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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development

    By Ivette Perfecto, John H. Vandermeer

    Based on principles of the conservation and optimization of biodiversity and of equity and sustainability, this book focuses on the ecology of the coffee agroecosystem as a model for a sustainable agricultural ecosystem. It draws on the authors' own research conducted over the last twenty...

    To Be Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Human Ecology

    A Systems Approach to Sustainability

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Political Ecology of Climate Change Adaptation

    Livelihoods, Agrarian Change and the Conflicts of Development

    By Marcus Taylor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book provides the first systematic critique of the concept of climate change adaptation that is now deeply embedded in the field of international development. While scholars and practitioners currently debate how to conceptualise and enact adaptation, this work powerfully argues that...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Marine Biodiversity, Climatic Variability and Global Change

    By Gregory Beaugrand

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Biodiversity loss in terrestrial environments associated with human activities has been appreciated as a major issue for some years now. What is less well documented is the effect of such activities, including climate change, on marine biodiversity. This pioneering book is the first to...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Steffen Bohm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules N. Pretty

    The world faces a ‘perfect storm’ of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion

    Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice

    By Victor Savage, Carl Middleton, Carl Grundy-Warr, Yong Ming Li

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Within a bioregion of diverse political-economic state systems and that is home to myriad ethnic groups, this book explores the complex human-nature relationships to interrogate the political ecology and environmental history of the Mekong bioregion "commons". In doing so, the book maps the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Emerging Economies and Challenges to Sustainability

    Theories, Strategies, Local realities

    Edited by Arve Hansen, Ulrikke Wethal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The rise of the emerging economies in the global economy represents a range of opportunities, but also challenges traditional global power balances and development paradigms. How are we to conceptualise sustainable development in the global race for economic prosperity? How can we combine...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Challenges for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Bruce Prideaux

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. Rainforests are also attractive...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Biodiversity, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Case Studies and Best Practice

    By Daniel F. Robinson

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge