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  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Resource Nationalism in International Investment Law

    By Sangwani Patrick Ng’ambi

    Foreign direct investment in the natural resource industries is fostered through the signing of concession agreements between the host State and the investor. However, such concessions are susceptible to alteration by the host State, meaning that many investors now require the insertion of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

    By Kylie McKenna

    This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation. Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Rethinking the Federal Lands

    Edited by Sterling Brubaker

    The federal government is by far the largest landowner in the United States. It is somewhat of an anomaly for the federal government to hold vast acreages of land in an economy where the prevailing ideology favours private ownership. The Reagan administration’s (1981-1989) proposal to increase…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Our Common Seas

    Coasts in Crisis

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Most of the world's population lives on or near the coasts. Every nation not completely landlocked has used the sea as its supposedly self-cleansing garbage dump. Now the effects are being felt. There is not a coast in the world which is not dangerously polluted. Sewage, oil, plastics, industrial…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Saving the Seed

    Genetic diversity and European agriculture

    By Renee Vellve

    Genetic diversity is essential to the security of agriculture. Without the availability of a wide range of plant varieties and the genetic resources they contain, crops cannot adapt to combat the ever-changing threats of pests, diseases and climatic change. Yet, with the increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

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