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  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

  • Tropical Bioproductivity

    Origins and Distribution in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    By David Hammond

    This book investigates the fundamental role that tropical bioproductivity - or more specifically net primary productivity - has played in shaping the global geographies of food, finance, governance and people. The book examines the basic astronomical and thermal properties of our planet to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Southern African Landscapes and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter J. Holmes, John Boardman

    This volume provides a textbook and reference work on the physical and biotic landscapes of Southern Africa. It examines the links between these environments and the ways in which they have been, are and will likely be subject to change. It covers the geomorphology, soils, vegetation and land use…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James D.A. Millington, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Conserving Europe's Wildlife

    Law and Policy of the Natura 2000 Network of Protected Areas, 1st Edition

    By Andrew L.R. Jackson

    The Natura 2000 network of protected areas is the centrepiece of European Union nature policy, currently covering almost one-fifth of the EU’s entire land territory plus large marine areas. This vast EU-wide network, which aims to conserve Europe’s most valuable and threatened species and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner

    The idea that nature provides services to people is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged over the last two decades. It is shaping our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, addressing the following…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Global Freshwater Invasive Species

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert A. Francis

    Invasive non-native species are a major threat to global biodiversity. Often introduced accidentally through international travel or trade, they invade and colonize new habitats, often with devastating consequences for the local flora and fauna. Their environmental impacts can range from damage to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Forest Resource Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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