Environment & Sustainability: Biodiversity & Conservation

  • Biodiversity in the Green Economy book cover

    Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Aid Performance and Climate Change book cover

    Aid Performance and Climate Change

    By Julian Caldecott

    The richer countries spend about US$165 billion yearly on overseas aid, mainly to keep human development going. These efforts are undermined by climate change, water-catchment damage, biodiversity loss, and desertification, and their interactions with social systems at all scales, which few aid…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Routledge

  • Culture and Conservation: Beyond Anthropocentrism book cover

    Culture and Conservation

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Today, there is growing interest in conservation and anthropologists have an important role to play in helping conservation succeed for the sake of humanity and for the sake of other species. Equally important, however, is the fact that we, as the species that causes extinctions, have a moral…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Environmental Change and the World's Futures: Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies book cover

    Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda H. Connor

    Climate change and ecological instability have the potential to disrupt human societies and their futures. Cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is directed towards a future that can never be observed, and never be directly acted upon, and yet is always interacting with us. Thinking…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Waterfowl and Wetlands: Toward Bioeconomic Analysis book cover

    Waterfowl and Wetlands

    Toward Bioeconomic Analysis

    By Judd Hammack, Gardner Mallard Brown Jr.

    Originally published in 1974, Waterfowl and Wetlands analyses waterfowl hunting patterns in the late sixties in the hopes of protecting waterfowl resources such as wetlands. Wetlands are obviously an important resource for migratory waterfowl however they are often drained for agricultural purposes…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services book cover

    Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

    Edited by Francesco Ferrini, Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch, Alessio Fini

    More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes…

    Hardback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge

  • Ecosystem Services: Key Issues book cover

    Ecosystem Services

    Key Issues

    By Mark Everard

    The concept of ecosystem services has emerged in recent years as one of the most powerful guiding principles for ecology, biodiversity conservation and the management of natural resources. It provides the basis of assessing the multiple values and services that ecosystems can provide to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice book cover

    Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space: La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security book cover

    Peasants Negotiating a Global Policy Space

    La Vía Campesina in the Committee on World Food Security

    By Ingeborg Gaarde

    Being the public voice of over 180 member organisations across nearly 90 countries, La Vía Campesina, the global peasant movement, has planted itself firmly on the international scene. This book explores the internationalisation of the movement, with a specific focus on the engagement of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture book cover

    Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Food Security and Development: Country Case Studies book cover

    Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

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