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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainability

    Key Issues

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Post-Industrial Urban Greenspace

    An Environmental Justice Perspective

    Edited by Jennifer Foster, L. Anders Sandberg

    Post-industrial urban spaces typically include abandoned factories, disused rail lines, old pits and quarries, and de-commissioned landfills. In these places, different visions compete for dominance with respect to current and future land uses. Neighbours often view such urban greenspace as...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Alternative Arrangements for Marine Fisheries

    An Overview

    By Francis T. Christy, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The maintenance of the freedom of fishing in the face of the changing circumstances that were occurring at the time of this title’s original publication in 1973 had produced several damaging consequences. It had led to considerable waste, in both biological and economic terms, and had been the...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values

    By Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Animals as Biotechnology

    Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies

    By Richard Twine

    In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Research and Development on Genetic Resources

    Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol

    Edited by Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter, Peter-Tobais Stoll

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    National implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions has yielded enough challenges for providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge alike. The Nagoya Protocal brings novel ideas for resolving the challenges plaguing the Access and...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ecological Systems Integrity

    Governance, law and human rights

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Vasiliki Karageorgou

    Environmental law and governance are the cornerstones of global efforts to conserve the environment, protect resources and ensure fair and equitable outcomes for all of the planet's inhabitants. This book presents a series of thought-provoking chapters which consider the place of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine J. Willis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    In the past decade, the growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked has led to the adoption of numerous environmental policies. The concept of the Green Economy has gained particular attention as an economic system where growth is possible within environmental...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge