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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 58 forthcoming new books in the subject of Biodiversity & Conservation — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. Management Science in Fisheries

    A Practical Introduction to Simulation-based Methods

    Edited by Charles T.T. Edwards, Dorothy J. Dankel

    A key goal of fisheries management is to regulate extractive pressure on a resource, so as to maximise both economic returns and sustainability. This text provides an accessible entry point for students and professionals to management science as developed in fisheries, in order to facilitate uptake...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner

    Ecosystem services is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged and developed over the last two decades to drive our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing interest in operational and...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    In Search of Policy Excellence

    Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource and environmental management. It is shown that transformational policy reforms involve fundamental shifts in strategy with far-reaching consequences for the structure of industries,...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Governing Sustainable Seafood

    By Peter Oosterveer, Simon Bush

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    The governance of sustainable seafood production is a growing imperative given the importance of protein and other by-products from fisheries and aquaculture. This book starts by showing how seafood is fundamental to food and nutrition security, and also constitutes an important source of income...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Tropical Fruit Tree Diversity

    Good Practices for In situ and On-farm Conservation

    Edited by Bhuwon Sthapit, Hugo Lamers, Ramanatha Rao, Arwen Bailey

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Farmers have developed a range of agricultural practices to sustainably use and maintain a wide diversity of crop species in many parts of the world. This book documents good practices innovated by farmers and collects key reviews on good practices from global experts, not only from the case...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge