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Forthcoming Environmental Sciences Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods

    An Integrated Watershed Approach

    Edited by Feras Ziadat, Wondimu Bayu

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Flourishing Within Limits to Growth

    Following nature's way

    By Sven Erik Jørgensen, Brian D. Fath, Søren Nors Nielsen, Federico M. Pulselli, Daniel A. Fiscus, Simone Bastianoni

    Decades of research and discussion have shown that the human population growth and our increased consumption of natural resources cannot continue – there are limits to growth. This volume demonstrates how we might modify and revise our economic systems using nature as a model. The book...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Psychology for Sustainability

    4th Edition

    By Britain A. Scott, Elise L. Amel, Susan M. Koger, Christina Manning

    Psychology for Sustainability, 4th Edition -- known as Psychology of Environmental Problems: Psychology for Sustainability in its previous edition -- applies psychological theory and research to so-called "environmental" problems, which actually result from human behavior that degrades...

    To Be Published August 3rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Hydrological Drought Forecasting in Africa at Different Spatial and Temporal Scales

    By Patricia M. Trambauer Arechavaleta

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Africa has been severely affected by droughts in the past, contributing to food insecure conditions in several African countries. In view of the (even more) severe drought conditions and water shortage that may be expected in sub-Saharan Africa in the coming years, efforts should focus on improving...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Guide to Research Projects for Engineering Students

    Planning, Writing and Presenting

    By Eng-Choon Leong, Carmel Lee-Hsia Heah, Kenneth Keng Wee Ong

    Presents an Integrated Approach, Providing Clear and Practical Guidelines Are you a student facing your first serious research project? If you are, it is likely that you’ll be, firstly, overwhelmed by the magnitude of the task, and secondly, lost as to how to go about it. What you really need is a...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  9. The Carbon Footprint Handbook

    Edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

    This handbook covers all the detailed aspects of carbon footprint including the scientific elements, methodological and technical aspects, standards, industrial case studies and communication of carbon footprint results. It serves as a standard reference on carbon footprint with all the essential...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by CRC Press

  10. Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity....

    To Be Published September 22nd 2015 by Routledge