Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Transforming the Future (Open Access): Anticipation in the 21st Century book cover

    Transforming the Future (Open Access)

    Anticipation in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Riel Miller

    People are using the future to search for better ways to achieve sustainability, inclusiveness, prosperity, well-being and peace. In addition, the way the future is understood and used is changing in almost all domains, from social science to daily life. This book presents the results of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Plant Ethics: Concepts and Applications book cover

    Plant Ethics

    Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Kallhoff, Marcello Di Paola, Maria Schörgenhumer

    Large parts of our world are filled with plants, and human life depends on, interacts with, affects and is affected by plant life in various ways. Yet plants have not received nearly as much attention from philosophers and ethicists as they deserve. In environmental philosophy, plants are often…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector: Enabling Sustainable Development book cover

    Environmental Performance Auditing in the Public Sector

    Enabling Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh Prasad

    Environment and sustainable development challenges are a matter of global concern. Trillions of dollars of mostly public money are invested every year in domestic and international policies and programs to address these challenges. The effectiveness of these policies and programs is critical to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children: Correcting Culture's Error book cover

    The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children

    Correcting Culture's Error, 1st Edition

    By Lorraine Kerslake

    Despite the fame Ted Hughes’s poetry has achieved, there has been surprisingly little critical writing on his children’s literature. This book identifies the importance of Hughes’s children’s writing from an ecocritical perspective and argues that the healing function that Hughes ascribes to nature…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robyn Bartel, Louise Noble, Jacqueline Williams, Stephen Harris

    This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design. A more open policy conversation about water than exists at present is proposed – one that provides a space for the role of the imagination and is…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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

    Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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

    Saving the Seed

    Genetic diversity and European agriculture, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-02
    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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2019-10-02
    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 – 2019-10-02
    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 – 2019-10-02
    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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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