Ecosystems and Sustainable Development X

The Tenth International Conference on Ecosystems and Sustainable Development is the latest in a well-established series that originated from the work of the late Nobel laureate, Ilya Prigogine, who challenged us to develop the science of ecodynamics, integrating thermodynamics, ecology and economics. The papers presented at the conference, contained in this book, cover not only new research from all over the world related to ecological problems, but also new ideas and emerging concepts resulting from interdisciplinary efforts of scientists, engineers and economists.The papers are arranged in to the following subject areas: Ecosystem Modelling; Natural Resources Management; Natural Resources in Periurban Spaces; Environmental Management; Sustainable Development and Planning; Sustainable Development Studies; Energy Issues; Sustainable Indicators, Monitoring and Assessment; Ecosystem Restoration; Policies; Water Management.