Environmental Management : Introduction, Challenges, Opportunities, Paperback / softback Book

Environmental Management : Introduction, Challenges, Opportunities Paperback / softback

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This comprehensively updated third edition explores the nature and role of environmental management and offers an introduction to this rapidly expanding and changing field.

It focuses on challenges and opportunities, and core concepts including sustainable development. The book is divided into five parts:Part I (Introduction to Environmental Management): four introductory chapters cover the justification for environmental management, its theory, scope, goals and scientific backgroundPart II (Practice): explores environmental management in economics, law and business and environmental management’s relation with environmentalism, international agreements and monitoringPart III (Global Challenges and Opportunities): examines resources, challenges and opportunities, both natural and human-caused or human-aggravatedPart IV (Responses to Global Challenges and Opportunities): explores mitigation, vulnerability, resilience, adaptation and how technology, social change and politics affect responses to challengesPart V (The Future): the final chapter considers the way ahead for environmental management in the future. With its well-structured coverage, effective illustrations and foundation for further, more-focused interest, this book is easily accessible to all. It is an essential reference for undergraduates and postgraduates studying environmental management and sustainability, and an important resource for many students on courses including environmental science, environmental studies and human geography.


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