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  1. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches

    Edited by Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to approaches to environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking collection...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Experiment Earth

    Responsible innovation in geoengineering

    By Jack Stilgoe

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Experiments in geoengineering – intentionally manipulating the Earth’s climate to reduce global warming – have become the focus of a vital debate about responsible science and innovation. Drawing on three years of sociological research working with scientists on one of the world’s first major...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and ...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Low-Grade and Nonconventional Sources of Manganese (Routledge Revivals)

    By David B. Brookes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1966, reports the results of a pilot study devoted to understanding the middle-term resource situation for one metal – manganese. Two factors bring the different parts of the manganese supply-demand picture together, one economic and the other political, both of which...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids (Routledge Revivals)

    By Wallace F. Lovejoy, Paul T. Homan

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Methods of Estimating Reserves of Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids, first published in 1965, aims to throw new light on a field of knowledge vital to consideration of problems of public policy regarding future sources of energy. This book will be of interest to students of...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Small Private Forest in the United States (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles H. Stoddard

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Throughout the past few decades, the standard answer to the problem of low productivity in small private forests has been education. It has been assumed that the chief obstacle to "good" forestry has been lack of knowledge. But the stubborn persistence of the problem raises some doubts as to the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. U.S. Energy Policies (Routledge Revivals)

    An Agenda for Research

    By Resources For The Future Ltd

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    U.S. Energy Policies, first published in 1968, aims to assemble and describe within an overall framework the energy policy questions that RRF believed would profit from study and analysis. This study covers the past performance and trends in the energy industries, the nature of existing industries...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. U.S. Timber Resource in a World Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John A. Zivnuska

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1967, presents a concise picture of the demand and supply trends of timber around the world. Zivnuska provides a keen analysis of plans, prospects, and opportunities in the areas covered, and an interesting look at the North American forest economy. This book will be...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge