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  • Water and Cities in Latin America

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ismael Aguilar-Barajas, Jürgen Mahlknecht, Jonathan Kaledin, Marianne Kjellén, Abel Mejía-Betancourt

    Approximately 80 per cent of the population of Latin America is concentrated in urban centres. Pressure on water resources and water management in cities therefore provide major challenges. Despite the importance of the issues, there has been little systematic coverage of the topic in book form.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts, 1st Edition

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Natural Resources and Economic Growth

    Learning from History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marc Badia-Miró, Vicente Pinilla, Henry Willebald

    The relationship between natural capital and economic growth is an open debate in the   field of economic development. Is an abundance of natural resources a blessing or a curse for economic performance? The field of Economic History offers an excellent vantage to explore the relevance of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Management Science in Fisheries

    An introduction to simulation-based methods, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Negotiating for Water Resources

    Bridging Transboundary River Basins, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Haefner

    Over 90 per cent of the world population lives in countries that share a river basin with others. Freshwater resources are scarce and different nations, actors and users compete for limited resources in transboundary river basins; often conflicting with each other. Water is a resource with no…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Environment and Society in Ethiopia

    1st Edition

    By Girma Kebbede

    Ethiopia is facing environmental and poverty challenges, and urgently needs effective management of its environmental resources. Much of the Ethiopian landscape has been significantly altered and reshaped by centuries of human activities, and three-quarters of the rural population is living on…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Understanding ExtrACTIVISM

    Culture and Power in Natural Resource Disputes, 1st Edition

    By Anna J. Willow

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM surveys how contemporary resource extractive industry works and considers the responses it inspires in local citizens and activists. Chapters cover a range of extractive industries operating around the world, including logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and oil and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

  • Water Management Innovations in England

    1st Edition

    By Lyle E. Craine

    As pressures on water resources have increased, problems of water quality have claimed high priority in national concern and governmental policy. In this book, first published in 1969, Lyle E. Craine describes how Great Britain enacted new governmental procedures for studying, planning, and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Incentives in Water Quality Management

    France and the Ruhr Area, 1st Edition

    By Blair T. Bower, Rémi Barré, Jochen Kühner, Clifford S. Russell

    Incentives in Water Quality Management explores the role of effluent charges in France and the Ruhr area of the federal republic of Germany by delving into both regulatory and economic systems that are utilised in the water quality management of these two areas. Originally published in 1981, these…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Economics of the Gas Supply Industry

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Abbott

    In recent years, natural gas has become a major source of energy, with trade across borders increasing through both pipelines and as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Owing to this global development, this book traces the development of the gas supply industry, from localised to national industries and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Waste Management in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masashi Yamamoto, Eiji Hosoda

    The existing literature provides very little information on the real and current process of waste disposal and recycling in China. China generates large amount of waste and it covers about 20 % of the world waste trade. This book focuses on China’s waste management and recycling policy. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

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