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  • Dioxin

    Environmental Fate and Health/Ecological Consequences

    By Sudarshan Kurwadkar, Prabir Mandal

    The book provides a holistic understanding of the compound dioxin, an organic pollutant which is highly toxic to humans and animals alike. Exposure to dioxin can occur through various environmental matrices. This handbook presents an in-depth toxicological profile and human health consequences, as…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Westland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

    Edited by Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Blue Carbon has emerged as a term that represents the distinctive carbon fluxes into or out of coastal wetlands such as marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses. The Blue Carbon concept has rapidly developed in science literature and is highly relevant politically, as nations and markets are developing…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience presents an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change. It will cover elements of the changing climate and their impacts on crop production and agroecosystems. The book will report on how plants will…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • 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 – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge
    Critical Food Studies

  • Sustainable Engineering

    Principles and Implementation

    By Catherine Mulligan

    Due to the constraints on resources and the environment, engineers are faced with new challenges. While it is generally believed that the concepts of sustainable development must be adhered to protect future generations, in practice it is very difficult. Therefore, the focus of this book is to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    In an age of accelerated global soil degradation, creative approaches to protecting soil are warranted. This book is a transdisciplinary, multimedia reflection on the representation and meaning of soil resources in an age of crisis. Going beyond the traditional use of soil materials in sculpture…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

    Edited by Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales

    Forestry is an important foundation of the global economy. Today, forestry is a human-dominated ecosystem and as such it faces the many challenges that come with recent changes in urbanization and globalization. This book aims to explain human relations with forest resources from social and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    CRC Press

  • Spinoza, Ecology and International Law

    Radical Naturalism in the Face of the Anthropocene

    By Moa De Lucia Dahlbeck

    This book addresses the use of Benedict Spinoza’s philosophy in current attempts to elaborate an ecological basis for international environmental law. Because the question of environmental protection has not been satisfactory resolved, the legal debate concerning our responsibility for the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Sustainable Development

    Environment, Energy and Water Resources

    By M. K. Ghosh Roy

    The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Energy From the Top Down

    Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

    By Christopher Russell

    Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reef are under increasing threat from climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Change Governance and Adaptation

    Case Studies from South Asia

    Edited by Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij

    Climate change in this book is seen not only as an environmental problem but as a societal challenge too and as such discusses the governance issues from an interdisciplinary approach and across different scales: local, state, and national. Drawing governance lessons from case studies across South…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    CRC Press

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