Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics book cover

    Wellbeing, Justice and Development Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Severine Deneulin

    The question of the meaning of progress and development is back on the political agenda. How to frame this discontent and search for new alternatives when either socialism or liberalism no longer provides a satisfactory framework? This book introduces in an accessible way the capability…

    Paperback – 2014-01-16
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • Collaborative Governance of Tropical Landscapes book cover

    Collaborative Governance of Tropical Landscapes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J Pierce Colfer, Jean-Laurent Pfund

    This book provides a novel approach to governance relating to biodiversity and human well-being in complex tropical landscapes, including forests and protected areas. It focuses attention at the interface between communities and the landscape level, building on interdisciplinary research conducted…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa: Managing for Products and Services book cover

    The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa

    Managing for Products and Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel N. Chidumayo, Davison J. Gumbo

    The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact. However, few people are aware of their importance, compared to tropical rainforests, despite them being home to more than half of the…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa: Management and Restoration book cover

    Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa

    Management and Restoration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frans Bongers, Timm Tennigkeit

    Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Law: Solutions for Access and Benefit Sharing book cover

    Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Law

    Solutions for Access and Benefit Sharing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evanson C. Kamau, Gerd Winter

    The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS)…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12

  • Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications book cover

    Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Caring for the Earth: A strategy for sustainable living book cover

    Caring for the Earth

    A strategy for sustainable living, 1st Edition

    By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more…

    Paperback – 2013-10-31
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Sustainable Forests book cover

    Sustainable Forests

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer, Neil Byron, Gillian Petrokofsky

    This four-volume set is edited by leading experts on the evolving role of forests in providing raw materials and environmental services to meet society’s changing needs. It brings together in one collection the major works that have helped to shape thinking on forests as a key sustainable resource.…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09
    Earthscan Reference Collections

  • Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch: From Soup to Nuts book cover

    Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts, 1st Edition

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20

  • Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise: Lessons from Frontrunner Companies book cover

    Managing the Transition to a Sustainable Enterprise

    Lessons from Frontrunner Companies, 1st Edition

    By Rob van Tulder, Rob van Tilburg, Mara Francken, Andrea da Rosa

    In combining practice and theory, this textbook provides a management perspective on the ‘business case’ for sustainability. Drawing on examples from 20 frontrunner companies located in the Netherlands, it builds upon a unique research project in which CEOs and middle-managers gave access not only…

    Paperback – 2013-08-29

  • Effective Risk Communication book cover

    Effective Risk Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Nature's Saviours: Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age book cover

    Nature's Saviours

    Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age, 1st Edition

    By Graham Huggan

    Today's celebrity conservationists, many of whom made their reputations through television and other visual media, play a major role in drawing public attention to an increasingly threatened world. This book, one of the first to address this contribution, focuses on five key figures: the English…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13

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