integrated environmental management Books

  • Environment at the heart of Tanzania's development: Lessons from Tanzania's National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUKUTA)

    The authors of this paper reveal how national leadership, local champions, and numerous initiatives, events, and conditions constitute the Tanzanian experience of environmental mainstreaming. Many of these drivers were drawn into Tanzania's National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (MKUKUTA), enabling a significant leap forward in ...

  • Environmental management

    It includes the new versions of the ISO 14000 series of standards, as well as other complementary standards to successfully develop the environmental management. 19 UNE standards compiled in this publication, establish directives for the implementation of environmental management system, the environmental audit, eco-labelling, the analysis of the ...

  • Macroengineering: An Environmental Restoration Management Process

    Environmental restoration has entered an era of faster, better, cheaper. Uniquely suited to meet all of those requirements, macroengineering has become one of the hottest concepts in the field. Macroengineering: An Environmental Restoration Management Process provides a comprehensive understanding of all the technical, cost, and regulatory issues ...

  • Environmental Data Management

    Two basic tools for integrated management of the environment are modeling and environmental data. Both tools were available and valid in the past; however, the recent requirements for integrated environmental management have also led to a significant evolution of both modeling procedures and data management systems. Regarding these advances, ...

  • Governance as a Trialogue: Government-Society-Science in Transition

    The Global Water Partnership notes that the crisis in the water sector is a crisis of governance. The same is true for environmental management. Water management is an integral part of ecosystem governance and is closely linked to the sustainable development discourse. This book unpacks the core elements of governance, with a specific focus on ...

  • Handbook of Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing

    Manufacturers are increasingly, under pressure from their major stakeholders to integrate environmental issues in the design and management of their products. These stakeholders include customer, regulators, employees, communities, and interest groups who have a common stake in protecting the earth from pollution and in limiting the ...

  • Mainstreaming Poverty-Environment Linkages into Development Planning : A Handbook for Practitioners

    This handbook is designed to serve as a guide for champions and practitioners engaged in the painstaking task of mainstreaming poverty-environment linkages into national development planning. It draws on a substantial body of experience at the country level and the many lessons learned by the United Nations Development Programme and the United ...

  • Balkan Vital Graphics

    Environmental protection is one of the areas where the Balkan countries still face a big challenge to catch up with their western neighbours. After the 1990s conflicts and the breakup of Yugoslavia, six new Balkan states emerged. Apart from integrating environmental concerns into the new policies, a major challenge is environmental management ...

  • Institutional Dynamics in Environmental Governance

    Environmental policy in its broadest context has been significantly revitalized and renewed during the last two decades. That observation is nothing new, attested to by the number of publications, conferences and both private and public projects that have been initiated. However, our understanding of the dynamics of this renewal has generally been ...

  • Activity-Based Cost and Environmental Management

    It is clear that our environment is changing, and not for the better. Companies cannot ignore environmental issues anymore. Public awareness is growing, legislation is tightening, and demand for ISO 14000 compliance is rising. For many, however, the field of environmental management (including ISO 14000) is full of unfamiliar terms, high ...

  • Eco Targets, Goal Functions, and Orientors

    This book introduces a new concept in ecosystem theory and discusses it in an interdisciplinary framework, originating in succession theory, network theory and thermodynamics. The central hypothesis claims that there are certain system attributes which are regularly optimized in the course of ecosystem development. Many of these orientators can ...

  • Linking Species and Ecosystems

    This is the first volume devoted to the integration of population and ecosystem ecology--an approach that offers vast potential for improving our understanding of the complexities of nature and the management of environmental problems. The editors, Clive Jones and John Lawton, work at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in New York and the ...

  • Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management

    With contributions from a wide array of economists, ecologists, and government agency professionals, Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management provides a multidisciplinary approach to environmental decision-making at a watershed level. It introduces the fields of ecological risk assessment (ERA) and economic ...

  • Handbook of Globalization and the Environment

    Proponents of globalization argue that it protects the global environment from degradation and promotes worldwide sustainable economic growth while opponents argue the exact opposite. Examining the local, national, and international impacts of globalization, the Handbook of Globalization and the Environment explores strategies and solutions that ...

  • Groundwater for Sustainable Development: Problems, Perspectives and Challenges

    Designed to provide a common platform for sharing knowledge and experience, this book presents state of the art developments in the field of groundwater. Recognizing the importance of integrated water resources management, the text covers technical, environmental, legal, economic, and social aspects of groundwater resources management, ...

  • Perspectives on Uncertainty and Risk

    This volume is intended to stimulate a change in the practice of decision support, advocating an interdisciplinary approach centred on both social and natural sciences, both theory and practice. It addresses the issue of analysis and management of uncertainty and risk in decision support corresponding to the aims of Integrated Assessment. A ...

  • Strategic Management of Marine Ecosystems

    The demand for advanced management methods and tools for marine ecosystems is increasing worldwide. Today, many marine ecosystems are significantly affected by disastrous pollution from industrial, agricultural, municipal, transportation, and other anthropogenic sources. The issues of environmental integrity are especially acute in the ...

  • Beyond Enforcement? Enforcement, Compliance Assistance, and Corporate Leadership Programs in Five Midwest States Report

    This study identifies the structural and management prerequisites for sound integrated environmental compliance programs. Integrated compliance programs require unified planning and management of compliance activities and rely on targeted, priority-based problem solving. Integrated compliance programs also use the full range of compliance tools ...

  • Integrated Technology for Environmental Monitoring and Information Production

    This book focuses on the current issue of environmental data management in view of the difficulties associated with various aspects of data management, i.e., objectives and constraints, design of data collection networks, statistical and physical sampling, remote sensing and GIS, databases, reliability of data, data analysis, and transformation of ...

  • Integrated Technology for Environmental Monitoring and Information Production

    This book focuses on the current issue of environmental data management in view of the difficulties associated with various aspects of data management, i.e., objectives and constraints, design of data collection networks, statistical and physical sampling, remote sensing and GIS, databases, reliability of data, data analysis, and transformation of ...

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