At the International Earth Summit convened in Rio de Janeiro in 1994, all nations of the world were mandated to protect the environment for the benefit of present and future generations. This collection introduces the reader to the major issues involved in the management of a number of resources critical to Caribbean development. The chapters discuss the sustainability of water, fisheries and agriculture in the region from a variety of perspectives. Particular emphasis is also given to the use of energy, recreation and coastal resource management and their impact on the fragile ecosystem. The book makes a contribution to the ongoing debate of sustainable environmental management within the region and the world.Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Waste Water, 18th edition. ... Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition. ... Fundamentals of General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, 4th edition. ... Environmental Chemistry, 6th edition.
|Title||:||Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Development in the Caribbean|
|Author||:||Ivan Goodbody, Elizabeth M. Thomas-Hope|
|Publisher||:||University of West Indies Press - 2002|