Environment and Sustainability Products

  • Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Cooperatives and the World of Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruno Roelants, Hyungsik Eum, Simel Esim, Sonja Novkovic, Waltteri Katajamäki

    As the world of work and jobs is more uncertain than ever because of various trends impacting it, including the rise of robotics and the gig economy, Cooperatives and the World of Work furthers the debate on the future of work, sustainable development, and the social and solidarity economy of which…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Valuing U.S. National Parks and Programs

    America’s Best Investment, 1st Edition

    By Linda J. Bilmes, John B. Loomis

    This book provides the first comprehensive economic valuation of U.S. National Parks (including monuments, seashores, lakeshores, recreation areas, and historic sites) and National Park Service (NPS) programs. The book develops a comprehensive framework to calculate the economic value of protected…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Practical Handbook of Marine Science

    4th Edition

    By Michael J. Kennish

    The heavily-revised Practical Handbook of Marine Science, Fourth Edition continues its tradition as a state-of-the-art reference that updates the field of marine science to meet the interdisciplinary research needs of physical oceanographers, marine biologists, marine chemists, and marine…

    Hardback – 2019-07-24
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Humans and Lions

    Conflict, Conservation and Coexistence, 1st Edition

    By Keith Somerville

    This book places lion conservation and the relationship between people and lions both in historical context and in the context of the contemporary politics of conservation in Africa. The killing of Cecil the Lion in July 2015 brought such issues to the public’s attention. Were lions threatened in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Leadership and Purpose

    How to Create a Sustainable Culture, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Miller Perkins

    Companies that have integrated a contribution to society into their business models are more likely than others to succeed for the long term. This book provides you with information, tips, and tools to assess and strengthen your company for ongoing success. Through the use of case studies, the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • Soil Degradation and Restoration in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Soil degradation is a widespread problem in Africa resulting in decreased agricultural productivity while demand for food continues to increase. Degradation is caused by accelerated erosion, acidification, contamination, depletion of soil organic matter and plant nutrients, and salinization. The…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • CrowdRising

    Building a Sustainable World through Mass Collaboration, 1st Edition

    By Lorinda R. Rowledge

    Open innovation enabled through crowdsourcing is one of the hottest topics in management strategy today. Particularly striking – and of vital importance to the world – are the pioneering efforts to apply crowdsourcing technology and open innovation to solve social, environmental, and economic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    What was achieved in the DESD?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Firth, Maggie Smith

    To integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning was the overarching goal of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). This, it was believed, would ‘save the planet’, encouraging behaviour changes to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

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