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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 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. Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Marine and Coastal Resource Management

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by David R. Green, Jeffrey Payne

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    In this new and highly original textbook for a range of interdisciplinary courses and degree programmes focusing on marine and coastal resource management, readers are offered an introduction to the subject matter, a broad perspective and understanding, some case study applications, and a reference...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  4. Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas

    Edited by Peter Mackelworth

    Series: Earthscan Oceans

    The marine environment does not naturally respect arbitrary international boundaries. The establishment and management of marine protected areas therefore presents major governance challenges. This book analyses a series of marine peace park and transboundary conservation initiatives embedded in...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  5. Negotiating the Environment

    Civil Society, Globalisation and the UN

    By Lauren Eastwood

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    Civil society participants have voiced concerns that the environmental problems that became apparent at the multilateral environmental agreements of the 1992 Rio processes are not serving to ameliorate global environmental problems. These concerns raise significant questions regarding the utility...

    To Be Published January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  6. 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 January 30th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Use of Biodiversity in International Law

    A Genealogy of Genetic Gold

    By Andreas Kotsakis

    Series: Law, Science and Society

    The protection of biodiversity through an international treaty underpinning a global regulatory regime has been accepted as the necessary legal and political structure for at least the last two decades. Based on a simple spatial and jurisdictional equation, the idea that a globally defined...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Food Production and Nature Conservation

    Conflicts and Solutions

    Edited by Iain Gordon, Herbert Prins

    The focus of this book is to address the question – can we feed the growing human population without irreversibly damaging nature in the process? The book’s thesis is that, currently, agriculture and nature are disconnected and there needs to be a reconnection between agriculture and nature to...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  9. Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Urban Landscape Ecology

    Science, Policy and Practice

    Edited by Robert A. Francis, James Millington, Benjamin Smith, Michael A. Chadwick

    The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge