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  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options

    A Guide for Natural Resource Managers in Southern Forest Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by James M. Vose, Kier D. Klepzig

    Forest land managers face the challenges of preparing their forests for the impacts of climate change. However, climate change adds a new dimension to the task of developing and testing science-based management options to deal with the effects of stressors on forest ecosystems in the southern…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

    An Historical Ecology, 1st Edition

    By Gufu Oba

    In the context of growing global concerns about climate change, this book presents a regional and sub-continental synthesis of pastoralists' responses to past environmental changes and reflects on the lessons for current and future environmental challenges. Drawing from rock art, archaeology,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development, 1st Edition

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Landscape as Infrastructure

    A Base Primer, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Belanger

    As ecology becomes the new engineering, the projection of landscape as infrastructure—the contemporary alignment of the disciplines of landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban planning— has become pressing. Predominant challenges facing urban regions and territories today—including…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Computational Intelligent Data Analysis for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ting Yu, Nitesh Chawla, Simeon Simoff

    Going beyond performing simple analyses, researchers involved in the highly dynamic field of computational intelligent data analysis design algorithms that solve increasingly complex data problems in changing environments, including economic, environmental, and social data. Computational…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series

  • Hydrologic Remote Sensing

    Capacity Building for Sustainability and Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yang Hong, Yu Zhang, Sadiq Ibrahim Khan

    Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security is one of the most critical issues in the world, satellite remote sensing techniques are…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to the representation of environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    Guidelines for policy excellence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Forest Value Chain Optimization and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophie D'Amours, Mustapha Ouhimmou, Jean-François Audy, Yan Feng

    This book provides a global perspective on the various issues that the industry has to face as well as to provide some key global strategies that can help coping with those global challenges, such as collaboration, strategic value chain planning, and interdependency analyses. It presents literature…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    CRC Press

  • Soil Phosphorus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart

    Phosphorus is an essential plant nutrient, but global population growth has dramatically reduced the availability of phosphorus fertilizer resources. Despite this scarcity, there remain numerous problems associated with the excessive and inappropriate use of phosphorus leading to non-point source…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By Gary Austin, Kongjian Yu

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. It documents the current designs and specifications for free water surface wetlands, horizontal and vertical subsurface…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

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