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  • Factor Fourby Ernst U.von Weizsacker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Since the industrial revolution, progress has meant an increase in labour productivity. Factor Four describes a new form of progress, resource productivity, a form which meets the overriding imperative for the future (sustainability). It shows how at least four times as much wealth can be extracted from the resources we use. As the authors put it,... more...

  • The Ecological Hoofprintby Tony Weis

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 24.95

    This book explains how the phenomenal growth and industrialization of livestock production is a central part of the accelerating biophysical contradictions of industrial capitalist agriculture and of ongoing and future food crises. 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...

  • Conflicts over Natural Resources: A Reference Handbookby Jacqueline Vaughn

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 75.00

    Conflicts over natural resources are not new. But they are now worldwide, enduring, increasingly contentious, and in some cases, intractable. In this new book, political scientist Jacqueline Vaughn explores conflicts over natural resources—both renewable and nonrenewable—in the United States and from a worldwide perspective. Conflicts over Natural... more...

  • Resisting Reform?by Kshithij Urs; Richard Whittell

    SAGE India 2008; US$ 24.95

    A wide range of people and organisations, united by either a belief in market-based. economics or a financial stake in the water business or both, are convinced that. water should primarily be treated as a commodity to be bought and sold so that. all water services can cover their costs. To this end, they advocate private ownership. of water supply... 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...

  • 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...

  • Adapting Agriculture to Climate Changeby Chris Stokes; Mark Howden

    CSIRO Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    A fundamental resource for preparing Australia's primary industries for the challenges and opportunities of climate change. more...

  • Growing Crops with Reclaimed Wastewaterby Daryl Stevens

    CSIRO Publishing 2006; US$ 115.00

    The definitive Australian reference on the principles of using reclaimed wastewater for agricultural purposes. more...

  • Thirstby Alan Snitow; Deborah Kaufman; Michael Fox

    Wiley 2007; US$ 31.00 US$ 27.50

    Out of sight of most Americans, global corporations like Nestlé, Suez, and Veolia are rapidly buying up our local water sources—lakes, streams, and springs—and taking control of public water services. In their drive to privatize and commodify water, they have manipulated and bought politicians, clinched backroom deals, and subverted... more...