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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Carolina Martin, George Joseph, Olivier François, Quentin Wodon

    The Sundarbans covers a vast area of national park and mangrove forest in West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh, but is also densely populated. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hosts a major biosphere reserve, including for the Bengal tiger. Yet its low-lying topography and susceptibility...

    To Be Published February 14th 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Climate Change and Forest Governance

    Lessons from Indonesia

    By Simon Butt, Rosemary Lyster, Tim Stephens

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Sustainable Development

    Edited by Michael Redclift, Delyse Springett

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This Handbook gives a comprehensive, international and cutting-edge overview of Sustainable Development. It integrates the key imperatives of sustainable development, namely institutional, environmental, social and economic, and calls for greater participation, social cohesion, justice and...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 March 29th 2015 by Routledge