Environment & Sustainability: Environmental Issues

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Sustainability Science: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainability Science

    Key Issues

    Edited by Ariane König, Jerome Ravetz

    Sustainability Science: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook for undergraduates, postgraduates, and participants in executive trainings from any disciplinary background studying the theory and practice of sustainability science. Each chapter takes a critical and reflective stance on a key issue…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Africa’s Green Revolution: Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems book cover

    Africa’s Green Revolution

    Critical Perspectives on New Agricultural Technologies and Systems

    Edited by William G. Moseley, Matthew A. Schnurr, Rachel Bezner-Kerr

    This volume examines the dominant neoliberal agenda for agricultural development and hunger alleviation in Africa. The text reviews the history of African agricultural and food security policy in the post-colonial period, across a range of geographical contexts, in order to contextualise the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    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 – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information: Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol book cover

    Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference book cover

    Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies book cover

    Food, Energy and Water Sustainability

    Emergent Governance Strategies

    Edited by Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard

    Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Transboundary Water Cooperation: Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and its Neighbours book cover

    Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and its Neighbours

    Edited by Patricia Wouters, Huiping Chen, James E. Nickum

    China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes and how these operate in China is of global…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Pollution: Economy and Environment book cover

    Pollution

    Economy and Environment

    By Peter A. Victor

    This study, originally published in 1972, examines the connections between human society and the rest of the universe that are attributable to economic activity. These include the inputs from the environment to industry, such as oxygen, used in the combustion of mineral fuels. Also included are the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

  • Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland (1979)

    Edited by S.S. Ajayi, L.B Halstead

    Originally published in 1979, Wildlife Management in Savannah Woodland provides a multidisciplinary approach to the environment. Developed by local scientists with a deep knowledge and understanding of the local situation, the book provides a pragmatic and realistic approach to West African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Carbon Footprints as Cultural–Ecological Metaphors book cover

    Carbon Footprints as Cultural–Ecological Metaphors

    By Anita Girvan

    Through an examination of carbon footprint metaphors, this books demonstrates the ways in which climate change and other ecological issues are culturally and materially constituted through metaphor. The carbon footprint metaphor has achieved a ubiquitous presence in Anglo-North American public…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Post-Sustainability: Tragedy and Transformation book cover

    Post-Sustainability

    Tragedy and Transformation

    Edited by John Foster

    The sustainability discourse and policy paradigm have failed to deliver. In particular, they have failed to avert the dangerously disruptive climate change which is now inevitable. So, if there is still a case for some transformed or revitalised version of sustainability, that case must now surely…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

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