Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Resources

  • Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts: A Global Socio-Legal Perspective book cover

    Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts

    A Global Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Madeline Taylor, Tina Hunter

    Onshore unconventional gas operations, in most jurisdictions, operate on the legal principle that all activities during exploration and extraction are ‘temporary’ in nature. The concept that the onshore unconventional gas industry has a temporary effect on the land on which it operates creates a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Localizing Global Food: Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges book cover

    Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food and are, in principle, more sustainable in social,  economic and environmental terms than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • The Question of Limits: A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis book cover

    The Question of Limits

    A Historical Perspective on the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Christian Marouby

    We have forgotten how to think about limits. Most philosophical approaches to the environment have focused primarily on the value of the natural world, the status of anthropocentrism and the Anthropocene, and the largely ethical questions of our impact on the world. While fully acknowledging these…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Managing Upland Resources: New Approaches for Rural Environments book cover

    Managing Upland Resources

    New Approaches for Rural Environments, 1st Edition

    By Lois Mansfield

    The overarching approach of the book is to provide a tool kit for those individuals, groups or organisations looking to manage the upland resource for the benefit of all. Readers are provided with a range of practical options to develop their own solutions. The book is written in such a way that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Whittles Publishing

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder book cover

    Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways book cover

    India’s Water Futures

    Emergent Ideas and Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, S. Janakarajan

    When it comes to water, we flush and forget. We use, abuse and almost never recycle. Water sector in India, since the 1990s, has seen some new ideas formalised legally and institutionally, while others are still emerging and evolving. Confronting the reality of current water management strategies,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • Legal Rights for Rivers: Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance book cover

    Legal Rights for Rivers

    Competition, Collaboration and Water Governance, 1st Edition

    By Erin O'Donnell

    In 2017 four rivers in Aotearoa New Zealand, India, and Colombia were given the status of legal persons, and there was a recent attempt to extend these rights to the Colorado River in the USA. Understanding the implications of creating legal rights for rivers is an urgent challenge for both water…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • OECD Principles on Water Governance: From policy standards to practice book cover

    OECD Principles on Water Governance

    From policy standards to practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aziza Akhmouch, Delphine Clavreul, Sarah Hendry, Sharon Megdal, James Nickum, Francisco Nunes-Correia, Andrew Ross

    The science–policy interface is critical to the design and implementation of water policies. In theory, scientists provide policy makers with robust facts and data that can help guide decision making, and lessons from the political economy of reforms can push scientific boundaries further to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • 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
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism book cover

    Ethical Vegetarianism and Veganism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

    The protest against meat eating may turn out to be one of the most significant movements of our age. In terms of our relations with animals, it is difficult to think of a more urgent moral problem than the fate of billions of animals killed every year for human consumption. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic book cover

    Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Southcott, Frances Abele, David Natcher, Brenda Parlee

    Over the past thirty years we have witnessed a demand for resources such as minerals, oil, and gas, which is only set to increase. This book examines the relationship between Arctic communities and extractive resource development. With insights from leading thinkers in the field, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Polar Regions

  • Survival: One Health, One Planet, One Future book cover

    Survival: One Health, One Planet, One Future

    1st Edition

    By George R. Lueddeke

    Planet Earth has been here for over 4.5 billion years but in just two human generations we have managed to place our only 'home' at great risk. Many lessons from history have not yet been learned and new lessons may prove equally, if not more, difficult to take on board as we head deeper into …

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

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