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  1. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa

    Managing for Products and Services

    Edited by Emmanuel N. Chidumayo, Davison J. Gumbo

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact. However, few people are aware of their importance, compared to tropical rainforests, despite them being home to more than half of the...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa

    Management and Restoration

    Edited by Frans Bongers, Timm Tennigkeit

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Law

    Solutions for Access and Benefit Sharing

    Edited by Evanson C. Kamau, Gerd Winter

    The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS)...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

    Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications

    Edited by Essam Yassin Mohammed

    Marine and coastal resources provide millions of people with their livelihoods, such as fishing and tourism, and a range of critical additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and culture to carbon storage and flood protection. Yet across the world, these resources are...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Whales and Elephants in International Conservation Law and Politics

    A Comparative Study

    By Ed Couzens

    Whales and elephants are iconic giants of the marine and terrestrial animal world. Both are conspicuous representatives of wildlife conservation. The issues of whaling and the ivory trade are closely linked, both legally and politically, in many ways; some obvious, and some surprising. ...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Caring for the Earth

    A strategy for sustainable living

    By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Global Governance of Genetic Resources

    Access and Benefit Sharing after the Nagoya Protocol

    Edited by Sebastian Oberthür, G. Kristin Rosendal

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    This book analyses the status and prospects of the global governance of Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the aftermath of 2010’s Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD’s initial 1992 framework of global ABS governance established the objective of sharing the...

    Published October 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Forests

    Edited by Jeffrey Sayer, Neil Byron, Gillian Petrokofsky

    Series: Earthscan Reference Collections

    This four-volume set is edited by leading experts on the evolving role of forests in providing raw materials and environmental services to meet society’s changing needs. It brings together in one collection the major works that have helped to shape thinking on forests as a key sustainable resource....

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Improving Global Environmental Governance

    Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

    Edited by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen, Peter M. Haas

    Series: Routledge Research in Global Environmental Governance

    The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging importance. The chapters look at existing Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Food Policy and the Environmental Credit Crunch

    From Soup to Nuts

    By Julie Hudson, Paul Donovan

    The changing economic environment for the consumer that is emerging from the wreckage of the financial credit crunch plays directly into the importance of food spending. This is certainly true from the perspective of food prices in the short run, but also from the perspective of sustainability and...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge