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  1. Soil Biota and Ecosystem Development in Post Mining Sites

    Edited by Jan Frouz

    This book focuses on soil development in restoration of post-mining sites. In particular, the authors address the role of biota, including plants, microorganisms, invertebrates, and their various interactions during the process of soil formation. The book largely deals with sites created by...

    Published September 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Greening India's Growth

    Costs, Valuations and Trade-offs

    Edited by Muthukumara Mani

    India’s sustained and rapid economic growth offers an opportunity to lift millions out of poverty. But this may come at a steep cost to its environment and natural resources. This insightful book analyses India’s growth from an economic perspective and assesses whether India can grow...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis

    By David Groenfeldt

    Series: Earthscan Water Text

    This book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are being acted out in water policies is fundamental to an understanding of water resource management. Thus in controversies or conflicts over water...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Aquaculture Technology in Developing Countries

    Edited by Randall E. Brummett

    Aquaculture technology has been evolving rapidly over the last two decades, led by an increasingly skilled cadre of researchers in developing countries. Rather than copying, or adapting work done in industrialized countries to their situations, these scientists are moving aquaculture research...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Ecological Processes Handbook

    By Luca Palmeri, Alberto Barausse, Sven Erik Jorgensen

    Series: Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

    Ecology is cross-disciplinary field involving many different aspects of science. Written with this in mind, this book introduces ecological processes, ranging from physical processes, to chemical processes and biological processes. It contains all the necessary information on an ecological process:...

    Published August 27th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD. This book is one of the first to provide a broad...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability

    Synergies and divergences

    Edited by Christian Brannstrom, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science are examined and analyzed in this innovative volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

    Edited by Eugenio Martinez-Falero, Susana Martin-Fernandez, Antonio D. Garcia-Abril

    Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...

    Published August 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Effective Risk Communication

    Edited by Joseph Arvai, Louie Rivers III

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    There are two questions often asked of risk communication: what has been learned from past work, and what is needed to push the field forward? Drawing on the experience of leading risk researchers and practitioners, Effective Risk Communication focuses on answering these questions. The book draws...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge