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  • Contested Forms of Governance in Marine Protected Areasby Natalie Bown; Tim S. Gray; Selina M. Stead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    In this book, the authors examine the governance of marine protected areas (MPA), and in particular they compare two different forms of governance ? co-management (CM) and adaptive co-management (ACM). CM is characterized by the decentralization of the decision-making process, incorporating the governed as well as the government. ACM is characterized... more...

  • Stormwater Design for Sustainable Developmentby Ronald Rossmiller

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 125.00

    MANAGE STORMWATER RUNOFF THROUGH SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Stormwater Design for Sustainable Development presents an integrated approach to controlling stormwater runoff quantity and quality. With a focus on low-impact development, the book describes how to incorporate existing topography and drainage channels, curvilinear street layout,... more...

  • Managing Transboundary Waters of Latin Americaby Asit K. Biswas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Definitive analyses of transboundary water management in Latin America are conspicuous by their absence. The situation is a little better for rivers compared to groundwater resources. Transboundary water management in Latin America has been evolving in a somewhat different manner compared to other continents. The book includes eight authoritative... more...

  • The Neoliberal Regime in the Agri-Food Sectorby Steven A. Wolf; Alessandro Bonanno

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    For the last three decades, the Neoliberal regime, emphasising economic growth through deregulation, market integration, expansion of the private sector, and contraction of the welfare state has shaped production and consumption processes in agriculture and food. These institutional arrangements emerged from and advanced academic and popular beliefs... more...

  • The Closing Circleby Barry Commoner

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 25.95

    From Chapter One: This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great?and terrible?deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere?to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of environmental destruction are familiar, even tiresome. Much... more...

  • Environmental Management of Energy from Biofuels and Biofeedstocksby James G. Speight; Kamel Singh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    Biomass is a renewable resource, whose utilization has received great attention due to environmental considerations and the increasing demands of energy worldwide. Since the energy crises of the 1970s, many countries have become interested in biomass as a fuel source to expand the development of domestic and renewable energy sources, reduce the environmental... more...

  • The Governance of Rangelandsby Pedro M. Herrera; Jonathan Mark Davies; Pablo Manzano Baena

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile pastoralists. Most pastoralists manage their rangelands... more...

  • Alternative Uses for Sewage Sludgeby J. E. Hall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The treatment and disposal of sewage sludge is an expensive and environmentally sensitive problem that is growing worldwide. Sludge production is increasing whilst previously accepted methods for disposal are coming under pressure or even being phased out altogether so there is now an urgency to find cost-effective and innovative solutions that appease... more...

  • Governing Transboundary Watersby Emma S. Norman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    With almost the entire world?s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one?s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose traditional homelands may predate and challenge the current borders, and whose relationship to water sources are linked to the protection of traditional lifeways... more...

  • An Integrated Approach to Environmental Managementby Dibyendu Sarkar; Avinandan Mukherjee; Neeraj Vedwan; Rupali Datta; Robyn Hannigan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 125.00

    This book covers the most recent topics in the field of environmental management. Split into two sections the first part offers a broad synthesis and focus on the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of environmental management, with an emphasis on how these aspects have evolved over time while the second part provides an up-to-date survey... more...