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  1. Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    People Living on the Edge

    Edited by Jens A. Andersson, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, David H.M. Cumming, Vupenyu Dzingirai, Ken E. Giller

    The introduction of transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in southern Africa was based on an enchanting promise: simultaneously contributing to global biodiversity conservation initiatives, regional peace and integration, and the sustainable socio-economic development of rural communities....

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Evolution and Innovation in Wildlife Conservation

    Parks and Game Ranches to Transfrontier Conservation Areas

    Edited by Helen Suich, Brian Child

    The crucible of innovation in wildlife and habitat conservation is in southern Africa where it has co-evolved with decolonization, political transformation and the rise of development, ownership, management and livelihood debates. Charting this innovation, early chapters deal with the...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Evidence-based Conservation

    Lessons from the Lower Mekong

    Edited by Terry C.H. Sunderland, Jeffrey Sayer, Minh-Ha Hoang

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    There is a considerable gap between the science of conservation biology and the design and execution of biodiversity conservation projects in the field. Science is often failing to inform the practice of conservation, which remains largely experience-based. The main reason is the poor accessibility...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Energy Analysis for a Sustainable Future

    Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, Alevgül H. ┼×orman

    The vast majority of the countries of the world are now facing an imminent energy crisis, particularly the USA, China, India, Japan and EU countries, but also developing countries having to boost their economic growth precisely when more powerful economies will prevent them from...

    Published July 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change

    Renewing Damaged Ecosystems

    By Stuart K. Allison

    What is a natural habitat? Who can define what is natural when species and ecosystems constantly change over time, with or without human intervention? When a polluted river or degraded landscape is restored from its damaged state, what is the appropriate outcome? With climate change now threatening...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge