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  1. Environmentl Issues Mediterrn

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Rural Poverty

    Marginalisation and Exclusion in Britain and the United States

    By Paul Milbourne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Moving beyond the highly visual forms of poverty characteristic of the city, Rural Poverty explores the nature of poverty in rural spaces in Britain and America. Setting out key features, it highlights the important processes that hide key components of rural poverty. The book...

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Himalayan Perceptions

    Environmental Change and the Well-Being of Mountain Peoples

    By Jack Ives

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    In the 1970s and 1980s many institutions, agencies and scholars believed that the Himalayan region was facing severe environmental disaster, due primarily to rapid growth in population that has caused extensive deforestation, which in turn has led to massive landsliding and soil erosion. This...

    Published August 4th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Fundamentals of Biogeography

    2nd Edition

    By Richard John Huggett

    Series: Routledge Fundamentals of Physical Geography

    Fundamentals of Biogeography presents an accessible, engaging and comprehensive introduction to biogeography, explaining the ecology, geography, history and conservation of animals and plants. Starting with an outline of how species arise, disperse, diversify and become extinct, the book examines:...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge

  5. Representing the Environment

    By John R. Gold, George Revill

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

    The development of the environmental movement has relied heavily upon written and visual imagery. Representing the Environment offers an introductory guide to representations of the environment found in the media, literature, art and everyday life encounters. Featuring case studies from Europe, the...

    Published June 30th 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Little Ice Age

    2nd Edition

    By Jean M. Grove

    The evidence for the Little Ice Age, the most important fluctuation in global climate in historical times, is most dramatically represented by the advance of mountain glaciers in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and their retreat since about 1850. The effects on the landscape and the daily...

    Published June 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  7. Liberation Ecologies

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard Peet, Michael Watts

    At the beginning of the 21st century, the environment and the future of development continue to be issues of crucial importance. Most explanations of environmental crisis emphasize the role of population growth, thus focusing their attention on the poor. By comparison, Liberation Ecologies...

    Published April 7th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Exploring Environmental Issues

    An Integrated Approach

    By David D. Kemp

    Global warming, ozone depletion, drought, acid rain - their causes are viewed as extraordinarily complex; their effects are assumed catastrophic. Exploring Environmental Issues provides a key to understanding our potential crisis. The concise, introductory text presents a review of current...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law

    By Susan Wolf, Neil Stanley

    Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law provides law students, non-law students and professionals, such as Environmental Health Officers, with detailed but accessible coverage of environmental law in England and Wales....

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge