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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Mountain Area Research and Management

    Integrated Approaches

    Edited by Martin F. Price

    This book brings together scientists and practitioners from five continents to present their experience in undertaking activities that contribute to our understanding and informed management of mountain areas. In particular, they address the challenges of working in interdisciplinary teams and of...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity

    Science, Ethics, Economics and Law

    Edited by Laura Westra, Klaus Bosselmann, Richard Westra

    'The ecological challenge demands a paradigm shift in our thinking about the human-environment relation. Reconciling Human Existence with Ecological Integrity provides a ?state of the art? account of work on ecological integrity - and offers a compelling vision for the future.? Derek Bell, Senior...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses a critical need for a sustained geographical and anthropological inquiry into the social issues of water governance. It traces local uses, beliefs and rituals associated with water in East Timor and draws on detailed ethnographic research to explore the degree to which these...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Marine Biodiversity Conservation

    A Practical Approach

    By Keith Hiscock

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Effective marine biodiversity conservation is dependent upon a clear scientific rationale for practical interventions. This book is intended to provide knowledge and tools for marine conservation practitioners and to identify issues and mechanisms for upper-level undergraduate and Masters students....

    To Be Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Indigenous Peoples, Customary Law and Human Rights

    Land, Resources and Traditional Knowledge

    By Brendan Tobin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

    This highly original work demonstrates the role and importance of customary law as the primary source of law for indigenous peoples all over the world. The book reviews the relationship between customary, positive and natural law from the time of Plato up to the present day. It examines its...

    To Be Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Reconstructing Sustainability Science

    Knowledge and Action for a Sustainable Future

    By Thaddeus Miller

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    Sustainability Science is an interdisciplinary, problem-driven field that seeks to address fundamental questions on human-environment interactions. Reconstructing Sustainability Science repositions sustainability science as a "science of design"—that is, a normative science of what ought to be in...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political Economy in Transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Fundamental changes have taken place in China in ownership and control of, as well as access to livelihood assets in the context of transition and globalisation. This book examines the political economy of China's rural livelihoods transformations during the past three decades and in contemporary...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Large-Scale Forest Restoration

    By David Lamb

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

    Edited by William Nikolakis, John Innes

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. Four key themes are addressed: the effect of globalization on forests (including future trade flows); plantations as the primary source of forest...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Agrofuels have been promoted as a solution to multiple crises. They are presented as a means of transforming energy-use patterns, alleviating oil-dependency and increasing energy security, mitigating global climate change, developing rural areas and alleviating poverty, especially in the Global...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge