Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • Sustainability and the Rights of Nature

    An Introduction

    By Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser

    Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction is a much-needed guide that addresses the exciting and significant paradigm shift to the Rights of Nature, as it is occurring both in the United States and internationally in the fields of environmental law and environmental sustainability.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    CRC Press
    Social Environmental Sustainability

  • Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources

    Edited by Prasenjit Mondal, Ajay K. Dalai

    Increased research is going on to explore the new cleaner options for the utilization of natural resources. This book aims to provide the scientific knowhow and orientation in the area of the emerging technologies for utilization of natural resources for sustainable development to the readers. The…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Postwar Trends in U.S. Forest Products Trade

    A Global, National, and Regional View

    By Roger A. Sedjo, Samuel J. Radcliffe

    By the end of World War II, the United States had become well integrated into the world markets for forest products. No longer can domestic prices of forest products be viewed as being wholly determined by domestic demand and supply, nor even by North American supply and demand, but must be viewed…

    Paperback – 2017-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Carbon-Neutral Architectural Design, Second Edition

    By Pablo M. La Roche

    The energy used to operate buildings is one of the most significant sources of greenhouse gas emissions. To lessen the impact on climate, it is necessary to reduce these building-related emissions. While it is possible to achieve many of these reductions through appropriate climate-responsive…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Natural Decadal Climate Variability

    Societal Impacts

    By Vikram M. Mehta

    There is a multi-century history of research on natural decadal climate variability (DCV) and attempts to predict it, and there is a substantial amount of evidence of DCV impacts on society, largely associated with decadal droughts. This book aims to bring together in one resource all available…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    CRC Press
    Drought and Water Crises

  • Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation

    By V. Kerry Smith

    Originally published in 1974, Technical Change, Relative Prices, and Environmental Resource Evaluation explores the relationship between natural environmental resources and the differential implications of technological change and relative price appreciation. Smith claims that price is linked to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Constructed Ecologies

    Critical Reflections on Ecology with Design

    By Margaret Grose

    A new generation of designers are shifting the practice of landscape architecture towards the need for a more complex understanding of ecological science. Constructed Ecologies presents ecology as critical theory for design, and provides major ideas for design that are supported with solid and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Living Shorelines

    The Science and Management of Nature-Based Coastal Protection

    Edited by Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly M. Mitchell, Megan K. La Peyre, Jason D. Toft

    Living Shorelines: The Science and Management of Nature-based Coastal Protection compiles, synthesizes and interprets the current state of the knowledge on the science and practice of nature-based shoreline protection. This book will serve as a valuable reference to guide scientists, students,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Analyzing Natural Systems

    Analysis for Regional Residuals-Environmental Quality Management

    Edited by Daniel J. Basta, Blair T. Bower

    This report was undertaken on local, regional, state and federal levels in the United States to analyse the impact residuals have on environmental quality and to emphasise the need for Residuals- Environmental quality management (REQM). Originally published in 1982, this study brings together…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Nature, Environment and Poetry

    Ecocriticism and the poetics of Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes

    By Susanna Lidström

    The environmental challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century are not only acute and grave, they are also unprecedented in kind, complexity and scope. Nonetheless, or therefore, the political response to problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and widespread pollution…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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