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  • Routledge Revivals: Solar Energy (1979)

    The Awakening Science

    By Daniel Behrman

    Originally published in 1979, Solar Energy provides a tour of the world of solar energy and asks two key questions: is solar energy the key to the future of our energy needs, and what are the facts and potential of this source of renewable power. The book examines solar energy from the past, to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-25 
    Routledge

  • Power and Water in Central Asia

    By Filippo Menga

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

    Edited by Bruce Frayne, Jonathan Crush, Cameron McCordic

    Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale farmers, to the exclusion of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Material Substitution

    Lessons from Tin-Using Industries

    Edited by John E. Tilton

    Substitution has long been a common remedy for materials shortages. This study, originally published in 1983, uses tin to examine how and why substitution takes place. To provide insights into the tin industry and the practice of substitution, the case studies in this title examine three tin-using…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ocean Energy

    Governance Challenges for Wave and Tidal Stream Technologies

    Edited by Glen Wright, Sandy Kerr, Kate Johnson

    Energy from wave and tidal power is a key component of current policies for renewable sources of energy. This book provides the first comprehensive exploration of legal, economic, and social issues related to the emerging ocean energy industry, in particular wave and tidal energy technologies. …

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law

    Edited by Charles R. McManis, Burton Ong

    This volume provides a reference textbook and comprehensive compilation of multifaceted perspectives on the legal issues arising from the conservation and exploitation of non-human biological resources. Contributors include leading academics, policy-makers and practitioners reviewing a range of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognised as one of the most successful…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources and their sustainable, or unsustainable, governance. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas

    Conservation and Management

    Edited by C. Max Finlayson, Angela H. Arthington, Jamie Pittock

    Freshwater ecosystems have the greatest species diversity per unit area. This book shows that, rather than a marginal part of protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for conserving inland aquatic ecosystems in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Across the world each year events of every shape and size are held: from community events, school fairs and local business functions through to the world’s largest festivals, music events, conferences and sporting events. As well as causing celebration and giving voice to issues these public…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

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