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

    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 – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The International Law of Transboundary Groundwater Resources

    By Gabriel Eckstein

    This book provides a comprehensive review of the state of international law as it applies to transboundary groundwater resources and aquifers. The main focus is on recent developments and the emerging international law for transboundary aquifers as reflected in the practice of states and the work…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Transboundary Water Politics in the Developing World

    By Naho Mirumachi

    This book examines the political economy that governs the management of international transboundary river basins in the developing world. These shared rivers are the setting for irrigation, hydropower and flood management projects as well as water transfer schemes. Often, these projects attempt to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • 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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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 – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    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

  • 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

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