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  1. Hazards Vulnerability and Environmental Justice

    By Susan L. Cutter

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    From Hurricane Katrina and the south Asian tsunami to human-induced atrocities, terrorist attacks and the looming effects of climate change, the world is assailed by both natural and unnatural hazards and disasters. These expose not only human vulnerability - particularly that of the poorest, who...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Assessing Impact

    Handbook of EIA and SEA Follow-up

    Edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jos Arts

    Written and edited by an authoritative team of internationally known experts in environmental impact assessment (EIA), this is the first book to present in a coherent manner the theory and practice of EIA and strategic environmental assessment (SEA) follow-up. Without some form of follow-up, the...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres

    Water and Sanitation in the Worlds Cities 2006

    By Un-Habitat

    Half of the world's people live in urban areas, and roughly a third of these live in desperate poverty without access to basic amenities. Taking on the themes of UN-HABITAT's Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities (2003), this new volume focuses on the deficiencies in the provision of water and...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Escaping Poverty's Grasp

    The Environmental Foundations of Poverty Reduction

    By David Reed

    Despite decades of macroeconomic reforms, poverty reduction plans and rural growth strategies, poverty is persistent and environmental degradation is accelerating in the developing world. Though traditional economic indicators have improved in some countries, little has worked to open enduring...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Natural Advantage of Nations

    Business Opportunities, Innovations and Governance in the 21st Century

    By Karlson Hargroves, Michael Harrison Smith

    This book is more than just a 'palliative care' guide for the planet. It is about innovation, solutions, competitiveness and profitability. At work, at home and as members of society, our generation has an opportunity – to be part of the obligation - and an exciting solution in restoring the...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Relationships for Aid

    Edited by Rosalind Eyben

    International aid is about much more than money. The UN Millennium Development Goals and major events like Live 8 have focused the world spotlight on issues of poverty relief and aid like never before, but have not concentrated on the quality of relationships that can make aid succeed or fail. This...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries

    "Collective Impacts, Collective Action"

    Edited by Allen Blackman

    Small firms - including 'microenterprises' and 'small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) - play a vital economic role in developing countries. They typically provide half of all jobs. In addition, they foster entrepreneurship and help key sectors adapt to changing market conditions. In light of these...

    Published April 4th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Future of Large Dams

    Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

    By Thayer Scudder

    Viewed by some as symbols of progress and by others as inherently flawed, large dams remain one of the most contentious development issues on Earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Employing the...

    Published March 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Ethical Travel Guide

    Your Passport to Exciting Alternative Holidays

    By Polly Pattullo, Orely Minelli

    If you're tired of Tourist Traps and Guilt Trips, or just want to have a positive impact on local people and their environment, this book is for you. Find hundreds of new ideas for your next holiday and visit amazing communities not listed in other guidebooks. The Ethical Travel Guide is a natural...

    Published March 31st 2006 by Routledge

  10. The Peri-Urban Interface

    Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use

    Edited by Duncan McGregor, David Simon, Donald Thompson

    Peri-urban interfaces - the zones where urban and rural areas meet - suffer from the greatest problems to humans caused by rapid urbanization, including intense pressures on resources, slum formation, lack of adequate services such as water and sanitation, poor planning and degradation of farmland....

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge