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  • Nature-Based Solutions to 21st Century Challenges

    1st Edition

    By Robert C. Brears

    This book provides a systematic review of nature-based solutions and their potential to address current environmental challenges. In the 21st Century, society is faced by rapid urbanisation and population growth, degradation and loss of natural capital and associated ecosystem services, an…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Africa

    Proceedings of a Workshop, Netanya, Israel, 23-27 June 1996, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Grossman, Leo M. van den Berg, Hyacinth I. Ajaegbu

    Published in 1999, this work sets out to assess the potential of urban and peri-urban agriculture for generating income and for improving food supply for the growing urban population in Africa. It considers both full-time small-holder farmers and part-timers, who hold land under various tenurial…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Small-Scale Urban Greening

    Creating Places of Health, Creativity, and Ecological Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Angela Loder

    Small-scale urban greening projects are changing the urban landscape, shifting our experience and understanding of green spaces in our cities. This book argues that including power dynamics, symbolism, and aesthetics in our understanding of the human relationship to urban nature can help us create…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience and Community-Based Urban Development

    What About the People?, 1st Edition

    By Cathy Baldwin, Robin King

    Urban communities around the world face increased stress from natural disasters linked to climate change, and other urban pressures. They need to grow rapidly stronger in order to cope, adapt and flourish. Strong social networks and social cohesion can be more important for a community’s resilience…

    Paperback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Justice, Property and the Environment

    Social and Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Hayward, John O'Neill

    First published in 1997, this book discusses the interplaying factors environmental issues have on justice and property and other social problems. Endeavouring create a discourse on what sustainability means in implementation, each of the contributors to this book approaches this via different…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Recycling Cooperatives

    Building resilient communities, 1st Edition

    By Jutta Gutberlet

    Solid waste is a major urban challenge worldwide and decisions over which technologies or methods to apply can have beneficial or detrimental long-term consequences. Inappropriate management of solid waste can lead to damaging environmental impacts, particularly in the megacities of the Global…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns.This book examines what determines…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems

    1st Edition

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s air pollution is infamous. The haze can make it impossible to see buildings across the street, and the pollution forces schools to close and creates health and morbidity problems, in addition to tremendous environmental degradation. However, China also faces another important environmental…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian C. Mell

    Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the current ‘go-to’ approach in landscape…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ecocinema in the City

    1st Edition

    By Robin L. Murray, Joseph K. Heumann

    In Ecocinema in the City, Murray and Heumann argue that urban ecocinema both reveals and critiques visions of urban environmentalism. The book emphasizes the increasingly transformative power of nature in urban settings, explored in both documentaries and fictional films such as Children…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

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