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  1. Water, Sovereignty and Borders in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Devleena Ghosh, Heather Goodall, Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Geography and Environment

    This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Geoinformation Technologies for Geo-Cultural Landscapes: European Perspectives

    Edited by Andreas Vassilopoulos, Niki Evelpidou, Oliver Bender, Alenka Krek

    The focal main objective of the book is to constitute a meaningful linkage among research problems, geoinformation methods and corresponding applications. The research goals, related both to theoretical and practical issues, derive from multidisciplinary fields such as archaeology, history,...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Climate Change and Vulnerability

    Edited by Neil Leary, Cecilia Conde, Jyoti Kulkarni, Anthony Nyong, Juan Pulhin

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?Sound and solid case studies on vulnerability and adaptation have been woefully lacking in the international discourse on climate change. This set of books begins to bridge the gap.? Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme ?...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change and Adaptation

    Edited by Neil Leary, James Adejuwon, Vicente Barros, Ian Burton, Jyoti Kulkarni, Rodel Lasco

    Series: Earthscan Climate

    ?This book provides valuable lessons that will improve public policy and the quality of decisions that will affect generations to come.? Richard Moss, Senior Director Climate and Energy, United Nations Foundation ?An excellent addition to the body of knowledge on adaptation to climate change from...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change: Financing Global Forests

    The Eliasch Review

    By Johan Eliasch

    An area of forest the size of England is cut down in the tropics each year. Forestry is responsible for a fifth of global carbon emissions - more than the entire world transport sector. Urgent action to tackle the loss of global forests needs to be a central part of any new international agreement...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Water and Cereals in Drylands

    By P. Koohafkan, B. A. Stewart

    This topic is central to contemporary concerns for more sustainable agricultural development. This is a well-written and clear book, with excellent data, tables and illustrations, addressing issues of water use, climate change, poverty and small farmers. The authors are highly respected and...

    Published November 12th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Use and Fate of Pesticides in Vegetable-Based Agro-Ecosystems in Ghana

    By William Joseph Ntow

    The Use and Fate of Pesticides in Vegetable-based Agro-ecosystems in Ghana reviews current knowledge on pesticides use in vegetable farming in Ghana and establishes the fate of pesticides in situ in tropical vegetable-based agro-ecosystems as well as their environmental and public health impacts on...

    Published October 31st 2008 by CRC Press

  8. Surviving the Century

    Facing Climate Chaos and Other Global Challenges

    Edited by Herbert Girardet

    Environmental and human catastrophe looms ever larger for planet Earth. Powerful action is required now to turn a deepening global crisis into an unprecedented opportunity for positive change. This book shows how a dramatic transformation of how humans relate to the Earth, and to one another, can...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Atlas of Endangered Species

    3rd Edition

    By Richard MacKay

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Up to 20 percent of species may be extinct by 2030. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken...

    Published October 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives in the Geography Curriculum

    Reviewing the Moral Case for Geography

    By Alex Standish

    ‘For geographers across the globe this book provides the arguments for a return to the teaching of geography and why they should reject the politicisation of the subject by education policy makers and politicians. Standish’s careful critique shows the necessity of a depoliticised geography...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge