Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Climate Change Movement

    Edited by Matthias Dietz, Heiko Garrelts

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the growing transnational climate movement. A dual focus on climate politics and civil society provides a hitherto unavailable broad and systematic analysis of the current global movement, highlighting how its dynamic and diverse character can play…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Meeting the challenge of biodiversity conservation and governance book cover

    The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

    Meeting the challenge of biodiversity conservation and governance

    Edited by Marie Hrabanski, Denis Pesche

    Twenty years after the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force, the founding of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in 2012 was the outcome of a long process of setting biodiversity issues at the top of the global environmental agenda.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Drought and the Human Story: Braving the Bull of Heaven book cover

    Drought and the Human Story

    Braving the Bull of Heaven

    By R.L. Heathcote

    Drought has been a long companion in the human story. Mythologised as the devastating Bull of Heaven in one of the earliest heroic legends to come out of Mesapotamia, drought has continued to wreak havoc upon societies, in many cases playing a significant role in their final demise. For societies…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention book cover

    Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Convention

    By Christina Cameron, Mechtild Rössler

    In 1972, UNESCO put in place the World Heritage Convention, a highly successful international treaty that influences heritage activity in virtually every country in the world. Focusing on the Convention's creation and early implementation, this book examines the World Heritage system and its global…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainable Food Systems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Imagining Sustainable Food Systems

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Alison Blay-Palmer

    What defines a sustainable food system? How can it be more inclusive? How do local and global scales interact and how does power flow within food systems? How to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to realizing sustainable food systems? And how to activate change? These questions are…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Protected Areas, Sustainable Land? book cover

    Protected Areas, Sustainable Land?

    By Estienne Rodary

    Edited by Catherine Aubertin

    Protected areas, such as nature reserves, national parks and marine conservation areas, are the main tool of nature conservation policies and are increasing on a worldwide scale. They are one of the main forms of environmental planning, and conservation institutions have increasing means at their…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management: Guidelines for policy excellence book cover

    Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    Guidelines for policy excellence

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Natural Resource Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods: Development Challenges in an Era of Globalization book cover

    Natural Resource Extraction and Indigenous Livelihoods

    Development Challenges in an Era of Globalization

    By Gavin Hilson

    Edited by Emma Gilberthorpe

    This book provides an extended analysis of how resource extraction projects stimulate social, cultural and economic change in indigenous communities. Through a range of case studies, including open cast mining, artisanal mining, logging, deforestation, oil extraction and industrial fishing, the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Tropical Wetland Management: The South-American Pantanal and the International Experience book cover

    Tropical Wetland Management

    The South-American Pantanal and the International Experience

    Edited by Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

    Recent scientific development and politico-institutional experiences related to the conservation of the South-American Pantanal are explored in this book in relation to what is happening in other tropical wetland areas of international importance such as the Everglades in North America and the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750-2010 book cover

    The Making of a Cultural Landscape

    The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750-2010

    Edited by Jason Wood, John K. Walton

    For centuries, the English Lake District has been renowned as an important cultural, sacred and literary landscape. It is therefore surprising that there has so far been no in-depth critical examination of the Lake District from a tourism and heritage perspective. Bringing together leading writers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Heritage, Culture and Identity

  • Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches book cover

    Radical Human Ecology

    Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches

    By Rose Roberts

    Edited by Lewis Williams

    Human ecology - the study and practice of relationships between the natural and the social environment - has gained prominence as scholars seek more effectively to engage with pressing global concerns. In the past seventy years most human ecology has skirted the fringes of geography, sociology and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Communities in Transition: Protected Nature and Local People in Eastern and Central Europe book cover

    Communities in Transition: Protected Nature and Local People in Eastern and Central Europe

    By Saska Petrova

    The role of local people in contemporary nature conservation practices is often poorly understood or neglected. This book, therefore, examines questions of local participation at the nature-society nexus within national parks in the transitional context of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The post…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

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