Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • The Political Economy of Global Warming: The Terminal Crisis book cover

    The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Del Weston

    Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Ocean Zoning: Making Marine Management More Effective book cover

    Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective, 1st Edition

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Forecasting Forest Futures: A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values book cover

    Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values, 1st Edition

    By Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments book cover

    Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Flourishing Within Limits to Growth: Following nature's way book cover

    Flourishing Within Limits to Growth

    Following nature's way, 1st Edition

    By Sven Erik Jørgensen, Brian D. Fath, Søren Nors Nielsen, Federico M. Pulselli, Daniel A. Fiscus, Simone Bastianoni

    Decades of research and discussion have shown that the human population growth and our increased consumption of natural resources cannot continue – there are limits to growth. This volume demonstrates how we might modify and revise our economic systems using nature as a model.  The book…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge

  • Sustainability: Key Issues book cover

    Sustainability

    Key Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Animals as Biotechnology: Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies book cover

    Animals as Biotechnology

    Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    By Richard Twine

    In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Routledge

  • Energy Analysis for a Sustainable Future: Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism book cover

    Energy Analysis for a Sustainable Future

    Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism, 1st Edition

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, Alevgül H. Şorman

    The vast majority of the countries of the world are now facing an imminent energy crisis, particularly the USA, China, India, Japan and EU countries, but also developing countries having to boost their economic growth precisely when more powerful economies will prevent them from…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge

  • Values in Sustainable Development book cover

    Values in Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • The Threatening Desert: Controlling desertification book cover

    The Threatening Desert

    Controlling desertification, 1st Edition

    By Alan Grainger

    Lands lost to desert may effectively be lost for ever, so desertification is humanity's most obvious despoliation to the planet. It is certainly one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world today. In this book the author describes what is happening and where. Although the problem…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Natural Resource Management Set

  • Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa book cover

    Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Amidst the pressing challenges of global climate change, the last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks in order to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and offset emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new…

    Paperback – 2015-06-02
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Sustainable Food Systems: Building a New Paradigm book cover

    Sustainable Food Systems

    Building a New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Marsden, Adrian Morley

    In response to the challenges of a growing population and food security, there is an urgent need to construct a new agri-food sustainability paradigm. This book brings together an integrated range of key social science insights exploring the contributions and interventions necessary to build this…

    Paperback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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