Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Human Dependence on Nature: How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis book cover

    Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-18
    Routledge

  • Transfrontier Conservation Areas: People Living on the Edge book cover

    Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    People Living on the Edge

    Edited by Jens A. Andersson, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, David H.M. Cumming, Vupenyu Dzingirai, Ken E. Giller

    The introduction of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in southern Africa was based on an enchanting promise: simultaneously contributing to global biodiversity conservation initiatives, regional peace and integration, and the sustainable socio-economic development of rural communities.…

    Hardback – 2012-08-24
    Routledge

  • Local Climate Change and Society book cover

    Local Climate Change and Society

    Edited by M. A. Mohamed Salih

    Although the impacts of climate change are certainly global, its manifestations and subsequent consequences begin locally. Local Climate Change and Society examines how climate change has altered society’s relationship with the environment and particularly local communities to adapt to and mitigate…

    Hardback – 2012-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins book cover

    Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Glass and Glazing

    By Historic England

    Glass and Glazing looks at the conservation of one of the most important building materials, and its use in windows, roofing and walling. It considers the technological evolution of glass and glazing systems, the processes causing deterioration, and the practical application and long-term…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders and Plasters book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Mortars, Renders and Plasters

    By Historic England

    Mortars, Renders and Plasters provides a broad perspective of contemporary conservation theory and practice not otherwise found in one publication, describing the history, physical properties, and deterioration of these important materials. Methods of assessing condition and evaluating options for…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Stone book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Stone

    By Historic England

    Stone considers the wide variety of historical uses, from simple masonry walling through to elaborate carving and decoration. The book considers why stone decays or fails and how to assess and understand the causes, before concentrating on the practical methods of treatment, repair and maintenance.…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Timber book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Timber

    By Historic England

    Timber deals with wide-ranging use of the material in historic buildings, from vast structural timber-frames through to high-class joinery and simple fixings. Particular attention is paid to how and why timber decays or faults occur, and the methods of assessing and dealing with this. The bulk of…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Practical Building Conservation: Metals book cover

    Practical Building Conservation: Metals

    By Historic England

    Metals deals with the conservation of a group of materials that have been used in buildings for everything from structural components and fixings to weatherproofing, repairs, and decoration. It covers both the iron-based and the non-ferrous metals (such as copper, bronze and lead), in each case…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Routledge
    Practical Building Conservation

  • Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land: The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa book cover

    Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Monitoring Forest Biodiversity: Improving Conservation through Ecologically-Responsible Management book cover

    Monitoring Forest Biodiversity

    Improving Conservation through Ecologically-Responsible Management

    By Toby Gardner

    The fate of much of the world's terrestrial biodiversity depends upon our ability to improve the management of forest ecosystems that have already been substantially modified by humans. Monitoring is an essential ingredient in meeting this challenge, allowing us to measure the impact of different…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Education for Sustainability: Becoming Naturally Smart book cover

    Education for Sustainability

    Becoming Naturally Smart

    By Paul Clarke

    In this book, Paul Clarke argues that in order to live sustainably we need to learn how to live and flourish in our environment in a manner that uses finite resources with ecologically informed discretion. Education is perfectly placed to create the conditions for innovative and imaginative…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge

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