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  1. Strengthening Local Level Seed Access and Availability of Crop Diversity

    Ronnie Vernooy, Pitambar Shrestha and Bhuwon Sthapit, editors of the new book Community Seed Banks, discuss the origins of seed banks as well as their achievements and potential as key rural organizations. 

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  2. Interview with the Authors of “Public Safety and Risk Assessment”

    David J. Ball and Laurence Ball-King, authors of Public Safety and Risk Assessment, discuss their book and the field of Health and Safety.

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  3. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground
    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. Read more

  4. Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability
    By Michael R. Dove and Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment. Read more

  5. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Johannes Lehmann and Stephen Joseph

    The first edition of this book, published in 2009, was the definitive work reviewing the expanding research literature on this topic. Since then, the rate of research activity has increased at least ten-fold, and biochar products are now commercially available as soil amendments. This second edition includes not only substantially updated chapters... Read more

  6. Once there was a city

    Tony Fry, author of City Futures in the Age of a Changing Climate, discusses the threats to the future of cities in this our dawning age of climate related disasters and conflicts.

  7. Whose Politics and which Green? The Politics of Green Transformations

    The Politics of Green Transformations, edited by Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach and Peter Newell, explores the influence of politics on radical changes to global ecological, social and economic sustainability.

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  8. Coffee Agroecology

    A New Approach to Understanding Agricultural Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Development
    By Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer

    The book uses an integrated approach that weaves together various lines of research to understand the ecology of a very diverse tropical agroforestry system. Key concepts explored include biodiversity patterns, metapopulation dynamics and ecological networks. Read more

  9. Anaerobic Digestion – Making Biogas – Making Energy

    The Earthscan Expert Guide
    By Tim Pullen

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Hundreds of million tonnes of agricultural and food waste are produced each year around the world, most of which is just that, waste. Anaerobic digestion, biogas and the heat and electricity that can be produced from it is still a nascent industry in many countries... Read more

  10. Co-Author of ‘Food, Globalization and Sustainability’ featured in FOODPOLIS

    FOODPOLIS reached out to Dr. Peter Oosterveer, co-author of Food, Globalization and Sustainability, to discuss the many challenges of food safety around the world.  You can read the Q&A here.  Learn more about the book here

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