Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People: Palaeoecology of Africa 34 book cover

    The African Neogene - Climate, Environments and People

    Palaeoecology of Africa 34

    By Jürgen Runge

    During the Neogene – covering the last 23 Million years – the evolution of the environmental setting in Africa was subject to considerable changes. Natural shifts, slow and rapid, evidenced by modifications in palaeogeography, geodynamics, climate, and vegetation have caused repeated and strong…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    CRC Press
    Palaeoecology of Africa

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development book cover

    Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information: Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol book cover

    Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America book cover

    Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food–feed–fuel production that underpins the agribusiness–conservationist discourse of "land…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24
    Routledge
    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability: Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation book cover

    Transdisciplinary Research and Sustainability

    Collaboration, Innovation and Transformation

    Edited by Martina Padmanabhan

    Transdisciplinarity is a new way of scientifically meeting the challenges of sustainability. Indeed, interdisciplinary collaboration and co-operation with non-academic ‘practice partners’ is at the core of this; creating contextualised, socially relevant knowledge about complex real-world problems.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment, Culture, and Society

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration book cover

    Large-scale Forest Restoration

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing: Legal and Biological Perspectives book cover

    Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law book cover

    Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Ecological Systems Integrity: Governance, law and human rights book cover

    Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements book cover

    The Earth Charter, Ecological Integrity and Social Movements

    Edited by Laura Westra, Mirian Vilela

    The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society, with ecological integrity as a major theme. This book provides a series of analyses of ecological integrity as it relates to the Earth Charter, social movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • World Heritage Conservation: The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development book cover

    World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Sustainability: Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives book cover

    An Introduction to Sustainability

    Environmental, Social and Personal Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Mulligan

    An Introduction to Sustainability provides students with a comprehensive overview of the key concepts and ideas which are encompassed within the growing field of sustainability. The fully updated second edition, including new figures and images, teases out the diverse but intersecting domains…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

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