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  1. The Decentralization of Forest Governance

    Politics, Economics and the Fight for Control of Forests in Indonesian Borneo

    By Moira Moeliono, Godwin Limberg

    Edited by Eva Wollenberg

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    'This book provides an excellent overview of more than a decade of transformation in a forest landscape where the interests of local people, extractive industries and globally important biodiversity are in conflict. The studies assembled here teach us that plans and strategies are fine but, in the...

    Published December 11th 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Community Forest Monitoring for the Carbon Market

    Opportunities Under REDD

    Edited by Margaret Skutsch

    Recent developments in international policy on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in Developing countries (REDD) open the way for crediting of carbon saved by rural communities through management of the forests in their vicinity. Since the annual changes in forest carbon stock under this kind of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Multifunctional Rural Land Management

    Economics and Policies

    Edited by Floor Brouwer, C. Martijn van der Heide

    The increasing demand for rural land and its natural resources is creating competition and conflicts. Many interested parties, including farmers, nature conservationists, rural residents and tourists, compete for the same space. Especially in densely populated areas, agriculture, recreation, urban...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Management of Water Quality and Irrigation Technologies

    Edited by Jose Albiac, Ariel Dinar

    This book is an outcome from the International Expo 'Water and Sustainable Development' held in Zaragoza (Spain) in 2008. Support from the Spanish Ministry of Environment, Caja Rioja, Government of Aragon, and the World Bank is acknowledged. 'Few resources will play a more important role in...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Green China

    Seeking Ecological Alternatives

    By Ian G. Cook, Geoffrey Murray

    Drawing on a wide range of Chinese and western sources, this book offers in-depth analysis of the complete range of environmental problems facing China today, from the historical, political, economic and cultural root causes, through the successful and unsuccessful efforts which have been made to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Community Futures, Legal Architecture: Foundations for Indigenous Peoples in the Global Mining Boom

    Edited by Marcia Langton, Judy Longbottom

    How are indigenous and local people faring in their dealings with mining and related industries in the first part of the 21st century? The unifying experience in all the resource-rich states covered in the book is the social and economic disadvantage experienced by indigenous peoples and local...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Carbon Markets or Climate Finance?

    Low Carbon and Adaptation Investment Choices for the Developing World

    Edited by Axel Michaelowa

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    This book builds on a decade-long experience with mechanisms provided by the Kyoto Protocol and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It discusses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and provides a long-term outlook of how climate finance in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Greening the Economy

    Integrating economics and ecology to make effective change

    By Robert B. Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Professor Bob Williams examines the essential elements that give ecosystems their durability. These key characteristics are: self-regulating cycles of key materials, a plentiful and durable energy source, an ability to adjust to changing circumstances, and the capacity for resiliency in the face of...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge