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200 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
4, 2, 5, 319 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
East Asia Library
xxvi, 411 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Part 1: Histories of conservation and development 1. Conservation and development in historical perspective 2. Sustainable Development in the 20th and 21st Centuries Part 2: Conservation and development in the broader global context 3. Conservation, development and the relationship between nature and society 4. Conservation and development in an era of global change 5. Conservation and development in the context of globalisation and neoliberalism 6. Global environmental governance 7. Population, consumption, conflict and environment 8. Management of natural resources in a globalised world Part 3: Conservation and development in practice 9. Protected areas, conservation and development 10. Integrated conservation and development through community conservation 11. Ecotourism, conservation and development 12. Conservation and development in the context of religious, spiritual and cultural values 13. Payments for ecosystem services in the context of material and cultural values Conclusion: Conservation and development futures.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Conservation and development share an intertwined history dating back to at least the 1700s. But what are the prospects for reconciling the two, and how far have we come with this project? This book explores these questions through a detailed consideration of the past, present and future of the relationship between conservation and development. Bringing to bear conceptual resources from political ecology, social-ecological systems thinking and science and technology studies, Conservation and Development sets this relationship against the background of the political and economic processes implicated in environmental degradation and poverty alike. Whilst recognising that the need for reconciling conservation and development processes remains as compelling as ever, it demonstrates why trade-offs are more frequently encountered in practice than synergies. It also flags alternative visions for conservation and development obscured or ignored by current framings and priorities. Bringing together policy and theory, Conservation and Development is an essential resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a useful reference for researchers in related fields. Each chapter contains a reading guide with discussion questions. The text is enlivened by a number of new case studies from around the world. A must-read for anyone interested in understanding the history, current state, and projections for future shifts in the relationship between conservation and development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415687812 20160619
Green Library
xxvii, 241 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
  • Making the green economy work for everybody / Michael Renner
  • The path to degrowth in overdeveloped countries / Erik Assadourian
  • Planning for inclusive and sustainable urban development / Eric S. Belsky
  • Moving toward sustainable transport / Michael Replogle and Colin Hughes
  • Information and communications technologies creating livable, equitable, sustainable cities / Diana Lind
  • Measuring U.S. sustainable urban development / Eugenie L. Birch and Amy Lynch
  • Reinventing the corporation / Allen L. White and Monica Baraldi
  • A new global architecture for sustainability governance / Maria Ivanova
  • Nine population strategies to stop short of 9 billion / Robert Engelman
  • From light green to sustainable buildings / Kaarin Taipale
  • Public policies on more-sustainable consumption / Helio Mattar
  • Mobilizing the business community in Brazil and beyond / Jorge Abrabāo, Paulo Itacarambi, and Henrique Lian
  • Growing a sustainable future / Monique Mikhail
  • Food security and equity in a climate-constrained world / Mia MacDonald
  • Biodiversity: combating the sixth mass extinction / Bo Normander
  • Ecosystem services for sustainable prosperity / Ida Kubiszewski and Robert Costanza
  • Getting local government right / Joseph Foti.
In the 2012 edition of its flagship report, Worldwatch celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the 1992 Earth Summit with a far-reaching analysis of progress toward building sustainable economies. Written in clear language with easy-to-read charts, "State of the World 2012" offers a new perspective on what changes and policies will be necessary to make sustainability a permanent feature of the world's economies. The Worldwatch Institute has been named one of the top three environmental think tanks in the world by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781610910378 20160609
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Marine Biology Library (Miller)
67 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
viii, 142 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Green Library
xiii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Environmental sustainability and the growth of the GDP / Paul Ekins and Michael Jacobs
  • Northern growth and environmental constraints / Andrew Glyn
  • Can the north stop consumption growth? / Juliet B. Schor
  • Population growth and the environmental crisis / Franck Amalric
  • Distributive justice and the control of global warming / V Bhaskar
  • Enclosing the global commons / Alain Lipietz
  • Environmental policies and north-south trade / Partha Sen
  • The Korean model of development and its environmental implications / Jong-Il You
  • National development and local environmental action / Gita Sen
  • Economics and ecosystems / Will Cavendish
  • Development after ecology / Bob Sutcliffe.
The essays in this study contribute to an analysis of the prospects for the world's economy in the face of environmental constraints. The contributors examine the implications of development in both northern and southern hemispheres, and the extreme differences between rich and poor nations in the distribution of income, resource use and consumption. Using extensive case studies from WIDER-sponsored research, the text explores the limits and consequences of further development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781853832246 20160528
Green Library
xviii, 292 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • 1. The Political Ecology of Cambodia's Transformation Sarah Milne and Sango Mahanty 2. Shackled to Nature? The Post-conflict State and its Symbiotic Relationship with Natural Resources Sarah Milne, Pak Kimchoeun, and Michael Sullivan Part 1: Transformation, Complexity and Contestation in Nature-Society Relations 3. Lost in Transition: Landscape, Ecological Gradients and Legibility on the Tonle Sap Floodplain Andrew S. Roberts 4. Can Market Integration Improve Livelihoods and Safeguard the Environment? The Case of Hybrid Rice Varieties in Cambodia's Agricultural Heartland Maylee Thavat 5. Land is Life: An Analysis of the Role 'Grand Corruption' Plays in Enabling Elite Grabbing of Land in Cambodia Megan MacInnes 6. Contested Development and Environment: Chinese-backed Hydropower and Infrastructure Projects in Cambodia Michael Sullivan Part 2: Interventions in Natural Resource Management 7. Managing Protected Areas in Cambodia: The Challenge for Conservation Bureaucracies in a Hostile Governance Environment Richard Paley 8. In Whose Name and in Whose Interests? An Actor-oriented Analysis of Community Forestry in Bey, a Khmer village in Northeast Cambodia Robin Biddulph 9. The Forest Carbon Commodity Chain in Cambodia's Voluntary Carbon Market Sango Mahanty, Amanda Bradley and Sarah Milne Part 3: Social Movements and Radical Responses to Transformation 10. What about the 'Unprotected' Areas? Building on Traditional Forms of Ownership and Land Use for Dealing with New Contexts Jeremy Ironside 11. Cultures and Histories of Resistance in Cambodia Margaret Slocomb 12. A 'People's' Irrigation Reservoir on the Tonle Sap Floodplain John Marston and Chhuon Hoeur 13. Story-telling and Social Change: A Case Study of the Prey Lang Community Network Terry Parnell.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415706803 20160618
Written by leading authorities from Australasia, Europe and North America, this book examines the dynamic conflicts and synergies between nature conservation and human development in contemporary Cambodia. After suffering conflict and stagnation in the late twentieth century, Cambodia has experienced an economic transformation in the last decade, with growth averaging almost ten per cent per year, partly through investment from China. However this rush for development has been coupled with tremendous social and environmental change which, although positive in some aspects, has led to rising inequality and profound shifts in the condition, ownership and management of natural resources. High deforestation rates, declining fish stocks, biodiversity loss, and alienation of indigenous and rural people from their land and traditional livelihoods are now matters of increasing local and international concern. The book explores the social and political dimensions of these environmental changes in Cambodia, and of efforts to intervene in and 'improve' current trajectories for conservation and development. It provides a compelling analysis of the connections between nature, state and society, pointing to the key role of grassroots and non-state actors in shaping Cambodia's frontiers of change. These insights will be of great interest to scholars of Southeast Asia and environment-development issues in general.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780415706803 20160618
Green Library

9. Earth summit 1992 [1992]

240, xvi p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
  • Agenda 21.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxix, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Charting a new path to eliminating hunger / Brian Halweil and Danielle Nierenberg
  • Moving ecoagriculture into the mainstream / Louise E. Buck and Sara J. Scherr
  • The nutritional and economic potential of vegetables / Abdou Tenkouano
  • Getting more crop per drop / Sandra L. Postel
  • Farmers take the lead in research and development / Brigid Letty, Qureish Noordin, Saidou Magagi, and Ann Waters-Bayer
  • Africa's soil fertility crisis and the coming famine / Roland Bunch
  • Safeguarding local food biodiversity / Serena Milano
  • Coping with climate change and building resilience : An agnostic approach to climate adaptation / David Lobell and Marshall Burke ; Investing in trees to mitigate climate change / Chris Reij ; The climate crisis on our plates / Anna Lappe
  • Post-harvest losses: a neglected field / Tristram Stuart
  • Feeding the cities / Nancy Karanja and Mary Njenga
  • Harnessing the knowledge and skills of women farmers / Dianne Forte, Royce Gloria Androa, and Marie-Ange Binagwaho
  • Investing in Africa's land : crisis and opportunity / Andrew Rice
  • The missing links : going beyond production / Samuel Fromartz
  • Improving food production from livestock / Mario Herrero [et. al.]
  • A road map for nourishing the planet : Innovations in understanding complex systems / Hans R. Herren ; Innovations in evaluating agricultural development projects / Charles Benbrook ; Innovations in institutions to support people and the planet / Marcia Ishii-Eiteman ; Innovations in governance / Anuradha Mittal ; Innovations in policy reform / Alexandra Spieldoch.
Known for tackling the most pressing issues that face our world, the Worldwatch Institute has dedicated the 2011 edition of its flagship report to a compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on what innovators globally can do to help solve a worldwide problem. State of the World 2011 not only introduces us to the latest agro-ecological innovations and their global applicability but also gives broader insights into issues including poverty, international politics, and even gender equity. Written in clear, concise language, with easy-to-read charts and tables, State of the World 2011, produced with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, provides a practical vision of the innovations that will allow billions of people to feed themselves, while restoring rural economies, creating livelihoods, and sustaining the natural resource base on which agriculture depends.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393338805 20160610
Green Library
xxvii, 269 p. : ill ; 24 cm.
  • Seeding the sustainable economy / Gary Gardner and Thomas Prugh
  • New bottom line for progress / John Talberth
  • Rethinking production / L. Hunter Lovins
  • Challenge of sustainable lifestyles / Tim Jackson
  • Meat and seafood: the global diet's most costly ingredients / Brian Halweil and Danielle Nierenberg
  • Building a low-carbon economy / Christopher Flavin
  • Improving carbon markets / Zoe Chafe and Hilary French
  • Water in a sustainable economy / Ger Bergkamp and Claudia W. Sadoff
  • Banking on biodiversity / Ricardo Bayon
  • Parallel economy of the commons / Jonathan Rowe
  • Engaging communities for a sustainable world / Erik Assadourian
  • Mobilizing human energy / Jason S. Calder
  • Investing for sustainability / Bill Baue
  • New approaches to trade governance / Mark Halle.
Growing evidence suggests that the global economy, rooted in ideas and assumptions that were progressive two hundred years ago, is now destroying its own ecological base and offering little to billions of impoverished people. In response, pioneers are creating the architecture of sustainable economies, one innovation at a time. State of the World 2008 describes these innovations-from microfinance to closed-loop manufacturing and the use of trusts to protect common resources-as well as identifying the obstacles that prevent a critical mass of people and organizations from moving toward sustainability, and rallying coalitions of stakeholders that can produce win-win solutions and strategies for achieving specific sustainability goals.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393330311 20160609
Green Library
262 p. ; 23 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxx, 529 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Aspects of the Crises in the World Chapter 5 Chapter 2: Perspectives for Transforming the Crises Chapter 6 Chapter 3: Ecofeminism: What It Is and Why It Is Important Chapter 7 Chapter 4: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Science, Economics, and Technology Chapter 8 Chapter 5: An Ecofeminist Analysis of Development Chapter 9 Chapter 6: Ecofeminist Thougts on a Possible Non-dominant World: "The Way Things Could Have Been" Chapter 10 Chapter 7: Summary, Conclusion, and Recommendations Chapter 11 Glossary Chapter 12 Bibliography Chapter 13 Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780761854289 20160608
Ecofeminism is for those who desire to improve their understanding of the current crises of poverty, environmental destruction, violence, and human rights abuses, and their causes. It is an ecofeminist analysis of modern society's dualized, patriarchal structure, showing that one-sided reductionist, masculine, and quantitative (yang) perceptions inform science, economics, and technology, resulting in subordination of holistic, feminine, and qualitative (yin) values. This yin-yang imbalance manifests as patriarchal domination of women, poor people, and nature, leading to the above crises. Since similar values inform Third World Development, its activities are also exploitative. Thus, rather than improving human well-being, development increases poverty and natural degradation in the South. Modern patriarchy manifests in neo-liberal policies that promote "free" global economic markets and trades, generating huge profits to the political and economic elites with devastating results for societies and nature worldwide. Unless we increase our awareness and demand changes that balance the yang and yin forces, patriarchal domination will eradicate life on planet Earth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780761854289 20160608
Green Library


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