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By Dan Kainen
The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the question: What exactly does it mean to protect or save an endangered animal? It includes stories of interesting and unique conservation efforts, including some inspiring success stories.
Focusing on both theory and practice, this comprehensive account of the modeling methods used in atmospheric chemistry research will be of interest to graduate students and professionals in atmospheric sciences and engineering. Introductory chapters and reviews of the relevant mathematics make this a one-stop resource accessible to a broad readership.
The volume examines the impact that road vehicles have on the environment, and is vital for policy makers and academics in the field of pollution.
Conservation for the Anthropocene Ocean: Interdisciplinary Science in Support of Nature and People emphasizes strategies to better connect the practice of marine conservation with the needs and priorities of a growing global human population. It conceptualizes nature and people as part of shared ecosystems, with interdisciplinary methodologies and science-based applications...
Describes how Norway has successfully managed its petroleum resources and the variety of policy tools that are available to states rich in natural resources, and how these tools can be adjusted to changing domestic and international contexts.
Biosecurity regulators are charged with protecting national environments, agricultural interests and economies on tight budgets, while supporting trade. Focusing on surveillance, statistical modelling, decision making and communication, this book presents tested scientific solutions to the greatest challenges faced by biosecurity regulators today.
There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an...
A perfect introduction to climate change law, this textbook offers students and scholars an overview of the international law governing this fundamental issue. It demonstrates how to interpret the language used in the applicable instruments and conventions, and sets climate change law in its broader international legal context.