Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts book cover

    Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge

  • Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise: Lessons from Frontrunner Companies book cover

    Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise

    Lessons from Frontrunner Companies

    By Rob van Tulder, Rob van Tilburg, Mara Francken, Andrea da Rosa

    In combining practice and theory, this textbook provides a management perspective on the ‘business case’ for sustainability. Drawing on examples from 20 frontrunner companies located in the Netherlands, it builds upon a unique research project in which CEOs and middle-managers gave access not only…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29
    Routledge

  • Nature's Saviours: Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age book cover

    Nature's Saviours

    Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age

    By Graham Huggan

    Today's celebrity conservationists, many of whom made their reputations through television and other visual media, play a major role in drawing public attention to an increasingly threatened world. This book, one of the first to address this contribution, focuses on five key figures: the English…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Social and Economic Benefits of Protected Areas: An Assessment Guide book cover

    Social and Economic Benefits of Protected Areas

    An Assessment Guide

    Edited by Marianne Kettunen, Patrick ten Brink

    Protected areas (PAs) contain biodiversity and ecosystems of high conservation value. In addition, these areas provide a range of benefits, both direct and indirect, to our societies and economies, i.e. so called ecosystem services. These services include, for example, an ecosystem's…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development: Learning Journeys in Conservation book cover

    Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development

    Learning Journeys in Conservation

    By John Blewitt, Daniella Tilbury

    Resilience is a term that is gaining currency in conservation and sustainable development, though its meaning and value in this context is yet to be defined. Searching for Resilience in Sustainable Development examines ways in which resilience may be created within the web of ecological,…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society: An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches book cover

    Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services book cover

    The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to…

    Paperback – 2013-07-10
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid: The Pergau Dam Affair book cover

    The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair

    By Tim Lankester

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Employee Engagement with Sustainable Business: How to Change the World Whilst Keeping Your Day Job book cover

    Employee Engagement with Sustainable Business

    How to Change the World Whilst Keeping Your Day Job

    By Nadine Exter

    Sustainability is, and continues to grow as, a key issue for organizations: in the board room; with investors, customers and regulators; and from employees whose demands on organizations include improving their social and environmental performance in return for loyalty and commitment. However, as…

    Paperback – 2013-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Redeeming REDD: Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation book cover

    Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely…

    Paperback – 2013-06-20
    Routledge

  • Collective Learning for Transformational Change: A Guide to Collaborative Action book cover

    Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge

  • Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Conservation Basics

    By Historic England

    Conservation Basics examines the evolving theories and principles that underpin building conservation in England in the 21st century, and looks at their application in practice. The process of conservation planning for the maintenance and repair of historic buildings and places is described in…

    Hardback – 2013-04-24
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

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