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  1. Trust in Risk Management

    Uncertainty and Scepticism in the Public Mind

    By Timothy C. Earle

    Edited by Michael Siegrist, Heinz Gutscher

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Trust is an important factor in risk management, affecting judgements of risk and benefit, technology acceptance and other forms of cooperation. In this book the world's leading risk researchers explore all aspects of trust as it relates to risk management and communication. The authors draw on a...

    Published June 15th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Animal Breeding, Welfare and Society

    By Jacky Turner

    The determination of when, how, how often and with whom an animal breeds is moving rapidly away from evolutionary pressures and towards human purposes: these include the breeding of around 50 billion mammals and birds for food production annually, the breeding of pedigree dogs and cats, racing dogs...

    Published May 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment

    Edited by Peter M. Chapman, William J. Adams, Marjorie Brooks, Charles G. Delos, Samuel N. Luoma, William A. Maher, Harry M. Ohlendorf, Theresa S. Presser, Patrick Shaw

    Based on the work and contributions of 46 scientists, managers, and policymakers, Ecological Assessment of Selenium in the Aquatic Environment documents the state of the science and explores how to use this information when assessing and managing the environmental effects of Se. A focused...

    Published May 5th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Dynamic Sustainabilities

    Technology, Environment, Social Justice

    Edited by Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones, Andy Stirling

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Linking environmental sustainability with poverty reduction and social justice, and making science and technology work for the poor, have become central practical, political and moral challenges of our times. These must be met in a world of rapid, interconnected change in environments, societies...

    Published April 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Ecological Indicators for Assessment of Ecosystem Health, Second Edition

    Edited by Sven E. Jørgensen, Liu Xu, Robert Costanza

    Series: Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

    Continuing in the tradition of its bestselling predecessor, the Handbook of Ecological Indicators for Assessment of Ecosystem Health, Second Edition brings together world-class editors and contributors who have been at the forefront of ecosystem health assessment research for decades, to provide a...

    Published April 18th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Avian Influenza

    Science, Policy and Politics

    Edited by Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Over the past decade, substantial resources have been spent on tackling avian influenza and building a global capacity for a pandemic response. The catastrophic costs of the 1918 influenza pandemic are well documented, and the swine flu pandemic of 2009-10 has raised the alarm yet again. Across the...

    Published April 15th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Essentials of Toxic Chemical Risk

    Science and Society

    By Stephen Penningroth

    A contribution to the ongoing debate about how to manage the growing risks of anthropogenic chemicals in the environment, Essentials of Toxic Chemical Risk weaves together coverage of the science that underlies toxic chemical risk assessment, the physiological and molecular bases of chemical...

    Published April 6th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Application of Uncertainty Analysis to Ecological Risks of Pesticides

    Edited by William J. Warren-Hicks, Andy Hart

    While current methods used in ecological risk assessments for pesticides are largely deterministic, probabilistic methods that aim to quantify variability and uncertainty in exposure and effects are attracting growing interest from industries and governments. Probabilistic methods offer more...

    Published April 6th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Business Planning for Turbulent Times

    New Methods for Applying Scenarios, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rafael Ramirez, John W. Selsky, Kees van der Heijden

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The world is increasingly turbulent and complex, awash with disruptions, tipping points and knock-on effects exemplified by the implosion of financial markets and economies around the globe. This book is for business and organizational leaders who want and need to think through how best to deal...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Climate Change and Small Island States

    Power, Knowledge and the South Pacific

    By Jon Barnett, John Campbell

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    Small Island Developing States are often depicted as being among the most vulnerable of all places to the effects of climate change, and they are a cause c?l?bre of many involved in climate science, politics and the media. Yet while small island developing states are much talked about, the...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge