Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change book cover

    Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    1st Edition

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • The Political Ecology of Agrofuels book cover

    The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from…

    Hardback – 2014-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

  • Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era book cover

    Degrowth

    A Vocabulary for a New Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo D'Alisa, Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis

    Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. It is a project advocating the democratically-led shrinking of production and consumption with the aim of achieving social justice and ecological sustainability. This…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge

  • Understanding Human Ecology: A systems approach to sustainability book cover

    Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

  • Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development: International Perspectives book cover

    Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Marine Biodiversity Conservation: A Practical Approach book cover

    Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hiscock

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students.…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • A Global Environmental Right book cover

    A Global Environmental Right

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Turner

    The development of an international substantive environmental right has long been a contested issue. Concurrently, environmental rights have developed in a fragmented way and to a limited extent through different legal regimes. This book examines the potential for the development of a global…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Mountain Area Research and Management: Integrated Approaches book cover

    Mountain Area Research and Management

    Integrated Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin F. Price

    This book brings together scientists and practitioners from five continents to present their experience in undertaking activities that contribute to our understanding and informed management of mountain areas. In particular, they address the challenges of working in interdisciplinary teams and of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity: Science, Ethics, Economics and Law book cover

    Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity

    Science, Ethics, Economics and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Richard Westra

    'The ecological challenge demands a paradigm shift in our thinking about the human-environment relation. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity provides a �state of the art� account of work on ecological integrity - and offers a compelling vision for the future.� Derek Bell, Senior…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Green Economy: Science, Systems and Sustainability book cover

    An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable…

    Paperback – 2014-08-05
    Routledge

  • The Biosphere and the Bioregion: Essential Writings of Peter Berg book cover

    The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2014-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance book cover

    Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Frederic Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14
    Routledge

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