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Sustainable Development

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  • Social Change and Conservationby Krishna B. Ghimire; Michael P. Pimbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 128.95

    The book discusses protected areas and conservation policies, critically reviewing protected areas management and the concepts of conservation. Drawing on case studies form North America, Europe, Asia and Africa, it shows how they affected local people - their customary rights, livelihoods, well-being and social cohesion. The book argues for an overhaul... more...

  • Atlas of Nepal in the Modern Worldby Michael Sill; John Kirkby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, surrounded by big and powerful neighbours. It is immensely diverse, ranging from the great mountains to the north through the... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Latin Americaby Arturo Lopez Ornat

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    IUCN- The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world... more...

  • Dam the Rivers, Damn the Peopleby Barbara J. Cummings

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the name of development, the powerful are colonizing the forest.... more...

  • Government and the Environmentby Laura Castellucci

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    In the today?s global "commercial society" an inquiry into the economic role of government is gaining momentum. Many crucial goods for the wellbeing of a society are not "commercial", national security and clean air are great examples. This means that the economic role of government is not limited to cure the so called "market failures" but it has... more...

  • Understanding Sustainable Developmentby John Blewitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition?s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of... more...

  • Is the Environment a Luxury?by Silvia Tiezzi; Chiara Martini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The purpose of this collection of essays is to shed some light on the complex relationship between environmental quality and the distribution of income. Are the preferences of the poor towards a cleaner environment really different from those of the rich? Environmental economists have traditionally focused on efficiency issues. In their analyses... more...

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Africaby Adrian Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The World Conservation Union, Founded in 1948,brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and... more...

  • Rising Seasby Martin Ince

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Recent and dramatic flooding in places as far apart as Bangladesh and North Wales are example of what could become commonplace if sea levels rise. Most scientists are predicting a rise of about one metre and this book, based on research carried out for the Commonwealth governments, describes in simple terms what in. likely to happen as a result and... more...

  • Threats Without Enemiesby Gwyn Prins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming, deforestation, pollution and loss of biodiversity, the picture... more...