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  1. Conservation and Environmental Management in Madagascar

    Edited by Ivan R. Scales

    Series: Earthscan Conservation and Development

    Madagascar is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet, the result of 160 million years of isolation from the African mainland. More than 80% of its species are not found anywhere else on Earth. However, this highly diverse flora and fauna is threatened by habitat loss and...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

    Edited by Erika Weinthal, Jessica J. Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Series: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Natural Resource Management

    Water is a basic human need, and despite predictions of "water wars," shared waters have proven to be the natural resource with the greatest potential for interstate cooperation and local confidence building. Indeed, water management plays a singularly important role in rebuilding trust after...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Governance for Justice and Environmental Sustainability

    Lessons across Natural Resource Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Merle Sowman, Rachel Wynberg

    Understanding the governance of complex social-ecological systems is vital in a world faced with rapid environmental change, conflicts over dwindling natural resources, stark disparities between rich and poor and the crises of sustainability. Improved understanding is also essential to promote...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Environmental and Hydrological Systems Modelling

    By A W Jayawardena

    Mathematical modelling has become an indispensable tool for engineers, scientists, planners, decision makers and many other professionals to make predictions of future scenarios as well as real impending events. As the modelling approach and the model to be used are problem specific, no single...

    Published January 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Megacities and the Coast

    Risk, Resilience and Transformation

    Edited by Mark Pelling, Sophie Blackburn

    Based on a major international study, this volume provides a synthesis of scientific knowledge on megacity urbanization on the coast, environmental impacts, risks and management choices, including a focus on adaptation, mitigation and disaster risk management. It is the primary output of...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Scope of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Rhoads Murphey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book introduces the beginning student to the major concepts, materials and tools of the discipline of geography. While it presents geographic theory, as whole and for each of its parts, the chief emphasis is on concrete analysis and example rather than on abstraction, an approach which has...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. David Harvey's Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By John L. Paterson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    The emphasis of this book is to explore two major philosophical influences in contemporary human geography, namely logical positivism and Marxism, and to explore the relationships between philosophy, methodology and geographical research. Rather than being a biography of David Harvey, the book...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Nature of Geography (RLE Social & Cultural Geography)

    By Roger Minshull

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Geography

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Soil and Water Contamination, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel van der Perk

    Soil and Water Contamination, Second Edition gives a structured overview of transport and fate processes of environmental contaminants. Dealing with all topics essential for understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, groundwater and surface water, it contributes to the formation of...

    Published November 14th 2013 by CRC Press