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Global impact, local action : new environmental policy in Latin America

Author: Anthony L Hall
Publisher: London : Institute for the Study of the Americas, [2005]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection examines several such innovative strategies in the Amazon rainforest which involve multi-institutional responses to environmental threats, with initial results that offer cautious hope for the future."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Global impact, local action.
London : Institute for the Study of the Americas, [2005]
(OCoLC)607819914
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony L Hall
ISBN: 1900039567 9781900039567
OCLC Number: 62531876
Notes: "Papers presented at the Third Congress of European Latin Americanists, held in Amsterdam from 3-6 July 2002"--Acknowledgements.
Description: xxi, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Between globalisation and regionalisation : the political ecology of pioneers fronts in the South-West Amazon / Martin Coy --
Global implications of Amazon frontier settlement : carbon, Kyoto and the role of Amazonian deforestation / Philip M. Fearnside --
New frontiers in the Amazon / Hervé Théry --
Between conservation and development : innovations and paradox in Amazon environmental policy / Neli Aparecida de Melo --
World Bank approaches to the Brazilian Amazon : the bumpy road towards sustainable development / John Redwood --
Political reforms and sustainability in the Bolivian Amazon : decentralisation, Participación Popular and the Land Distribution Act / Martina Neuburger --
Breaking the tutelage of the state : indigenous peoples in Brazil / Dan Pasca --
Fostering change for Brazil's indigenous people : the role of the pilot programme / Judith Lisansky --
Indigenous peoples as providers of environmental services in Amazonia : warning signs from Mato Grosso / Philip M. Fearnside --
Extractivists, indigenes and protected areas : science and conservation policy in the Amazon / David Cleary --
Extractive reserves in Rondônia : the challenge of collaborative management / Sergio Rosendo --
Participatory management assessment : a framework for the short-term evaluation of locally-based floodplain resources management in the Amazon / Fábio de Castro --
Fire use and prevention in the Brazilian Amazon : a conceptual household behaviour model / Latissa Chermont.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Hall.

Abstract:

"This collection examines several such innovative strategies in the Amazon rainforest which involve multi-institutional responses to environmental threats, with initial results that offer cautious hope for the future."--Jacket.

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