Environment & Sustainability: Conservation - Environment Studies

  • Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in Africa: Myths and Realities book cover

    Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in Africa

    Myths and Realities

    Edited by Cathy Haenlein, M L R Smith

    A worldwide surge in poaching and wildlife trafficking is threatening to decimate endangered species. This crisis also threatens the security of human beings in ways ignored until recently by decision-makers slow to begin to treat what is typically viewed as a ‘conservation issue’ as serious crime.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Brazil in the Anthropocene: Conflicts between predatory development and environmental policies book cover

    Brazil in the Anthropocene

    Conflicts between predatory development and environmental policies

    Edited by Liz-Rejane Issberner, Philippe Léna

    Brazil is considered one of the world’s most important environmental powers. With a continental territory containing almost 70 per cent of the Amazon rainforest, along with a rich biodiversity and huge amount of natural resources, its geopolitical role in environmental decisions is crucial to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus: Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows book cover

    The Ecotourism-Extraction Nexus

    Political Economies and Rural Realities of (un)Comfortable Bedfellows

    Edited by Bram Büscher, Veronica Davidov

    Ecotourism and natural resource extraction may be seen as contradictory pursuits, yet in reality they often take place side by side, sometimes even supported by the same institutions. Existing academic and policy literatures generally overlook the phenomenon of ecotourism in areas concurrently…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • The Role of Science for Conservation book cover

    The Role of Science for Conservation

    Edited by Matthias Wolff, Mark Gardener

    The book integrates the knowledge and reflections of thirty scientists, of which many have dedicated a substantial part of their professional life to the Galapagos archipelago, to the conservation of its biodiversity and to the sustainable management of its resources. The book can be…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds book cover

    Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions book cover

    Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain J. Gordon, Herbert H.T. Prins, Geoff R. Squire

    Feeding the world's growing human population is increasingly challenging, especially as more people adopt a western diet and lifestyle. Doing so without causing damage to nature poses an even greater challenge. This book argues that in order to create a sustainable food supply whilst conserving…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Politics of Forests: Northern Forest-industrial Regimes in the Age of Globalization book cover

    Politics of Forests

    Northern Forest-industrial Regimes in the Age of Globalization

    By Jakob Donner-Amnell

    Edited by Ari Aukusti Lehtinen

    Bringing together case studies from Canada, the Nordic countries and Russia, this book is the first to provide a comparative examination of the current transformations in the forest industry regimes and the challenges they make for the communities dependent on this industry. Questioning how…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • The Right to Landscape: Contesting Landscape and Human Rights book cover

    The Right to Landscape

    Contesting Landscape and Human Rights

    By Jala Makhzoumi

    Edited by Shelley Egoz

    Associating social justice with landscape is not new, yet the twenty-first century's heightened threats to landscape and their impact on both human and, more generally, nature's habitats necessitate novel intellectual tools to address such challenges. This book offers that innovative critical…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • A Dual Approach to Ocean Governance: The Cases of Zonal and Integrated Management in International Law of the Sea book cover

    A Dual Approach to Ocean Governance

    The Cases of Zonal and Integrated Management in International Law of the Sea

    By Yoshifumi Tanaka

    Taking the North-East Atlantic Ocean as an example of regional practice, this book addresses the dual approach to ocean governance in international law. It examines the interaction between zonal and integrated management approaches and the conservation of marine living resources and marine…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    The Ashgate International Law Series

  • The Coal Nation: Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India book cover

    The Coal Nation

    Histories, Ecologies and Politics of Coal in India

    By Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

    Social science research is emerging on a range of issues around large and small-scale mining, connecting them to broader social, cultural, political, historical and economic factors rather than purely measuring the environmental impacts of mining. Within this broader context of global scholarly…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Saving More Than Seeds: Practices and Politics of Seed Saving book cover

    Saving More Than Seeds

    Practices and Politics of Seed Saving

    By Catherine Phillips

    Saving More Than Seeds advances understandings of seed-people relations, with particular focus on seed saving. The practice of reusing and exchanging seeds provides foundation for food production and allows humans and seed to adapt together in dynamic socionatural conditions. But the practice and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Islam and Sustainable Development: New Worldviews book cover

    Islam and Sustainable Development

    New Worldviews

    By Odeh Rashed Al-Jayyousi

    In Islam and Sustainable Development, Odeh Al-Jayyousi addresses the social, human and economic dimensions of sustainability from an Islamic perspective. Islam is sometimes viewed as a challenge, threat and risk to the West, but here we are reminded that the celebration of cultural diversity is a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Gower
    Transformation and Innovation

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