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New and Published Books

  1. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    The volumes of this encyclopedia will provide a suite of the most current state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and authoritative references that cover a broader spectrum of topics under the general subject areas of land, air and water. Its comprehensive assessment of the complexity of natural resources...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Water and Air - Vol II

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    In Volume II: Water, the encyclopedia will include entries in topical areas such as Fresh Water Resources; Ice and Snow; Marine Resources, Fishery Resources, Marine Coastal Resources; Marine Resources and Economics, among others....

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Two-Volume Set (Print)

    By Yeqiao Wang

    With unprecedented attention on global change, the current debate revolves around the availability and sustainability of natural resources and how to achieve equilibrium between what society demands from natural environments and what the natural resource base can provide. A full understanding of...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Determining the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Young, John B. Loomis

    Water provides benefits as a commodity for agriculture, industry, and households, and as a public good such as fisheries habitat, water quality and recreational use. To aid in cost-benefit analysis under conditions where market determined price signals are usually unavailable, economists have...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by RFF Press

  5. Information Needs for Water Management

    By Jos G. Timmerman

    This book provides the necessary elements to determine exactly what information should be collected to make the collected information relevant for policy makers. It highlights the dissatisfaction of information users about the information they get and the reasons for this dissatisfaction. It also...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. The Great Barrier Reef

    An Environmental History

    By Ben Daley

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The Great Barrier Reef is located along the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia and is the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. Designated a World Heritage Area, it has been subject to increasing pressures from tourism, fishing, pollution and climate change, and is now protected as a...

    Published July 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Lessons from Forest Decentralization

    Money, Justice and the Quest for Good Governance in Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Carol Colfer Pierce J, Ganga Dahal Ram, Doris Capistrano

    The decentralization of control over the vast forests of the world is moving at a rapid pace, with both positive and negative ramifications for people and forests themselves. The fresh research from a host of Asia-Pacific countries described in this book presents rich and varied experience with...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Pests of Fruit Crops

    A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

    By David V Alford

    Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide....

    Published July 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Street Food

    Culture, Economy, Health and Governance

    Edited by Ryzia De Cássia Vieira Cardoso, Michèle Companion, Stefano Roberto Marras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and Environment

    Prepared foods, for sale in streets, squares or markets, are ubiquitous around the world and throughout history. This volume is one of the first to provide a comprehensive social science perspective on street food, illustrating its immense cultural diversity and economic significance, both in...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge