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  1. The Peri-Urban Interface

    Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use

    Edited by Duncan McGregor, David Simon, Donald Thompson

    Peri-urban interfaces - the zones where urban and rural areas meet - suffer from the greatest problems to humans caused by rapid urbanization, including intense pressures on resources, slum formation, lack of adequate services such as water and sanitation, poor planning and degradation of farmland....

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  2. A Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean

    The Blue Plan's Environment and Development Outlook

    Edited by Guillaume Benoit, Aline Comeau

    'Here's a work arriving just at the right moment and contributingnew insights at precisely the time when public opinion remains sceptical of the not very promising future we are preparing for our children, when governments balk at explaining to their electorates the vital but unpopular decisions...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change

    Turning Up the Heat

    By A. Barrie Pittock

    Is climate change really happening and does it matter? The answer from the scientific community is a resounding yes, yet debates about the reality of climate change and what measures to take are slowing our response. Barrie Pittock, one of the world's leading climate researchers, argues that we...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Self-Sufficient Agriculture

    Labour and Knowledge in Small-Scale Farming

    By Robert Tripp

    Low external-input technology (or LEIT) is an increasingly prominent subject in discussions of sustainable agriculture. There are growing calls for self-sufficient agriculture in an era experiencing diminishing returns from reliance upon expensive synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. There are...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Financing Urban Shelter

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2005

    By Un-Habitat

    'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustainable economic development that is conducive to the...

    Published September 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Complex Forest

    "Communities, Uncertainty, and Adaptive Collaborative Management"

    Edited by Carol J. P. Colfer

    The Complex Forest systematically examines the theory, processes, and early outcomes of a research and management approach called adaptive collaborative management (ACM). An alternative to positivist approaches to development and conservation that assume predictability in forest management, ACM...

    Published September 27th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Sustainability Assessment

    Criteria and Processes

    By Robert B. Gibson, Susan Holtz, James Tansey, Graham Whitelaw, Selma Hassan

    Sustainability assessment is now emerging as a more transparent, comprehensive, integrated and far-sighted approach to decision making. Its basic demand is that all significant undertakings must make a positive contribution to sustainability. To apply this test, decision makers need criteria based...

    Published September 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Towards a New Map of Africa

    Edited by Ben Wisner, Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment, Rutendo Chitiga

    'The big, era-defining questions and, at last, the subtle, tenable answers, teased out without clich? or compromise. A vital volume at a critical moment.' Dr Augustus Casely-Hayford, Director, Africa '05 'This book dispels the myth of a uniformly hopeless, hungry continent. It shows just how?...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Is the Sacred for Sale

    Tourism and Indigenous Peoples

    By Alison M. Johnston, Iscst

    'Definitely a book that sheds light on perspectives and perceptions about today's global economy. A must read for tourists and corporations alike - also heads of state, the media and environment groups - all of whom need to be informed on this key subject.' Chief Garry John, Chair and Spokesperson,...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. Reducing Poverty and Sustaining the Environment

    The Politics of Local Engagement

    By Stephen Bass, Hannah Reid, David Satterthwaite, Paul Steele

    'A valuable contribution to our collective knowledge about governance, poverty and the environment' Frances Seymour, World Resources Institute 'Detailed and realistic documentation of contemporary development and governance relationships and trends' Melissa Leach, Institute of Development Studies...

    Published August 2nd 2005 by Routledge