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  1. Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The New Economics

    A Bigger Picture

    By Andrew Simms, David Boyle

    Economics sometimes seems to be stacked against social, environmental and individual well-being. But it doesn't have to be like this. A new approach to economics - deriving as much from Ruskin and Schumacher as from Keynes or Smith - has begun to emerge. Skeptical about money as a measure of...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Ocean Zoning

    Making Marine Management More Effective

    By Tundi Agardy

    Our knowledge of the oceans is increasing rapidly, as more powerful tools for exploration and exploitation make it easier to locate valuable resources, such as fish stocks, oil and gas reserves, or sites for wind and hydropower schemes. At the same time competition for space has intensified,...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values

    By Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Animals as Biotechnology

    Ethics, Sustainability and Critical Animal Studies

    By Richard Twine

    In Animals as Biotechnology sociologist Richard Twine places the question of human/animal relations at the heart of sustainability and climate change debates. The book is shaped by the emergence of two contradictory trends within our approach to nonhuman animals: the biotechnological turn in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements

    By John M. Polimeni, Kozo Mayumi

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reforming Institutions in Water Resource Management

    Policy and Performance for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Lin Crase, Vasant P. Gandhi

    As water scarcities increase, nations throughout the world are in search of better institutions to manage water resources. India has been making substantial efforts to develop its water management systems since independence and significant increases in irrigated agriculture have taken place through...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Foresight in Action

    Developing Policy-Oriented Scenarios

    Edited by Marjolein van Asselt, Susan van 't Klooster

    Assessing the future is vital in informing public policy decisions. One of the most widespread approaches is the development of scenarios, which are alternative hypothetical futures. Research has indicated, however, that the reality of how professionals go about employing scenarios is often starkly...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Institutions, Regulatory Styles, Society and Environmental Governance in China

    By Carlos Wing-Hung Lo, Shui-Yan Tang

    During the past three decades of rapid industrial growth, China has suffered from devastating environmental degradation. Most scholarly and popular publications have painted a rather pessimistic picture about the worrisome trend. Yet a somewhat more optimistic view has emerged in the past decade...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women

    By Virginie Magnat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge