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  1. Forests People and Power

    The Political Ecology of Reform in South Asia

    Edited by Oliver Springate-Baginski, Piers Blaikie

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    ?With tens of millions of hectares and hundreds of millions of lives in the balance, the debate over who should control South Asia?s forests is of tremendous political significance. This book provides an insightful and thorough assessment of important forest management transitions currently...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mountain Area Research and Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Martin F. Price

    This book brings together scientists and practitioners from five continents to present their experience in undertaking activities that contribute to our understanding and informed management of mountain areas. In particular, they address the challenges of working in interdisciplinary teams and of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Water Scarcity, Livelihoods and Food Security

    Research and Innovation for Development

    Edited by Larry W. Harrington, Myles J. Fisher

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This volume reviews the evolution of ten years’ learning and discovery about water scarcity, livelihoods, and food security within the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food. It draws on the experiences of over 100 projects conducted in ten river basins in the developing world. ...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to the Green Economy

    Science, Systems and Sustainability

    By Adrian C. Newton, Elena Cantarello

    The green economy is widely seen as a potential solution to current global economic and environmental crises, and a potential mechanism by which sustainable development might be achieved in practice. Considerable investments are now being made into the development of green technology, renewable...

    Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Maize

    Edited by Ramakrishna Wusirika, Martin Bohn, Jinsheng Lai, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sequencing of the maize genome has opened up new opportunities in maize breeding, genetics and genomics research. This book highlights modern trends in development of hybrids, analysis of genetic diversity, molecular breeding, comparative and functional genomics, epigenomicsand proteomics in maize....

    Published August 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    This new book, Sustainable Practices in Surface and Subsurface Micro Irrigation, offers a vast amount of knowledge and techniques necessary to develop and manage a drip/trickle or micro irrigation system. The information covered has worldwide applicability to irrigation management in agriculture....

    Published August 4th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  7. Encyclopedia of Natural Resources - Land - Volume I

    Edited 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

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

    Edited 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

  9. 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

  10. 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