Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene book cover

    Sustainability and Peaceful Coexistence for the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pasi Heikkurinen

    The rapid industrialization of societies has resulted in radical changes to the Earth’s biosphere and its local ecosystems. Climate scientists have recorded and forecasted worrying global temperature rises going back to the early twentieth century, while biologists and palaeontologists have…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Shipbreaking in Developing Countries: A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh book cover

    Shipbreaking in Developing Countries

    A Requiem for Environmental Justice from the Perspective of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Md Saiful Karim

    This book explores the process of shipbreaking in developing countries, with a particular focus on Bangladesh. In the past, shipbreaking (the disposal of obsolete ships) was a very common industrial activity in many developed countries. However, due to stringent domestic environmental and labour…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability book cover

    International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shawkat Alam, Jahid Hossain Bhuiyan, Jona Razzaque

    International Natural Resources Law, Investment and Sustainability provides a clear and concise insight into the relationship between the institutions that govern foreign investment, sustainable development and the rules and regulations that administer natural resources. In this book, several…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Topic-Driven Environmental Rhetoric book cover

    Topic-Driven Environmental Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek G. Ross

    Common topics and commonplaces help develop arguments and shape understanding. When used in argumentation, they may help interested parties more effectively communicate valuable information. The purpose of this edited collection on topics of environmental rhetoric is to fill gaps in scholarship…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Untamed Urbanisms (Open Access) book cover

    Untamed Urbanisms (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    An electronic version of this book is available Open Access at www.tandfebooks.com. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability: Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation book cover

    Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability

    Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martina Padmanabhan

    Transdisciplinarity is a new way of scientifically meeting the challenges of sustainability. Indeed, interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation with non-academic ‘practice partners’ is at the core of this; creating contextualised, socially relevant knowledge about complex real-world problems.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia: In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo book cover

    Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns.This book examines what determines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Post-Sustainability: Tragedy and Transformation book cover

    Post-Sustainability

    Tragedy and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Foster

    The sustainability discourse and policy paradigm have failed to deliver. In particular, they have failed to avert the dangerously disruptive climate change which is now inevitable. So, if there is still a case for some transformed or revitalised version of sustainability, that case must now surely…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Social Policy and Planning for the 21st Century: In Search of the Next Great Social Transformation book cover

    Social Policy and Planning for the 21st Century

    In Search of the Next Great Social Transformation, 1st Edition

    By Donald G. Reid

    The greatest problems facing humanity today are climate change, poverty, and the increasing separation between the rich and poor. The aim of this book is to examine the social constructions that have led to these breakdowns, and provide potential solutions that are based on a fundamental change in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Participation, Science and Society: Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation book cover

    Public Participation, Science and Society

    Tools for Dynamic and Responsible Governance of Research and Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Mikko Rask, Saulė Mačiukaitė-Žvinienė, Loreta Tauginienė, Vytautas Dikčius, Kaisa Matschoss, Timo Aarrevaara, Luciano d’Andrea

    The field of public participation is developing fast, with phenomena such as citizen science and crowdsourcing extending the resource base of research, stimulating innovation and making science more accessible to the general population.Promoting public participation means giving more weight to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity: Law, Policy and Governance book cover

    Biodiversity

    Law, Policy and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Tandon, Mohan Parasaran, Sidharth Luthra

    Conservation of biodiversity is a fundamental concern towards securing a sustainable future. This volume argues that despite various domestic and international policies and legal frameworks on biodiversity conservation — be it forest, wildlife, marine, coastal, etc. — their implementation suffers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge India

  • Environmental Governance of Invasive Species: An EU Perspective book cover

    Environmental Governance of Invasive Species

    An EU Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Donato Gualtieri

    The consequences of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species in non-native ecosystems is an area of growing interest for  international policymakers and regulators. Globalisation has increased the rate and magnitude of biological invasions, resulting in huge environmental, economic and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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