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CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS FISH PROCES

Cleaner Production Assessment in Fish Processing

27 Oct 2000
This volume is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' to the fish processing industry, with a focus on the manufacture of fish fillets, canned fish, fishmeal and fish oil at fish processing plants. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of fish processing, and ...
CLEANER PRODUCT ASSESS MEAT PROCES

Cleaner Production Assessment in Meat Processing

27 Oct 2000
This publication is a guide to the application of 'cleaner production' to the meat processing industry, with a focus on the slaughtering of cattle and pigs at abattoirs. The purpose of this guide is to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of meat processing, and to highlight approaches th...
GLOBAL ENVIRO RISK

Global Environmental Risk

2 Nov 2001
Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to take toll on the environment. This book takes stock of the distinctive challenges posed by global environmental risks, the capacity of knowledge sys...
ESTRATEGIA DESARROLLO BASADA RECUR

Estrategia de Desarrollo Basada en Recursos Naturales, Una

Análisis 'Cluster' del Complejo de Cobre de la Southern Perú

Series:
Desarrollo Productivo
9 Jun 2000
El presente documento es el informe final de un estudio de caso en el marco del proyecto de investigación: 'Una Estrategia de Desarrollo basada en Recursos Naturales: el Caso de la Minería', auspiciado por el International Development Research Center de Canadá y coordinado por la Comisión Económi...
TRANSBOUNDARY FRESHWATER DISPUTE

Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Resolution

Theory, Practice and Annotated References

21 Jul 2000
The purpose of this publication is to review the literature on water disputes and related water treaties to acquire an understanding of why previous and current disputes over water have occurred and to seek lessons to be learned in preventing similar future disputes. The publication focuses on tr...
OLD SINS INDUSTRIAL METABOLISM

Old Sins

Industrial Metabolism, Heavy Metal Pollution and Environmental Transition in Central Europe

23 Jun 2000
This publication is a comprehensive summary of the perspectives and results of two innovative projects addressing questions concerning the large-scale, long-term environmental development of Europe, focusing on two of the traditionally most polluted regions in Europe: the Rhine Basin, and the Bla...
AUTORIDAD INTL LOS FONDOS

Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos, La

Un Nuevo Espacio para el Aporte del Grupo de Países Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (GRULAC)

Series:
Recursos Naturales e Infraestructura
24 Mar 2000
Las negociaciones internacionales referidas a los recursos naturales son uno de los exponentes de las dimensiones ambientales de los procesos de globalización. La presente contribución procura facilitar el análisis del proceso negociador en la Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos y antic...
EVALUACION SOBRE LAS FUENTES TERRE

Evaluación sobre las Fuentes Terrestres y Actividades que Afectan al Medio Marino, Costero y de Aguas Dulces Asociadas en la Región del Gran Caribe

Series:
Informes y Estudios del Programa de Mares Regionales del PNUMA
12 May 2000
La presente evaluación se preparó a solicitud de la Oficina de Coordinación del PAM y la Unidad de Coordinación Regional del Programa Ambiental del Caribe (UCR/PAC) para ayudar a los países de la región del Gran Caribe en sus esfuerzos por proteger el Medio Marino y lograr el desarrollo sustentab...
CULTURAL & SPIRITUAL VALUES BIODIV

Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity

A Complementary Contribution to the Global Biodiversity Assessment

25 Feb 2000
This enlightening publication presents a sample of the vast array of threads that make up the tapestry of our cultural and spiritual diversity. Some of the articles are philosophical or historical, others are scientific or legal, and some are accounts of personal experiences and beliefs. Taken to...
GLOBAL ENVIRO OUTLOOK 2000

Global Environment Outlook 2000

26 May 2000
Global Environment Outlook 2000 (GEO-2000) is a comprehensive and authoritative review and analysis of environmental conditions around the world. It presents a region-by-region analysis of the state of the world's environment highlighting key global concerns and making recommendations for policy ...
ENVIRO PERF REV UKRAINE

Environmental Performance Reviews: Ukraine

Ukraine - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 Apr 2000
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
OASIS OZONACTION STRATEGIC CD

OASIS

OzonAction Strategic Information System (CD-ROM)

25 Feb 2000
The gap in availability, quality, coherence, standardization and accessibility of data between developed and developing countries has impaired the capacities of countries to make informed decisions concerning environment and development. OASIS - the OzonAction Strategic Information System on CD-R...
KOSOVO CONFLICT CONSEQUENCES

Kosovo Conflict, The

Consequences for the Environment and Human Settlements

10 Mar 2000
This publication presents an assessment on yet another man-made environmental problem - the consequences for the environment and human settlements resulting from the NATO air strikes against Kosovo between 24 March 1999 and 10 June 1999. It focuses on five main areas: the environmental consequenc...
ENVIRO PERF REV CROATIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Croatia

Croatia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
10 Mar 2000
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
GDLNS & MANUAL ON THE PROTE

Guidelines and Manual on the Protection and Rehabilitation of Contaminated Rivers

Series:
Water Resources Series
21 Jul 2000
Rapid urban population growth and expansion of industrialization are factors that have resulted in indiscriminate discharging of industrial and human wastes into rivers. This publication presents guidelines on technical approaches as well as institutional, statutory, planning, administrative and ...
ENVIRO PERF REV LATVIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Latvia

Latvia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
23 Jul 1999
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
ENVIRO PERF REV LITHUANIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Lithuania

First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
16 Apr 1999
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
ACCOUNT & FINANC RPT ENVIRO

Accounting and Financial Reporting for Environmental Costs and Liabilities

14 May 1999
Accounting for the environment is becoming increasingly relevant to enterprises all over the world. Issued by the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting (ISAR), the purpose of this position paper is to provide assistance to enterprises, r...
ENVIRO PERF REV ESTONIA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Estonia

Estonia - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
14 May 1999
The focus of the ECE review programme is to help countries in transition to improve their individual and collective performance in environmental management. The ultimate goal is the promotion of sustainable development and the convergence of environmental conditions and policies throughout Europe...
INDUSTRIES AND ENFORCEMENT ON ENVI

Industries and Enforcement of Environmental Law in Africa

Industry Experts Review Environmental Practice

8 Jan 1999
Over the years, there has been gradual realization that environmental protection and its rational management are in fact a precondition to development. On the issue of rational management of the environment and natural resources, this publication looks at ten countries inside the African region -...
OCEANIC CIRCLE  GOVERNING THE SEAS

Oceanic Circle, The

Governing the Seas as a Global Resource

19 Feb 1999
The Oceanic Circle discusses the importance of the oceans within the global life support system, the cultural dimension of ocean space, the oceans and warfare, the wealth of the ocean and its market value and the ethical and spiritual dimension of the emerging economics of sustainable development...
ISSUES & OPTIONS THE CLEAN DEV

Issues and Options

The Clean Development Mechanism

4 Dec 1998
While many countries are keen to secure early operation of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), important roadblocks still stand in the way of an effective mechanism for implementation. This publication explores the issues and options involved in defining the CDM's structure, operations and pro...
CONDUCT ENVIRO IMPACT FOR DEV

Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries

25 Jun 1999
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and management tool for planning and decision-making. This publication includes an introduction to EIA and explains its process, methods and tools. It discusses the implementation of specific environmental management measures and the need for thei...
ENVIRO PERF REV MOLDOVA

Environmental Performance Reviews: Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova - First Review

Series:
ECE Environmental Performance Reviews Series
31 Jul 1998
Considerable efforts have been made in the Republic of Moldova in favour of environmental protection. This publication examines the legislative and institutional framework; integration of environmental and economic decisions; international cooperation; air, water, biodiversity and waste managemen...
INONDATIONS PERSONNES MENACEES

Inondations

Personnes Menacées, Stratégies de Prévention

10 Apr 1998
Cet ouvrage étudie l'importance et la nature des inondations en prenant des exemples de cas récents (Bangladesh, Canada, Chine, Etats-Unis d'Amérique, Europe Centrale, etc.). Il cherche aussi à montrer comment les sociétés peuvent se prémunir contre les risques d'inondations en évaluant les aléas...