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  • Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Renewable Energy in East Asia

    Towards a New Developmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Food Supply Chain Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ari Paloviita, Marja Järvelä

    The success of the entire food supply chain depends on the prosperity of farms and local communities. The direct climate change risks faced by the agricultural sector are therefore also risks to businesses and food supply chains. Hence the importance of resilience at farm level, community level and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Outcomes of post-2000 Fast Track Land Reform in Zimbabwe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel Cliffe, Jocelyn Alexander, Ben Cousins, Rudo Gaidzanwa

    The struggle over land has been the central issue in Zimbabwe ever since white settlers began to carve out large farms over a century ago. Their monopolisation of the better-watered half of the land was the focus of the African war of liberation war, and was partially modified following…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account, 1st Edition

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management, 1st Edition

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Prioritizing Policies, 1st Edition

    By Allen Blackman, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Juha Siikamäki, Daniel Velez-Lopez

    Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is exceptionally biodiverse. It contains about half of the world’s remaining tropical forests, nearly one-fifth of its coastal habitats, and some of its most productive agricultural and marine areas. But agriculture, fishing and other human…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Environment for Development

  • The Bad Earth

    Environmental Degradation in China, 1st Edition

    By Vaclav Smil

    As China strives to significantly increase its economic output, the nation faces an acute deterioration of the physical resources from which this prodigious growth springs. Major problems include water shortages, the pollution of water, high levels of carcinogens in the air, accelerating erosion,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffmann

    Is global climate change likely to become a significant source of violent conflict, and should it therefore be seen as a national security challenge? Most Northern governments, militaries, think tanks and NGOs believe so, as do many academic researchers, on the grounds that increased temperatures,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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