Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • 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

  • Complexity and Creative Capacity: Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems book cover

    Complexity and Creative Capacity

    Rethinking knowledge transfer, adaptive management and wicked environmental problems

    By Kelly Chapman

    Complexity theories gained prominence in the 1990s with a focus on self-organising and complex adaptive systems. Since then, complexity theory has become one of the fastest growing topics in both the natural and social sciences, and touted as a revolutionary way of understanding the behaviour of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of National and Regional Ocean Policies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of National and Regional Ocean Policies

    Edited by Biliana Cicin-Sain, David Vanderzwaag, Miriam C. Balgos

    This comprehensive handbook, prepared by leading ocean policy academics and practitioners from around the world, presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of fifteen developed and developing nations and four key regions of the world that have taken concrete steps toward cross-cutting and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Event Management: A Practical Guide book cover

    Sustainable Event Management

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Meegan Jones

    Across the world each year events of every shape and size are held: from community events, school fairs and local business functions through to the world’s largest festivals, music events, conferences and sporting events. As well as causing celebration and giving voice to issues, these public…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas: Conservation and Management book cover

    Freshwater Ecosystems in Protected Areas

    Conservation and Management

    Edited by C. Max Finlayson, Angela H. Arthington, Jamie Pittock

    Freshwater ecosystems have the greatest species diversity per unit area and many endangered species. This book shows that, rather than being a marginal part of terrestrial protected area management, freshwater conservation is central to sustaining biodiversity. It focuses on better practices for…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Water Crises and Governance: Reinventing Collaborative Institutions in an Era of Uncertainty book cover

    Water Crises and Governance

    Reinventing Collaborative Institutions in an Era of Uncertainty

    Edited by Peter Leigh Taylor, David A. Sonnenfeld

    Water Crises and Governance critically examines the relationship between water crises and governance in the face of challenges to provide water for growing human demand and environmental needs. Water crises threaten the assumptions and accepted management practices of water users, managers and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law

    Edited by Charles R. McManis, Burton Ong

    This volume provides a reference textbook and comprehensive compilation of multifaceted perspectives on the legal issues arising from the conservation and exploitation of non-human biological resources. Contributors include leading academics, policy-makers and practitioners reviewing a range of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach book cover

    Environmentalism: An Evolutionary Approach

    By Douglas Spieles

    The premise of this book is that our environmental dilemmas are products of biological and sociocultural evolution, and that through an understanding of evolution we can reframe debates of thought and action. The purpose is to explain the wide variety of environmental worldviews, their origins,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform: Gender Impacts book cover

    Global Trends in Land Tenure Reform

    Gender Impacts

    Edited by Caroline S. Archambault, Annelies Zoomers

    This book explores the gendered dimensions of recent land governance transformations across the globe in the wake of unprecedented pressures on land and natural resources. These complex contemporary forces are reconfiguring livelihoods and impacting women’s positions, their tenure security and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity: From Research to Practice book cover

    Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Power and Water in Central Asia book cover

    Power and Water in Central Asia

    By Filippo Menga

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • 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

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