Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • 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

  • Permeable Reactive Barrier: Sustainable Groundwater Remediation book cover

    Permeable Reactive Barrier

    Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

    Edited by Ravi Naidu, Volker Birke

    Remediation of groundwater is complex and often challenging. But the cost of pump and treat technology, coupled with the dismal results achieved, has paved the way for newer, better technologies to be developed. Among these techniques is permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology, which allows…

    Hardback – 2014-12-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

  • Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals): Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition book cover

    Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change book cover

    Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia: A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks book cover

    Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia

    A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks

    By Jona Razzaque

    This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

  • Soil Management of Smallholder Agriculture book cover

    Soil Management of Smallholder Agriculture

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart

    Nearly two billion people depend on hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers for food security. Yet, these farmers’ lives also hang in the balance due to their extreme vulnerability to the risks of soil degradation and depletion, soil exhaustion, climate change, and numerous biotic and abiotic…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • The Political Ecology of Agrofuels book cover

    The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Crime, Violence, and Global Warming book cover

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming

    By John P. Crank, Linda S. Jacoby

    Crime, Violence, and Global Warming introduces the many connections between climate change and criminal activity. Conflict over natural resources can escalate to state and non-state actors, resulting in wars, asymmetrical warfare, and terrorism. Crank and Jacoby apply criminological theory to each…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • Media and the Ecological Crisis book cover

    Media and the Ecological Crisis

    Edited by Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen, Nina Lager Vestberg

    Media and the Ecological Crisis is a collaborative work of interdisciplinary writers engaged in mapping, understanding and addressing the complex contribution of media to the current ecological crisis. The book is informed by a fusion of scholarly, practitioner, and activist interests to inform,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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