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  1. The Rural Economy and the British Countryside

    Edited by Paul Allanson, Martin Whitby

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Mention of the British countryside commonly evokes visions of pastoral contentment; but the nature of rural Britain has changed dramatically since 1945. The declining importance of farming as a source of income and employment in the course of this century has undermined the simple identity of the...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Industrial Agriculture

    By Tracey Clunies-Ross, Nicholas Hildyard

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    In the last forty years, agriculture in the industrialised countries has undergone a revolution. That has dramatically increased yields, but it has also led to extensive rural depopulation; widespread degradation of the environment; contamination of food with agrochemicals and bacteria; more...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Unwelcome Harvest

    Agriculture and pollution

    By Gordon R. Conway, Jules N. Pretty

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Agriculture Pollutes: pesticides can destroy wildlife and some are toxic to humans; some fungicides and herbicides cause cancer. Nitrates result in the contamination of drinking water and produce the risk of the ?blue-baby? syndrome in infants and of stomach cancer in adults. Agriculture produces...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice....

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Waterlogged Wealth

    Why waste the world's wet places?

    By Edward Maltby

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Don't drain the swamp! Man's traditional response to swamps, marshes and bogs has been to drain them. But wetlands are not wastelands. Coastal marshes are among the world's most productive ecosystems. They make many commercial fisheries possible and protect coasts from floods and storm surges....

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Threatening Desert

    Controlling desertification

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Lands lost to desert may effectively be lost for ever, so desertification is humanity's most obvious despoliation to the planet. It is certainly one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world today. In this book the author describes what is happening and where. Although the problem...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Trees, People and Power

    By Peter Utting

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

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