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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses a critical need for a sustained geographical and anthropological inquiry into the social issues of water governance. It traces local uses, beliefs and rituals associated with water in East Timor and draws on detailed ethnographic research to explore the degree to which these...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Community Seed Banks

    Origins, Evolution and Prospects

    Edited by Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha, Bhuwon Sthapit, Gea Galluzzi

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Community seed banks first appeared toward the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies. Countries that...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Governing Biodiversity through Democratic Deliberation

    Edited by Mikko Rask, Richard Worthington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

    This book discusses political controversies involved in global biodiversity policy, and the practical opportunities that are opened up in solving them through increased citizen participation and democratic deliberation. The book examines the emerging practice of deliberative global governance and...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Public Policy and Land Exchange

    Choice, Law, and Praxis

    By Giancarlo Panagia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Genetic Resources and Biodiversity Research Cooperation

    Public Domain Approaches in Implementing the Nagoya Protocol

    Edited by Evanson Chege Kamau, Gerd Winter, Peter-Tobais Stoll

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    National implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) provisions has yielded enough challenges for providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge alike. The Nagoya Protocal brings novel ideas for resolving the challenges plaguing the Access and...

    To Be Published May 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge