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  • Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective Coastal and Ocean Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, Peter G. Wells

    This book provides a timely analysis of the role that information—particularly scientific information—plays in the policy-making and decision-making processes in coastal and ocean management. It includes contributions from global experts in marine environmental science, marine policy, fisheries,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    CRC Press

  • Political Ecology and Tourism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Nepal, Jarkko Saarinen

    Political ecology explicitly addresses the relations between the social and the natural, arguing that social and environmental conditions are deeply and inextricably linked. Its emphasis on the material state of nature as the outcome of political processes, as well as the construction and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene

    Re-conceptualising human–nature relations, 1st Edition

    By Lesley Head

    The Anthropocene is a volatile and potentially catastrophic age demanding new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Eco-Trauma Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anil Narine

    Film has taken a powerful position alongside the global environmental movement, from didactic documentaries to the fantasy pleasures of commercial franchises. This book investigates in particular film’s complex role in representing ecological traumas. Eco-trauma cinema represents the harm we, as…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy

    This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of ocean resources and management by focusing on critical issues relating to human development and the marine environment, their interrelationships as expressed through the uses of the sea as a resource, and the regional expression of these…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, addressing the following…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Theory and Design Examples

    (Two-Volume Set), 1st Edition

    By Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu

    "This book integrates the fundamental principles related to wastewater treatment plant design and operation with an extensive set of design examples emphasizing the issues that engineering professionals are likely to face in the field. It is one of the most valuable books for wastewater treatment…

    Hardback – 2018-01-17
    CRC Press

  • Postcolonial Literature and Challenges for the New Millennium

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Manufactured Gas Plant Remediation

    A Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Allen W. Hatheway, Thomas B. Speight

    The assessment, remediation, and redevelopment of manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites pose a significant technical and financial challenge to successor property owners, including municipalities and other public entities undertaking brownfields revitalization, and to their consulting environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Management towards Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Prasad Modak

    This book is about understanding challenges in managing our environment and ensuring sustainability of this planet. It presents the critical state of our resources and threats to resource security due to overconsumption, pollution and poor and uneven governance. Role of key stakeholders such as the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    CRC Press

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