Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Vegetal Politics: Belonging, practices and places book cover

    Vegetal Politics

    Belonging, practices and places

    Edited by Lesley Head, Jennifer Atchison, Catherine Phillips, Kathleen Buckingham

    Cultural geography has a long and proud tradition of research into human–plant relations. However, until recently, that tradition has been somewhat disconnected from conceptual advances in the social sciences, even those to which cultural geographers have made significant contributions. With a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America: An ecosystem service perspective book cover

    Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Meat Crisis: Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption book cover

    The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Food Futures

    Multidisciplinary Solutions

    Edited by Jessica Duncan, Megan Bailey

    Securing sustainable food for everyone is one of the world's most pressing challenges, but research, policy, and programmes remain fragmented, and effective solutions have been slow to emerge. This book takes on these challenges by proposing a range of solutions that can advance pathways towards…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment book cover

    Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and can be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution in the late 1960s and 1970s, to the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals

    Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices

    By Adam D. K. Abelkop, John D. Graham, Todd V. Royer

    Developed from the efforts of a multiyear, international project examining how persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals are evaluated and managed, Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemicals: Technical Aspects, Policies, and Practices focuses on improving the processes that…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security book cover

    East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing countries, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on 20 detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems book cover

    China's Soil Pollution and Degradation Problems

    By Claudio O. Delang

    China’s air pollution is infamous. The haze can make it impossible to see buildings across the street, and the pollution forces schools to close and creates health and morbidity problems, in addition to tremendous environmental degradation. However, China also faces another important environmental…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11
    Routledge

  • Safe Drinking Water: Current and Future Problems book cover

    Safe Drinking Water

    Current and Future Problems

    Edited by Clifford S. Russell

    Originally published in 1978, this volume addresses the scientific, economic, and administrative aspects of the public policy problem raised by the United States’ Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. In this collection of papers, the authors examine the various problems presented by drinking…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Controlling Asbestos in Buildings: An Economic Investigation book cover

    Controlling Asbestos in Buildings

    An Economic Investigation

    By Donald N. Dewees

    Asbestos dust is well-known for causing cancer and other life-threatening illnesses yet still contaminates countless schools, factories and office buildings. This raises the issue of the best way to deal with Asbestos; immediate removal, containment or removal at renovation or demolition.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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