E-books: Environmental Management

  • Corporate Environmental Management 2: Culture and Organization book cover

    Corporate Environmental Management 2

    Culture and Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Welford

    The second book in a series looking at management techniques which could be implemented by a business in order to improve its environmental performance, this text identifies the best practices and examines the key tools within the framework of corporate environmental management. Richard Welford and…

    eBook – 2016-09-17
    Environmental Management Set

  • Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place book cover

    Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development book cover

    Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    eBook – 2016-08-25

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy: Mitigation and management book cover

    Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    eBook – 2016-08-25

  • Sustainability Assessment: Applications and opportunities book cover

    Sustainability Assessment

    Applications and opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Gibson

    Current and expanding human activities are moving us towards ever deeper unsustainability. While there is no single, simple means of reversing the invidious biophysical trends and redirecting the distribution of benefits, one necessary step is to approach every new and renewed undertaking as an…

    eBook – 2016-08-12

  • Captivity Literature and the Environment: Nineteenth-Century American Cross-Cultural Collaborations book cover

    Captivity Literature and the Environment

    Nineteenth-Century American Cross-Cultural Collaborations, 1st Edition

    By Kyhl D. Lyndgaard

    In his study of captivity narratives, Kyhl Lyndgaard argues that these accounts have influenced land-use policy and environmental attitudes at the same time that they reveal the complex relationship between ethnicity, landscape, and authorship. In connecting these themes, Lyndgaard offers readers…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies book cover

    Economic Diversification Policies in Natural Resource Rich Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sami Mahroum, Yasser Al-Saleh

    Economic diversification remains at the top of the agenda for hundreds of regions around the world. From the single commodity economies of African countries and the Caribbean, to the many single industry regions of Europe and North America, as well as the oil and gas rich but volatile hydrocarbon…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics book cover

    Fairness and Justice in Natural Resource Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Pichler, Cornelia Staritz, Karin Küblböck, Christina Plank, Werner Raza, Fernando Ruiz Peyré

    As demand for natural resources increases due to the rise in world population and living standards, conflicts over their access and control are becoming more prevalent. This book critically assesses different approaches to and conceptualizations of resource fairness and justice and applies them to…

    eBook – 2016-08-05
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Nature, Temporality and Environmental Management: Scandinavian and Australian perspectives on peoples and landscapes book cover

    Nature, Temporality and Environmental Management

    Scandinavian and Australian perspectives on peoples and landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Head, Katarina Saltzman, Gunhild Setten, Marie Stenseke

    How are different concepts of nature and time embedded into human practices of landscape and environmental management? And how can temporalities that entwine past, present and future help us deal with challenges on the ground? In a time of uncertainty and climate change, how much can we hold onto…

    eBook – 2016-08-05

  • Our Common Seas: Coasts in Crisis book cover

    Our Common Seas

    Coasts in Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Most of the world's population lives on or near the coasts. Every nation not completely landlocked has used the sea as its supposedly self-cleansing garbage dump. Now the effects are being felt. There is not a coast in the world which is not dangerously polluted. Sewage, oil, plastics, industrial…

    eBook – 2016-07-22
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Mountains: Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives book cover


    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Always awe-inspiring, mountainous areas contain hundreds of millions of years of history, stretching back to the earliest continental landforms. This book shows how mountains are characterized by their distinctive geological, ecological, and biological conditions. Often, they are so large that they…

    eBook – 2016-07-01

  • The Planting Design Handbook book cover

    The Planting Design Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Nick Robinson

    Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a…

    eBook – 2016-06-17

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