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  1. Social Change and Conservation

    Edited by Krishna B. Ghimire, Michael P. Pimbert

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The book discusses protected areas and conservation policies, critically reviewing protected areas management and the concepts of conservation. Drawing on case studies form North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, it shows how they affected local people - their customary rights, livelihoods,...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Tomorrow's World

    Britain's Share in a Sustainable Future

    By Duncan McLaren, Simon Bullock, Nusrat Yousuf

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    This title uses the concept of environmental space to resolve many of the issues facing us in the future and applies the lessons specifically to the UK. Believing that we occupy more environmental space than the world can afford, this book seeks to explain what we can do to live comfortably within...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Vanishing Borders

    Protecting the Planet in the Age of Globalization

    By Hilary French

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    National governments are ill-equipped for tackling transnational environmental problems, from ozone depletion to soaring trade in commodities like timber and shrimp. As these issues climb higher on the political agenda, industrial and developing countries are on a collision course over climate...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Wasted

    Counting the Costs of Global Consumption

    By Michael Redclift

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Sustainable development cannot be achieved solely at the international level. Without the creation of more sustainable livelihoods, it will remain a utopian and elusive goal. Yet given the huge differences in economic development and levels of consumption between North and South, how might this be...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Caring for the Earth

    A strategy for sustainable living

    By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Global Environment Outlook 2000

    By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A handbook for their planning and implementation

    By Jeremy Carew-Reid, Robert Prescott-Allen, Stephen Bass, Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. World at the Crossroads

    Towards a sustainable, equitable and liveable world

    By Philip B. Smith, Samuel E. Okoye, Jaap de Wilde, Priya Deshingkar

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war... In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women and the Environment in the Third World

    Alliance for the future

    By Irene Dankelman, Joan Davidson

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This book ... should be issued to grass-root organisations everywhere' Doris Lessing, The New Scientist 'It is must reading for government planners, environmentalists and the ordinary layman' Asia Week Women in the Third World play the major role in managing natural resources. They are also the...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Dam the Rivers, Damn the People

    Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

    By Barbara J. Cummings

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

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