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- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 100.99
Since the 1980s, and especially since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, there has been a substantial extension in the adoption and use of Environmental Assessment (EA) procedures in developing countries and countries in transition (low and middle income countries). However, few existing texts in environmental assessment or development studies have reflected... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely endorsed by policy-makers. A key issue is the feasibility... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95
This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and economic benefits of livestock markets to women, focusing... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 270.00
With pressure increasing to utilise wastes and residues effectively and sustainably, the production of biogas represents one of the most important routes towards reaching national and international renewable energy targets. The biogas handbook: Science, production and applications provides a comprehensive and systematic guide to the development and... more...
- 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...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 22.70
Das Thema "zukunftsfähiger Umgang mit Ressourcen" ist zurzeit hochaktuell. Jedoch gestalten sich die Zusammenhänge immer unübersichtlicher. Um die bisherige Entwicklung nachvollziehen zu können und neue Strategien für einen nachhaltigen Umgang mit Rohstoffen zu entwickeln, müssen disziplinär begrenzte Sichtweisen überwunden werden.Die Herausgeber unternehmen... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
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...