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  1. Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

    A World Handbook for Cetacean Habitat Conservation and Planning, 2nd Edition

    By Erich Hoyt

    The first edition of the widely praised Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, published in 2005, led to numerous new marine protected area proposals and a number of notable conservation successes around the world. In this completely revised and expanded second edition, new...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Unknown

  2. Water Policy in Minnesota

    Issues, Incentives, and Action

    Edited by K. William Easter, Jim Perry

    Series: RFF Press Water Policy Series

    Minnesota has a unique role in U.S. water policy. Hydrologically, it is a state with more than 12,000 lakes, an inland sea, and the headwaters of three major river systems: the St Lawrence, the Red River of the North, and the Mississippi. Institutionally, Minnesota is also unique. All U.S. states...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

    Mapping Ecosystems, Threatened Resources and Marine Conservation

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    This unique assessment of the world's coasts and oceans details the ecological, environmental and economic importance of each and the global challenges we face to manage common waters and the resources they contain before development threatens to destroy the ultimate source of all life on the 'blue...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Unknown

  4. Whales and Dolphins

    Cognition, Culture, Conservation and Human Perceptions

    Edited by Philippa Brakes, Mark Peter Simmonds

    Whales and dolphins are icons for the conservation movement. They are the most conspicuous ambassadors for entire marine ecosystems and possibly even for the biosphere as a whole. Concurrent with our realisation of impending threats to their environment is a growing scientific understanding of the...

    Published April 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity

    A Planet in Peril

    Edited by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Felix Dodds

    Biodiversity and Ecosystem Insecurity provides an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the threats presented to human security and well-being by the loss of ecosystems and biodiversity recently confirmed as one of the critical 'planetary boundaries' that has already been exceeded....

    Published April 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. Marine Conservation Ecology

    By John Roff, Mark Zacharias

    This major textbook provides a broad coverage of the ecological foundations of marine conservation, including the rationale, importance and practicalities of various approaches to marine conservation and management. The scope of the book encompasses an understanding of the elements of marine...

    Published April 17th 2011 by Unknown

  7. Ethno-ornithology

    Birds, Indigenous Peoples, Culture and Society

    Edited by Sonia Tidemann, Andrew Gosler

    Indigenous knowledge that embraces ornithology takes in whole social dimensions that are inter-linked with environmental ethos, conservation and management for sustainability. In contrast, western approaches have tended to reduce knowledge to elemental and material references. This book looks at...

    Published March 2nd 2011 by Unknown

  8. Valuing Ecosystem Services

    The Case of Multi-functional Wetlands

    By R. Kerry Turner, Stavros Georgiou, Brendan Fisher

    Ecosystem services can be broadly defined as the aspects of ecosystems that provide benefits to people. This book provides guidance on the valuation of ecosystem services, using the case of multifunctional wetlands to illustrate and make recommendations regarding the methods and techniques that can...

    Published March 2nd 2011 by Unknown

  9. The Ecosystem Approach to Marine Planning and Management

    Edited by Sue Kidd, Andy Plater, Chris Frid

    The marine environment is one of our most precious yet fragile natural resources. It provides a wide range of essential goods and services, including food, regulation of climate and nutrient cycling, as well as a setting for transport, recreation and tourism. This environment is however extremely...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in National and International Policy Making

    Edited by Patrick ten Brink

    Series: TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

    The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) study is a major international initiative drawing attention to local, national and global economic benefits of biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, the benefits of investing in natural...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Unknown