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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published July 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The notion of Endangerment stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects and beings considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. Usually animated by a sense of urgency and citizenship, identifying endangered...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    A Historical Account

    By Ian D. Rotherham

    For at least half a century since the emergence of Country Parks and Forest Parks, countryside services have provided leisure, tourism, conservation, restoration and regeneration across Britain. Yet these services are currently being decimated as public services are sacrificed to the new era...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Flourishing Within Limits to Growth

    Following nature's way

    By Sven Erik Jørgensen, Brian D. Fath, Søren Nors Nielsen, Federico M. Pulselli, Daniel A. Fiscus, Simone Bastianoni

    Decades of research and discussion have shown that the human population growth and our increased consumption of natural resources cannot continue – there are limits to growth. This volume demonstrates how we might modify and revise our economic systems using nature as a model. The book...

    To Be Published July 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and reconcile conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Our Common Seas

    Coasts in Crisis

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Most of the world's population lives on or near the coasts. Every nation not completely landlocked has used the sea as its supposedly self-cleansing garbage dump. Now the effects are being felt. There is not a coast in the world which is not dangerously polluted. Sewage, oil, plastics, industrial...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Political Economy of Global Warming

    The Terminal Crisis

    By Del Weston

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Humanity is facing an unprecedented global catastrophe as a result of global warming. This book examines the reasons why international agencies, together with national governments, are seemingly unable to provide real and binding solutions to the problems. The reasons presented relate to the...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge