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Agricultural ecology General

  • Agroecology and Strategies for Climate Changeby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Sustainable agriculture is a rapidly growing field aiming at producing food and energy in a sustainable way for our children. This discipline addresses current issues such as climate change, increasing food and fuel prices, starvation, obesity, water pollution, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest control and biodiversity depletion. Novel solutions are... more...

  • Climate Change and Food Securityby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the different methodologies and data used to understand climate?s effect on food security. It explains the nature of the climate threat, ways that crops and farmers might respond, and the potential role for public and private investment. more...

  • Agriculture and the Environmentby Terry L. Anderson; Bruce Yandle

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 17.99

    The authors focus on the major environmental constraints that limit U.S. food production without necessarily improving environmental quality. Each chapter documents a specific issue, discusses the regulatory response, and offers ideas for reform. more...

  • Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainabilityby Noureddine Benkeblia

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    We hear a lot about how agriculture affects climate change and other environmental issues, but we hear little about how these issues affect agriculture. When we look at both sides of the issues, we can develop better solutions for sustainable agriculture without adversely affecting the environment. Agroecology, Ecosystems, and Sustainability explores... more...

  • Managing Water and Agroecosystems for Food Securityby E. Boelee

    CABI 2013; US$ 145.00

    Water protection, food production and ecosystem health are worldwide issues. Changes in the global water cycle are affecting human well-being in many places, while widespread land and ecosystem degradation, driven by poor agricultural practices, is seriously limiting food production. Understanding the links between ecosystems, water, and food production... more...

  • CAP Regimes and the European Countrysideby F. Brouwer; P. Lowe

    CABI 2000; US$ 130.00

    The objectives of this title are to review assessments made on the environmental effects of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and to judge the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the European Union. more...

  • Agriculture and Climate Beyond 2015by Floor Brouwer; Bruce A. McCarl

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    Interactions between agriculture, climate and patterns of land use are complex. Major changes in agriculture, and land use patterns are foreseen in the next couple of decades in response to shifts in climate, greenhouse gas management initiatives, population growth and other forces. The book explores key interactions between changes in agriculture,... more...

  • Integrating Agriculture, Conservation and Ecotourism: Examples from the Fieldby W. Bruce Campbell; Silvia López Ortíz

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00

    This book provides concise reviews of current important and complex issues in agroecology. It identifies inadequacies, errors and gaps in knowledge that may hinder or oppose effective progress toward improving sustainability. more...

  • The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North Americaby Lisa F. Clark

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    The Changing Politics of Organic Food in North America explores the political dynamics of the remarkable transition of organic food from a ‘fringe fad’ in the 1960s to a multi-billion dollar industry in the 2000s. Taking a multidisciplinary, institutionalist approach that integrates social movement theory, public policy analysis and value... more...

  • Agriculture and the Environmentby C.A. Edwards; M.K. Wali; D.J. Horn; F. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 270.00

    Until the 1980s, global increases in food production exceeded the concomitant growth of human populations. However, progressively agriculture is becoming unable to meet the world-wide per capita needs for food. Unless there is major international cooperation in addressing the problems associated with population control, it is predicted that the global... more...