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  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michel. P. Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard

    In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    1st Edition

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country

    1st Edition

    By Stanley W. Trimble

    "This thought-provoking book demonstrates how processes of landscape transformation, usually illustrated only in simplified or idealized form, play out over time in real, complex landscapes. Trimble illustrates how a simple landscape disturbance, generated in this case by agriculture, can spread an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Urban Soils

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.  Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass carbon pools, enhancing the flux of carbon…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Ecological Sustainability

    Understanding Complex Issues, 1st Edition

    By Robert B. Northrop, Anne N. Connor

    Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental sustainability, and examines the technologies involved to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    CRC Press

  • Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Domingo Alcaraz-Segura, Carlos Marcelo Di Bella, Julieta Veronica Straschnoy

    A balanced review of differing approaches based on remote sensing tools and methods to assess and monitor biodiversity, carbon and water cycles, and the energy balance of terrestrial ecosystem. Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services highlights the advantages Earth observation technologies offer…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Drought and Water Crises

    Integrating Science, Management, and Policy, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Wilhite, Roger S. Pulwarty

    Over the past decade there have been extraordinary advances towards drought risk reduction with the development of new water-conserving technologies, and new tools for planning, vulnerability and impact assessment, mitigation, and policy. Drought and Water Crises: Integrating Science, Management,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

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