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From an Idea to an Industry: The Evolution of Ecotourism in East Africa Wildlife and Development Series No.15

by Earthprint Ltd

Tourism is the world's largest industry, and, in both developed and developing countries, ecotourism is now the fastest growing sector of this industry. Being such a powerful economic force, particularly in developing countries with little other industry, ecotourism has been able to prevent environmental destruction and, when managed correctly, ...;

Estimating the value of ecotourism in the Djoudj National Bird Park in Senegal

by Earthprint Ltd

This report presents the results of an economic study of the willingness to pay (WTP) of recreational visitors to the Djoudj National Bird Park in northern Senegal, based on interviews with 647 visitors to the park conducted in early 2003. The study forms part of a broader economic analysis of the costs and benefits of the park.;

Stakeholder Dialogues on Sustainable Development Strategies: Lessons, Opportunities and Developing Country Case Studies

by Earthprint Ltd

This book provides a unique set of case studies summarising recent developing country experiences of developing and implementing national sustainable development strategies (NSDSs). These are based directly on the work of country teams that facilitated multi-stakeholder dialogues on NSDSs.Drawing also from this work and from broader international ...;

Environmental Policy in an International Perspective

by Springer

The volume contains papers presented at a conference 'On the International Dimension of Environmental Policy'. It deals with two issues: *international environmental agreements; *environmental policies in open economies. Both issues are hot topics. The debate on how to cope with global climate change has become increasingly heated and ...;

Justice in Funding Adaptation under the International Climate Change Regime

by Springer

Covering the ethical dimensions of international-level adaptation funding, a subject of growing interest in the climate change debate, this book provides a theoretical analysis of the ethical foundations of the UNFCCC regime on adaptation funding, one that culminates in the definition of a framework of justice. The text features an interpretative ...;

Handbook of Applied Spatial Analysis

by Springer

This Handbook summarizes, explains, and demonstrates the nature of current models, methods, and techniques for the analysis of spatial data. The book is designed to be a desk reference for all researchers just getting into the field of spatial data analysis as well as for seasoned spatial analysts.The volume features contributions from the very ...;

Greening Growth in Asia and the Pacific: Follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

by Earthprint Ltd

The book explains three basic principles of Greening growth: quality of economic growth, eco-efficiency of economic growth, and environmental sustainability vis-a-vis environmental performance: and four pillars of Green growth: eco-tax reform, sustainable infrastructure, the greening of business and sustainable consumption. It explores them as ...;

Tsunami and Nonlinear Waves

by Springer

The need for tsunami research and analysis has grown dramatically following the devastating tsunami of December 2004, which affected Southern Asia. This book pursues a detailed theoretical and mathematical analysis of the fundamentals of tsunamis, especially the evolution and dynamics of tsunamis and other great waves. Of course, it includes ...;

Cancer as an Environmental Disease

by Springer

These pages contain a number of chapters from specialists in the field who consider, from a number of different perspectives, the currently available evidence that supports the environmental cancer aetiology hypothesis. This constitutes the first part of the book. In the second part of the book, an examination of the policy implications of ...;

Evictions : Environment and Urbanization 6.1

by Earthprint Ltd

South Africa, Israel, Brazil, Philippines Includes an overview of evictions worldwide and case studies on evictions in Bangkok, Manila, Karachi, Durban, Rio de Janeiro, Lhasa and Israel. Also papers on health in Nairobi's illegal settlements, urban agriculture in Harare and sustainable cities and China. There are also profiles of the Urban ...;

YMT 2004: Young Analysts workstream

by Earthprint Ltd

Integration of environmental, social, and governance issues in financial analysis would spur progress toward more sustainable business practices. To date, however, efforts to convince financial analysts to incorporate these issues have met with little success;

Environmental Simulation Chambers: Application to Atmospheric Chemical Processes

by Springer

The book gives in the first instance descriptions of different types of so-called environment chambers or photoreactors used mainly for the simulation and/or investigation of important chemical processes occurring in the atmosphere. The types of reactor described include outdoor and indoor chambers, temperature regulated chambers and glass and ...;

Biology and conservation of freshwater cetaceans in Asia

by Earthprint Ltd

This compilation brings together current information on the status of Asian freshwater cetacean populations, the factors that have caused their recent declines, and what can be done to improve their chances for survival. All of the species or populations in quesion are classified as endangered or critically endangered in the 1996 IUCN Red List of ...;

Marine protected areas needs in the South Asian seas region. Vol. 5 : Sri Lanka

by Earthprint Ltd

This series provides extensive details on the various issues that need to be considered in the planning of a system of marine and coastal protected areas, from legislation and administrative frameworks to key habitats and species, resource use and environmental problems. Each report concludes with a recommendations section which includes a summary ...;

Proteomics and Protein-Protein Interactions

by Springer

The rapidly evolving field of protein science has now come to realize the ubiquity and importance of protein-protein interactions. It had been known for some time that proteins may interact with each other to form functional complexes, but it was thought to be the property of only a handful of key proteins. However, with the advent of high ...;

Regulatory Genomics

by Springer

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the RECOMB 2004 Satellite Workshop on Regulatory Genomics, RRG 2004, held in San Diego, CA, USA in March 2004.The 10 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and improved for inclusion in the book. The papers address a broad variety of aspects of regulatory genomics ...;

Computational Neurogenetic Modeling

by Springer

Computational Neurogenetic Modeling is a student text, introducing the scope and problems of a new scientific discipline - Computational Neurogenetic Modeling (CNGM). CNGM is concerned with the study and development of dynamic neuronal models for modeling brain functions with respect to genes and dynamic interactions between genes. These include ...;

Theory and Mathematical Methods in Bioinformatics

by Springer

This monograph addresses, in a systematic and pedagogical manner, the mathematical methods and the algorithms required to deal with the molecularly based problems of bioinformatics. The book will be useful to students, research scientists and practitioners of bioinformatics and related fields, especially those who are interested in the underlying ...;

Milestones in Geosciences

by Springer

Since the early decades of the last century, some eminent European scientists have contributed to the creation of a new perspective of our planet Earth. Some outstanding scientific articles were published in the journal Geologische Rundschau (now International Journal of Earth Sciences), mostly in German. These milestones of geoscientific research ...;

Leicester Environment City: Learning How to Make Local Agenda 21 Partnerships and Participation Deliver; Local Agenda 21 Series working paper 5

by Earthprint Ltd

This paper describes the pioneering experience of the city of Leicester (in the UK) over the last 10 years in developing its Local Agenda 21 and other aspects of its work towards environmental improvement and sustainable development. It includes details of measures to improve public transport and reduce congestion, traffic accidents, reduce car ...;

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