This book is a collection of readings that explore environmental issues in Latin America and the Caribbean using natural science and social science methods. These papers demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to analyze and solve environmental problems. The essays are organized into five parts: conservation challenges; national policies, local communities, and rural development; market mechanisms for protecting public goods; public participation and environmental justice; and the effects of development policies on the environment.These essays are written so that readers outside of the authorsa#39; disciplines can understand them and, more importantly, ... for an overview of the regiona#39;s more pressing and intriguing environmental issues should also find this book of interest.
|Title||:||Environmental Issues in Latin America and the Caribbean|
|Author||:||Romero Aldemaro, Sarah E. West|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-02-23|