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  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Sarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • 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

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Feras Ziadat

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • 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

  • Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Legal Rights for Rivers

    Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance, 1st Edition

    By Erin O'Donnell

    In 2017 four rivers in Aotearoa New Zealand, India, and Colombia were given the status of legal persons, and there was a recent attempt to extend these rights to the Colorado River in the USA. Understanding the implications of creating legal rights for rivers is an urgent challenge for both water…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities, including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Forest Management Auditing

    Certification of Forest Products and Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucio Brotto, Davide Pettenella

    Forest management auditing is expanding from its traditional focus on forest management, stewardship and Chain of Custody certification to more innovative topics such as ecosystem services, forest carbon credits, Non-Wood Forest Products, wood energy and Fair Trade certification. Forest managers,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Forest Landscape Restoration

    Integrated Approaches to Support Effective Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Mansourian, John Parrotta

    Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is a planned process that aims to regain ecological integrity and enhance human wellbeing in deforested or degraded landscapes. The aim of this book is to explore options to better integrate the diverse dimensions - spatial, disciplinary, sectoral, and scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Wood Energy in Developed Economies

    Resource Management, Economics and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francisco X. Aguilar

    There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a reference book that compiles the most-recent wood energy assessments, and evaluates current…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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