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  1. Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa

    From Concept to Practice

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Jeremias Mowo, Tilahun Amede, Kenneth Masuki

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    This book documents a decade of research, methodological innovation, and lessons learned in an eco-regional research-for-development program operating in the eastern African highlands, the African Highlands Initiative (AHI). It does this through reflections of the protagonists themselves—AHI site...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Wildfire Policy

    Law and Economics Perspectives

    Edited by Dean Lueck, Karen M. Bradshaw

    During the five decades since its origin, law and economics has provided an influential framework for addressing a wide array of areas of law ranging from judicial behaviour to contracts. This book will reflects the first-ever forum for law and economics scholars to apply the analysis and...

    Published November 27th 2011 by RFF Press

  3. Remote Sensing of Protected Lands

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    National parks, wildlife refuges and sanctuaries, natural reserves, conservation areas, frontier lands, and marine-protected areas are increasingly recognized as essential providers of ecosystem services and biological resources. As debates about climate change and sustainability intensify,...

    Published November 20th 2011 by CRC Press

  4. Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Forests and People

    Property, Governance, and Human Rights

    Edited by Thomas Sikor, Johannes Stahl

    A human rights-based agenda has received significant attention in writings on general development policy, but less so in forestry. Forests and People presents a comprehensive analysis of the rights-based agenda in forestry, connecting it with existing work on tenure reform, governance rights and...

    Published August 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Resolving Environmental Conflicts, Second Edition

    By Chris Maser, Carol A. Pollio

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    True progress toward an ecologically sound environment and a socially just culture will be initially expensive in money and effort. The longer we wait, however, the more disastrous the environmental condition will become, the more disputes will arise as a result of our declining quality of life,...

    Published July 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  7. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Berries

    Edited by Kevin M. Folta, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Recent interest in the health-related, culinary, and biological properties of berries is stimulating new initiatives in berry breeding and production. Breakthroughs in molecular technologies allow genomics-enabled approaches to augment research efforts. This volume documents the basic botany and...

    Published May 15th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Ecosystem Services from Agriculture and Agroforestry

    Measurement and Payment

    Edited by Bruno Rapidel, Fabrice DeClerck, Jean Francois Le Coq, John Beer

    Agricultural systems are no longer evaluated solely on the basis of the food they provide, but also on their capacity to limit impacts on the environment, such as soil conservation, water quality and biodiversity conservation, as well as their contribution to mitigating and adapting to climate...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence

    Methods for Research and Fieldwork

    Edited by Arild Angelsen, Helle Overgaard Larsen, Jens Friis Lund, Carsten Smith-Hall, Sven Wunder

    Thousands of surveys on rural livelihoods in developing countries are being done every year. Unfortunately, many suffer from weaknesses in methods and problems in implementation. Quantifying households' dependence on multiple environmental resources (forests, bush, grasslands and rivers) is...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management

    Impact Mitigation

    Edited by Paul R Krausman, Lisa K. Harris

    As humans continue to encroach on wildlands, quality and quantity of wildlife habitat decreases before our eyes. A housing development here, a shopping mall there, a few more trees cut here, another road put in there, each of these diminishes available habitat. Unless the cumulative effects of...

    Published March 8th 2011 by CRC Press