E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Paradise Lost?: The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity book cover

    Paradise Lost?

    The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Carl Folke

    Originally published in 1994, Paradise Lost? is the outcome of a unique collaboration between economists and ecologists initiated by the Beijer Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The book examines how the loss of biodiversity is one of the most serious problems the world faces, and…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Southern Forested Wetlands: Ecology and Management book cover

    Southern Forested Wetlands

    Ecology and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Messina, William H. Conner

    Originally published in 1998, Southern Forested Wetlands is an up to date, one source compendium of current knowledge on the wetland ecology of America’s southern forests. This book presents both the ecological and management aspects of these important ecosystems. The book was compiled by members…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Biogeographical Processes book cover

    Biogeographical Processes

    1st Edition

    By I. G. Simmons

    Originally published in 1982, Biogeographical Processes is a concise introduction to biogeography aimed at undergraduate students. It provides a detailed overview of man and his environment and includes data from such research projects as that of the International Biological Programme. The book…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Arctic: Environment, People, Policy book cover

    The Arctic

    Environment, People, Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry V. Callaghan, Mark Nuttall

    Originally published in 2000, The Arctic provides a comprehensive overview of the region's rapidly changing physical and human dimensions, and demonstrates the importance of communication between natural scientists, social scientists, and local stakeholders in response to the tremendous challenges…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Interpretations of Calamity: From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology book cover

    Interpretations of Calamity

    From the Viewpoint of Human Ecology, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. Hewitt

    Originally published in 1983, Interpretations of Calamity provides a provocative critique of the ‘dominant view’ of research into natural hazards. Throughout the world, there are now many people professionally engaged in the mitigation and control of risks & hazards, and the impact of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Tropical Resources: Ecology and Development book cover

    Tropical Resources

    Ecology and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by José I. Furtado, William B. Morgan, James R. Pfafflin, Kenneth Ruddle

    Originally published in 1990 Tropical Resources presents in-depth coverage of the extremely diverse tropical environments, the resources to be found within the region and their production, and ecological management. The book discusses economic geography and ways of utilizing available resources,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Deforestation: Social Dynamics in Watersheds and Mountain Ecosystems book cover

    Deforestation

    Social Dynamics in Watersheds and Mountain Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Ives, D.C. Pitt

    Originally published in 1988 Deforestation examines deforestation as a major environmental and development problem. It examines the issues of forests being cut in tropical and mountain areas, and how acid rain, pollution and disease wreak havoc in temperate zones. Some of the worst effects of…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity book cover

    Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity

    1st Edition

    By Keekok Lee

    Originally published in 1989 Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity presents a systematic study of the implications of ecological scarcity for social philosophy. The book argues for a new social philosophy based on a conception of the ‘good society’ and the ‘good life’ which makes fewer, rather…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Biogeography of the British Isles: An Introduction book cover

    The Biogeography of the British Isles

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Peter Vincent

    Originally published in 1990, The Biogeography of the British Isles is devoted to the biogeography of the British Isles and surrounding shelf seas. Bringing together a wealth of diverse information, it is thoroughly referenced and well illustrated, and will be invaluable to students of geography,…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order book cover

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his …

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Arctic and Environmental Change book cover

    Arctic and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.A. Dowdeswell

    This timely book presents a wide-ranging review of Arctic environmental change in response to global warming, and gives a broad insight into the transformation of the Arctic which we can expect during the next century. It is in high northern latitudes that we can expect to observe global warming at…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

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