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  • Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

    By R. S. Dwivedi

    Land degradation is caused by multiple forces, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility negatively affecting food production, livelihoods, and the production and provision of other ecosystem goods…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

    By Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram

    Globally, a wide variety of organizations rely on ERDAS IMAGINE® daily, including local, state and national mapping agencies, transportation departments, defense organizations, engineering and utility companies and many more. ERDAS IMAGINE® is a powerful software package used to collect, process,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    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 – 2018-06-15 
    CRC Press

  • Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem

    The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi

    Edited by Sosten Chiotha, Daniel Jamu, Joseph Nagoli, Patrick Likongwe, Tembo Chanyenga

    The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme was a seven-year research and development programme in Malawi concluded in 2017, designed to protect the livelihoods of the population and enhance resilience of the natural resource base upon which it depends. The Lake Chilwa Basin is an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • West Southwest

    Vertebrate Life in the Southern California Environs

    By Gregory K. Pregill

    The book is about the vertebrates of southern California and the plant communities they live in: who arethey, how are they related, where do they live, and how do they survive. It underscores the importance of natural history, and explores important topics not usually in field guides, such as on…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    Greening the World's Food Economy

    By Jules N. Pretty, Zareen Pervez Bharucha

    Sustainable intensification (SI) has emerged in recent years as a powerful new conceptualisation of agricultural sustainability and has been widely adopted in policy circles and debates. It is defined as a process or system where yields are increased without adverse environmental impact and without…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Corporate Sustainability in the 21st Century

    Increasing the Resilience of Social and Ecological Systems

    By Rafael Sardá Borroy, Stefano Pogutz, Kilaparti Ramakrishna

    Corporate sustainability needs a rethink. We have entered the human-influenced Anthropocene age, and we are witnessing accelerating changes in earth system processes. Businesses’ current initiatives, such as product innovation and pollution reduction, are not enough to combat the intensifying…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 

  • Ecological Integrity, Law and Governance

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Janice Gray, Kathryn Gwiazdon

    Ecological integrity is concerned with protecting the planet in a holistic way, while respecting ethics and human rights. Over recent years it has been introduced directly and indirectly in several legal regimes, culminating in international law with the 2016 expanded remit of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 

  • Geospatial Applications for Natural Resources Management

    Edited by Chander Kumar Singh

    This book will present new research regarding the interdisciplinary applications of spatial information sciences for identification, assessment, monitoring, and modeling issues related to natural resources and environmental management. It will focus on the creation, collection, storage, processing,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    CRC Press

  • Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    In natural ecosystems, nitrogen (N) is in short supply and an important control of numerous ecosystem functions. Understanding the N cycle is imperative to improve capacity to meet global N demands while reducing environmental impacts. The natural N cycle has been disturbed by the industrial…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Performance and Ecology: What Can Theatre Do?

    Edited by Carl Lavery

    In comparison with Literary Studies and Media and Film Studies, the disciplines of Theatre and Performance, with their strong anthropocentric heritage, have been relatively slow in responding to such things as climate change or species extinction etc. However, in the wake of recent work on animals,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-18 
    Focal Press

  • De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Critical Agrarian Studies

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