Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • The Changing Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Northwest Russia book cover

    The Changing Governance of Renewable Natural Resources in Northwest Russia

    By Soili Nystén-Haarala

    Bringing together scholars of human geography, environmental sociology, law, economics and international policy from Finland, Russia, Sweden and Germany, this book examines how local communities and enterprises adjust to transition and institutional changes in Northwest Russia. A unique and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Political Ecology and the Role of Water: Environment, Society and Economy in Northern Yemen book cover

    Political Ecology and the Role of Water

    Environment, Society and Economy in Northern Yemen

    By Gerhard Lichtenthäler

    How can we explain the over-exploitation and degradation of natural resources in the countries of the South? Population growth, poverty and problems associated with common property resource management have been common themes in this debate, yet insufficient attention has been paid to how…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Extreme Landscapes of Leisure: Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport book cover

    Extreme Landscapes of Leisure

    Not a Hap-Hazardous Sport

    By Patrick Laviolette

    In recent years, there has been an increased engagement throughout the social sciences with the study of extreme places and practices. Dangerous games and adventure tours have shifted from being marginal, exotic or mad to being more than merely acceptable. They are now exemplary, mainstream even:…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Multi-Stakeholder Platforms for Integrated Water Management book cover

    Multi-Stakeholder Platforms for Integrated Water Management

    Edited by Jeroen Warner

    As they provide a negotiating space for a diversity of interests, Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) are an increasingly popular mode of involving civil society in resource management decisions. This book focuses on water management to take a positive, if critical, look at this phenomenon.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • Sustainable Land Management in the Tropics: Explaining the Miracle book cover

    Sustainable Land Management in the Tropics

    Explaining the Miracle

    By Fred Zaal

    Edited by Kees Burger

    Bringing together case studies from Kenya, Benin, Cameroon and the Philippines, this volume provides a multidisciplinary overview of the economics of natural resource management in Tropical regions, at household and village level. By comparing a wide array of climatic and economic conditions, it…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15

  • The Forest Farms of Kandy: and Other Gardens of Complete Design book cover

    The Forest Farms of Kandy

    and Other Gardens of Complete Design

    By D.J. McConnell, K.A.E. Dharmapala, S.R. Attanayake

    Throughout the tropical world, especially in South and Southeast Asia, tropical America, Africa and Oceania, there exists a range of forest garden farming systems. These are small, low-input, but productive and sustainable family units of highly diversified trees, palms, bushes and vines, with few…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy and Practice

  • Managing Europe's Water Resources: Twenty-first Century Challenges book cover

    Managing Europe's Water Resources

    Twenty-first Century Challenges

    By Chad Staddon

    Illustrated with case studies which explain key concepts and provide practical examples, this book provides a detailed and comprehensive introduction to water management issues from a European perspective. The book begins with a brief history of water management, followed by a consideration of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Forgotten Agricultural Heritage: Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development book cover

    Forgotten Agricultural Heritage

    Reconnecting food systems and sustainable development

    By Parviz Koohafkan, Miguel A. Altieri

    Contemporary agriculture is often criticized for its industrial scale, adverse effects on nutrition, rural employment and the environment, and its disconnectedness from nature and culture. Yet there are many examples of traditional smaller scale systems that have survived the test of time and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Island Geographies: Essays and conversations book cover

    Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Contentious Geographies: Environmental Knowledge, Meaning, Scale book cover

    Contentious Geographies

    Environmental Knowledge, Meaning, Scale

    By Maxwell T. Boykoff

    Edited by Michael K. Goodman

    The human-environment relationship - intimately intertwined and often contentious - is one of the most pressing concerns of the 21st century. Explored through an array of critical approaches, this book brings together case studies from across the globe to present significant cutting-edge research…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Tribes, Land, and the Environment book cover

    Tribes, Land, and the Environment

    Edited by Sarah Krakoff, Ezra Rosser

    Legal and environmental concerns related to Indian law and tribal lands remain an understudied branch of both indigenous law and environmental law. Native American tribes have a far more complex relationship with the environment than is captured by the stereotype of Indians as environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Law, Property and Society

  • Urban Growth and Land Degradation in Developing Cities: Change and Challenges in Kano Nigeria book cover

    Urban Growth and Land Degradation in Developing Cities

    Change and Challenges in Kano Nigeria

    By Roy Maconachie

    The peri-urban interface in poor countries is frequently an area of great dynamism and a focus of competition for basic resources. In Nigeria, peri-urban livelihood strategies have become an increasingly important survival mechanism in the context of rapid urban growth. This book uses an innovative…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

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