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  1. Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Increased world population, decreased water supply, and climate change all put stresses on the global food supply. An exploration of the challenges and possible solutions to improve yields of the main crops, such as cereals, roots, tubers, and grasses, Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement...

    Published October 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Geothermal Energy

    Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

    By William E. Glassley

    Series: Energy and the Environment

    An In-Depth Introduction to Geothermal Energy Addressing significant changes in the energy markets since the first edition, Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal...

    Published October 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. The Governance of Rangelands

    Collective Action for Sustainable Pastoralism

    Edited by Pedro M. Herrera, Jonathan Davies, Pablo Manzano Baena

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. From the Forest to the Sea – Public Lands Management and Marine Spatial Planning

    By Morgan Gopnik

    The management of common pool resources and publicly-owned areas is fraught with difficulty. This book explores the long, complex, and frequently contentious history of public lands management in the United States in order to draw lessons for the emerging field of marine spatial planning (MSP).&...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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