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New and Published Books

  1. Large-Scale Forest Restoration

    By David Lamb

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Marine Algae

    Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Environmental Assessment, and Biotechnology

    Edited by Leonel Pereira, Joao Magalhaes Neto

    This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in...

    Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ecological Consequences of Increasing Crop Productivity

    Plant Breeding and Biotic Diversity

    Edited by Anatoly I. Opalko, Larissa I. Weisfeld, Sarra A. Bekuzarova, Nina A. Bome, Gennady E. Zaikov

    With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Economics of Agricultural Development

    World Food Systems and Resource Use, 3rd Edition

    By George W. Norton, Jeffrey Alwang, William A. Masters

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of poverty, population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, progress made in many countries in recent years, and the implications of globalization for...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Savoring Alternative Food

    School Gardens, Healthy Eating and Visceral Difference

    By Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" – that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity

    Edited by Rakesh S. Sengar, Kalpana Sengar

    Explore the Relationship between Crop and Climate Agricultural sustainability has been gaining prominence in recent years and is now becoming the focal point of modern agriculture. Recognizing that crop production is very sensitive to climate change, Climate Change Effect on Crop Productivity...

    Published September 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Rural and Regional Futures

    Edited by Anthony Hogan, Michelle Young

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    Agriculture, mining and related rural industries have been central to the development of Australia’s economy. This book details the role that the Australian Government has played in the making of rural and regional Australia, particularly since World War II. The book reviews these policies and...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Human Diseases from Wildlife

    By Michael R. Conover, Rosanna M. Vail

    Human Diseases from Wildlife presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. Diseases that are caused by pathogens with the ability to infect both humans and...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils

    Principles & Applications

    By H. Magdi Selim

    During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

    Published September 16th 2014 by CRC Press