E-books: Environmental Management

  • The Age of Commodity: Water Privatization in Southern Africa book cover

    The Age of Commodity

    Water Privatization in Southern Africa, 1st Edition

    By David McDonald, Greg Ruiters

    As globalization and market liberalization march forward unabated the global commons continue to be commodified and privatized at a rapid pace. In this global process, the ownership, sale and supply of water is increasingly a flashpoint for debates and conflict over privatization, and nowhere is…

    eBook – 2012-06-25

  • Scarcity and Growth Revisited: Natural Resources and the Environment in the New Millenium book cover

    Scarcity and Growth Revisited

    Natural Resources and the Environment in the New Millenium, 1st Edition

    Edited by R. David Professor Simpson, Michael A. Professor Toman, Robert U. Professor Ayres

    In this volume, a group of distinguished international scholars provides a fresh investigation of the most fundamental issues involved in our dependence on natural resources. In Scarcity and Growth (RFF, 1963) and Scarcity and Growth Reconsidered (RFF, 1979), researchers considered the long-term…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Partnerships for Empowerment: Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management book cover

    Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources.…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Managing Water Resources: Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach book cover

    Managing Water Resources

    Methods and Tools for a Systems Approach, 1st Edition

    By Slobodan P. Simonovic

    'This book bridges disciplines, previously confined to specialist journal publications, by providing a comprehensive overview of the systems analysis application to water resources. It is ideal for Masters-level courses in Water Resources Engineering where modern management techniques of…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Economics for Collaborative Environmental Management: Renegotiating the Commons book cover

    Economics for Collaborative Environmental Management

    Renegotiating the Commons, 1st Edition

    By Graham Marshall

    'Marshall has re-grafted economics to the philosophical roots of collaborative environmental management, given stakeholders a pragmatic economics for 'bottom-up' conflict resolution and eliminated the need for 'top-down' economic experts. Beautifully reasoned and wonderfully practical!' RICHARD B.…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibility book cover

    The Sustainability Handbook

    The Complete Management Guide to Achieving Social, Economic and Environmental Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By William R. Blackburn

    The Sustainability Handbook covers all the challenges, complexities and benefits of sustainability for businesses, governments and other organizations. It provides a blueprint for how organizations can reach or exceed economic, social and environmental excellence. It offers a host of practical…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Rethinking Water Management: Innovative Approaches to Contemporary Issues book cover

    Rethinking Water Management

    Innovative Approaches to Contemporary Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Figueres, Johan Rockstrom, Cecilia Tortajada

    If water resources are to be distributed efficiently, equitably and cost-effectively in this rapidly changing world, then it is clear that current water management practices are no longer feasible. Innovative approaches are required to meet the increasing water demands of a growing world population…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Climate Change: Financing Global Forests: The Eliasch Review book cover

    Climate Change: Financing Global Forests

    The Eliasch Review, 1st Edition

    By Johan Eliasch

    An area of forest the size of England is cut down in the tropics each year. Forestry is responsible for a fifth of global carbon emissions - more than the entire world transport sector. Urgent action to tackle the loss of global forests needs to be a central part of any new international agreement…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Countryside Planning: New Approaches to Management and Conservation book cover

    Countryside Planning

    New Approaches to Management and Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Bishop, Adrian Phillips

    Not since the 19th century has the future of the countryside been such a focus of political and public attention, nor of profound uncertainty and anguished debate. A watershed has now been reached, and in this time of unprecedented change, new tools are needed for planning and managing the…

    eBook – 2012-05-23

  • Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil book cover

    Transport Revolutions

    Moving People and Freight Without Oil, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gilbert, Anthony Pearl

    Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight without Oil sets out the challenges to our growing dependence on transport fuelled by low-priced oil. These challenges include an early peak in world oil production and profound climate change resulting in part from oil use. It proposes responses to…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Blue Revolution: Integrated Land and Water Resources Management book cover

    Blue Revolution

    Integrated Land and Water Resources Management, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Calder

    'Blue Revolution upturns some environmental applecarts - not for the hell of it, but so we can manage our environment better.' Fred Pearce, New Scientist This updated and revised edition of The Blue Revolution provides further evidence of the need to integrate land management decision-making into…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

  • Sustainable Consumer Services: Business Solutions for Household Markets book cover

    Sustainable Consumer Services

    Business Solutions for Household Markets, 1st Edition

    By Minna Halme

    The goal for consumer oriented business should be to make a profit and to do it without costing the Earth. Yet exactly how to satisfy the needs and wants of consumers without contributing to environmental degradation is proving to be the essential, but elusive goal for businesses in the 21st…

    eBook – 2012-05-16

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