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  1. Protecting the Ozone Layer

    The United Nations History

    By Stephen O. Andersen, K.Madhava Sarma

    In the 1970s the world became aware of a huge danger: the destruction of the stratospheric ozone layer by CFCs escaping into the atmosphere, and the damage this could do to human health and the food chain. So great was the threat that by 1987 the UN had succeeded in coordinating an international...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Globalism, Localism and Identity

    New Perspectives on the Transition of Sustainability

    By Tim O'Riordan

    Global economic and social forces are affecting everyone, everywhere. However, their influence is shaped by local communities' interpretation of these forces and responses to them. Social identities provide a guide; they are the product of history, culture, economy, patterns of governance and...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Land Law and Policy in Papua New Guinea

    By John Mugambwa, Harrison Amankwah

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 11th 2002 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Information Feudalism

    Who Owns the Knowledge Economy

    By Peter Drahos, John Braithwaite

    New intellectual property regimes are entrenching new inequalities. Access to information is fundamental to the exercise of human rights and marketplace competition, but patents are being used to lock up vital educational, software, genetic and other information, creating a global property order...

    Published June 30th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Capacity for Development

    New Solutions to Old Problems

    By Carlos Lopes, Khalid Malik, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    'The United Nations system was a pioneer in the field of technical cooperation, and capacity development is its central mandate. UNDP has long played an important leadership role in both, as a source of technical cooperation funds and advisory services and as the home of innovative intellectual...

    Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Globalising Intellectual Property Rights

    The TRIPS Agreement

    By Duncan Matthews

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    In Globalising Intellectual Property Rights, Matthews looks at various aspects of the TRIPS Agreement: agenda-setting, legal interpretation, implementation, enforcement and revision - from the viewpoint of global business interests and developing countries. It is argued that the Agreement was...

    Published May 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  7. A Trip Too Far

    Ecotourism, Politics and Exploitation

    By Rosaleen Duffy

    Environmentally-sustainable tourism or ecotourism has become a major area of interest for governments, the private sector and international lending institutions. It is regarded as a way of allowing economic development whilst protecting against environmental degradation, especially in those...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Routledge

  8. Democracy in Practice

    Public Participation in Environmental Decisions

    By Thomas C. Beierle

    In spite of the expanding role of public participation in environmental decisionmaking, there has been little systematic examination of whether it has, to date, contributed toward better environmental management. Neither have there been extensive empirical studies to examine how participation...

    Published March 26th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century

    Late Lessons from Early Warnings

    Edited by Paul Harremoes, David Gee, Malcom MacGarvin, Andy Stirling, Jane Keys, Brian Wynne, Sofia Guedes Vaz

    The precautionary principle is widely seen as fundamental to successful policies for sustainability. It has been cited in international courts and trade disputes between the USA and the EU, and invoked in a growing range of political debates. Understanding what it can and cannot achieve is...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Future for Renewable Energy 2

    Prospects and Directions, 2nd Edition

    By EUREC Agency

    The ability of renewable energy sources to supply global energy needs - if not completely then to a significant degree - has been amply demonstrated. What needs to happen now in order to make large-scale implementation possible? Leading researchers and specialists in the various fields of...

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge