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  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Global Food Security Governance: Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security book cover

    Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice book cover

    Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice

    By R. Scott Frey

    Countries in the West regularly export their environmental harms – dumping heavy metals and greenhouse gases, for instance – to countries with (often fast) developing economies. These practices may seem beneficial to both the core and the periphery, providing jobs and investment in the latter,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health book cover

    Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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