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  • Management Science in Fisheries

    An introduction to simulation-based methods

    Edited by Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel

    A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource so as to ensure social, economic and ecological sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 

  • The Forest Certification Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Ruth Nussbaum, Markku Simula

    First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in the field. This new second…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classification

    Edited by Pavel Krasilnikov, Juan-Jose Ibanez Marti, Richard Arnold, Serghei Shoba

    Soil classification and terminology are fundamental issues for the clear understanding and communication of the subject. However, while there are many national soil classification systems, these do not directly correlate with each other. This leads to confusion and great difficulty in undertaking…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Oceans Past

    Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations

    By Poul Holm

    Edited by David J. Starkey, Michaela Barnard

    ?[A] fascinating volume, which establishes marine environmental history as a major new discipline for academics as well as an exciting way to bring history and the natural world alive for the public.? ANDREW A. ROSENBERG, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE ?The HMAP project is to be congratulated on this…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Earthscan Research Editions

  • Contested Common Land

    Environmental Governance Past and Present

    Edited by Christopher P. Rodgers, Eleanor Straughton, Angus J.L. Winchester, Margherita Pieraccini

    This innovative and interdisciplinary book makes a major contribution to common pool resource studies. It offers a new perspective on the sustainable governance of common resources, grounded in contemporary and archival research on the common lands of England and Wales - an important common…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Rebels for the Soil

    The Rise of the Global Organic Food and Farming Movement

    By Matthew Reed

    This book investigates the emergence of organic food and farming as a social movement. Using the tools of political sociology it analyzes and explains how both people and ideas have shaped a movement that from its inception aimed to change global agriculture. Starting from the British Empire in the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Policy and Strategic Behaviour in Water Resource Management

    Edited by Ariel Dinar, Jose Albiac

    Water resource management throughout the world is a very complicated issue, involving various aspects and dimensions and a well-coordinated set of policies. A well-designed water policy is a multi-faceted concerted intervention, which could be specific to just one set of political and physical…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30 

  • Challenging Consumption

    Pathways to a more Sustainable Future

    Edited by Anna R. Davies, Frances Fahy, Henrike Rau

    Sustainable consumption is a central research topic in academic discourses of sustainable development and global environmental change. Informed by a number of disciplinary perspectives, this book is structured around four key themes in sustainable consumption research: Living, Moving, Dwelling and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we…

    Paperback – 2016-01-02 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Lessons for Climate Change Adaptation from Better Management of Rivers

    Edited by Jamie Pittock

    Climate change is dramatically affecting freshwater supplies, particularly in the developing world. The papers in this volume present a powerful case for and exploration of different freshwater adaptation strategies in the face of global climatic change. The volume centres on six detailed case…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Climate and Development Series

  • Genes from the Wild

    Using Wild Genetic Resources for Food and Raw Materials

    By Robert Prescott-Allen, Christine Prescott-Allen

    Tomatoes could not be grown commercially without the help of their wild relatives. A single wild species of rice has helped double rice production in Asia. Wild silk-worms are enabling India to expand its silk industry. A wild carp with resistance to cold has been used to extend Soviet carp…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Natural Resource Management Set

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