Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy: An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space book cover

    Maritime Clusters and the Ocean Economy

    An Integrated Approach to Managing Coastal and Marine Space

    By Peter B. Myles

    Over the last decade the concept of clustering has become a central idea for analyzing the competitiveness of nations, industries and firms. This book shows how the cluster concept can be usefully applied to the study of maritime activities.  Such activities, including shipping,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Educational Reform and Environmental Concern: A History of School Nature Study in Australia book cover

    Educational Reform and Environmental Concern

    A History of School Nature Study in Australia

    By Dorothy Kass

    A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management book cover

    Sharks: Conservation, Governance and Management

    Edited by Erika J. Techera, Natalie Klein

    The key aim of this book is to explore the global conservation and management of sharks. There has been a rapid decline in populations of many shark species, while new science has emerged of the critical role they play in marine ecosystems. However, the authors show that conservation law and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change: Definitions and Frameworks book cover

    Tourism Resilience and Adaptation to Environmental Change

    Definitions and Frameworks

    Edited by Alan A. Lew, Joseph M. Cheer

    In recent years, resilience theory has come to occupy the core of our understanding and management of the adaptive capacity of people and places in complex social and environmental systems. Despite this, tourism scholars have been slow to adopt resilience concepts, at a time when the emergence of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment book cover

    Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Water Stress: Some Symptoms and Causes: A Case Study of Ta'iz, Yemen book cover

    Water Stress: Some Symptoms and Causes

    A Case Study of Ta'iz, Yemen

    By Chris D. Handley

    Why is the bread basket of Arabia importing more water via grain than is pumped locally by all sectors and why does nobody notice? How can the same water be sold to different users at prices varying by five orders of magnitude? How can the biggest names in development throw millions of dollars…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    King's SOAS Studies in Development Geography

  • Public Policy and Land Exchange: Choice, law, and praxis book cover

    Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, law, and praxis

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America: An ecosystem service perspective book cover

    Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge

  • Food, Nature and Society: Rural Life in Late Modernity book cover

    Food, Nature and Society

    Rural Life in Late Modernity

    By Michel Blanc

    Edited by Hilary Tovey

    This title was first published in 2001. Focusing on the distinctive ways in which rural social, economic and political life is experienced in developed societies in late modernity, this striking volume draws on empirical material from a wide range of countries within and outside the EU. It also…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development book cover

    Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing: Global Case Studies book cover

    Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing

    Global Case Studies

    By Daniel F. Robinson

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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