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Sustainable Development

  • Caring for the Earthby The World Coservation Union (Iucn); Unep; Wwf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more people it also appears our only rational option.' ?... more...

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000by United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation across all regions and sectors will be needed to put... more...

  • Uncommon Centsby Robert M. Abbott

    Green Frigate Books 2008; US$ 13.99

    Taking a fresh approach to the works of Henry David Thoreau, this book applies his ideas to a contemporary business setting. Gathering Thoreau's key writings on leadership, wealth and well-being, the nature of business, and simplicity and self-reliance, this study places each into a modern-day context and business model to highlight what is relevant... more...

  • Climate Economicsby Frank Ackerman; Elizabeth A. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Climate science paints a bleak picture: The continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions is increasingly likely to cause irreversible and catastrophic effects. Urgent action is needed to prepare for the initial rounds of climatic change, which are already unstoppable. While the opportunity to avert all climate damage has now passed, well-designed... 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... more...

  • Decolonizing Natureby William Adams; Martin Mulligan

    Earthscan 2002; US$ 43.95

    British imperialism was almost unparalleled in its historical and geographical reach leaving a legacy of entrenched social transformation in nations and cultures in every part of the globe. Colonial annexation and government were based on an all-encompassing system that integrated and controlled political economic social and ethnic relations and required... more...

  • Managing Coastal Tourism Resortsby Sheela Agarwal; Gareth Shaw

    Channel View Publications 2007; US$ 49.95

    The vast majority of academic research of coastal tourism resort management has been undertaken in northern and southern Europe at the expense of a wider global consideration. This book aims to address this deficit and develop a global perspective on the management issues facing coastal resorts. more...

  • Water Resources and Developmentby Clive Agnew; Philip Woodhouse

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    Water Resources and Development explores water management strategies through scientific, social and political perspectives, and uses case studies to exemplify four key development challenges: economic growth, poverty reduction, competition and conflict over water, and adaptation to climate change more...

  • Strategic Environmental Assessment for Policiesby Kulsum Ahmed

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Environmentally and socially sustainable policies are essential for good governance. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is the key tool for integrating environmental considerations into policies, programs and plans. This book focuses on SEA applied to policies. Through lessons learned from previous use of SEA on policies, it draws lessons on... more...

  • Environmental Justice in Developing Countries: Perspectives from Africa and Asia-Pacificby Rhuks Ako

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The evolving environmental justice paradigm is conceptualized differently based on political, economic and historical factors. In developed countries, emphasis is placed on the role of individuals in environmental decision-making and the protection of their access to the prerequisite environmental information and capacity to challenge environmental... more...