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- 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...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
14 Farmers tell how they are adapting to climate change. Can we humans simply ignore the fires, floods and increased deaths climate change is bringing? Fourteen farmers - those bearing the brunt of climate change - who accept the science, tell how they have observed or recorded the unpredictable weather events, the reduction in rainfall and its shift... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 77.99
Evidence has been mounting for some time that intensive row-crop agriculture as practiced in developed countries may not be environmentally sustainable, with concerns increasingly being raised about climate change, implications for water quantity and quality, and soil degradation. This volume synthesizes two decades of research on the sustainability... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95
Agroecology is a science, a productive practice, and part of a social movement that is at the forefront of transforming food systems to sustainability. Building upon the ecological foundation of the agroecosystem, Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition provides the essential foundation for understanding sustainability... more...
- 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...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 139.95
Agriculture is one of the prime users of water, particularly in arid places with already-limited water resources, and its effects are diverse and far reaching. Providing a nuanced study of agricultural resource management, this informative book takes a four-pronged approach, covering research on: ? The impact of agriculture on water ? The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95
This book analyses the nature of the relationships between crops, livestock and the bio-physical environment, and the extent to which man has managed and modified the products and environment to suit his/her own particular needs. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 109.95
With contributions from leading scientists in agricultural biology and young researchers, this book examines the ecological consequences that sometimes arise with various methods of increasing crop productivity. It also presents agroecological approaches to crop improvement and productivity from several perspectives, examines alternative energy sources,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 126.00
This study analyses the promotion of collective action for agri-environmental public goods and addresses externalities by reviewing the experience of various OECD member countries. Twenty-five cases from. 13 countries (Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden and the United... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 89.95
This book covers the relevant aspects of agricultural production related to the interactions between natural processes, human activities and the environment. It examines the functions of various agroecosystems at the field, landscape and global scale. more...