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  1. Climate Change and Forest Governance

    Lessons from Indonesia

    By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change. Deforestation, especially in the tropics, contributes around 20 per cent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, and, in the case of Indonesia, amounts to 85 per cent of its annual...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Volume One

    The Principles and Applications

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, S. Sheraz Mahdl

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  3. Agricultural Prairies

    Natural Resources and Crop Productivity

    By K. R. Krishna

    This book is a comprehensive volume that brings together vast knowledge about agricultural prairies in one place, providing concise information and providing concise descriptions of natural resources and their influence on crop productivity. It provides detailed descriptions about natural settings...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  4. Climate Dynamics in Horticultural Science, Volume Two

    Impact, Adaptation, and Mitigation

    Edited by M. L. Choudhary, V. B. Patel, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui, R. B. Verma

    Climate change and increased climate variability in terms of rising temperatures, shifting rainfall patterns, and increasing extreme weather events, such as severe drought and devastating floods, pose a threat to the production of agricultural and horticultural crops—a threat this is expected to...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  5. Food Sovereignty in International Context

    Discourse, politics and practice of place

    Edited by Amy Trauger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food sovereignty is an emerging discourse of empowerment and autonomy in the food system with the development of associated practices in rural and some urban spaces. While literature on food sovereignty has proliferated since the first usage of the term in 1996 at the Rome Food Summit, most has...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Biopesticides Handbook

    Edited by Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir Singh Rathore

    The need to feed an ever-growing global population combined with increasing demand for sustainable agricultural practices has generated a significant rise in demand for biopesticides. By responding concurrently to the interests of farming, forestry, and industrial sectors, biopesticides offer a...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Coasts for People

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Coastal and Marine Resource Management

    By Fikret Berkes

    Issues of sustainability and increased competition over coastal resources are changing practices of resource management. Societal concerns about environmental degradation and loss of coastal resources have steadily increased, while other issues like food security, biodiversity, and climate change,...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Food Utopias

    Reimagining citizenship, ethics and community

    Edited by Paul V. Stock, Michael Carolan, Christopher Rosin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Food is a contentious and emotive issue, subject to critiques from multiple perspectives. Alternative food movements – including the different articulations of local, food miles, seasonality, food justice, food knowledge and food sovereignty – consistently invoke themes around autonomy, sufficiency...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights and the Food Sovereignty Movement

    Reclaiming control

    By Priscilla Claeys

    Series: Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    Our global food system is undergoing rapid change. Since the global food crisis of 2007-2008, a range of new issues have come to public attention, such as land grabbing, food prices volatility, agrofuels and climate change. Peasant social movements are trying to respond to these challenges by...

    Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge