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Forthcoming Biodiversity & Conservation Books

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  1. Pollination Services to Agriculture

    Sustaining and Enhancing a Key Ecosystem Service

    Edited by Barbara Gemmill-Herren

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    It is only recently that the immense economic value of pollination to agriculture has been appreciated. At the same time, the alarming collapse in populations of bees and other pollinators has highlighted the urgency of addressing this issue. This book focuses on the specific measures and practices...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Ecological Restoration in International Environmental Law

    Edited by Afshin Akhtarkhavari, An Cliquet, Anastasia Telesetsky

    Series: Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

    As a result of dramatic anthropogenic harm in our lifetimes, ecologists have been actively refining the concept of ecological restoration as a practice for revitalizing, reinvigorating and bringing life back to ecosystems or parts of nature. Given climate change and more broadly the potential of...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Forest Management

    From Principles to Practice

    Edited by John Innes, Anna Tikina

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the material that will educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society, and hence set the standard of sustainable forest management worldwide. It provides a comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner

    Ecosystem services is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged and developed over the last two decades to drive our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing interest in operational and...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge