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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 62 forthcoming new books in the subject of Biodiversity & Conservation — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An Ecosystem Service Perspective

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Climate change is expected to be the primary cause for biodiversity loss and changes in ecosystem services on a global scale, with increased risk of extinction for many plant and animal species. The crucial issue under debate is the impact on the welfare of current and future population, and the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rural Livelihoods in China

    Political economy in transition

    Edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    In recent decades, China has undergone rapid economic growth, industrialisation and urbanisation concomitant with deep and extensive structural and social change, profoundly reshaping the country’s development landscape and urban-rural relationships. This book applies livelihoods approaches to...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products

    Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting

    Edited by Charlie M. Shackleton, Ashok K. Pandey, Tamara Ticktin

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) to rural livelihoods in developing countries, and to a lesser extent, developed countries. However, there is also an assumption on the part of policy-makers that any harvesting of wild animal...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Rise and Fall of Countryside Management

    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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Elements of Environmental Pollution

    By John Rieuwerts

    The Elements of Environmental Pollution provides a clear and user-friendly text that clearly explains the nature and extent of environmental pollution and provides the necessary scientific background in environmental chemistry and biogeochemistry. The book illustrates how local and global pollution...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge