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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals
    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, and Stacy D. VanDeveer

    The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and their governance ramifications, calls attention to the sustainability of contemporary consumer resource use, lifestyles and supply chains. This book sets out an analytical framework for understanding these nexus issues and the related governance challenges and opportunities. Read more...

  5. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change

    Matin Bunzl, author of Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change, discusses the philosophical challenge and moral implications of climate change.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts there as well.

  6. NEW: Forest Tenure and Reform in Asia and Africa

    Local Control for Improved Livelihoods, Forest Management, and Carbon Sequestration
    Edited by Randall Bluffstone, Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    This book helps students, researchers and professionals to understand the importance and implications of these reforms for local environmental quality, climate change, and the livelihoods of villagers, who are oftentimes poor. It is shown that local forest management can oftentimes be more successful than top-down management of common pool forest resources. Read more...

  7. Ecocultures

    Blueprints for Sustainable Communities
    Edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha, Jules Pretty

    This book demonstrates how communities in both developed and developing countries are already taking action to maintain or build resilient and sustainable lifestyles. These communities, here designated as ‘Ecocultures’, are exemplars of the art and science of sustainable living. Though they form a diverse group... Read more...

  8. New Forestry Titles

    Take a look at some of our recently published titles in Forestry.

  9. Can Incomplete Streets Bridge Diversity and Sustainability Studies?

    Editors Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman on their new title, Incomplete Streets: Processes, practices, and possibilities.   

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts there as well. 

  10. NEW: Determing the Economic Value of Water

    Concepts and Methods, 2nd Edition
    By Robert A. Young and John B. Loomis 

    This volume provides the most comprehensive exposition to-date of the application of economic valuation methods to proposed water resources investments and policies. It provides a conceptual framework for valuation of both commodity and public good uses of water, addressing non-market valuation techniques appropriate to measuring public benefits - including water quality improvement, recreation, and fish habitat enhancement. Read more...

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