Environmental Justice in Latin America Problems, Promise, and Practice (Urban and Industrial Environments) by David V. Carruthers

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Subjects:

  • The Environment,
  • Law,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Latin America,
  • Environmental,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Latin America - General,
  • Law / Environmental

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL10236864M
ISBN 100262033720
ISBN 109780262033725

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Environmental justice in Mexico: the Peñoles case / Jordi Díez and Reyes Rodríguez Ecotourism, park systems, and environmental justice in Latin America / Michele Zebich-Knos Environmental justice and agricultural development in the Brazilian Cerrado / Wendy Wolford.

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This principle, which recognises that the participation of “all interested citizens” is the best way “to deal with environmental issues”, is the premise of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, the three pillars for environmental.

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These studies focus Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. environmental justice and climate change. Finally, we suggest a set of relevant questions for further scrutiny with regards to climate justice as an object of study and a field of inquiry.

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Environmental Justice in Mexico: The Peñoles Case Jordi Díez and Reyes Rodríguez PART THREE: Land, Resources, and Environmental Justice Chapter 9.

Ecotourism, Park Systems, and Environmental Justice in Latin America Michele Zebich-Knos Chapter Environmental Justice and Agricultural Development in the Brazilian Cerrado Wendy Wolford. Special Issue on Environmental Justice in Latin AmericaGuest Editors: Mauricio Berger and Cecilia Carrizo SineiroEditorial Free Environmental Justice in Latin America Mauricio Berger and.

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