Water Cultural Diversity And Global Environmental Change

Author: Barbara Rose Johnston
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400717741
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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 ...

Dams And Development In China

Author: Bryan Tilt
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153826X
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Jia, Xinting and Roman Tomasic. 2009. Corporate Governance and Resource
Security in China. New York: Routledge. Johnston, Barbara Rose. 2012. “Water,
Culture, Power: Hydrodevelopment Dynamics.” In Barbara Rose Johnston, Lisa
Hiwasaki, Irene J. Klaver, Ameyali Ramos Castillo, and Veronica Strang, eds.,
Water, Cultural Diversity, and Global Environmental Change: Emerging Trends,
Sustainable Futures? 295–318. New York: UNESCO International Hydrological

A Political Ecology Of Women Water And Global Environmental Change

Author: Stephanie Buechler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317749820
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environmental. governance. Citt Williams and Ivan Golovnev Understanding and
adapting to climate change requires recognition of the diversity of knowledge
sources. At the local level, community perspectives, particularly of indigenous
peoples, are largely treated as anecdotal data ... Through triangulation, visually
evidenced and culturally understandable narratives of climate change move us
towards improving individual agency within multi-scale climate governance

Environmental Change And Globalization Double Exposures

Author: Robin Leichenko
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199884269
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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, ...

Water Politics And Spiritual Ecology

Author: Lisa Palmer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134680287
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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.

Culture And Sustainability

Author: P. Ester
Publisher: Purdue University Press
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Environmental concerns and support for environmental protection are widely shared by publics and elites in both richer and poorer societies, Culture and Sustainability shows.

Hydrology And Global Environmental Change

Author: Nigel Arnell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317878248
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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 ...

Ethnobiology And Biocultural Diversity

Author: John R. Stepp
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780820323497
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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 ...

Introduction To Cultural Ecology

Author: Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759123306
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As people, we all face a number of environmental issues and problems. The
environment is paying a high price for the system of intensive agriculture now
widely adopted across the world. Modernization and development have resulted
in increasing homogenization of both natural and cultural environments. Diverse
and complex ecosystems are converted into simple ones through monoculture,
with an associated loss of habitat and extinction of species. Long-term
overgrazing and ...

Sustainable Land Use In Mountainous Regions Of Southeast Asia

Author: Franz J. Heidhüs
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540712206
Size: 75.14 MB
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Meeting the Challenges of Ecological, Socio-Economic and Cultural Diversity
Franz J. Heidhüs, Ludger Herrmann, Andreas Neef, Sybille Neidhart, Jens Pape,
Pittaya Sruamsiri, Dao Chau Thu, Anne Vallé Zarate. Challenges for Insect
Management Strategies in Lychee ... In the context of agricultural production,
global environmental change and the protection of natural resources, several
aspects need to be considered. (1) The establishment of agricultural production
systems requires ...