Paperbacks Direct: Environment and Sustainability

  • 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

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

  • Plantation Politics: Forest plantations in development book cover

    Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
    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 – 2019-03-20 
    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

  • Education for Sustainable Development: What was achieved in the DESD? book cover

    Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Global Water Ethics: Towards a global ethics charter book cover

    Global Water Ethics

    Towards a global ethics charter, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ziegler, David Groenfeldt

    Scholarly interest in water ethics is increasing, motivated by the urgency of climate change, water scarcity, privatization and conflicts over water resources. Water ethics can provide both conceptual perspectives and practical methodologies for identifying outcomes which are…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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