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  • Towards an environmental management system for ski areas
  • Environment ; Environmental management ; Leisure ; Mountain ; Nature conservation ; North America ; Tourism ; Winter sports resort
  • Description of elements of an environmental management system which is suited to use in mountain ski area operations. This is not meant as a substitute for government regulation. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • The effect of environmental assessment on UK local planning authority decisions
  • Decision ; Decision aid ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Great Britain ; Impact study ; Management ; Project ; United Kingdom
  • Environmental assessment is intended to ensure that environmental considerations are properly weighted in the decisions made by local authorities on planning applications. Forty case studies are analysed by examining relevant documentation
  • 1997
  • Indian environmentalism and the question of the state : problems and prospects for sustainable development
  • Colonization ; Development ; Environment ; India ; Liberalisation ; Resource management ; State control ; Sustainable development
  • After a review of the arguments made by leading persons of Indian environmentalism, the A. provides an alternative framework for understanding the different forms of state interventions in natural-resource management in colonial and postcolonial
  • India. Three factors that have shaped dominant policy phases and strategies of state institutions engaged in resource management are highlighted. In focusing on the interplay of them, the A. illustrates the continuities and shifts in the strategies.
  • 1997
  • Supply-chain dynamics, environmental issues, and manufacturing firms
  • Customers ; England ; Enquiry ; Enterprise ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Firm strategy ; Industry ; Legislation ; Supplying ; United Kingdom ; Yorkshire and Humberside
  • The A. outlines the supply-chain concept, and examines its current significance as a source of environmental pressure. The nature of any supply-chain pressure experienced by a cross section of manufacturing firms in Yorkshire and Humberside
  • , and their actual responses to it, are considered. This investigation reveals that, because of heir economic importance, environmental pressure from customers has the potential to be significant. Environmental legislation is confirmed as by far the most important
  • pressure forcing firms to mitigate their environmental impact.
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, Metropolitan Univ., Manchester, Royaume-Uni
  • Environmental science and policy : generalizations and context sensitivity
  • Environment ; Environmental conservation ; Environmental management ; Locality ; Sciences ; Society-environment relationship ; Uncertainty
  • 1997
  • Stretching the limits : environmental compensation, habitat creation and sustainable development
  • Environment ; Environmental management ; Land use ; Natural resources ; Planning ; Sustainable development ; United Kingdom
  • The paper explores the conflicts surrounding environmental compensation as sustainable development is translated into policy and practice in the British planning system. Analysis at two levels (national planning policy and the negotiation
  • 1997
  • Envisioning future landscapes in the Environmentally Sensitive Areas of Scotland
  • Environment ; Land use ; Nature conservation ; Resource management ; Rural landscape ; Scotland ; United Kingdom
  • are outlined. Such approaches to landscape change are an essential foundation for the development of environmental cost-benefit analyses.
  • 1997
  • [b1] Dep. of Environmental Science, Univ., Stirling, Royaume-Uni
  • Dans quelle mesure le management territorial peut-il contribuer à la gestion de l'environnement ?
  • Environment ; Environmental management ; France ; Management ; Public service ; Sustainable development ; Territory
  • L'A. repère, sous l'enseigne de la gestion territoriale, quelques caractéristiques des propositions en management et marketing. Il discute les conditions et les modalités de leur application à l'action des collectivités publiques en mettant en
  • exergue les spécificités du territoire. Il tente d'esquisser un lien possible entre management territorial et gestion de l'environnement.
  • 1997
  • Bibliography ; Biodiversity ; Concept ; Deforestation ; Ecosystem ; Environmental conservation ; Environmental management ; Forest ; Geographical information system ; Land use ; Tropical rain forest
  • 1997
  • Agricultural practice ; Andes ; Bolivia ; Economic cost ; Environmental conservation ; Methodology ; Mountain ; Resource management ; Soil conservation ; Watershed
  • A case study from Bolivia demonstrates that a relatively inexpensive economic analysis can develop a strong case for a watershed management project. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Mapping vegetation and anthropogenic disturbances in southern Ecuador with remote sensing techniques: implications for park management
  • Deforestation ; Ecuador ; Environmental management ; Human impact ; Remote sensing ; Thematic mapping ; Vegetation
  • 1997
  • On ecological characteristics, utilization and management of the Tibetan Plateau, China
  • Biodiversity ; China ; Ecology ; Environmental management ; High mountain ; Land use ; Natural hazards ; Natural resources ; Plateau ; Poverty ; Preventive measure ; Qinghai ; Sustainable development ; Tibet ; Woman
  • 1997
  • Environment, policy and municipal waste management in the UK
  • Environmental management ; Household rubbish ; Local government ; Nuisance ; United Kingdom ; Waste
  • 1997
  • A general model for promoting the integration of national natural resources management
  • Environmental conservation ; Management ; Methodology ; Model ; Natural resources ; Soil conservation ; Water resources
  • 1997
  • Rationalization and conservation ecology and the management of nature in the United Kingdom
  • Ecology ; Environmental management ; Ideology ; Natural resources ; Nature conservation ; United Kingdom
  • 1997
  • Erosion, flooding and channel management in Mediterranean environments of southern Europe
  • and defines research gaps. In the framework of environmental change studies it is important to consider soil erosion at various spatial and temporal scales. A wide range of alternative strategies and techniques of channel and basin management must be explored
  • Soil erosion by water is one of the most important land degradation processes in Mediterranean environments. This process is strongly linked to problems of flooding and channel management. This article reviews existing knowledge on these topics
  • and modelled. A holistic approach to management of the fluvial system is recommended.
  • 1997
  • Applied geography ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Theory
  • 1997
  • Environment ; Man-environment relations ; Political geography ; Resource management
  • Discussion of how new political geographical theory can be applied to environmental issues. - (DWG)
  • 1997
  • Agriculture ; Bahia ; Brazil ; Environment ; Environmental management ; Food production ; Land development ; Rural area ; Rural deprivation ; Uneven development ; Vulnerability ; West Indies
  • of agro-water relations which incorporate internal and external market influences on food production and resource management. External demands for the quality of food products exacerbate vulnerability. These processes lead to new patterns of environmental
  • With reference to empirical evidence from Caribbean and Brazil, the paper assesses how environmental vulnerability is being created through different types of agricultural intensification and abandonment. The results suggest the need for new models
  • 1997
  • China ; Ecology ; Ecosystem ; Environmental degradation ; Environmental management ; Guangxi Zhuang ; Guizhou ; Karst ; Model ; Soil erosion ; Sustainable development ; Water quality ; Yunnan
  • 1997