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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 59 forthcoming new books in the subject of Biodiversity & Conservation — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  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...

    To Be Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John H. Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary earth and animal activists often seem to think and operate independently. The key reason for this lack of collaboration may be that environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other....

    To Be Published January 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Conservation and Development in Cambodia

    Exploring frontiers of change in nature, state and society

    Edited by Sarah Milne, Sango Mahanty

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Land and Resource Scarcity

    Capitalism, Struggle and Well-being in a World without Fossil Fuels

    Edited by Andreas Exner, Peter Fleissner, Lukas Kranzl, Werner Zittel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This book brings together geological, biological, radical economic, technological, historical and social perspectives on peak oil and other scarce resources. The contributors to this volume argue that these scarcities will put an end to the capitalist system as we know it and alternatives must be...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change and Forest Governance

    Lessons from Indonesia

    By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the emerging legal and policy framework for managing Indonesia’s forests as a key global policy to address climate change. Deforestation in tropical rainforest countries is one of the largest contributors to human-induced climate change....

    To Be Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Edited by Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge