E-books: Environmental Management

  • Sustainable Forest Management: From Concept to Practice book cover

    Sustainable Forest Management

    From Concept to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Innes, Anna V. Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    eBook – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Role of Government in Water Markets book cover

    The Role of Government in Water Markets

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa Casado-Perez

    While water is an increasingly scarce resource, most existing methods to allocate it are neither economically nor environmentally efficient. In these circumstances, water markets offer developed countries a form of regulatory response capable of overcoming many of the shortcomings of current water…

    eBook – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • London's Turning: The Making of Thames Gateway book cover

    London's Turning

    The Making of Thames Gateway, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Rustin

    Edited by Philip Cohen

    The Thames Gateway plan is the largest and most complex project of urban regeneration ever undertaken in the United Kingdom. This book provides a comprehensive overview and critique of the Thames Gateway plan, but at the same time it uses the plan as a lens through which to look at a series of…

    eBook – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • The Politics of Fresh Water: Access, conflict and identity book cover

    The Politics of Fresh Water

    Access, conflict and identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine M. Ashcraft, Tamar Mayer

    Water scarcity is not simply the result of what nature has to offer but always involves power relations and political decisions. This volume discusses the politics of the freshwater crisis, specifically how access to water is determined in different regions and historical periods, how conflict is…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Climate Change and Food Security: Africa and the Caribbean book cover

    Climate Change and Food Security

    Africa and the Caribbean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Thomas Hope

    Global climatic change has resulted in new and unpredictable patterns of precipitation and temperature, the increased frequency of extreme weather events and rising sea levels. These changes impact all four aspects of food security – availability, accessibility, stability of supply and appropriate…

    eBook – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Breaking New Ground: Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development book cover

    Breaking New Ground

    Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Linda Starke

    Mining is fundamental to our lives - we wear and travel in; build, cook and communicate with its products daily. However, it is also one of the most environmentally damaging industries. This study examines how such a huge and multi-facetted industry can be made sustainable, minimizing its harmful…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge

  • Law and the Management of Disasters: The Challenge of Resilience book cover

    Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction: South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality book cover

    The Institutionalisation of Disaster Risk Reduction

    South Africa and Neoliberal Governmentality, 1st Edition

    By Gideon van Riet

    The past three decades have seen a global shift in disaster management from an event driven response to a ‘could-be’ risk management approach. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) has become entrenched as a dominant paradigm within the field of disaster management. More than a decade after adopting DRR…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, Offshore and Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE 2016, Malaysia, 15-17 Aug 2016) book cover

    Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future

    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Civil, Offshore and Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE 2016, Malaysia, 15-17 Aug 2016), 1st Edition

    Edited by Noor Amila Wan Abdullah Zawawi

    Engineering Challenges for Sustainable Future contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Conference on Civil, Offshore & Environmental Engineering (ICCOEE2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15-17 August 2016), under the banner of World Engineering, Science & Technology Congress (…

    eBook – 2016-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions book cover

    Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Environmental Management: Critical thinking and emerging practices book cover

    Environmental Management

    Critical thinking and emerging practices, 1st Edition

    By Peter R. Mulvihill, S. Harris Ali

    The field of Environmental Management (EM) involves a broad and evolving repertoire of practices. The field originated around 1970 in response to new policy, regulation and public concern about environmental issues. EM has undergone many changes and improvements since then, progressing from a…

    eBook – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation book cover

    Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karatas-Ozkan, Frank Janssen, John M. Jermier

    Sustainable entrepreneurship has attracted growing attention in both scholarly and practitioner circles. Focusing on generating social, environmental and business value, the notion has been raised more recently to address the contribution of entrepreneurial activities to sustainable economic and…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

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