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  1. Developing Markets for Agrobiodiversity

    Securing Livelihoods in Dryland Areas

    By Alessandra Giuliani, Bioversity International

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?This wonderful book demonstrates how rural livelihoods - as well as diets, health and ways of life - are enhanced by the so-called ?neglected and underutilized plant species? which, in the book?s Syrian case study, include such deliciously interesting things as capers, laurel, jujube and figs....

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Policy Integration in Practice

    Shaping Institutions for Learning

    Edited by Mans Nilsson, Katarina Eckerberg

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    Environmental values and concerns are meant to be reflected through environmental policy, which is then integrated into mainstream economic and social policy that serves to govern society and the economy in different sectors. Yet effective environmental policy integration has proved to be very...

    Published July 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Myth of Resource Efficiency

    The Jevons Paradox

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi, Mario Giampietro, Blake Alcott

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    'The Jevons Paradox', which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Public and Private in Natural Resource Governance

    A False Dichotomy?

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?This volume develops the rich conceptual and empirical content of public-private relationships, increasingly acknowledged as the dominant realm of natural resource governance. Ten wonderful studies from around the world illuminate opportunities for advancing the theory, analysis and effective...

    Published March 11th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi, Mario Giampietro, Blake Alcott

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Oceans Past

    Management Insights from the History of Marine Animal Populations

    By Poul Holm

    Edited by David J. Starkey, Michaela Barnard

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    ?[A] fascinating volume, which establishes marine environmental history as a major new discipline for academics as well as an exciting way to bring history and the natural world alive for the public.? ANDREW A. ROSENBERG, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE ?The HMAP project is to be congratulated on this...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Resource Use

    Institutional Dynamics and Economics

    Edited by Alex Smajgl, Silva Larson

    Series: Earthscan Research Editions

    The way that humans organize both resource access and resource use is vital to the management of natural resources. Within different contexts, institutional arrangements (such as the rules of common and private property rights) become levers by which human behaviours can be modified and steered...

    Published June 19th 2007 by Routledge

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