Water Cultural Diversity And Global Environmental Change

Author: Barbara Rose Johnston
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400717733
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Co-published with UNESCO A product of the UNESCO-IHP project on Water and Cultural Diversity, this book represents an effort to examine the complex role water plays as a force in sustaining, maintaining, and threatening the viability of ...

Water Politics And Spiritual Ecology

Author: Lisa Palmer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134680287
Size: 75.99 MB
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As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance.

Global Water Ethics

Author: Rafael Ziegler
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1315469685
Size: 10.50 MB
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This book assesses the implications of ongoing research in framing a new discipline of water ethics in practice.

Environmental Change And Globalization Double Exposures

Author: Robin Leichenko
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884269
Size: 28.86 MB
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... within different global change discourses Discourse Outcome measure Global
environmental change Biophysical Forest cover, crop productivity, species
diversity, water quality Human Livelihood diversity, ecosystem resilience
environmental Critical Income distribution, access to resources, gender equity
Globalization Benign Economic growth, employment levels, gross national
product, productivity Malignant Income distribution, access to resources, poverty
rates, cultural diversity, ...

Global Climate Change And California

Author: Joseph B. Knox
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520076600
Size: 56.80 MB
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The scientists in this forward-looking volume give their best estimates of what the future holds.

Hydrology And Global Environmental Change

Author: Nigel Arnell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317878248
Size: 28.38 MB
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Although my work there focused on frequency analysis, regional hydrology and
modelling the impacts of global change, my hydrological education benefited
enormously from wrorking in an environment with over a hundred scientists - from
a diversity of backgrounds - looking at all aspects of the hydrological cycle. My
involvement in many international projects, starting with FRIEND and moving on
through GCIP and the IPCC, has exposed me not only to different hydrological
cultures ...

Encyclopedia Of Global Environmental Change

Author: R. E. Munn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780471977964
Size: 55.46 MB
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Rayner and Malone, 1998)); pressure on the use of natural resources, mainly
energy, soil and water, technological changes, especially in telecommunication
and the internet and their economic consequences, economic globalization,
political change, social change and ethnic and cultural diversity. The following
discussion emphasizes the likely consequences of climate change and only
partially considers the other processes of change. Tourism and Climate Tourism
is not only an ...

The Economics Of Global Environmental Change

Author: Karl W. Steininger
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN:
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The intensity and the direction of change due to the aforementioned drivers are
assessed by the MEA for different ecosystems (see Figure 4.1). ... Regulating
services refer to air quality regulation, climate regulation ... Cultural services stem
from cultural diversity due to ecosystem diversity, spiritual and religious values,
knowledge systems, educational values, aesthetic values, social relations and
inspiration for an and architecture, cultural heritage values, recreation and
ecotourism.

Ethnobiology And Biocultural Diversity

Author: John R. Stepp
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820323497
Size: 27.58 MB
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Compared with the Eastern Provinces, the CWPs are economically
underdeveloped and relatively poor. Over-exploitation of natural resources, over-
grazing, water and soil erosion, environmental pollution, and deforestation have
resulted in serious impacts on local ecosystems and the environment. The loss of
biodiversity in this region is a serious problem with both local and global impacts.
With continuing population growth Bio-Cultural Diversity and Development of
China's Western ...

Water Ecosystem Services

Author: Julia Martin-Ortega
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107100372
Size: 44.31 MB
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This book uses ecosystem services-based approaches to address major global and regional water challenges, for researchers, students, and policy makers.