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  • Animals in Early Childhood Education

    By Diahann Gallard

    This book is a research-based text about animals in early childhood education for researchers, academics and postgraduate students. It includes philosophical, historical and socio-political ideas about animals in early childhood education. Written from a pragmatic perspective, the author outlines…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Successful Building Using Ecodesign

    By Christophe Gobin

    The notion of ecodesign has now clearly become part of the building sector. It involves taking into consideration environmental issues that are indispensible in constructing our living environment. However, this method, which is industrial in origin, clearly shows that buildings are not the result…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • Large Carnivore Conservation and Management

    Human Dimensions

    Edited by Tasos Hovardas

    Large carnivores include iconic species such as bears, wolves and big cats. Their habitats are increasingly being shared with humans, and there is a growing number of examples of human-carnivore coexistence as well as conflict. Next to population dynamics of large carnivores, there are considerable…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Reindeer and Caribou

    Health and Disease

    Edited by Morten Tryland, Susan Kutz

    Reindeer, with seven subspecies, number approximately 4 million and have a circum-polar distribution. They serve as sources of meat and materials for different peoples and are an important part of the arctic and subarctic ecosystems. This edited book offers a comprehensive overview of health and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Strategies of Aquatic Insects

    By Charles W. Heckman

    This book recounts the habits of many interesting and unusual exceptions to the rule that insects are typically terrestrial forms of life. It examines the different ways that groups of species have developed modes of existence in or on the surface of water, and gives reasons why the gross…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecotoxicology

    Perspectives on Key Issues

    Edited by Rachel Ann Hauser-Davis, Thiago Estevam Parente Martins

    This book presents an integrated discussion on ecotoxicology, containing both general concepts and specific ecotoxicological issues of major biological groups, extending beyond conventional systems. It explores worldwide, regional, and biocompartmentalized topics, bringing forth new points of view…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Paleoimaging

    Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts

    Edited by Ronald G. Beckett, Gerald J. Conlogue

    Medical and industrial imaging methods have become powerful tools in both the documentation and data collection procedures found in many non-traditional settings. In this book, two of the most preeminent experts in the field serve as volume editors providing an in-depth examination of the current…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    CRC Press

  • Ecology, Capitalism and the New Agricultural Economy

    The Second Great Transformation

    Edited by Gilles Allaire, Benoit Daviron

    The book presents and applies French heterodox economics concepts to questions of agri-environmental governance in agrifood. The chapters focus on the development of products, markets, and social relations of production, consumption, and regulation. Specific attention is given to questions of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26 
    Critical Food Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Economics

    Edited by Gail L. Cramer, Krishna P. Paudel, Andrew Schmitz

    This handbook offers an up to date collection of research on agricultural economics. Drawing together scholarship from experts at the top of their profession and from around the world, this collection provides new insights into the area of agricultural economics. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Soil and Climate

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Climate is a soil-forming factor, and soil can impact the climate through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases. There is growing interest in soil management practices capable to mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental quality. This book addresses global issues through soil…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters

    By James Sawyer, Gerardo Huertas

    The devastating effects of natural disasters are not only directly on humans and infrastructure, but also on animals, which may be crucial to the livelihoods of many people. This book considers the needs of animals in the aftermath of disasters and explains the importance of looking…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16 

  • Metagenomics in Agriculture and Food Production

    Edited by Ryan C. Fink

    Inexpensive high-throughput sequencing has allowed for the complete characterization of microorganisms inhabiting the most diverse environmental niches, including agricultural- and food-related niches. This approach is generally referred to as metagenomics and its application to solving…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

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