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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa

    Edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    The last decade has seen a wave of forest carbon projects across the world, designed to conserve and enhance forest carbon stocks with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from deforestation and offsetting emissions elsewhere. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies from Africa, this book...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sustainable Forest Management

    From Principles to Practice

    Edited by John Innes, Anna Tikina

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the material that will educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society, and hence set the standard of sustainable forest management worldwide. It provides a comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Elephant Conservation and Society in India

    Encounters, Spaces and Politics

    By Maan Barua

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    The Asian elephant is an endangered species and a cultural icon in both Asia and the West, while in India it is both deified and demonized. Human-elephant encounters and relationships are the focus of this book, which shows how these are politicized and pose challenges for rural development and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Climate Change and the Anthropos

    Planet, People and Places

    By Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of thinking about the significance of locality and everyday life in relation to climate change....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Policy, Economic and Legal Implications for Access and Benefit Sharing

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Series: Earthscan Law and Sustainable Development

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS), this book is based on the premise that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateralism and contracts undermine capacities to achieve fairness and equity....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit, Gea Galluzzi

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared toward the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    By Dominic Welburn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Impending environmental crises have led to general consensus within green political thought that liberal principles of justice and green concerns make for uneasy bedfellows. This book critiques the contextual framework within which Rawls’s political liberalism is assessed as suitable or unsuitable...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation

    Edited by Mikko Rask, Richard Worthington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. The book examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, Law, and Praxis

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge