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  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological and Environmental Restoration

    Edited by Stuart K. Allison, Stephen D. Murphy

    Ecological restoration is a rapidly evolving discipline that is engaged with developing both methodologies and strategies for repairing damaged and polluted ecosystems and environments. During the last decade the rapid pace of climate change coupled with continuing habitat destruction and the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Transborder Governance of Forests, Rivers and Seas

    Edited by Wil de Jong, Denyse Snelder, Noboru Ishikawa

    Natural resources often stretch across borders that separate modern nation states. This can create conflict and limit opportunities for regulated consumption of their goods and services, but also provide opportunities for joint multinational efforts that exceed single country capabilities. This…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for…

    Paperback – 2016-07-09
    Routledge

  • Responsible Mining

    Key Principles for Industry Integrity

    By Sara Bice

    Mining can have negative environmental and social impacts, but can also be responsible. However corporations have little impetus to act responsibly without being held to account by an informed and active public, and by strong institutions and governments which not only create but also enforce…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

    Edited by Peter Mackelworth

    The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of transboundary marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, policy and practice

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge

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