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  1. Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge

  2. World Atlas of Mangroves

    By Mark Spalding, Mami Kainuma, Lorna Collins

    Published with ISME, ITTO and project partners FAO, UNESCO-MAB, UNEP-WCMC and UNU-INWEH. This atlas provides the first truly global assessment of the state of the world's mangroves. Written by a leading expert on mangroves with support from the top international researchers and conservation...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Effective Ecological Monitoring

    By David Lindenmayer, Gene E. Likens

    Ecologists and managers of natural resources readily acknowledge the importance of long-term studies and monitoring for improved understanding and management of complex environmental systems. Long-term data are crucially important for providing baselines for evaluating environmental change. They...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Responsible Tourism

    Critical Issues for Conservation and Development

    Edited by Anna Spenceley

    Responsible Tourism presents a wide variety of valuable lessons learned in responsible tourism initiatives in Southern Africa that many tourism practitioners can use in their efforts to make the tourism sector work for the poor and for the environment. Dr Harsh Varma, Director, Development...

    Published April 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Arguments for Protected Areas

    Multiple Benefits for Conservation and Use

    Edited by Sue Stolton, Nigel Dudley

    Most protected areas (e.g.national parks and nature reserves) have been created to protect wildlife and land- and seascape values. They currently cover over 13% of the world's land surface, around 12% of marine coastal areas and 4% of the marine shelf. Retaining and expanding these areas in the...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Earthscan Reader in Poverty and Biodiversity Conservation

    Edited by Dilys Roe, Joanna Elliott

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    In the last decade biodiversity loss and persistent poverty in developing countries have been recognised as major international problems that require urgent attention. However, the nature and scale of the links between these two problems, and between efforts to address them, has been the subject of...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Biocultural Diversity Conservation

    A Global Sourcebook

    By Luisa Maffi, Ellen Woodley

    The field of biocultural diversity is emerging as a dynamic, integrative approach to understanding the links between nature and culture and the interrelationships between humans and the environment at scales from the global to the local. Its multifaceted contributions have ranged from theoretical...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Conserving Data in the Conservation Reserve

    How A Regulatory Program Runs on Imperfect Information

    By James Hamilton

    Enrolling over 30 million acres, the U.S. Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is the largest conservation program in the United States. Under the guidelines of the CRP, the federal government pays farmers to stop farming their land in the hopes of achieving a variety of conservation goals, including...

    Published February 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Connectivity Conservation Management

    A Global Guide

    Edited by Graeme L. Worboys, Wendy L. Francis, Michael Lockwood

    In an era of climate change, deforestation and massive habitat loss, we can no longer rely on parks and protected areas as isolated 'islands of wilderness' to conserve and protect vital biodiversity. Increasing connections are being considered and made between protected areas and 'connectivity'...

    Published January 27th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Plant Resources for Food, Fuel and Conservation

    By Robert Henry

    Agriculture and food production have a large footprint on the landscape globally and compete for space with land for nature conservation. This book explores the competition between the food needs of a growing human population and the conservation of biodiversity as intensified by the emerging use...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge