Environment & Agriculture Products

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is the first comprehensive effort to bring together Water, Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) in a way that goes beyond the traditional focus on irrigated agriculture. Apart from looking at the role of water and sanitation for human well-being, it proposes alternative and more locally…

    Paperback – 2019-10-22 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Advances in Paleoimaging

    Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald G. Beckett, Gerald J. Conlogue

    Advances in Paleoimaging: Applications for Paleoanthropology, Bioarchaeology, Forensics, and Cultural Artefacts builds on the research and advances in technology since the writing of the editors’ first book Paleoimaging: Field Applications for Cultural Remains and Artifacts (ISBN: 9781420090710).…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16 
    CRC Press

  • Revival: Safety and Reliability in the 90s (1990)

    Will past experience or prediction meet our needs?, 1st Edition

    By M.H. Walter, R.F. Cox

    Reliability-based design is relatively well established in structural design. Its use is less mature in geotechnical design, but there is a steady progression towards reliability-based design as seen in the inclusion of a new Annex D on "Reliability of Geotechnical Structures" in the third edition…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    CRC Press Revivals

  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Scale, Context, and Nature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala

    In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Ecosystems in Australia

    Responses to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Dilwyn Griffiths

    Over the last century, the world has lived through changes more rapid than those experienced at any other time in human history, leading to pressing environmental problems and demands on the world’s finite resources. Nowhere is this more evident than across the world’s warm belt; a region likely to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 
    CRC Press

  • Aeglidae

    Life History and Conservation Status of Unique Freshwater Anomuran Decapods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandro Santos, Sergio Luiz de Siqueira Bueno

    Aeglidae focuses on these unique crustaceans who are endemic to South America. The book is the first to summarize the diverse aspects of the Aeglidae, whose taxonomic features and phylogenetic relationships, evolutionary history and biogeographical background, biological characteristics, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Crustacean Research

  • Food Security Policy, Evaluation and Impact Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sheryl. L. Hendriks

    This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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