Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Health

  • Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition book cover


    The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Stephen R. Gliessman

    Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals): Rhetoric and Reality book cover

    Acid Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    Rhetoric and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Chris C. Park

    This title, first published in 1987, provides an authoritative account of both the science and the politics of acid rain. Chris Park places the debates surrounding acid rain in context, and examines the full implications of scientific studies and the effects of acid rain on surface waters, soils…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • Food Safety and Informal Markets: Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa book cover

    Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13

  • Quality of Life and Public Management: Redefining Development in the Local Environment book cover

    Quality of Life and Public Management

    Redefining Development in the Local Environment, 1st Edition

    By John Whitelegg

    Quality of Life and Public Management explores the possibility for a dramatic and significant improvement in quality of life for all population groups and sub-groups in the UK. Strongly evidence-based, the book draws on case study data and comparisons into local and central government structure,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-01

  • Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding book cover

    Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

  • The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster: Investigating the Myth and Reality book cover

    The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Disaster

    Investigating the Myth and Reality, 1st Edition

    By The Independent Investigation on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words, nothing like the catastrophe at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station was…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20

  • Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services: The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management book cover

    Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services

    The Life-Cycle Cost Approach to Planning and Management, 1st Edition

    By Livelihoods & Natural Resource Managment Institute, International Water & Sanitation Centre, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Watershed Support Services & Activities Network

    Based on the work of the WASHCost project run by the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC), this book provides an evaluation of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors in the context of developing countries and is the first systematic study of applying the…

    Hardback – 2013-12-24
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • The Healthy Indoor Environment: How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings book cover

    The Healthy Indoor Environment

    How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings, 1st Edition

    By Philomena M. Bluyssen

    Despite policy directives, standards and guidelines, indoor environmental quality is still poor in many cases. The Healthy Indoor Environment, winner of the 2016 IDEC Book Award, aims to help architects, building engineers and anyone concerned with the wellbeing of building occupants to better…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12

  • Landscape, Well-Being and Environment book cover

    Landscape, Well-Being and Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Coles, Zoe Millman

    Well-being is now firmly established as an overarching theme of key concern to all professionals that work, manage or design the environment. However, well-being is a complex multi-dimensional issue rooted in the ways that we encounter, perceive and interpret the environment. No single discipline…

    Paperback – 2013-10-18

  • Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a Hot World book cover

    Four Degrees of Global Warming

    Australia in a Hot World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Christoff

    At Copenhagen in December 2009, the international community agreed to limit global warming to below two degrees Celsius to avoid the worst impacts of human-induced climate change. However climate scientists agree that current national emissions targets collectively will still not achieve this goal.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23

  • Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa book cover

    Landscape, Environment and Technology in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge African Studies

  • Aquaculture Technology in Developing Countries book cover

    Aquaculture Technology in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Randall E. Brummett

    Aquaculture technology has been evolving rapidly over the last two decades, led by an increasingly skilled cadre of researchers in developing countries. Rather than copying, or adapting work done in industrialized countries to their situations, these scientists are moving aquaculture research…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09

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