Environment & Sustainability: Ecology - Environment Studies

  • Farming, Food and Nature: Respecting Animals, People and the Environment book cover

    Farming, Food and Nature

    Respecting Animals, People and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, Carol McKenna

    Livestock production and its use of finite resources is devastating biodiversity and pushing wildlife to the brink of extinction. This powerful book examines the massive global impact caused by intensive livestock production and then explores solutions, ranging from moving to agroecological farming…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management book cover

    Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

    1st Edition

    By R. S. Dwivedi

    The constant growth of the world’s population and the decline of the availability of land and soil resources are global concerns for food security. Other concerns are the decrease in productivity and delivery of essential ecosystems services because of the decline of soil quality and health by a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics: Nature and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecological Economics

    Nature and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive L. Spash

    Since becoming formally established with an international academic society in the late 1980s, ecological economics has advanced understanding of the interactions between social and biophysical reality. It initially combined questioning of the basis of mainstream economics with a concern for…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals: Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives book cover

    The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives, 1st Edition

    By Affrica Taylor, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw

    The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child–animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Conservation and Development in Uganda book cover

    Conservation and Development in Uganda

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-26
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Soil and Climate book cover

    Soil and Climate

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Climate is a soil-forming factor and soil can mitigate climate change through a reduction in the emissions of greenhouse gases and sequestration of atmospheric CO2. Thus, there is a growing interest in soil management practices capable of mitigating climate change and enhancing environmental…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • Environmental Health Risks: Ethical Aspects book cover

    Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Water & Wastewater Infrastructure: Energy Efficiency and Sustainability book cover

    Water & Wastewater Infrastructure

    Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Frank R. Spellman

    A critical aspect of sustainability associated with water and wastewater systems is to maintain and manage infrastructure in the most efficient and economical manner while complying with environmental regulations and keeping rates at acceptable levels. Given the high cost of fuel, our growing…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies book cover

    Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka

    While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    CRC Press
    Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management book cover

    Coral Reefs: Tourism, Conservation and Management

    1st Edition

    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 reefs are under increasing threat from…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Lake Governance book cover

    Lake Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Gail Krantzberg

    The Lake Governance book will focus on comparative analysis of governance structures by examining policy, legal and institutional structures of current transboundary commissions to develop a common framework for good governance of transboundary lakes. Cooperation among nations sharing natural…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    CRC Press

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