Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Westland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy book cover

    A Blue Carbon Primer

    The State of Coastal Westland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

    By Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler

    Blue Carbon has emerged as a term that represents the distinctive carbon fluxes into or out of coastal wetlands such as marshes, mangroves, and seagrasses. The Blue Carbon concept has rapidly developed in science literature and is highly relevant politically, as nations and markets are developing…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Science

  • Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus: Response to Climate Change book cover

    Water, Sustainable Development and the Nexus

    Response to Climate Change

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Amani Alfarra

    Water is intricately linked with food security, energy security, and sustainable development. As the world is moving towards sustainable development goals, it is critical to recognize the role of water in attaining these goals. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus draws attention to the complex and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    CRC Press
    Water

  • Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience book cover

    Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience presents an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change. It will cover elements of the changing climate and their impacts on crop production and agroecosystems. The book will report on how plants will…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Sustainable Engineering: Principles and Implementation book cover

    Sustainable Engineering

    Principles and Implementation

    By Catherine Mulligan

    Due to the constraints on resources and the environment, engineers are faced with new challenges. While it is generally believed that the concepts of sustainable development must be adhered to protect future generations, in practice it is very difficult. Therefore, the focus of this book is to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene book cover

    Field to Palette

    Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene

    Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

    In an age of accelerated global soil degradation, creative approaches to protecting soil are warranted. This book is a transdisciplinary, multimedia reflection on the representation and meaning of soil resources in an age of crisis. Going beyond the traditional use of soil materials in sculpture…

    Paperback – 2018-10-24 
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Health Risks: Ethical Aspects book cover

    Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes book cover

    Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

    Edited by Christine Farcy

    Forestry is an important foundation of the global economy. Today, forestry is a human-dominated ecosystem and as such it faces the many challenges that come with recent changes in urbanization and globalization. This book aims to explain human relations with forest resources from social and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainable Development: Environment, Energy and Water Resources book cover

    Sustainable Development

    Environment, Energy and Water Resources

    By M. K. Ghosh Roy

    The over-exploitation of the Earth’s resources has brought about an unsustainable situation where biodiversity and ecological balance are under dire threat. But the most immediate concern is global warming, caused by high anthropogenic emission of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Global warming is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance book cover

    Managing Energy From the Top Down

    Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

    By Christopher Russell

    Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management book cover

    Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux, Anja Pabel

    Coral reefs are an important tourism resource for many coastal and island destinations and generate a range of benefits to their local communities including as a food source, income from tourism, employment and recreational opportunities. However, coral reef are under increasing threat from climate…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Change Governance and Adaptation: Case Studies from South Asia book cover

    Climate Change Governance and Adaptation

    Case Studies from South Asia

    Edited by Anamika Barua, Vishal Narain, Sumit Vij

    Climate change in this book is seen not only as an environmental problem but as a societal challenge too and as such discusses the governance issues from an interdisciplinary approach and across different scales: local, state, and national. Drawing governance lessons from case studies across South…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    CRC Press

  • Conservation and Development in Uganda book cover

    Conservation and Development in Uganda

    Edited by Chris Sandbrook, Connor Joseph Cavanagh, David Mwesigye Tumusiime

    Uganda has extensive protected areas and iconic wildlife (including mountain gorillas), which exist within a complex social and political environment. In recent years Uganda has been seen as a test bed and model case study for numerous and varied approaches to address complex and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

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