Grassroots Environmental Action

This volume deals with the threat of environmental degradation in the Third World
, and with the wide range of actions people take on the local level to manage and
protect their natural resources - activities which have the potential to help ...

Grassroots Environmental Action

Author: Dharam Ghai

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317858042

Page: 368

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Managing resources sustainably on the local level is essential for achieving the global goal of sustainable development. The importance of people's participation for sustainable development has recently become increasingly acknowledged yet there is little understanding of the multiple dimensions that such participation involves. Grassroots Environmental Action questions the viability of traditional management systems. Case studies from Latin America, Asia and Africa focus on areas where local people are vigorous actors in the determination of their own future and that of their environment.

Environmental Action in Eastern Europe

Events during the brief era of Solidarity moved as rapidly in matters of ecology as
in all other areas of Polish life, and an environmental movement was born that
outlived its outlawed parent union. With its long tradition of nature protection, ...

Environmental Action in Eastern Europe

Author: Barbara Jancar-Webster

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 9781563241871

Page: 238

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The editor provides introductory and concluding chapters to set in context the papers from a World Slavic Congress held at Harrogate, England, July 1990. Easterners and Westerners identify key features of the communist system that resulted in environmental devastation; explore the power of the environmental movement during the downfall and stress the importance of Western assistance in several critical areas. Paper edition (187-0), $19.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Culture Environmental Action and Sustainability

Ricardo García Mira, José M Camaselle, José R Martinez. I. Introduction Culture,
environmental action and sustainability Ricardo García Mira, José M. Culture,
Environmental Action and Sustainability: I. Introduction.

Culture  Environmental Action  and Sustainability

Author: Ricardo García Mira

Publisher: Hogrefe Publishing

ISBN: 1616762829

Page: 419

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Culture is an important mediator between behavior and the environment, impacting on social participation and environmental action, and thus in turn on sustainable development. It is also of great significance in shaping our quality of life within the context of globalization, both in urban and rural areas.In this volume, renowned researchers from around the world and from a variety of disciplines, including psychology, architecture, design, and urban planning, take a global perspective in looking at the implications of culture and cultural differences for our quality of life and the way in which people interact. These implications are illustrated using real-world examples.The contributions, carefully selected and edited from presentations at the 17th Conference of the International Association for People-Environment Studies (IAPS) held in A Coruna, Spain, deal with the following main themes: Culture, quality of life, and globalization Environmental action and participation Urban sustainability and cultural diversity Children and the environment The elderly and the environmentA useful tool for researchers, students, and those involved in decision-making processes, this book should contribute to the improved management of environmental resources within a framework of sustainability, multiculturalism, and responsible environmental action.

Facing Catastrophe

Verchick proposes changes to the federal statutes governing environmental impact assessments, wetlands development, air emissions, and flood control, among others. This is a new vision of disaster law for the next generation.

Facing Catastrophe

Author: Robert R. M. Verchick

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674056949

Page: 336

View: 735

In this bold contribution to environmental law, Robert Verchick argues for a new perspective on disaster law that is based on the principles of environmental protection. He contends that government must assume a stronger regulatory role in managing natural infrastructure, distributional fairness, and public risk. Verchick proposes changes to the federal statutes governing environmental impact assessments, wetlands development, air emissions, and flood control, among others. This is a new vision of disaster law for the next generation.

Environmental Action Groups

Discusses the history of environmentalism in the United States, including background on such groups as the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the Nature Conservancy, Environmental Action, and a variety of anti-nuclear organizations.

Environmental Action Groups

Author: Robbin Lee Zeff

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub

ISBN: 9780791015933

Page: 110

View: 341

Discusses the history of environmentalism in the United States, including background on such groups as the Sierra Club, Greenpeace, the Nature Conservancy, Environmental Action, and a variety of anti-nuclear organizations.

Mulanje District Assembly

DEAP is a reference document that outlines environmental strategies, measures and programmes necessary for promoting the protection and management of the environment and the conservation and sustainable utilisation of natural resources.

Mulanje District Assembly

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Page: 57

View: 909

DEAP is a reference document that outlines environmental strategies, measures and programmes necessary for promoting the protection and management of the environment and the conservation and sustainable utilisation of natural resources.

The Student Environmental Action Guide

Provides advice and tested environmental and political action programs for the college student, including recycling, energy consumption, waste disposal, water conservation, and other areas

The Student Environmental Action Guide

Author: Earth Works Group (U.S.)

Publisher: Bathroom Readers Press

ISBN: 9781879682047

Page: 96

View: 325

Provides advice and tested environmental and political action programs for the college student, including recycling, energy consumption, waste disposal, water conservation, and other areas

Consider the Earth Environmental Activities for Grades 4 8

Environmental Activities for Grades 4 - 8 Julie M Gates. Oceans cover
approximately 70.8 percent of the Earth, 140 million square miles (361 square
kilometers), in an unevenly distributed pattern. Even though ocean bottom
features are similar ...

Consider the Earth  Environmental Activities for Grades 4   8

Author: Julie M Gates

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313078521

Page: 246

View: 192

Each chapter begins with a clear explanation of the topic, followed by detailed lesson plans for activities, supplementary and alternative activities, vocabulary definitions, and discussion questions that enhance student understanding of key concepts. This revised edition features new chapters on oceans, global warming, the greenhouse effect, El Nino, and recycling. Packed with information and easy to use, this book swiftly immerses students in environmental processes and issues, and it teaches them important scientific concepts. The hands-on activities cover a wide range of environmental topics-water, soil, wildlife, plants, ecosystems, weather, environmental problems, and oceans. Each chapter begins with a clear explanation of the topic, followed by detailed lesson plans for activities, supplementary and alternative activities, vocabulary definitions, and discussion questions that enhance student understanding of key concepts. This revised edition features new chapters on oceans, global warming, the greenhouse effect, El Nino, and recycling. Updated information on environmental problems helps build student enthusiasm by exploring issues they already recognize as timely and important. Anyone who wants to learn more about their biophysical environment-in classrooms, with youth groups, in science clubs, or at home-will find this resource helpful.