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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 captivating nature memoir telling the story of Britain's Green Belt, our national obsession with the countryside, and the author's childhood.
By Qing Tian
This volume applies the science of complexity to study coupled human-environment systems CHES and integrates ideas from the social sciences of climate change into a study of rural development amid flooding and urbanization in the Poyang Lake Region PLR of China. Author Qing Tian operationalizes the concept of sustainability and...
A study of a gifted scientist and visionary who embodies the spirit of adventure and discovery.
By Max Leonard
Why do road cyclists go to the mountains? After all, cycling up a mountain is hard - so hard that, to many non-cyclists, it can seem absurd. This book takes the reader from the battles that created the Alpine roads to the shepherds tending their flocks on the peaks, and...
Using as its central example the British Association for the Advancement of Science this is the first book-length treatment of this leading body for the promotion of science for more than 25 years and the first ever of British geography's civic history.