Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Energy in Agroecosystems

    A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

    Edited by Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-01-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Handbook of Material Flow Analysis

    For Environmental, Resource, and Waste Engineers, Second Edition

    By Paul H. Brunner, Helmut Rechberger

    Since the first issue of the handbook was published in October 2003, the field of material flow analysis (MFA) has developed rapidly, including hundreds of MFA studies all over the globe. MFA methodology has become a widely used technique in environmental management, resources management, and waste…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    CRC Press

  • The Everglades Handbook

    Understanding the Ecosystem, Fourth Edition

    By Thomas E. Lodge

     "This fourth edition covers the key subjects of previous editions with major updates of the new science and understanding. If there ever was a necessary book for Everglades advocates, students, authors, members of government and their agencies, The Everglades Handbook: Understanding the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organized around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Pollution Prevention

    Sustainability, Industrial Ecology, and Green Engineering, Second Edition

    By Ryan Dupont, Kumar Ganesan, Louis Theodore

    This new edition has been revised throughout, and adds several sections, including: lean manufacturing and design for the environment, low impact development and green infrastructure, green science and engineering, and sustainability. It presents strategies to reduce waste from the source…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Global Emergence of Constitutional Environmental Rights

    By Josh Gellers

    Over the past forty years, countries throughout the world have adopted human rights related to environmental governance, protection. Interestingly, these countries vary widely in terms of geography, government, history, resources, tradition, and wealth. This raises the question: What accounts for…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • International Law and Agroecological Husbandry

    Building legal foundations for a new agriculture

    By John W. Head

    Remarkable advances are being made in life science and agricultural research to reform methods of food production, particularly with regard to staple grain and legume crops, in ways that will better reflect ecological realities. However, advances in science may be insufficient to ensure…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    From Principles to Practice

    Edited by John Innes, Anna Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Law as if Earth Really Mattered

    The Wild Law Judgement Project

    Edited by Nicole Rogers, Michelle Maloney

    This book is a collection of re-written existing judgments and hypothetical judgments, that offer a ‘wild law’ perspective. The term ‘wild law’ names the specific challenges of aligning existing Western legal systems with Thomas Berry’s philosophy of Earth jurisprudence. Based upon ecocentric…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticised for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller-scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman

    By Diane L. France

    Building on the success, and maintaining the format, of the best-selling Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas (ISBN: 978-1-4200-6286-1), Comparative Bone Identification: Human Subadult to Nonhuman presents new images of human bones representing many states of maturation from…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    CRC Press

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