Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    The key aim of this book is to explore the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies, 1st Edition

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human…

    Hardback – 2014-05-20
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and history.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics

    Rethinking the Nonhuman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Dalal, Chloë Taylor

    To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these fields by diverse Asian traditions.…

    Hardback – 2014-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this…

    Hardback – 2014-01-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Ed Couzens

    Whales and elephants are iconic giants of the marine and terrestrial animal world. Both are conspicuous representatives of wildlife conservation.  The issues of whaling and the ivory trade are closely linked, both legally and politically, in many ways; some obvious, and some surprising. …

    Hardback – 2013-11-15
    Routledge

  • Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources

    Success Stories and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regine Andersen, Tone Winge

    Farmers' Rights are essential for maintaining crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agricultural production in the world. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recognizes Farmers' Rights and provides for relevant measures. However,…

    Hardback – 2013-06-17
    Routledge

  • Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping…

    Hardback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge

  • Landscape Evolution, Neotectonics and Quaternary Environmental Change in Southern Cameroon

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 31, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    Founded in 1966, the internationally recognized and acclaimed Series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ publishes interdisciplinary scientific papers on landscape evolution and on former environments of the African continent. Beginning with topics such as changes in climate and vegetation cover, the papers…

    Hardback – 2012-05-30
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Agrobiodiversity and the Law

    Regulating Genetic Resources, Food Security and Cultural Diversity, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2011-11-03
    Routledge

  • African Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphic Landscape Evolution

    Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 30, An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    This 30st jubilee volume (2010) of "Palaeoecology of Africa" looks back and reflects the "state of the art" of what is actually known on former African climates and ecosystems in the format of review articles authored by specialists in the field. New research articles on climate and ecosystem…

    Hardback – 2010-11-01
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Wetlands

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Wetlands encompass a diversity of habitats that rely on the presence of water to survive. Over the last two centuries, these hard-to-reach areas have been viewed with disdain or eliminated by a public that saw them only as dangerous and worthless lowlands. This book tracks changing perceptions of…

    Hardback – 2010-10-15
    Routledge

8Series in Plant & Animal Ecology

Product Search