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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 59 forthcoming new books in the subject of Biodiversity & Conservation — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. 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 June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture

    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    This book explores the notion of endangerment which stands at the heart of a network of concepts, values and practices dealing with objects considered threatened by extinction, and with the procedures aimed at preserving them. It looks at some of the fundamental ways in which this process involves...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability

    Key Issues

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Series: Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth,...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the Convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

    Edited by Kelvin Peh, Richard Corlett, Yves Bergeron

    This comprehensive Handbook provides a unique resource covering all aspects of forest ecology from a global perspective. It covers both natural and managed forests, from boreal, temperate, sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. The book is divided into seven parts, each with an editorial...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge