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  1. Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. Rainforests are also attractive...

    Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  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 28th 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. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

    A Contemporary Approach

    By Jonathan M. Harris, Brian Roach

    Harris and Roach present a compact and accessible presentation of the core environmental and resource topics and more, with analytical rigor as well as engaging examples and policy discussions. They take a broad approach to theoretical analysis, using both standard economic and ecological analyses,...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Plant Image Analysis

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by S Dutta Gupta, Yasuomi Ibaraki

    The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a...

    Published September 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge