Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries book cover

    The Political Economy of Soil Erosion in Developing Countries

    By Piers Blaikie

    First published in 1985. This book examines wide variety of ways in which environmental deterioration, in particular soil erosion, can be viewed and the implicit political judgements that often inform them. Using the context of developing countries, where the effects tend to be more acute due to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Ports and the Environment: Maritime Policy and Management book cover

    Ports and the Environment

    Maritime Policy and Management

    Edited by Meifeng Luo, Tsz Leung Yip

    Ports are a vital part of the global economy, connecting the world through maritime transport networks, promoting international trade, and supporting global economic growth. However, port communities are increasingly concerned about the local environmental problems associated with air pollution…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development book cover

    Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal book cover

    Decision-making and Radioactive Waste Disposal

    By Andrew Newman, Gerry Nagtzaam

    The International Atomic Energy Agency estimates that nuclear power generation facilities produce about 200,000 cubic meters of low and intermediate-level waste each year. Vital medical procedures, industrial processes and basic science research also produce significant quantities of waste. All of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas book cover

    Frontiers of Land and Water Governance in Urban Areas

    Edited by Thomas Hartmann, Tejo Spit

    A society that intensifies and expands the use of land and water in urban areas needs to search for solutions to manage the frontiers between these two essential elements for urban living. Sustainable governance of land and water is one of the major challenges of our times. Managing retention areas…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Managing China's Energy Sector: Between the Market and the State book cover

    Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment book cover

    Remote Sensing of the Mine Environment

    By H. Şebnem Düzgün, Nuray Demirel

    A guide for students and professionals, this introductory course book covers the basic principles of remote sensing and its applications in mine environment monitoring. Building from a reader’s basic knowledge of mine monitoring, it teaches how to implement remote sensing techniques and how to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    CRC Press

  • Climate Change and Genocide: Environmental Violence in the 21st Century book cover

    Climate Change and Genocide

    Environmental Violence in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jürgen Zimmerer

    Climate change caused by human activity is the most fundamental challenge facing mankind in the 21st century, since it will drastically alter the living conditions of millions of people, mainly in the Global South. Environmental violence, including resource crises such as peak fossil fuel, will lie…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places book cover

    Managing and Adapting to Global Change in Tourism Places

    Edited by Alan A. Lew

    Today, more than ever, communities need to develop resilience strategies to adapt to the varied and often unpredictable forces of global change. The focus of this collection of articles from Tourism Geographies is on global change in tourism places. Global change incorporates social and economic…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Great Barrier Reef: An Environmental History book cover

    The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world's largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Reconnecting People and Water: Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management book cover

    Reconnecting People and Water

    Public Engagement and Sustainable Urban Water Management

    By Liz Sharp

    Water management in industrialised western countries has long been seen as a technical process associated with pipes, drains and bureaucracies. This technical model of water management is now being questioned. This book examines the nature of contemporary water management and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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