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  1. Crop Genetic Resources as a Global Commons

    Challenges in International Law and Governance

    Edited by Michael Halewood, Isabel Lopez Noriega, Selim Louafi

    Series: Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity

    Farmers have engaged in collective systems of conservation and innovation – improving crops and sharing their reproductive materials – since the earliest plant domestications. Relatively open flows of plant germplasm attended the early spread of agriculture; they continued in the wake of (and were...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Bankrupting Nature

    Denying Our Planetary Boundaries

    By Anders Wijkman, Johan Rockström

    This powerful book shows us that we are in deep denial about the magnitude of the global environmental challenges and resource constraints facing the world. Despite growing scientific consensus on major environmental threats as well as resource depletion, societies are largely continuing with...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areas

    A Study of Co-Management and Adaptive Co-Management

    By Natalie Bown, Tim S. Gray, Selina M. Stead

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance – co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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