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  • Environmental Politics and Governance in the Anthropocene

    Institutions and legitimacy in a complex world

    Edited by Philipp Pattberg, Fariborz Zelli

    The term Anthropocene denotes a new geological epoch characterized by the unprecedented impact of human activities on the Earth’s ecosystems. While the natural sciences have advanced their understanding of the drivers and processes of global change considerably over the last two decades, the social…

    Hardback – 2016-01-18 
    Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

  • Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States

    Edited by Patrick D. Keyser, Todd Fearer, Craig A. Harper

    Eastern oak forests, one of the largest deciduous forest complexes in the world, are highly prized for their aesthetics, biodiversity, ecological services, and economic productivity. Appropriate management is required due to ecological stressors, but many landowners are not familiar with the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    CRC Press

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner

    Ecosystem services is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged and developed over the last two decades to drive our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing interest in operational and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05 

  • Soil Remediation

    Applications and New Technologies

    Edited by Jose T. V. S. de Albergaria, Hendrikus P. A. Nouws

    Soil contamination represents a serious environmental problem and requires an immediate action plan to be prepared for typical and emergent contaminants. This book provides an overview of some remediation technologies, both traditional and emergent, as well as case studies based on the contribution…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

    By Olivier Jolliet, Myriam Saade-Sbeih, Shanna Shaked, Alexandre Jolliet

    From raw materials through materials processing, manufacture, distribution, use, repair and maintenance, and disposal or recycling, this book demonstrates how to conduct environmental assessments for products throughout their entire life cycles. The authors describe the databases and methods used…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    CRC Press

  • Postcolonial Literature and Challenges for the New Millennium

    Edited by Lucienne Loh, Malcolm Sen

    This volume brings together an international range of postcolonial scholars to explore four distinct themes which are inherently interconnected within the globalised landscape of the early 21st century: China, Islamic fundamentalism, civil war and environmentalism. Through close-reading a range of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17 

  • Urban Water Reuse Handbook

    Edited by Saeid Eslamian

    Rapid population growth, along with drought, water-intensive energy development, climate change conditions, and a number of other factors are all stressors on world water supplies. In many countries throughout the world, water reuse has proved to be an effective and safe means to help satisfy…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press

  • Material Science and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 3rd Annual 2015 International Conference on Material Science and Environmental Engineering (ICMSEE2015, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 5-6 June 2015)

    Edited by Ping Chen

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    CRC Press

  • Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R

    By Derek H. Ogle

    A How-To Guide for Conducting Common Fisheries-Related Analyses in R Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R provides detailed instructions on performing basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. Accessible to practicing fisheries scientists as well as advanced undergraduate…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Thinking about Nature (Routledge Revivals)

    An Investigation of Nature, Value and Ecology

    By Andrew Brennan

    Ecology – unlike astronomy, physics, or chemistry – is a science with an associated political and ethical movement: the Green Movement. As a result, the ecological position is often accompanied by appeals to holism, and by a mystical quasi-religious conception of the ecosystem. In this title, first…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ecological Risks and Disasters - New Experiences in China and Europe

    Edited by Li Peilin, Laurence Roulleau-Berger

    Climate change, and also other factors, are capable of bringing about major disasters on a scale hitherto unimaginable. Ecological and other risks, besides having scientific and technological dimensions, are also a subject of study for social scientists, concerned with how disasters and potential…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    China Policy Series

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