ENCYCLOPEDIA OF REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REVIEWS - Table of Contents


PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT: POLLUTION SPREAD - MATHEMATICAL MODELS AND OPTIMIZATION

General Modeling Methods

Optimization

Three Important Transport Modes

Compartment Models

Toxicology

ECOTOXICOLOGY OF STABLE POLLUTANTS IN AFRICAN MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

Organochlorine

Heavy metals

THE RIO DECLARATION ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development

PEACE, SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

The Key Concepts

Issues of the Peace Problematic in Africa

Some Final Words

CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: OVERVIEW OF THE PHYSICAL AND HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS

The physical resources

Human resources

Pressure points

Easing the pressure

Integrated models

The future

PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF HUMAN HEALTH IN THE CONTEXT OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Defining Health

Measuring Health

What Causes Health?

Strategies to Achieve Health

Sustainable Development

INTEGRATION OF ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN DECISION MAKING

Objective

Pressures

State

Responses

SAFE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES IN CANADA AND THE USA

Objectives and Primer

Activity or Pressure

State

Detection and Diagnosis

Correction and Response

GLOBAL ACTION FOR WOMEN TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE AND EQUITABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CANADA-US PERSPECTIVE

Explanations of Inequality against Women

Gender and Globalization

Global Action as Manifested in International Women’s Conferences

PROTECTING THE ATMOSPHERE: CHINA

The protection measures for the atmosphere in China

BIODIVERSITY IN CHINA - STATUS, THREATS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Ecosystem Diversity

Species Diversity

Genetic Diversity

Recent Progress

Recommendations

LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MINORITIES IN CHINA

Ethnicity and the Grassland Ecosystem

Ethnicity and the Forest Ecological Area

Mountain Agriculture Eco-ethnicty Region

CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE IN ACTION

Planning

Monitoring

Researches

International cooperation

RESEARCH AND THEORIES IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA

Theoretical Research

Methodological Research

Experimental Research

NATURAL RESOURCES AS A BASIS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: BIORESOURCES - RUSSIA

Biological Resources of Plant Origin

Grassy and Fruticulose Non-Forest Vegetation

Biological Resources of Animal Origin

WATER RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO RUSSIA

Surface Water Resources of Russia

Groundwater Resources: Their Quality and Use

GENERAL APPROACH TO PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF LAND RESOURCES(WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO RUSSIA)

Earth’s Land Resources

Land Resources of Russia

General Principles of Sustainable Use of Land Resources

RECOGNIZING AND STRENGTHENING THE ROLE OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND THEIR COMMUNITIES

Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North on the Brink of the Third Millennium

Perspectives of Indigenous People Development

EVOLUTION OF THE NATURE USE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (FOR TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT) IN RUSSIA

Historical background

Current nature use management system

Areas of nature use management improvement

STRENGTHENING THE ROLE OF NGOS IN RUSSIA: PARTNERS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

History of the Issue

Modern State of Russian Environmental Movement

Interaction with Power Structures

Case-Studies

THE INTERACTION OF BRANCHES OF POWER IN THE TRANSITION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN RUSSIA

The Making of Environmental Policy in Russia

Priority Problems of Branches of Power Responsible for Transition to Sustainable Development

SOIL AND GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION AND REMEDIATION IN JAPAN

Present State of Groundwater Pollution

Remediation for Organochlorines

Nitrogen Pollution

GLOBAL FORUM NGO TREATIES: LINKING JAPAN TO THE WORLD

The Pre-UNCED Period (1990-1992)

During UNCED

The Post-UNCED Period

Agenda for the Future

TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE CIVILIZATION AND SOCIETY: A SOCIO-CULTURAL ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE FROM JAPAN

What is Sustainability?

A historical Perspective on Japanese Agriculture and Resource Management

Transformation of Modern Development

EDUCATION, PUBLIC AWARENESS AND TRAINING PROCESSES FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN BRAZIL: FROM HISTORY TO PERSPECTIVES

On the different spaces

Final Observations

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN:PERSPECTIVES AND FUTURE

Approach to a Conceptual Framework for Analysis

Barriers to Sustainable Development

Into the Twenty-first Century

REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW: EUROPE