Holistic Management: A Commonsense Revolution to Restore our Environment download free [PDF and Ebook] by Allan Savory

Holistic Management: A Commonsense Revolution to Restore our Environment download free [PDF and Ebook] by Allan Savory year 2017
  • Book name: Holistic Management: A Commonsense Revolution to Restore our Environment
  • Author: Allan Savory
  • Release date: 2017/12/1
  • Publisher: ISLAND PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781610917421
  • Rating: 7.58 of 10
  • Votes: 428
  • Review by: Ernest Hilliard
  • Review rating: 8.29 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/19
  • Total pages: 500
  • Includes a PDF summary of 58 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Fossil fuels and livestock grazing are often targeted as major culprits behind climate change and desertification. But Allan Savory, cofounder of the Savory Institute, begs to differ. The bigger problem, he warns, is our mismanagement of resources. Livestock grazing is not the problem, it's how we graze livestock. If we don't change the way we approach land management, irreparable harm from climate change could continue long after we replace fossil fuels with environmentally benign energy sources. Holistic management is a systems-thinking approach for managing resources developed by Savory decades ago after observing the devastation of desertification in his native Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Properly managed livestock are key to restoring the world's grassland soils, the major sink for atmospheric carbon, and minimizing the most damaging impacts on humans and the natural world.This book updates Savory's paradigm-changing vision for reversing desertification, stemming the loss of biodiversity, eliminating fundamental causes 'of' human impoverishment throughout the world, and climate change.Reorganised chapters make it easier for readers to understand the framework for Holistic Management and the four key insights that underlie it. New colour photographs Showcase before-and-after examples of land restored by livestock. This long-anticipated new edition is written for new generations of farmers, eco- and social entrepreneurs, and development professionals working to address global environmental and social degradation. It offers new hope that a sustainable future for humankind and the world we depend on is within reach.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 31H6M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Management Of Land & Natural Resources, Agricultural Science, Conservation Of The Environment, Sustainable Agriculture
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 79.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x25.4mm
  • Weight: 793.79g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington, United States
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