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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  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 December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 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 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Farmers' Crop Varieties and Farmers' Rights

    Challenges in Taxonomy and Law

    Edited by Michael Halewood

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Crop plant varieties developed by local farmers, commonly referred to as ‘farmers' varieties’, are a problematic subject, because there are no fixed taxonomic or legal definitions of them. As a result, policies to increase the share of benefits farmers receive from the use of such varieties...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 February 27th 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 February 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 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Conservation and Culture

    Beyond Anthropocentrism

    By Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet, Helen Kopnina

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Although anthropologists are rising to the call for increased attention to the environment, there is a fundamental conflict of interest for anthropologists concerned with the environment. This book argues that if social scientists and environmental anthropologists want to remain relevant in the...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 February 28th 2015 by Routledge