Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries book cover

    Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Just Conservation: Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability book cover

    Just Conservation

    Biodiversity, Wellbeing and Sustainability

    By Adrian Martin

    Loss of biodiversity is one of the great environmental challenges facing humanity but unfortunately efforts to reduce the rate of loss have so far failed. At the same time, these efforts have too often resulted in unjust social outcomes in which people living in or near to areas designated for…

    Paperback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Edited by Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett

    This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Governing the Coastal Commons: Communities, Resilience and Transformation book cover

    Governing the Coastal Commons

    Communities, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Derek Armitage, Anthony Charles, Fikret Berkes

    Coastal communities depend on the marine environment for their livelihoods, but the common property nature of marine resources poses major challenges for the governance of such resources. Through detailed cases and consideration of broader global trends, this volume examines how coastal communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Environmental Protection in Transition: Economic, Legal and Socio-Political Perspectives on Poland book cover

    Environmental Protection in Transition

    Economic, Legal and Socio-Political Perspectives on Poland

    By John Clark, Daniel H. Cole

    This book takes an interdisciplinary look at environmental protection during Poland’s transition to market democracy. The contributors are recognised experts in their fields, making this an authoritative volume, combining the perspectives of economists, legal scholars, political scientists and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge

  • Culture and Conservation: Beyond Anthropocentrism book cover

    Culture and Conservation

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Universities and the Sustainable Development Future: Evaluating Higher-Education Contributions to the 2030 Agenda book cover

    Universities and the Sustainable Development Future

    Evaluating Higher-Education Contributions to the 2030 Agenda

    By Peter H. Koehn, Juha I. Uitto

    Since the mid-1970s, a series of international declarations that link environment and sustainable development to all aspects of higher learning have been endorsed and signed by universities around the world. Although university involvement in sustainable-development research and outreach has…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City: Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur book cover

    Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Environmental Change and the World's Futures: Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies book cover

    Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda H. Connor

    Climate change and ecological instability have the potential to disrupt human societies and their futures. Cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is directed towards a future that can never be observed, and never be directly acted upon, and yet is always interacting with us. Thinking…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest: An Economic Analysis book cover

    Competition for Wetlands in the Midwest

    An Economic Analysis

    By Jon H. Goldstein

    In the Midwest, wetlands can be seen as a nuisance to farmers as they can severely increase production costs. Wetlands are however are a major part of ecology for migratory waterfowl and drainage of these wetlands could have dire consequences on the population of waterfowl as well as other wildlife…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Services: Key Issues book cover

    Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

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