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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and action for a sustainable future

    By Thaddeus R. Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    The growing urgency, complexity and "wickedness" of sustainability problems—from climate change and biodiversity loss to ecosystem degradation and persistent poverty and inequality—present fundamental challenges to scientific knowledge production and its use. While there is little doubt that...

    To Be Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biodiversity in the Green Economy

    Edited by Alexandros Gasparatos, Katherine Willis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Biodiversity plays a vital role for ecosystem functioning and the provision of goods and services that are important to humans. The growing realization that biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked was a major driver behind the adoption of numerous national and international...

    To Be Published March 1st 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