Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Saving the Tropical Forests book cover

    Saving the Tropical Forests

    1st Edition

    By Judith Gradwohl, Russell Greenberg

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Economics of Dryland Management book cover

    Economics of Dryland Management

    1st Edition

    By John A. Dixon, David E. James, Paul B. Sherman

    We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious. Over 20 per cent of the world's population…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Environmental and Resource Economics Set

  • Participatory Action Research in Natural Resource Management: A Critque of the Method Based on Five Years' Experience in the Transamozonica Region of Brazil book cover

    Participatory Action Research in Natural Resource Management

    A Critque of the Method Based on Five Years' Experience in the Transamozonica Region of Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Christian Castellanet, Carl F. Jordan

    This work evaluates the merits of a widely-used approach to natural resource management, participatory action research (PAR), an approach to resource management that strives to link researchers with farmers and other local residents whose lives are effected by long-range conservation programmes.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Trees, People and Power book cover

    Trees, People and Power

    1st Edition

    By Peter Utting

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance book cover

    Managing Energy From the Top Down

    Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Russell

    Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    CRC Press

  • Educational Reform and Environmental Concern: A History of School Nature Study in Australia book cover

    Educational Reform and Environmental Concern

    A History of School Nature Study in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy Kass

    A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments book cover

    Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Globalising the Climate: COP21 and the climatisation of global debates book cover

    Globalising the Climate

    COP21 and the climatisation of global debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan C Aykut, Jean Foyer, Edouard Morena

    Frequently presented as a historic last chance to set the world on a course to prevent catastrophic climate change, the 21st Conference of the Parties to the Climate convention (COP21) was a global summit of exceptional proportions. Bringing together negotiators, scientists, journalists and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU: Social innovation and civil society book cover

    The Governance of Urban Green Spaces in the EU

    Social innovation and civil society, 1st Edition

    By Judith Schicklinski

    Across European cities the use of urban space is controversial and subject to diverging interests. On the one hand citizens are increasingly aware of the necessity for self-organising to reclaim green spaces. On the other hand local authorities have started to involve citizens in the governance of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • Fisheries Economics, Volume I: Collected Essays book cover

    Fisheries Economics, Volume I

    Collected Essays, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy For Water: Regional Case Studies book cover

    Energy For Water

    Regional Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Napoli

    Water and energy are inextricably linked as unsound management of either resource can have an impact on the cost, availability, and sustainability of the other. This book explores the "energy for water" component of the water–energy nexus. It offers diverse case studies from around the world…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Transformative Ecological Economics: Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia book cover

    Transformative Ecological Economics

    Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia, 1st Edition

    By Ove Jakobsen

    When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time – energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice – cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

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