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  1. Animals, Ethics and Trade

    The Challenge of Animal Sentience

    Edited by Jacky Turner, Joyce D'Silva

    Modern urban life cuts us off from direct connection with the animal world, yet daily the lives of millions of animals are affected by what we consume and wear and what we trade in. The use of animals for food, labour and pleasure pursuits has long been justified with the assumption that unlike...

    Published March 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Plant Conservation

    An Ecosystem Approach

    By Alan Hamilton, Patrick Hamilton

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    In this, the latest in the People and Plants series, plant conservation is described in the context of livelihoods and development, and ways of balancing the conservation of plant diversity with the use of plants and the environment for human benefit are discussed. A central contention in this book...

    Published January 31st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Biodiversity and the Precautionary Principle

    Risk, Uncertainty and Practice in Conservation and Sustainable Use

    Edited by Rosie Cooney, Barney Dickson, Fauna Flora International

    Great uncertainty typically surrounds decisions and management actions in the conservation of biodiversity and natural resource management, and yet there are risks of serious and irreversible harm for both biodiversity and the humans that rely on it. The precautionary principle arguably underlies...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Earthscan Reader in Forestry and Development

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    'Whether you are a seasoned conservationist or forestry professional, an aspiring student or simply a concerned citizen, this book is for you' David Kaimowitz, Director General, CIFOR Arrangements for the governance and management of forests have been changing rapidly in recent decades. The...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Beyond Conservation

    A Wildland Strategy

    By Peter Taylor

    After decades of operating off-the-backfoot and protecting and conserving nature perceived as under threat, conservationists are becoming proactive and creative in the face of habitat loss, agricultural intensification and climate change. Beyond Conservation offers a revolutionary agenda for both...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

    Edited by Linda Kalof, Terre Satterfield

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    This comprehensive reader offers in-depth analyses of critical developments in environmental values, bringing together in one volume the most influential scholarship in the field. Each carefully selected contribution assesses some of the most pressing questions of our time, focusing on the...

    Published June 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. UN Millennium Development Library: Environment and Human Well-being

    A Practical Strategy

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Pesticide Detox

    Towards a More Sustainable Agriculture

    By Jules Pretty Obe

    Since the 1960s, the world's population has more than doubled and agricultural production per person has increased by a third. Yet this growth in production has masked enormous hidden costs arising from widespread pesticide use - massive ecological damage and high incidences of farmer poisoning and...

    Published November 30th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Facing the Wild

    Ecotourism, Conservation and Animal Encounters

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    What do wild animals mean to humans? Will they survive both rampant habitat loss and extinction caused by human encroachment and, as ecotourists, our enthusiasm for them? With ecotourism now the fastest growing segment of tourism, and encounters with wild animals - be it swimming with dolphins,...

    Published November 30th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Northern Landscapes

    The Struggle for Wilderness Alaska

    By Daniel Professor Nelson

    Alaska in the early 1950s was one of the world's last great undeveloped areas. Yet sweeping changes were underway. In l958 Congress awarded the new state over 100 million acres to promote economic development. In 1971, it gave Native groups more than 40 million acres to settle land claims and...

    Published August 3rd 2004 by Routledge