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  1. Environmental Policy in the EU

    Actors, institutions and processes, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Andrew Jordan, Camilla Adelle

    The European Union (EU) has a hugely important effect on the way in which environmental policies are framed and implemented in many different parts of the world, but especially Europe. The new and comprehensively revised edition of this well-known textbook provides a state-of-the-art analysis of...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Field Sampling for Environmental Science and Management

    By Richard Webster, Murray Lark

    Scientists and consultants need to estimate and map properties of the terrestrial environment. These include plant nutrients and parasites in soil, gaseous emissions from soil, pollutant metals and xenobiotics in waste and contaminated land, salt in groundwater and species abundances above ground....

    Published July 16th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Pastoralism and Development in Africa

    Dynamic Change at the Margins

    Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind, Ian Scoones

    Series: Pathways to Sustainability

    Once again, the Horn of Africa has been in the headlines. And once again the news has been bad: drought, famine, conflict, hunger, suffering and death. The finger of blame has been pointed in numerous directions: to the changing climate, to environmental degradation, to overpopulation, to...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Only One Earth

    The Long Road via Rio to Sustainable Development

    By Felix Dodds, Michael Strauss, Maurice F. with Strong

    Forty years after the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm, the goal of sustainable development continues via the Rio+20 conference in 2012. This book will enable a broad readership to understand what has been achieved in the past forty years and what hasn’t. It shows the...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Conservation and Sustainable Development

    Linking Practice and Policy in Eastern Africa

    Edited by Jonathan Davies

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    The links between policy and practice in natural resource management are often depicted as a cyclical and rational process. In reality, policymaking and implementation are often irrational, unpredictable and highly political. Many science and knowledge-based institutions undertake rigorous research...

    Published May 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Zeronauts

    Breaking the Sustainability Barrier

    By John Elkington

    A world of 9 billion people by mid-century will demand fundamental changes in our mindsets, behaviors, cultures, and overarching paradigm. Just as our species broke the Sound Barrier during the 1940s and 1950s, a new breed of innovator, entrepreneur, and investor is lining up to break the...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Local and Regional Policy and Management

    Edited by Heidi Wittmer, Haripriya Gundimeda

    Series: TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

    In this volume of the TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) publication series, the key concepts of the project are applied to local and regional policy and public management. The aim is to show that by taking nature's benefits into account, decision makers can promote local...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ecological and Economic Foundations

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar

    Human well-being relies critically on ecosystem services provided by nature. Examples include water and air quality regulation, nutrient cycling and decomposition, plant pollination and flood control, all of which are dependent on biodiversity. They are predominantly public goods with limited or no...

    Published March 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,...

    Published March 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Wild Product Governance

    Finding Policies that Work for Non-Timber Forest Products

    Edited by Sarah A. Laird, Rebecca J. McLain, Rachel P. Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Products from the wild, also known as non-timber forest products (NTFPs), are used as medicines, foods, spices, and a multitude of other purposes. They contribute substantially to rural livelihoods, generate revenue for companies and governments, and have a range of impacts on biodiversity...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge