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New and Published Books

  1. The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    By John Rieuwerts

    Environmental pollution is one of humanity’s most pressing issues and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Anthropogenic activity is disturbing natural cycles and generating pollutants that are altering the atmosphere, accumulating in the food chain and contaminating the world’s soils, rivers...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems

    By Ehud Meron

    Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems introduces the concepts and tools of pattern formation theory and demonstrates their utility in ecological research using problems from spatial ecology. Written in language understandable to both physicists and ecologists in most parts, the book reveals the...

    Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. The Stage Lives of Animals

    Zooesis and Performance

    Edited by Una Chaudhuri

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks

    Edited by Jean-Pierre L. Savard, Dirk V. Derksen, Dan Esler, John M. Eadie

    Series: Studies in Avian Biology

    The past decade has seen a huge increase in the interest and attention directed toward sea ducks, the Mergini tribe. This has been inspired, in large part, by the conservation concerns associated with numerical declines in several sea duck species and populations, as well as a growing appreciation...

    Published April 13th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Agricultural Water Productivity Optimization for Irrigated Teff (Eragrostic Tef) in a Water Scarce Semi-Arid Region of Ethiopia

    By Yenesew Mengiste Yihun

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The prospects for the future are clear. Agriculture will have to respond to changing patterns of demand for food and combat food insecurity and poverty amongst marginalized communities. In so doing, agriculture will have to compete for scarce water with other users and reduce pressure on the water...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Hydraulic and Operational Performance of Irrigation Schemes in View of Water Saving and Sustainability

    Sugar Estates and Community Managed Schemes in Ethiopia

    By Zeleke Agide Dejen

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The rate of global increase in water abstraction for irrigation has been declining since the 1970’s due to declining potentials for large and medium-scale irrigation developments, and is expected to further decline in the next decades. As such the significant proportion of the expected increase in...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Agricultural Policy in the United States

    Evolution and Economics

    By James L. Novak, James W. Pease, Larry D. Sanders

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    Agricultural Policy in the US: Evolution and Economics traces the foundation of US agricultural policy from its colonial roots to the present, using economic concepts to analyze and interpret political and economic consequences. Ancient Roman food and agricultural reform, English Corn Law and other...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Global Food Security Governance

    Civil society engagement in the reformed Committee on World Food Security

    By Jessica Duncan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    In 2007/8 world food prices spiked and global economic crisis set in, leaving hundreds of millions of people unable to access adequate food. The international reaction was swift. In a bid for leadership, the 123 member countries of the United Nations’ Committee on World Food Security (CFS) adopted...

    Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    By Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Microbiology of the Everglades Ecosystem

    Edited by James A. Entry, Andrew D. Gottlieb, Krish Jayachandran, Andrew Ogram

    The first synthesis of current research regarding Everglades microbial community structure and function, this book provides an understanding of the physical and chemical factors affecting the structure of microbial communities, including nutrient effects, sea level rise, and other potential...

    Published March 26th 2015 by CRC Press