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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 56 forthcoming new books in the subject of Biodiversity & Conservation — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN

    By Lauren Eastwood

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that became apparent at the multilateral environmental agreements of the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding the utility...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  2. 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 January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  3. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  4. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  6. The Use of Biodiversity in International Law

    A Genealogy of Genetic Gold

    By Andreas Kotsakis

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The protection of biodiversity through an international treaty underpinning a global regulatory regime has been accepted as the necessary legal and political structure for at least the last two decades. Based on a simple spatial and jurisdictional equation, the idea that a globally defined...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Development and Constructed Wetlands

    By Gary Austin, Yu Kongjian

    This book explains how with careful planning and design, the functions and performance of constructed wetlands can provide a huge range of benefits to humans and the environment. With functions ranging from habitat enhancement, food production, recreation, wastewater treatment and stormwater...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. 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 February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Protected Areas and Ecotourism

    Social Sustainability and Governance in Europe and the Americas

    By Constanza Parra

    The meaning and role of governance in sustainable development are examined in this detailed volume, with particular focus on territories classified as protected areas which are potential ecotourism destinations. Four key issues are addressed: First, how does multi-level...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge