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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  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 May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, Ontologies and Mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The futures discussed in this book primarily arise from awareness of the potentially disruptive impact of climate change and ecological instability on human societies. Part of the paradox of cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is that it is directed towards a future that can never be...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Matthias Barth, Gerd Michelsen, Marco Rieckmann, Ian Geoffrey Thomas

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides a unique resource for researchers engaged in the field of...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning and International Law

    Edited by S.M. Daud Hassan, Tuomas Kuokkanen, Niko Soininen

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) is an integrated and comprehensive approach to ocean governance and is used to establish a rational use of marine space and the conflicting interests of its users. MSP allows both a high level of environmental protection and a wide range of human activities and...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 June 14th 2015 by Routledge