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  1. Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change

    Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation

    Edited by Malcolm F. Cairns

    Shifting cultivation is one of the oldest forms of subsistence agriculture and is still practised by millions of poor people in the tropics. Typically it involves clearing land (often forest) for the growing of crops for a few years, and then moving on to new sites, leaving the earlier ground...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Designing Renewable Energy Systems

    A Life Cycle Assessment Approach

    By Leda Gerber

    The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by EPFL Press

  3. Permeable Reactive Barrier

    Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

    Edited by Ravi Naidu, Volker Birke

    Series: Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

    Remediation of ground water is complex and often challenging. The passive remediation technology, currently in vogue, is based on permeable reactive barriers (PRB) that allow water to pass through while the fence/barrier made of reactive materials remediates the contaminants. Although PRB has been...

    Published December 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Romantic Ecology (Routledge Revivals)

    Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition

    By Jonathan Bate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, Romantic Ecology reassesses the poetry of William Wordsworth in the context of the abiding pastoral tradition in English Literature. Jonathan Bate explores the politics of poetry and argues that contrary to critics who suggest that the Wordsworth was a reactionary who...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Grégory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to address...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Environmental Governance in Europe and Asia

    A Comparative Study of Institutional and Legislative Frameworks

    By Jona Razzaque

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    This book looks at environmental governance in both Asia and Europe and offers a comparative analysis of the two regions in order to provide a better understanding of the concept of ‘environmental governance’ and its status in Europe and Asia. The book assesses the legislative, institutional and...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Soil Management of Smallholder Agriculture

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart

    Series: Advances in Soil Science

    Nearly two billion people depend on hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers for food security. Yet, these farmers’ lives also hang in the balance due to their extreme vulnerability to the risks of soil degradation and depletion, soil exhaustion, climate change, and numerous biotic and abiotic...

    Published November 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma

    Series: Arsenic in the environment

    Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,...

    Published November 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Media and the Ecological Crisis

    Edited by Richard Maxwell, Jon Raundalen, Nina Lager Vestberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Media and the Ecological Crisis is a collaborative work of interdisciplinary writers engaged in mapping, understanding and addressing the complex contribution of media to the current ecological crisis. The book is informed by a fusion of scholarly, practitioner, and activist interests to inform,...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge