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  1. Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD. This book is one of the first to provide a broad...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Resource Efficiency Complexity and the Commons

    The Paracommons and Paradoxes of Natural Resource Losses, Wastes and Wastages

    By Bruce Lankford

    The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Capability Approach and Sustainability

    Edited by Ortrud Lessmann, Felix Rauschmayer

    This is the first book dedicated exclusively to the question of the relationships between sustainability and the capability approach. It is rather astonishing that the issue of sustainability first posed by the Brundtland commission in 1987 has gained so little attention from capability scholars...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Encouraging Sustainable Behavior

    Psychology and the Environment

    Edited by Hans C.M. van Trijp

    Increasingly it is being recognized that consumer behavior may be a key trigger in the march toward sustainable development. Several lines of psychological theory and approaches have been developed relatively independently, each of which may provide major implications and action points on...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. The Appropriation of Ecological Space

    Agrofuels, unequal exchange and environmental load displacements

    By Kenneth Hermele

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Although it is recognised that Thomas Robert Malthus was wrong when he posited a contradiction between population increase and agricultural growth, there are increasing signs that he could be proved right in the future. Perhaps Malthus was too late and too early in his prediction? He was too late...

    Published July 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Market for Aquaculture Products

    Market Efficiency and Global Competitiveness

    Edited by Kwamena K. Quagrainie

    This book is a compilation of studies that explore opportunities for profitability for aquaculture practitioners through the creation and delivery of value from cost leadership and/or product differentiation. The studies focus on producer and consumer issues as well as trade. Some farm management...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Thomas Sikor

    Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Water and Security in Central Asia

    Solving a Rubik's Cube

    Edited by Virpi Stucki, Kai Wegerich, Muhammad Mizanur Rahaman, Olli Varis

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Examining the water, development and security linkages in Central Asia can feel a bit like solving a Rubik’s cube. The Rubik’s cube starts to usually find structure and the different pieces find their places when its solver adopts a systematic approach. Still, solving the whole cube takes time and...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Water Policy and Management in Spain

    Edited by Francisco González-Gómez, Miguel A. García-Rubio, Jorge Guardiola

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Spain is facing an increasingly difficult situation in terms of water stress. This is an issue that is due mostly to poor management practices in all sectors. Large amounts of water have been used for agricultural purposes at very low prices for too long; there is an uncontrolled use of...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Rural Settlement Planning

    By Paul Cloke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1983, provided the first thorough and informative introduction to the theory, practice and politics of rural settlement planning. It surveys the conceptual and ideological leanings of those who have developed, implemented and revised rural settlement practice, and...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge