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Environmental Issues In Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Aldemaro Romero
ISBN : 9781402037740
Genre : Science
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This book is a collection of readings that explore environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean using natural science and social science methods. These papers demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to analyze and solve environmental problems. The essays are organized into five parts: conservation challenges; national policies, local communities, and rural development; market mechanisms for protecting public goods; public participation and environmental justice; and the effects of development policies on the environment.

Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Kevin Hillstrom
ISBN : 9781576076903
Genre : History
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Presents an overview of Latin America's and the Caribbean's present status and future outlook for economic, human, and environmental health.

News Media Coverage Of Environmental Challenges In Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Bruno Takahashi
ISBN : 9783319705095
Genre : Social Science
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This edited collection provides a unique survey of the ways in which news media organizations across Latin America and the Caribbean cover global, regional and local environmental issues and challenges. There is growing recognition within academia, governments, industries, NGOs and civil society about the importance of strategic communication and the news media in informing current societal and policy discussions about environmental issues. With this in mind, this volume explores the content of reporting as well as the structural and individual contests faced by media organizations and journalists, with a focus on the very unique political, social, cultural and environmental conditions that affect the countries individually. The book provides a survey of the most relevant and current environmental issues that have attracted public attention across the region and within countries in Latin America and the Caribbean in the first part of the 21st century. This volume will be of interest to students, instructors and researchers interested in Latin America and the Caribbean, media and the environment.

Market Based Instruments For Environmental Policymaking In Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Richard M. Huber
ISBN : 0821341499
Genre : Political Science
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To preserve the environment with the lowest possible cost to the social sector means that private costs should be aligned with social costs. Many governments in the Latin American and Caribbean Region are doing this now using market-based instruments (MBIs). This publication investigates the use of MBIs in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) context. The investigation covers a sample of eleven countries in the region and a cross-section of environmental issues in an urban setting.

The Environmental Dimension In Development Planning

Author : Osvaldo Sunkel
ISBN : 9211211646
Genre : Political Science
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"Series of essays examines problems and issues involved in facturing environmental concerns into development plans. Finds that in most Latin American countries development planners virtually ignore environmental issues"--Handbook of Latin American Studies

South America Central America And The Caribbean 2002

Author : Ed 2002 10th
ISBN : 1857431219
Genre : Reference
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Introductory surveys cover topics of regional importance; individual country chapters include analysis, statistics, and directory information; a directory and information on regional organizations

Geo Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : United Nations Environment Programme
ISBN : 9280722948
Genre : Nature
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Bolivia Environmental Issues Paper

Author : World Bank. Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office
ISBN : OCLC:1078853847
Genre : Bolivia
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Environmental Justice In Latin America

Author : David V. Carruthers
ISBN : 9780262033725
Genre : History
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Scholars and activists investigate the emergence of a distinctively Latin Americanenvironmental justice movement, offering analysis and case studies that illustrate the connectionsbetween popular environmental mobilization and social justice in the region.

Latin America And The Caribbean

Author : Brian W. Blouet
ISBN : 9780470387733
Genre : Science
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Updated and revised with many new detailed maps and photographs, this sixth edition enables geographers to explore the changes and major issues facing this dynamic region today. The historical material has been streamlined in order to focus on contemporary issues. Key environmental issues are highlighted in new boxes throughout the chapters. The Systematic surveys have been restructured. New profiles of Latin American countries and major issues are also covered. This approach will help geographers visit the dynamic people and places of Latin America.

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