Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions: The Case of Scotland and Bavaria book cover

    EU Environmental Policies in Subnational Regions

    The Case of Scotland and Bavaria

    By Antje C.K. Brown

    This title was first published in 2001: Despite the fact that environmental directives are one of the strongest areas of policy decreed by the EU, it has a much poorer record when it comes to actual implementation of these policies. Instead of focusing on the traditional state-centrist accounts,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Islands of Rainforest: Agroforestry, Logging and Eco-Tourism in Solomon Islands book cover

    Islands of Rainforest

    Agroforestry, Logging and Eco-Tourism in Solomon Islands

    By Edvard Hviding, Tim Bayliss-Smith

    This title was first published in 2000: An original and thought-provoking analysis of modern initiatives in the tropical rain forest. While issues such as logging, eco-timber, eco-tourism have been widely analyzed from an outsider’s perspective, this book considers them from the local people’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: International Equity and Global Environmental Politics (2001): Power and Principles in US Foreign Policy book cover

    Revival: International Equity and Global Environmental Politics (2001)

    Power and Principles in US Foreign Policy

    By Paul G. Harris

    This title was first published in 2001. Discussing the implications for the world of embracing - or failing to embrace - international environmental equity, as a core global objective is an essential exercise, which this book undertakes with diligence and vigour. Written in an accessible style,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transactions in International Land Management: Volume 1 book cover

    Transactions in International Land Management

    Volume 1

    By Robert W. Dixon-Gough, Reinfried Mansberger

    Transactions in International Land Management is a new series of volumes which provides an arena for the debate of key topical issues on this subject. In this first volume, the subjects divide into three broad sections. Firstly, there are analyses of land reform and agrarian structure in Europe,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Fisheries Economics, Volumes I and II: Collected Essays book cover

    Fisheries Economics, Volumes I and II

    Collected Essays

    Edited by Lee G. Anderson

    This title was first published in 2002: This important collection of international research on fisheries economics offers a comprehensive source of contemporary research on key topics in the field, as well as presenting the history of how the economic theory of fisheries exploitation has developed.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning in the UK: Agendas for the New Millennium book cover

    Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Little Ice Age book cover

    The Little Ice Age

    2nd Edition

    The evidence for the Little Ice Age, the most important fluctuation in global climate in historical times, is most dramatically represented by the advance of mountain glaciers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and their retreat since about 1850. The effects on the landscape and the daily…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Working the Sahel book cover

    Working the Sahel

    By W.M. Adams, M.J. Mortimore

    This book looks at how people in the semi-arid conditions of the Sahel cope with their harsh environment. It draws on four years of field research with farmers in the Sahelian region and builds on work with these communities over several decades. Reporting on studies of four village communities, it…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Asking the Earth: Farms, Forestry and Survival in India book cover

    Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Seed: Genetic diversity and European agriculture book cover

    Saving the Seed

    Genetic diversity and European agriculture

    By Renee Vellve

    Genetic diversity is essential to the security of agriculture. Without the availability of a wide range of plant varieties and the genetic resources they contain, crops cannot adapt to combat the ever-changing threats of pests, diseases and climatic change. Yet, with the increasing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees: Sustainability in the tropical forest book cover

    No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics: Forest plantations in development book cover

    Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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