All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Earth System Sciences  Hydrosphere  Water Resources & Management  Freshwater Resources & Management

Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-being

Edited By: Unai Pascual, Amita Shah and Jayanta Bandyopadhyay
Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-being
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Water, Agriculture, and Sustainable Well-being ISBN: 9780198061755 Hardback Oct 2009 Usually dispatched within 5 days
    £29.99
    #181674
Selected version: £29.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

The book is a scholarly presentation on various issues pertaining to water resource management and agriculture practices. These include water contamination and health; trade-off between private benefits and sustainable development; and trade and environment. The volume makes a significant contribution to methodologies for assessing environmental and economic costs and identification of appropriate policy framework for abatement. A special feature of the book is that it seeks to integrate the issues of suitability across water use for human consumption and for agricultural production by exploring a broad conceptual framework. Case studies from a number of countries such as India, Bangladesh, Belgium, and the European Union are covered.

Contents

FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION;; 1. Valuing Health Damages from Arsenic Contamination;; 2. Trade-offs between Risk and Latency of Health Hazards from Groundwater Contamination;; 3. Sustainable Solutions to Arsenic Contamination of Ground Water;; 4. Farmers as Producers of Clean Water;; 5. The Fundamentals of Physical Hydronomics;; 6. Good Ecology is Good Economics;; 7. Agriculture and Environment;; 8. Assessing Drought Risk and Vulnerability;; 9. Exploring Policy Options for Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Land Use Systems in Hills and Mountains;; 10. Climbing the Pesticide Treadmill into the Debt Trap;; 11. Valuing Benefits of Soil Conservation in Hill Areas of Bangladesh;; 12. Adoption of Soil Conservation Measures in Belgium; Index

Customer Reviews

Biography

Unai Pascual, Professor, University of Cambridge, Amita Shah, Dr., Gujarat Institute of Development Research, India, and Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta Contributors: Amita Shah, Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, India; Jayanta Bandyopadhyay, Professor and Head of the Centre for Development and Environment Policy, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India; Achiransu Acharyya, Project Research Personnel, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India; Unai Pascual, Lecturer, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; David Maddison, Reader in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham, UK;; Zubaida Choudhury, PhD student, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK; Atanu Sarkar, is Sr. QA, Department of Policy Studies, The Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi, India; Peter Maille, PhD, Natural Economics in Division of Resource Management at West Virginia University, USA; Alan Collins, Associate Professor, West Virginia University, USA; Antonio Valero, Centre of Research for Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE), University of Zaragoza, Spain; Javier Uche, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain; Alicia Valero, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zaragoza, Spain; Amaya Martnez, Centre of Research for Energy Resources and Consumption (CIRCE), University of Zaragoza, Spain; Josuel Naredo, Doctor of Economics, Graduate School of Statistics, Spain;; Joan Escriu, Catalan Water Agency, Spain; Amita Shah, Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Gujarat, India; Mrutyunjay Swain, Assistant Software Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services, Toronto, Canada; Golam Rasul, Sr. Software Engineer, Intel Corporation, San Francisco; Rimjhim M. Aggarwal, Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, USA; M. A. Monayem Miah, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh;; S.M. Fakhrul Islam, Chief Engineer, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation, Bangladesh; Erwin Wauters, Researcher, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium; Erik Mathijs, Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Edited By: Unai Pascual, Amita Shah and Jayanta Bandyopadhyay
Current promotions
Best of Winter 2018Harper CollinsOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife