Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • Sandy Beaches as Endangered Ecosystems: Environmental Problems and Possible Assessment and Management Solutions book cover

    Sandy Beaches as Endangered Ecosystems

    Environmental Problems and Possible Assessment and Management Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sílvia Correia Gonçalves Fernandes, Susana Margarida de Freitas Ferreira

    Sandy beaches are the most abundant coastal environment worldwide, and have an undeniable and unique ecological value. Presently, however, these environments are also one of the most endangered ecosystems, namely due to the influence of several human activities and to the rise of the sea level,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Microbiomes of Extreme Environments: Biodiversity and Biotechnological Applications book cover

    Microbiomes of Extreme Environments

    Biodiversity and Biotechnological Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajar Nath Yadav, Ali A Rastegari, Neelam Yadav

    Extreme microbiomes are those microorganisms thriving under extreme conditions where no other living being will have any chance to survive. These extremophilic microbes are capable of thriving in the harshest places on earth including the deep sea, hot springs, glaciers, deserts, and hypersaline…

    Hardback – 2020-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance (Open Access): Local Experiences of a Global Concept book cover

    Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance (Open Access)

    Local Experiences of a Global Concept, 1st Edition

    By Louisa Parks

    Taking a bottom-up perspective, this book explores local framings of a wide range of issues related to benefit-sharing, a growing concept in global environmental governance. Benefit-sharing in Environmental Governance draws on original case studies from South Africa, Namibia, Greece, Argentina, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions: Palaeoecology of Africa 33 book cover

    Changing Climates, Ecosystems and Environments within Arid Southern Africa and Adjoining Regions

    Palaeoecology of Africa 33, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Runge

    This book is volume 33 of the yearbook series ‘Palaeoecology of Africa’ presenting the outcome of a ‘tribute conference’ to the internationally recognized South African researcher and palynologist Professor Louis Scott. He has recently retired, but is continuing his active research career. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis: Freedom on a Finite Planet book cover

    Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Natural Resources, Tourism and Community Livelihoods in Southern Africa: Challenges of Sustainable Development book cover

    Natural Resources, Tourism and Community Livelihoods in Southern Africa

    Challenges of Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Moren T. Stone, Monkgogi Lenao, Naomi Moswete

    This book examines the connections between natural resources, tourism and community livelihood practices in Southern Africa, highlighting the successes and constraints experienced over the last fifty years. Questioning how natural resources, tourism and community livelihoods relations can…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conservation and the Environment

  • Routledge Library Editions: Conservation book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This exciting and diverse collection on conservation originally published between 1974 and 2002, draws together research by leading academics in the area of conservation and provides a focused and interdisciplinary approach to the subject area. Comprised of 8 volumes, the collection offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Man and Wildlife book cover

    Man and Wildlife

    1st Edition

    By L. Harrison Matthews

    Originally published in 1975, Man and Wildlife traces the evolution of man from pre-hominid ancestors, and his influence in modifying the environment and its flora and fauna as technical knowledge grew. The development of civilization allowed man to dominate the environment; its advance led to the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The Conservation of Ecosystems and Species book cover

    The Conservation of Ecosystems and Species

    1st Edition

    By Gareth E. Jones

    Originally published in 1987, Conservation of Ecosystems and Species examines conservation as a major world issue for governments, industrialists and the general public. The need for conservation has become more urgent as human activity continues to encroach upon the remaining natural ecosystems of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Conservation at Home: A Practical Handbook book cover

    Conservation at Home

    A Practical Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Michael Allaby

    Originally published in 1988, Conservation at Home looks at practical methods of conservation that can be carried out within the home. Still as relevant today, as it was at the time of publication, this book gives practical and authoritative advice on a wide range of activities and products that…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Floods and Drainage: British Policies for Hazard Reduction, Agricultural Improvement and Wetland Conservation book cover

    Floods and Drainage

    British Policies for Hazard Reduction, Agricultural Improvement and Wetland Conservation, 1st Edition

    By E.C. Penning-Rowsell, D. J. Parker, D.M. Harding

    Originally published in 1986, Floods and Drainage advanced hazard – response theory as developed mainly by the White/Burton/Kates school of researchers in North America. Based on fifteen years of research, the book rejects conventional theory’s emphasis on personal response to hazardous…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The Roots of Modern Environmentalism book cover

    The Roots of Modern Environmentalism

    1st Edition

    By David Pepper

    Originally published in 1984, The Roots of Modern Environmentalism provides a historical, philosophical and ideological background to environmentalism. Topics covered include, the roots of technological environmentalism, the medieval cosmology and Bacon’s philosophy, the non-scientific roots of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

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