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- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Conflicts over natural resources are not new. But they are now worldwide, enduring, increasingly contentious, and in some cases, intractable. In this new book, political scientist Jacqueline Vaughn explores conflicts over natural resourcesÑboth renewable and nonrenewableÑin the United States and from a worldwide perspective.||Conflicts over Natural... more...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Conservation agriculture refers to a range of soil management practices that minimise effects on composition, structure and natural biodiversity and reduce erosion and degradation. It hold tremendous potential for all sizes of farms and agro-ecological systems, but its adoption is perhaps most urgently required by smallholder farmers, especially those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 125.95
We live in a world of wide pendulum swings regarding management policies for protected areas, particularly as they affect the involvement of local people in management. Such swings can be polarizing and halt on-the-ground progress. There is a need to find ways to protect biodiversity while creating common ground and building management capacity through... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Protected areas, such as nature reserves, national parks and marine conservation areas, are the main tool of nature conservation policies and are increasing on a worldwide scale. Giving an account of the extension and diversification of protected areas, this book determines whether these two processes constitute a breakdown in conservation policies. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Flächenverbrauch sowie Störungen und Zerschneidungen in der Landschaft führen für viele Tier- und Pflanzenarten zu einschneidenden Konsequenzen. Erhöhte Mortalität, Dezimierung von Lebensräumen, verringerter Genaustausch und Verinselung der Restpopulationen erfordern eine weit über die einzelne Population oder den einzelnen Biotop hinausgehende Betrachtungsweise.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
** This title was originally published in 2007. The version published in 2012 is a PB reprint of the original HB** The protection of natural resources and biodiversity through protected areas is increasingly based on ecological principles. Simultaneously the concept of ecosystem-based management has become broadly accepted and implemented over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Most protected areas (e.g.national parks and nature reserves) have been created to protect wildlife and land- and seascape values. They currently cover over 13% of the world's land surface, around 12% of marine coastal areas and 4% of the marine shelf. Retaining and expanding these areas in the future will depend on showing their wider benefits for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
Natural resources often stretch across borders that separate modern nation states. This can create conflict and limit opportunities for regulated consumption of their goods and services, but also provide opportunities for joint multinational efforts that exceed single country capabilities. This book illustrates the diversity of transborder natural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Protected areas (PAs) contain biodiversity and ecosystems of high conservation value. In addition, these areas provide a range of benefits, both direct and indirect, to our societies and economies, i.e. so called ecosystem services. These services include, for example, an ecosystem's ability to regulate floods and climate, purify water, secure the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.50
This handbook, produced by world renowned experts from the World Conservation Union (IUCN), spans the full terrain of protected area management and is the international benchmark for the field. The book employs dozens of detailed international cases studies, hundreds of concise topical snapshots, maps, tables, illustrations and a colour plate section,... more...