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  • A Fishery Manager's Guidebookby Kevern L. Cochrane; Serge M. Garcia

    Wiley 2009; US$ 263.95 US$ 228.76

    Co-published with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Fisheries management is the process that has evolved to try to ensure that fisheries operate in a manner that provides the immediate benefits in a sustainable manner. The widely accepted goal is that the full range of benefits should not only be available for this generation... more...

  • Conservation and Sustainable Developmentby Jonathan Davies

    International Development Research Centre 2012; US$ 84.95

    The links between policy and practice in natural resource management are often depicted as a cyclical and rational process. In reality, policy making and implementation are often irrational, unpredictable and highly political. Many science- and knowledge-based institutions undertake rigorous research with the aim of influencing policy, but often their... more...

  • Celebrity and the Environmentby Dan Brockington

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 26.95

    The battle to save the world is being joined by a powerful new group of warriors. Celebrities are lending their name to conservation causes, and conservation itself is growing its own stars to fight and speak for nature. In this timely and essential book, Dan Brockington argues that this alliance grows from the mutually supportive publicity celebrity... more...

  • Handbook of Sustainability for the Food Sciencesby Rubé Morawicki; n O.

    Wiley 2011; US$ 230.95 US$ 200.16

    Many books on sustainability have been written in the last decade, most of them dealing with agricultural systems, communities, and general business practices. In contrast, Handbook of Sustainability for the Food Sciences presents the concept of sustainability as it applies to the food supply chain from farm to fork but with a special emphasis on... more...

  • Communities and Conservationby Peter J. Brosius; Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing; Charles Zerner

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 52.99

    A group of distinguished environmentalists analyze and advocate for community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). They offer an overview of this transnational movement and its links between environmental management and social justice agendas. This book will be valuable to instructors, practitioners, and activists in environmental anthropology,... more...

  • Factor Fourby Ernst U.von Weizsacker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted from the resources we use. As the authors put it,... more...

  • Renewable Resources in Our Futureby Alden D. Hinckley; Asit K. Biswas; Margaret R. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Renewable Resources in Our Future is a collection of illustrated papers that discusses various renewable energy sources. The opening chapter discusses the concepts involved in relying solely on renewable energy, including the advantages and disadvantages. The succeeding chapters cover various renewable resources, such as solar, water, and soil. The... more...

  • Conservation and Development in Cambodiaby Sarah Milne; Sango Mahanty

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has experienced an economic transformation in the last decade,... more...

  • America's Natural Places [5 volumes]by Stacy Kowtko

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 422.00

    Each of the United States boasts numerous special places that are significant for their biodiversity, ecology, habitats for rare and endangered species, or other qualities that make them unique and worthy of preservation. These sites range from nature preserves to state and national parks, wildlife areas, ecosystems that provide a home to diverse... more...

  • Taking Care of What We Haveby Patrick Christie; David Bradford; Ray Garth; Bonifacio Gonzalez; Mark Hostetler

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 25.00

    Together, rapid population growth, increased commercialization and exploitation of aquatic resources, deforestation and pollution, and encroachments on communally owned resources by national and transnational private interests are placing the world's coastal regions under enormous pressure. One example is the Pearl Lagoon estuary, the main basin on... more...