Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Change & Pollution

  • Dependent Convergence: The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States book cover

    Dependent Convergence

    The Struggle to Control Petrochemical Hazards in Brazil and the United States

    By Carlos E Siqueira

    Comparative analyses of social actors and policy outcomes in Bahia and Texas show the similarities and differences in the actors and the policies adopted in each case. As a result of historical and structural developments in Bahia and Texas, Cetrel operates under pollution-control standards and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Work, Health and Environment Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin S.-H. Peh, Richard T. Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, addressing the following…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all? book cover

    Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia: Palm Oil and Patronage book cover

    The Haze Problem in Southeast Asia

    Palm Oil and Patronage

    By Helena Varkkey

    Despite the efforts of Southeast Asian governments and of ASEAN, transboundary haze continues to be a major environmental problem in Southeast Asia. This book demonstrates that the issue is complex, and explains why efforts to solve the problem in purely political terms are ineffective, and likely…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Climate Change and Museum Futures book cover

    Climate Change and Museum Futures

    Edited by Fiona Cameron, Brett Neilson

    Climate change is a complex and dynamic environmental, cultural and political phenomenon that is reshaping our relationship to nature. Climate change is a global force, with global impacts. Viable solutions on what to do must involve dialogues and decision-making with many agencies, stakeholder…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • European Wood-pastures in Transition: A Social-ecological Approach book cover

    European Wood-pastures in Transition

    A Social-ecological Approach

    Edited by Tibor Hartel, Tobias Plieninger

    Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by grazing and multiple other land uses and by local and regional environmental conditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy: Insights and Overviews book cover

    International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy

    Insights and Overviews

    Edited by Tuomas Kuokkanen, Ed Couzens, Tuula Honkonen, Melissa Lewis

    Bringing together contributions from diplomats, UN agency officials, lawyers and academics, this book provides insight into the evolution of international environmental law, diplomacy and negotiating techniques.  Based on first-hand experiences and extensive research, the chapters offer a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon book cover

    Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

    By Benno Pokorny

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation book cover

    Citizen Science for Coastal and Marine Conservation

    Edited by John A. Cigliano, Heidi L. Ballard

    In recent years, citizen science has emerged as a powerful new concept to enable the general public, students, and volunteers to become involved in scientific research. A prime example is in biodiversity conservation, where data collection and monitoring can be greatly enhanced through citizen…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Failure or Reform?: Market-based policy instruments and the crisis of agricultural unsustainability book cover

    Failure or Reform?

    Market-based policy instruments and the crisis of agricultural unsustainability

    By Stewart Lockie

    Market reform promises more environmental protection and more profitable agriculture at lower financial cost. Too good to be true? This book examines how market-based instruments like eco-standards and stewardship payments work in practice, what can be learned about applying them more effectively,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

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