Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Hardback – 2015-05-13
    Routledge

  • Ecolinguistics: Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By book cover

    Ecolinguistics

    Language, Ecology and the Stories We Live By

    By Arran Stibbe

    The increasingly rapid destruction of the ecological systems that support life is calling into question some of the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of unlimited economic growth, of consumerism, progress, individualism, success, and the human domination of nature. Ecolinguistics shows…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11
    Routledge

  • Phyto: Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design book cover

    Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Kate Kennen, Niall Kirkwood

    Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting the advantages and limitations of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production book cover

    Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production

    Edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    A hot-button societal issue, sustainability has become a frequently heard term in every industrial segment. Sustainability in apparel production is a vast topic and it has many facets. Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production covers all aspects of sustainable apparel production including the raw…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    CRC Press

  • Animals and the Environment: Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground book cover

    Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products: Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting book cover

    Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture: Practices and Practicality book cover

    Environmentally Sustainable Viticulture

    Practices and Practicality

    Edited by Chris Gerling

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. As climate change becomes a growing reality, more industries must grapple with how to implement sustainable business practices at every step of the production process. This is especially true for viticulture, where every step of production can…

    Hardback – 2015-03-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodia: Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society book cover

    Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has…

    Hardback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change: Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation book cover

    Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground…

    Paperback – 2014-12-24
    Routledge

  • Designing Renewable Energy Systems: A Life Cycle Assessment Approach book cover

    Designing Renewable Energy Systems

    A Life Cycle Assessment Approach

    By Leda Gerber

    The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion,…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    EPFL Press

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