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  • Conservation and Sustainable Developmentby Jonathan Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 88.95

    The links between policy and practice in natural resource management are often depicted as a cyclical and rational process. In reality, policymaking 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...

  • Green in Gridlockby Paul Walden Hansen

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Facing one of the most dangerous conservation crises in history?acid rain?lawmakers, industry leaders, and activists embraced an attitude of civil engagement that sought common ground and acceptance of compromise solutions on all sides. As a result, they achieved a spectacular outcome. This approach was also at work when another planet-threatening... more...

  • International Research on Natural Resource Managementby H. Waibel; D. Zilberman

    CABI 2007; US$ 170.00

    Over the past two decades, significant investment has been made into agriculture-related natural resource management research in developing countries. This collection of case studies establishes a methodological foundation for impact assessments of NRMR through a discussion of research conducted by the CGIAR around the world. more...

  • Natural Resources Management in African Agricultureby C.B. Barrett; F. Place; A.A. Aboud

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    This text consists of selected, edited and revised papers from a workshop held at ICRAF in July 2000. It synthesizes existing information on the adoption of natural resource management investments and strategies for agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Partnerships for Protectionby Sue Stolton; Nigel Dudley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Taking into consideration the fact that many ecosystems are under-represented in protected areas of land and water and traditional management methods have often been ineffective, this volume describes how improvements can be made. Specifically, it explores ways of ensuring that all major ecosystems are safeguarded, and innovative approaches to conservation... more...

  • People, Plants and Protected Areasby John Tuxill; Gary Paul Nabhan; with Elizabeth Drexler; Michael Hathaway

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Conservation of plant resources is often focused on seed banks and botanical gardens. However, the two authors of this volume present a comprehensive conservation strategy that complements this ex-situ approach with practical guidance on in-situ management and conservation of plant resources. The book aims to facilitate better management of protected... more...

  • Shapers of the Great Debate on Conservationby Rachel White Scheuering

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2004; US$ 83.00

    This book provides students with an introduction to the individuals who have contributed to conservation policy in the United States. 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...

  • Water Policy in the Netherlandsby Stijn Reinhard

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 100.00

    As a low-lying delta region with a high population density, the Netherlands has long focused on the prevention of flooding catastrophes and the reclamation of valuable land. The evolution of Dutch water governance, beginning with the creation of local 'water boards' in the Middle Ages and growing into a complex infrastructure of polders, dams, and... more...

  • Against Extinctionby William (Bill) Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    'Conservation in the 21st century needs to be different and this book is a good indicator of why.'Bulletin of British Ecological Society Against Extinction tells the history of wildlife conservation from its roots in the 19th century, through the foundation of the Society for the Preservation of the Wild Fauna of the Empire in London in 1903 to the... more...