Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Wildfire Policy

    Law and Economics Perspectives

    Edited by Dean Lueck, Karen M. Bradshaw

    During the five decades since its origin, law and economics has provided an influential framework for addressing a wide array of areas of law ranging from judicial behaviour to contracts. This book will reflects the first-ever forum for law and economics scholars to apply the analysis and…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Landscape

    By Peter J. Howard

    Inspiring deep emotion, landscape carries many meanings. This book follows the development of several threads of the concept of landscape as they have evolved across disciplines and across countries, leading to the European Landscape Convention and the designation of cultural landscapes as World…

    Paperback – 2011-11-23
    Routledge

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