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Environmental Sciences

While complementing our titles in the Social Sciences on the philosophy and future of conversation, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s Environmental Sciences collection focuses more acutely on issues of ecotoxicology, environmental monitoring and analysis, and the scientific analysis of environmental change at different scales from the local to the global. A collection that is fundamentally interdisciplinary in nature, it will be of interest to all those concerned with the ongoing management of our fragile environment.

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Political Ecology and Environmentalism in Britain

This collection of essays highlights the different dimensions of the contemporary British environmentalist movement from a multidisciplinary viewpoint. Beginning with an historical overview of the movement, the reader is then presented with an analysis of the politics of climate change from a political science perspective. This is ...
£58.99

Trees and the Human Spirit

This volume presents a treatise on trees and how they relate to the human spirit. Through its in-depth discussion of the meaning of trees, a need for a shift in thinking becomes clear. Historically, people in dominant cultures have viewed trees as resources to be used and forests as obstacles to such endeavors as farming and ranchi...
£43.99

Vulnerability Studies in the Americas

This book is the result of a seven-year project that involved the countries of Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Canada in assessing climate change, climate change vulnerability, and adaptive capacity. It employs a unique methodology for integrating the findings brought together here, and fills a gap in academic literature in...
£61.99

Wisdom in the Context of Globalization and Civilization

What happens when our developed knowledge does not support human activities in politics, economy, culture, and infrastructure today? The solution lies in knowing what wisdom is and willingly applying it to most of humanity’s activities, transforming a chaotic civilization into a wise one.A merely knowledge-rich society cannot susta...
£64.99

A Journey in Social and Environmental Accounting, Accountability and Society

For those interested in scientific and practical debate about social, environmental and sustainable accountability, the present volume provides such a discussion at the international level, considering the different typologies of companies.There is one common factor between the gas and oil sectors, waste management, and the economy...
£58.99

Fundamentals of the Theory of Planning the Search for Space Objects

This book develops an original theory of the search for space objects, on which only crude orbital information is known. It uses a special principle to construct a plan for searching for such objects through optical or radar sensors. This principle maximally eliminates the loss of the sought-for object and provides an economical us...
£58.99

Islands of the Mind

730 million people—almost 10% of the world’s population—inhabit islands. One quarter of the states represented at the United Nations are islands. Islands constitute almost twenty percent of the total land area of Greece, and exhibit more significant aspects of biodiversity than other global contexts. They are both occasions of triu...
£61.99

Transnational Interconnections of Nature Studies and the Environmental Humanities

How is ecothinking articulated in varied research fields? What are the conjunctions and concurrences of academic endeavors in the attempt to curb environmental destruction? This collection of essays offers a multifaceted exploration of the basic tenets of environmentalism proposed by academic curricula across the world. Ecodestruct...
£58.99

Water’s Flow of Peace

This book presents the results of research cooperation between the Departments of Geography of the University of São Paulo, the University of Damascus and the University of Cambridge. It serves to refute the widely spread Malthusian paradigm—which forecasts conflicts due to water scarcity—by showing that this perspective has neithe...
£58.99
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