Toward a culture of nature : environmental policy and sustainable development in Cuba (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Toward a culture of nature : environmental policy and sustainable development in Cuba

Author: Pamela Stricker
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Toward a Culture of Nature is a comprehensive study of Cuba's environmental policy, specifically the response of the Cuban government to the collapse of the Soviet Union and subsequent shortage of petroleum products. Pamela Stricker analyzes Cuba's transition to sustainable models of agriculture, its efforts toward energy independence using renewable resources, the adoption of "green" medicine, a law framework on
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Genre/Form: Internet resource
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stricker, Pamela, 1962-
Toward a culture of nature.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)655140947
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Stricker
ISBN: 9780739120231 0739120239
OCLC Number: 124538634
Description: xviii, 157 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Sustainable development --
Politics, economics, and the shift to sustainable agriculture --
From red to green : scientists, politics, and agriculture --
Pursuing energy and medical alternatives --
Pearl of the sea --
Codifying environmental protection --
Opening Pandora's box --
Greening the curriculum --
People, nature, and development from the Cuban point of view --
Lessons.
Responsibility: Pamela Stricker.
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In 1989, facing a grace shortage of petroleum, Cuba moved toward a more sustainable society and lighter ecological footprint. This book rejuvenates the debate on sustainable development by linking  Read more...

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Stricker's treatise on the 'greening' of Cuba is a must read for anyone interested in ecologically sustainable development, both organic and urban agriculture, 'green medicine,' environmental Read more...

 
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