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  1. Untamed Urbanisms

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Mark Swilling, Andrea Lampis

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    One of the major challenges facing developing countries is a way of reconciling the way cities develop over time with the mounting evidence of resource depletion on the one hand and the negative environmental impacts (mainly GHG emissions) of predominantly urban-based modes of production and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Carbon conflicts and forest landscapes in Africa

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    The last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and offsetting emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies from Africa, this book...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change and Forest Resources

    By Brent Sohngen, Robert O. Mendelsohn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    There is growing evidence that even if modest control policies are adopted, increasing greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere will lead to global warming over the next century and beyond. This is expected to have profound effects on the location and productivity of the world’s ecosystems....

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Development of Russian Environmental Thought

    By Jonathan Oldfield, Denis J B Shaw

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the very rich thinking about environmental issues which has grown up in Russia since the nineteenth century, a body of knowledge and thought which is not well known to Western scholars and environmentalists. It shows how in the late nineteenth...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Environmental Aesthetics

    by Wangheng Chen, translated by Feng Su, edited by Gerald Cipriani

    Edited by Gerald Cipriani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is currently afflicted by enormous environmental problems. This book, drawing on ancient and modern Chinese environmental thinking, considers what it is that makes an environment a desirable place for living. The book emphasises ideas of beauty, and discusses how these ideas can be applied in...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ecoregionalism

    Analyzing Regional Environmental Agreements and Processes

    By Jon Marco Church

    Ecoregions are defined on natural resource boundaries rather than political criteria. The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive understanding of environmental regionalism at the international level, analyzing the concept and its evolution. Several disciplines are mobilized to...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Future of Heritage as Climates Change

    Loss, Adaptation and Creativity

    Edited by David Harvey, Jim Perry

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images)...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Policy, Economic and Legal Implications for Access and Benefit Sharing

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Series: Earthscan Law and Sustainable Development

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity....

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Economics of Disaster Risk Reduction

    Investing in Resilience and Development

    Edited by Japan International Cooperation Agency

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses how to move towards sustainable development and enhanced resilience against natural disasters. Stressing the economic aspects of disasters, the book proposes both mitigation and adaptation measures and how they can be applied to minimize the impacts of disasters in a variety of...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge