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  1. 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 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  2. 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 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Exploring Climate Change through Science and in Society

    An anthology of Mike Hulme's essays, interviews and speeches

    By Mike Hulme

    Mike Hulme has been studying climate change for over thirty years and is today one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices speaking internationally about climate change in the academy, in public and in the media. The argument that he has made powerfully over the last few years is that...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition

    By James M. Beard

    Everyone can benefit from having some understanding of environmental science and the chemistry underlying issues such as global warming, ozone depletion, energy sources, air pollution, water pollution, and waste disposal. Environmental Chemistry in Society, Second Edition presents environmental...

    Published June 20th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Redeeming REDD

    Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

    By Michael I. Brown

    It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders, Third Edition

    By Robert Burke

    The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response...

    Published June 17th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Emerging Technologies

    Socio-Behavioral Life Cycle Approaches

    Edited by Nora Savage, Michael E. Gorman, Anita Street

    Traditional Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) methodologies affect the public health and environmental impacts from a material, product, process or activity. The authors of this book suggest that a more holistic approach that incorporates societal and behavioral dimensions will create better results. They...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Pan Stanford

  9. Chemical Oceanography, Fourth Edition

    By Frank J. Millero

    Over the past ten years, a number of new large-scale oceanographic programs have been initiated. These include the Climate Variability Program (CLIVAR) and the recent initiation of the Geochemical Trace Metal Program (GEOTRACES). These studies and future projects will produce a wealth of...

    Published April 26th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture

    Putting research into use in low income countries

    By Norman Clark, Andy Frost, Ian Maudlin, Andrew Ward

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Stemming from an 11-year DFID funded programme under its Renewable Natural Resources Research Strategy (RNRRS), Technology Development Assistance for Agriculture: Putting Research into Low Income Countries reviews part of this programme as a case study of a broader issue of technology development...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge