Zanjera activities involve brush dam work and maintenance of canals which
address these problems . Canals are cleaned of sedimentation and weed growth
on a regular basis through the sarungkar work teams . When emergency flooding
Author: Dharam P. Ghai
Publisher: Psychology Press
Questions the viability of traditional management systems and uses case studies from Third World countries to highlight how local people are playing an active role in conserving their environment - and future.
The contributions, carefully selected and edited from presentations at the 17th Conference of the International Association for People-Environment Studies (IAPS) held in A Coru a, Spain, deal with the following main themes: Culture, quality ...
Author: International Association for People-Environment Studies. Conference
Publisher: Cambridge, MA ; Toronto : Hogrefe & Huber
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 Coru a, 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 environment A 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.
Author: David Garoogian
Publisher: Grey House Pub
This brand new first edition is the most up-to-date and comprehensive source for Environmental Resources and Statistics. Section I: Resources provides detailed contact information for thousands of information sources, including Associations & Organizations, Awards & Honors, Conferences, Foundations & Grants, Environmental Health, Government Agencies, National Parks & Wildlife Refuges, Publications, Research Centers, Educational Programs, Green Product Catalogs, Consultants and much more. Section II: Statistics, provides statistics and rankings on hundreds of important topics, including Children's Environmental Index, Municipal Finances, Toxic Chemicals, Recycling, Climate, Air & Water Quality and more. This kind of up-to-date environmental data, all in one place, is not available anywhere on the market place today. This brand new title is a must-have for all public and academic libraries as well as any organization with a primary focus on the environment.