Patel-Weynand, Maura Shelton, Daniel J Vogt, John C. Gordon, Cal Mukumoto, Asep. S. Suntana, Patricia A. Roads

    Food, water and energy form some of the basic elements of sustainability considerations. This ground-breaking book examines and decodes these elements, exploring how a range of countries make decisions regarding their energy and bio-resource consumption and procurement. The authors consider how…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • People, Land and Water: Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management book cover

    People, Land and Water

    Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Bessette

    In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Florida's Water: A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State book cover

    Florida's Water

    A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State, 1st Edition

    By Tom Swihart

    Florida's Water poses fundamental questions about water sustainability in the United States' fourth largest state. Florida has long-standing water quality problems. Global climate change threatens to intensify Florida's floods and droughts, make hurricanes more common or more damaging, and…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Foresight in Action: Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios book cover

    Foresight in Action

    Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios, 1st Edition

    By Marjolein van Asselt

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professionals go about employing scenarios is often starkly…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Economic Analysis for Ecosystem-Based Management: Applications to Marine and Coastal Environments book cover

    Economic Analysis for Ecosystem-Based Management

    Applications to Marine and Coastal Environments, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Holland, James Sanchirico, Robert Johnston, Deepak Jogleka

    Ocean and coastal management regimes are increasingly subject to competing demands from stakeholders. Regulations must not only address fishing, recreation, and shipping, but also sand and gravel mining, gas pipelines, harbor/port development, offshore wind and tidal energy facilities, liquefied…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Good Cop/Bad Cop: Environmental NGOs and Their Strategies toward Business book cover

    Good Cop/Bad Cop

    Environmental NGOs and Their Strategies toward Business, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Lyon

    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play an increasingly prominent role in addressing complex environmental issues such as climate change, persistent bio-accumulative pollutants, and the conservation of biodiversity. At the same time, the landscape in which they operate is changing rapidly.…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve: How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information book cover

    Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve

    How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information, 1st Edition

    By James Hamilton

    Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest conservation program in the United States. Under the guidelines of the CRP, the federal government pays farmers to stop farming their land in the hopes of achieving a variety of conservation goals, including…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas book cover

    Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wil de Jong, Denyse Snelder, Noboru Ishikawa

    Natural resources often stretch across borders that separate modern nation states. This can create conflict and limit opportunities for regulated consumption of their goods and services, but also provide opportunities for joint multinational efforts that exceed single country capabilities. This…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • The Sustainable Self: A Personal Approach to Sustainability Education book cover

    The Sustainable Self

    A Personal Approach to Sustainability Education, 1st Edition

    By Paul Murray

    Achieving a sustainable society is the biggest issue of our time. It is not an issue confined to a particular subject area or to certain jobs. It is a way of thinking and behaving that will need to be embedded in all aspects of all of our lives. The Sustainable Self is the perfect resource for…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

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