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  • Wastelands

    New Paradigms in Sustainable Biomass Cropping Systems in Marginal Lands, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emiliano Maletta, Hans Langeveld, Maria Valentina Lasorella

    After years of debating food vs. fuel, researchers and policymakers now realize that the planet has around 3 billion hectares of surplus lands we can use for non-food purposes. This book provides a comprehensive discussion on how more resilient biomass systems can replace fossil energy and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    CRC Press

  • Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus

    Response to Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Amani Alfarra

    Water is intricately linked with food security, energy security, and sustainable development. As the world is moving towards sustainable development goals, it is critical to recognize the role of water in attaining these goals. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus draws attention to the complex and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    CRC Press
    Water

  • Water Crises and Governance

    Reinventing Collaborative Institutions in an Era of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Leigh Taylor, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Water Crises and Governance critically examines the relationship between water crises and governance in the face of challenges to provide water for growing human demand and environmental needs. Water crises threaten the assumptions and accepted management practices of water users, managers and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Natural Communions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel R. Ricci

    The academic treatment of the environment and nature, since the 1980s, has been formalized in sub-disciplines like environmental history, environmental philosophy, ecocriticism and ecospirituality. Within these disciplines the concept of nature has been variously employed to reorient humanity to a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Independent Thinking in an Uncertain World

    A Mind of One’s Own, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris, David Waltner-Toews

    Human ideas and actions have led to unprecedented changes in the relationships among humans, and between ourselves and the Earth. Changes in the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the energy we use are evidence of Nature - which has no special interest in sustaining human life - looking out…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Farming Systems and Food Security in Africa

    Priorities for Science and Policy Under Global Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Dixon, Dennis P. Garrity, Jean-Marc Boffa, Timothy O. Williams, Tilahun Amede, Christopher Auricht, Rosemary Lott, George Mburathi

    An improved knowledge of Africa’s complex farming systems, set in their socio-economic and environmental context, is an essential ingredient to developing effective strategies for improving food and nutrition security. This book systematically and comprehensively describes the characteristics,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Resolving Environmental Conflicts

    Principles and Concepts, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Maser, Lynette de Silva

    Resolving a conflict is based on the art of helping people, with disparate points of view, find enough common ground to ease their fears, sheath their weapons, and listen to one another for their common good, which ultimately translates into social-environmental sustainability for all generations…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    CRC Press
    Social Environmental Sustainability

  • Globalism and Localization

    Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeanine M. Canty

    Considering the context of the present ecological and social crisis, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to explore the relationship between globalism and localization. Globalism may be viewed as a positive emergent property of globalization. The latter depicts a worldwide economic and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Tourism, Resilience and Sustainability

    Adapting to Social, Political and Economic Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph M. Cheer, Alan A. Lew

    In a world increasingly faced with, and divided by, regional and global crises, resilience has emerged as a key concept with significant relevance for tourism. A paradigmatic shift is taking place in the long-term planning of tourism development, in which the prevailing focus on sustainability is…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The 'Ecosystem Approach' in International Environmental Law

    Genealogy and Biopolitics, 1st Edition

    By Vito De Lucia

    The ecosystem approach, broadly understood as a legal and governance strategy for integrated environmental and biodiversity management, has been adopted within a wide variety of international environmental legal regimes and provides a narrative, a policy approach and in some cases legally binding…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • Ecological Living

    1st Edition

    By John Gusdorf

    This book emphasises how we already have the technologies available, including renewable energies and the ability to recycle most materials, to make ecological living possible and that perceived barriers to energy transitions can be overcome. Human life relies upon two systems: the biosphere and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

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