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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Framework and Tools for Environmental Management in Africa.
Oxford : CODESRIA, ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Godwell Nhamo; Ekpe Inyang
|Notes:||Chapter 9. Understanding Environmental Education.|
|Description:||1 online resource (236 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; About the Authors; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acronyms; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction and Overview; The Concept of Environment; African Environments and Colonial Histories; A Struggle for Environmental Management Space; The Challenge; Book Outline; PART I --
FRAMEWORK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT; Chapter 2. Global Landmarks for Environmental Governance; The Stockholm Declaration of 1972; The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development; UN Conference on Desertification; Millennium Development Goals; Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. State of Environment ReportingChapter 3. International Environmental Law: Sources and Fundamentals; Sources of International Environmental Law; International Customs; General Principles of Law; Written Texts; Multilateral Environmental Agreements; Convention on Biodiversity; Convention on Wetlands of International Importance; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species; Convention to Combat Desertification; Convention on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer; Convention on Climate Change; United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; The Kyoto Protocol. The Basel and Bamako ConventionsImplementation Constraints and Achievements for Africa; Chapter 4. Environmental Management on African Agenda; Environmental Concerns in Africa; UNEP's Role in Shaping Africa's Environmental Agenda; Donors and the African Environmental Agenda; New Partnership for Africa's Development; Sub-regional Environmental Sustainability Initiatives; Controversy on Hazardous Waste Management; Chapter 5. Uncertainties and Environmental Threats in Africa; Deforestation; Logging; Harvesting Fuelwood; Pastoralism; Land Degradation and Soil Impoverishment. Droughts, Desiccation and DesertificationWildlife De-population and Extinction; Extinction; Water Pollution and Shortages; Chapter 6. Africa and Global Environmental Problems; Air Pollution; Global Warming and Climate Change; Ozone Layer Depletion; Acid Deposition; Nuclear Wastes; Treatment of Wastes and Pollutants; Solid Wastes; Chemical Pollutants; PART II --
SELECTED TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT; Chapter 7. Conservation and Natural Resource Management; Definitions; Classification of Natural Resources; Arguments for Conservation; Ecological Perspective; Ethical Perspective. Conservation StrategiesGender Considerations in Natural Resource Management; Chapter 8. Environmental Impact Assessment and Public Participation; What is Environmental Impact Assessment?; Stages in the Environmental Impact Assessment Process; Interface Between the Project and EIA Assessment Cycles; Stakeholders in the Environmental Assessment Impact Process; EIA Legislation: Policies and Frameworks; Public Consultation and Participation in EIA; Public Participation: the Case of the Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Project; Emerging Issues of Concern; Public Participation.