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  • Hewett Cottrell Watson: Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist book cover

    Hewett Cottrell Watson

    Victorian Plant Ecologist and Evolutionist

    By Frank N. Egerton

    First published in 2003. Hewett Cottrell Watson was a pioneer in a new science not yet defined in Victorian times – ecology – and was practically the first naturalist to conduct research on plant evolution, beginning in 1834. The correspondence between Watson and Darwin, analysed for the first time…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste book cover

    Resource Recovery to Approach Zero Municipal Waste

    Edited by Mohammad J. Taherzadeh, Tobias Richards

    Current development results in a linear flow from raw material to waste, which cannot be sustainable in the long term. Plus, a global population of 7 billion people means that there are 7 billion waste producers in the world. At present, dumping and landfilling are the primary practices for getting…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    CRC Press
    Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • The Fukushima Effect: A New Geopolitical Terrain book cover

    The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited book cover

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    Classic Papers in Natural Resource Economics Revisited is the first attempt to bring together a selection of classic papers in natural resource economics, alongside reflections by highly regarded professionals about how these papers have impacted the field. The seven papers included in this volume…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Western Sahara: International Law, Justice and Natural Resources book cover

    Western Sahara

    International Law, Justice and Natural Resources

    Edited by Damien Kingsbury

    As the Spanish were preparing to leave colonized Western Sahara in 1975, Morocco invaded, sparking a war with the Western Saharan Polisario Front. About 70% of Western Sahara was occupied by Morocco, which stations up to 140,000 soldiers in the territory, primarily along a 1700 kilometre long sand…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • The Global Governance of Climate Change: G7, G20, and UN Leadership book cover

    The Global Governance of Climate Change

    G7, G20, and UN Leadership

    By John J. Kirton, Ella Kokotsis

    Climate change control has risen to the top of the international agenda. Failed efforts, centred in the United Nations, to allocate responsibility have resulted in a challenge now reaching crisis stage. John J. Kirton and Ella Kokotsis analyse the generation and effectiveness of four decades of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Global Environmental Governance

  • Rural Livelihoods in China: Political economy in transition book cover

    Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species book cover

    A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

    Edited by Robert A. Francis

    Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information: Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol book cover

    Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Literature and Challenges for the New Millennium book cover

    Postcolonial Literature and Challenges for the New Millennium

    Edited by Lucienne Loh, Malcolm Sen

    This volume brings together an international range of postcolonial scholars to explore four distinct themes which are inherently interconnected within the globalised landscape of the early 21st century: China, Islamic fundamentalism, civil war and environmentalism. Through close-reading a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

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