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  1. Economics, Natural-Resource Scarcity and Development (Routledge Revivals)

    Conventional and Alternative Views

    By Edward B Barbier

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Global warming is an increasing problem, tropical forests are being wiped out and major upper watersheds are being degraded. Using insights provided by environmentalism, ecology and thermo-dynamics, this book – first published in 1989 – outlines an economic approach to the use of natural resources...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. After the Green Revolution

    Sustainable Agriculture for Development

    By Gordon R. Conway, Edward B. Barbier

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    'The Green Revolution' of the 60's and 70's produced immense gains in food cereal production in the Third World. But there are huge problems in the 'post-revolutionary' era: farmers with small or marginal holdings have benefited less than wealthier farmers; intensive mono-cropping has made...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Elephants, Economics and Ivory

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Timothy M. Swanson, David W. Pearce

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    Ivory is big business, and in some parts of Africa elephants have been hunted almost to extinction in the quest for it. The losses to African economies have been catastrophic. Now there is an international ban on the trade and conservation is. the principal goal. This should be a matter for...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. A New Blueprint for a Green Economy

    By Edward B. Barbier, Anil Markandya

    Published in 1989, Blueprint for a Green Economy presented, for the first time, practical policy measures for 'greening' modern economies and putting them on a path to sustainable development. This new book, written by two of the Blueprint for a Green Economy authors, revisits and updates its main...

    Published February 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Blueprint 6

    For a Sustainable Economy

    By David Pearce, Edward B. Barbier

    Series: Blueprint Series

    Ten years ago, Blueprint for a Green Economy made front-page news. Its central message, that environmental problems have their roots in economic 'failures', served to change the direction of environmental policy. The goal of sustainable development was seen to be illusory unless an economic...

    Published February 1st 2000 by Routledge

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