Dictionary of Environmental and Sustainable Development

Dictionary of Environmental and Sustainable Development

This superb, concise dictionary comprises over 2,000 entries defining terms and concepts relating to environmental planning, management, conservation and sustainable development. The text includes diagrams and boxes covering the whole span of environmental issues with the emphasis on: * international conventions * environmental law * environmental evolution in many countries * pollution control * environmental impact assessment * sustainable development * inter-generational equity Containing more entries than any other previously published dictionary of its kind, this book is an essential reference for students, environmental managers, politicians and journalists.


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Pages 268 pages
Dictionary of Environmental and Sustainable Development
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Alan Gilpin
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-04-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Son Limited

This superb, concise dictionary comprises over 2,000 entries defining terms and concepts relating to environmental planning, management, conservation and sustai
Towards the Environmental Minimum
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Stefan Theil
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A practical human rights approach strengthens environmental protection without requiring radical departures from established protection regimes and legal princi
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Michael Allaby
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

This leading dictionary - now in its fourth edition - offers wide-ranging and authoritative coverage of the earth sciences and related topics in over 7,500 clea
A Dictionary of Nursing
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Jonathan Law
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related fields.
Dictionary of Environmental Law
Language: en
Pages: 377
Authors: Alan Gilpin
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

'There is no shortage of recent dictionaries covering environmental law on reference shelves. What distinguishes this titles is its inclusive coverage of the in
Complexity and Sustainability
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Jennifer Wells
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Routledge

Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social the
Managing the Environmental Crisis in Ghana
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Kwasi Nyamekye
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-19 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Due to the strong inroads that Western scientism and Western Christianity have made in Africa as a result of colonialism, post-colonial African governments have
DARE's Dictionary of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: A.M.O. Mohamed
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-31 - Publisher: CRC Press

Ideal for anyone interested in environmental issues, this dictionary draws together information from a variety of sources to better facilitate understanding of
A Dictionary of Geography
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Susan Mayhew
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Containing over 3,100 entries on all aspects of both human and physical geography, this best-selling dictionary is the most authoritative single-volume referenc
Sustainable Tourism
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rebecca Hawkins
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Looking ahead to the 21st century, Sustainable Tourism explains the current thinking process that underlies the emerging international principles of more sustai