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  • Environmental Law and the Ecosystem Approach

    Maintaining ecological integrity through consistency in law

    By Froukje Maria Platjouw

    The ecosystem approach embodies a concept of the environment which emphasizes the integrated components of nature as complex adaptive systems. This book examines the relationship between the architecture and design of environmental law and the implementation of the ecosystem approach as a means to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

    Edited by Peter Mackelworth

    The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine peace park and transboundary conservation initiatives…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good practices for in situ and on-farm conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo A.H. Lamers, V. Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    Routledge
    Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

  • Ecotoxicology and Chemistry Applications in Environmental Management

    By Sven Erik Jorgensen

    This book explains how to apply environmental chemistry and ecotoxicology in environmental management. It answers questions like "Why is it necessary to apply an integrated approach?" and "How does one apply an integrated environmental management approach?". This novel book provides a holistic view…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Urban Wildlife Management, Third Edition

    By Clark E. Adams

    Urban development is one of the leading worldwide threats to conserving biodiversity. In the near future, wildlife management in urban landscapes will be a prominent issue for wildlife professionals. This new edition of Urban Wildlife Management continues the work of its predecessors by providing a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Agroecology in China

    Science, Practice, and Sustainable Management

    Edited by Luo Shiming, Stephen R. Gliessman

    During the past 30 years, industrialization has fundamentally changed traditional rural life and agricultural practices in China. While the incomes of farmers have increased, serious issues have been raised concerning the environment, resource depletion, and food safety. In response, the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and enhancing a key ecosystem service

    Edited by Barbara Gemmill-Herren

    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Agrobiodiversity and the Law

    Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity

    By Juliana Santilli

    A wide range of crop genetic resources is vital for future food security. Loss of agricultural biodiversity increases the risk of relying on a limited number of staple food crops. However, many laws, such as seed laws, plant varieties protection and access and benefit-sharing laws, have direct…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Fungi in Ecosystem Processes, Second Edition

    By John Dighton

    This new edition of Fungi in Ecosystem Processes continues the unique approach of examining the roles of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular constraints, how they help to maintain homeostasis in ecosystems, how they…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

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