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Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development

Social Movements Contesting Natural Resource Development

1st Edition

Forthcoming

John F. Devlin
November 11, 2019

Presenting a broad range of case studies, this book explores rural social movements contesting natural resource development initiatives. Natural resource development takes multiple forms, including infrastructure corridors, mines, dams, resource processing plants, and pipelines. Many of which are...

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price
September 30, 2019

UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. They are designated within UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme, and form an international, intergovernmental network that supports the aims of sustainability science. This book shows their global...

Global Resource Scarcity: Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?

Global Resource Scarcity: Catalyst for Conflict or Cooperation?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Marcelle C. Dawson, Christopher Rosin, Nave Wald
September 14, 2019

A common perception of global resource scarcity holds that it is inevitably a catalyst for conflict among nations; yet, paradoxically, incidents of such scarcity underlie some of the most important examples of international cooperation. This volume examines the wider potential for the experience of...

Policy and Governance in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A Relational Equity Approach

Policy and Governance in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: A Relational Equity Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Anastasia Koulouri, Nikolai Mouraviev
August 29, 2019

This book discusses the balance of priorities within the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus and its impact on policy development and implementation, highlighting innovative perspectives in adopting a holistic approach to identify, analyse and manage the nexus component interdependencies. Due to...

Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance

Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community-Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Brian Child
August 28, 2019

This book develops the Sustainable Governance Approach and the principles of Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM). It provides practical examples of successes and failures in implementation, and lessons about the economics and governance of wild resources with global application....

Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies

Food, Energy and Water Sustainability: Emergent Governance Strategies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Laura M. Pereira, Caitlin A. McElroy, Alexandra Littaye, Alexandra M. Girard
July 30, 2019

Societies around the world face an increasingly uncertain future as social and ecological changes create pressure on resource governance, and this uncertainty calls for new models that illuminate the intersections of civil society, public sector, and private sector resource management. This volume...

Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment

Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment

1st Edition

Melissa Vogt
May 09, 2019

This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is...

The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses

The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses

1st Edition

Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj
May 09, 2019

This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work of Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly...

Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

Natural Resource Conflicts and Sustainable Development

1st Edition

E. Gunilla Almered Olsson, Pernille Gooch
April 17, 2019

Providing both a theoretical background and practical examples of natural resource conflict, this volume explores the pressures on natural resources leading to scarcity and conflict.  It is shown that the causes and driving forces behind natural resource conflicts are diverse, complex and...

Soil and Soil Fertility Management Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Fifty years of shifting visions and chequered achievements

Soil and Soil Fertility Management Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Fifty years of shifting visions and chequered achievements

1st Edition

Henk Mutsaers, Danny Coyne, Stefan Hauser, Jeroen Huising, Alpha Kamara, Generose Nziguheba, Pieter Pypers, Godfrey Taulya, Piet van Asten, Bernard Vanlauwe
April 15, 2019

Judicious soil fertility management is crucial for sustainable crop production and food security in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This book describes the various concepts and approaches underlying soil and soil fertility management research in SSA over the last fifty years. It provides...

Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development

Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development

1st Edition

Amanda Kennedy
April 15, 2019

Conflict over the extraction of coal and gas resources has rapidly escalated in communities throughout the world. Using an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary book explores cases of land use conflict through the lived experiences of communities grappling with such disputes. Drawing...

Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach

Mitigating Land Degradation and Improving Livelihoods: An Integrated Watershed Approach

1st Edition

Feras Ziadat
January 23, 2019

The research presented in this book demonstrates how an integrated ‘systems’ approach to farming in the watershed context increases the effectiveness of a production system and improves people’s livelihoods. It takes an integrated approach, using one watershed in Ethiopia as a ‘laboratory...

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