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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
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...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
Agricultural drainage is the removal of excess water from the soil surface and/or soil profile of cropland, by either gravity or artificial means. The two main reasons for improving the drainage on agricultural land are for soil conservation and enhancing crop production. The management goal of agricultural drainage is to maintain a salt balance in... more...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00
Now forty years old, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) remains a landmark act in conservation and one of the world?s most comprehensive laws designed to prevent species extinctions and support recovery efforts for imperiled species. A controversial law and often subject to political attack, the ESA is successful overall but not without difficulties.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 255.95
Kevern L. Cochrane is Chief, Fisheries Management and Conservation Service of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy Serge M. Garcia is the former Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Management Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 22.71
What if there were a magic bullet to fix our ailing planet? What if it meant seizing control of Earth's climate? Clive Hamilton investigates the huge risks of reaching for desperate measures to save the planet, explains the science accessibly and uncovers the worrying motives of those promoting them. more...
- AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 44.99
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...