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Environmental Management: Issues and Solutions

Edited By: M Atchia and S Tropp

250 pages, no illustrations

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #40443 | ISBN: 0471955183
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About this book

A compilation of presentations made at a series of seminars on environmental management organised by the United Nations Environment Programme. The book describes the principles and processses of ecosystems and the basic environmental management tools, including funding possibilities that are required for environmental management, particularly in developing countries.


Partial table of contents:. SOME FOUNDATIONS OF AND POLICIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. Human Ecology and Environment Ethics (L. Dangana & S. Tropp). Environmental Awareness, Education and Training (M. Atchia, et al.). ECOSYSTEMS: PROCESSES, PROBLEMS AND STRATEGIES. Efforts to Combat Land Degradation (T. Maukonen). Genetic Resources (H. Zedan). CASE STUDIES ON ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT. A Brief Overview of Forests (R. Olembo). The Built-Up Ecosystems (N. Gebremedhin). The Global Environmental Monitoring Systems (GEMS) (M. Gwynne). The Role of Law in Environmental Management at the National Level (I. Rummel-Bulska). The Global Environmental Facility (GEF) (M. Pyhala). Toxic Chemical: The UNEP International Register (J. Huismans). Bibliography. Index.

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