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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China book cover

    Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China

    The Handbook of Regulations on Environmental Protection in China details the environmental laws, regulations and standards in China for those enforcing and creating environmental policy as it stood in the early 1990’s. Originally published in English in 1994, this translation aims to illuminate an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Management of Schistosomiasis book cover

    The Management of Schistosomiasis

    By Patricia L. Rosenfield

    One of the major considerations of any environmental resource project must be the effect on human well-being; originally published in 1979, this study aims to deal specifically with the transmission of Schistosomiasis as a human environmental impact. Due to its relationship with water,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics and Episodic Disease: The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak book cover

    Economics and Episodic Disease

    The Benefits of Preventing a Giardiasis Outbreak

    By Winston Harrington, Alan J. Krupnick, Walter O. Spofford Jr.

    Originally published in 1991, this study uses the 1983 outbreak of Giardiasis in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania as a case study to explore the social costs of waterborne illnesses to a community. With over 6,000 people affected in that particular case, Economics and Episodic Disease emphasises the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Analyzing Superfund: Economics, Science and Law book cover

    Analyzing Superfund

    Economics, Science and Law

    Edited by Richard L. Revesz, Richard B. Stewart

    Originally published in 1995, Analyzing Superfund outlines the key issues of the superfund reauthorization debate in the United States. The Superfund law faced criticism for being wasteful, inefficient and expensive. These papers sought to shed light on this argument in relation to clean-up…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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