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  • Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Law

    Solutions for Access and Benefit Sharing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evanson C. Kamau, Gerd Winter

    The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS)…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Marginalized Reproduction

    Ethnicity, Infertility and Reproductive Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorraine Culley, Nicky Hudson, Floor van Rooij

    Worldwide, over 75 million people are involuntarily childless, a devastating experience for many with significant consequences for the social and psychological well-being of women in particular. Despite greater levels of infertility and strong cultural meanings attached to having children, little…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Food Systems Failure

    The Global Food Crisis and the Future of Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Rosin, Paul Stock, Hugh Campbell

    This book provides a critical assessment of the contemporary global food system in light of the heightening food crisis, as evidence of its failure to achieve food security for the world's population. A key aspect of this failure is identified in the neoliberal strategies which emphasize industrial…

    Paperback – 2013-11-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Politics of Population

    Cairo 1994, 1st Edition

    By Stanley Johnson

    The International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in 1994 represented a remarkable watershed. Not only did it produce an unprecedented degree of agreement among the 179 countries and thousands of non-governmental organizations taking part, it also created a wide-ranging Programme…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Health and Population Set

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000

    1st Edition

    By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Environmental and Human Security in the Arctic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, Dawn Bazely, Marina Goloviznina, Andrew Tanentzap

    This is the first comprehensive exploration of why human security is relevant to the Arctic and what achieving it can mean, covering the areas of health of the environment, identity of peoples, supply of traditional foods, community health, economic opportunities, and political stability. The…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Effective Risk Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • A Changing Environment for Human Security

    Transformative Approaches to Research, Policy and Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Sygna, Karen O'Brien, Johanna Wolf

    Environmental change presents a new context and new opportunities for transformational change. This timely book will inspire new ways of understanding the relationship between environmental change and human security. A Changing Environment for Human Security: Transformative Approaches to Research,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-13
    Routledge

  • Structural Adjustment, the Environment and Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    By David Reed

    This is a pioneering study which should serve as a model for future research and will to a wide audience' Dharam Ghai, Director United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Structural Adjustment and the Environment (Earthscan, 1992) was the first book to fully examine the effects of '…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge
    Environmental and Resource Economics Set

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Ecological Refugees

    1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    Climate change and other environmental problems are increasingly leading to the displacement of populations from their homelands, whether through drought, flooding, famine or other causes. Worse, there is currently no protection in international law for people made refugees by such means.…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    International and Domestic Legal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Laura Westra

    More than 300 million people in over 70 countries make up the world�s indigenous populations. Yet despite ever-growing pressures on their lands, environment and way of life through outside factors such as climate change and globalization, their rights in these and other respects are still not fully…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge

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