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Articles from Vol. 1, No. 20, 2004

A Case Study of Cleaner Production Opportunities in Small and Medium Enterprises on the Island of Mauritius
Small Islands Developing States provide a special case in development, largely due to special characteristics of their natural, economic and social environment. Understanding and implementing strategies for sustainable development become critical issues...
Corporate Environmental Reporting Media: A Case for the World Wide Web
This paper focuses on a particular form of environmental communication, commonly referred to as corporate environmental reporting, and highlights the vital role the World Wide Web (WWW) can play in facilitating such a process. The existing limitations...
Improving the Environment in a Conservative Political Climate
Conservatives (Republicans) have a dismal record when it comes to environmental issues, at least according to environmentalists, liberals who are probably Democrats. There are exceptions to this rule, certainly, yet this is a pretty safe generality today....
ISO 14000 Standards: An Environmental Solution or a Marketing Opportunity?
The key to marketing is customer satisfaction. There is an apparent demand for green products, but these products are not without problems such as high price structure, inaccurate product claims, and so forth. This paper proposes a conceptual model suggesting...
Recommended Environmental Resources
Web Sites from Educational InstitutionsUnderstanding Evolutionhttp://evolution.berkeley.edu/This site is designed for teachers of evolutionary theory. It includes illustrated essays on the nature of science, basics of the theory, evidence, relevance,...
Review: Against the Machine: The Hidden Luddite Tradition in Literature, Art and Individual Lives
Review: Against the Machine: The Hidden Luddite Tradition in Literature, Art and Individual Lives By Nicols Fox Nicols Fox. Against the Machine: The Hidden Luddite Tradition in Literature, Art and Individual Lives. A Shearwater Book. Washington, DC:...
Review: Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation
Review: Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation By Marco Festa-Bianchet and Marco Apollonio (Eds.) Marco Festa-Bianchet and Marco Apollonio (Eds.). Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2003. 380pp. ISBN 1- 55963-958-X...
Review: Chiricahua Mountains: Bridging the Borders of Wilderness
Review: Chiricahua Mountains: Bridging the Borders of Wilderness By Ken Lamberton Ken Lamberton. Photographs by Jeff Garton. Chiricahua Mountains: Bridging the Borders of Wilderness. ucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2003. 86 pp. ISBN 0-8165-2290-1...
Review: Economic Dynamics of Environmental Law
Review: Economic Dynamics of Environmental Law By David M. Driesen David M. Driesen. Economic Dynamics of Environmental Law. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. 278 pp. ISBN 0-262-04211-8 (trade cloth); 0-262- 54139-4 (trade paper). US$62.00 (cloth); US$24.95...
Review: Ecotourism and Certification: Setting Standards in Practice
Review: Ecotourism and Certification: Setting Standards in Practice By Martha Honey (Ed.) Martha Honey (Ed.). Ecotourism and Certification: Setting Standards in Practice. Washington DC: Island Press, 2002. 407 pp. ISBN 1-55963-882-6 (cloth); 1-55963-951-2...
Review: Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime: Food Security and Globalization
Review: Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime: Food Security and Globalization by C. Ford Runge, Benjamin Senauer, Philip G. Pardey, and Mark W. Rosegrant C. Ford Runge, Benjamin Senauer, Philip G. Pardey, and Mark W. Rosegrant. Ending Hunger in Our Lifetime:...
Review: Energy: Science, Policy, and the Pursuit of Sustainability
Review: Energy: Science, Policy, and the Pursuit of Sustainability By Robert Bent, Lloyd Orr and Randall Baker (Eds.) Robert Bent, Lloyd Orr, and Randall Baker (Eds.). Energy: Science, Policy and the Pursuit of Sustainability. Washington, DC: Island...
Review: Environmental Dispute Resolution: An Anthology of Practical Solutions
Review: Environmental Dispute Resolution: An Anthology of Practical Solutions By Ann L. MacNaughton and Jay G. Martin (Eds.) Ann L. MacNaughton and Jay G. Martin (Eds.). Environmental Dispute Resolution: An Anthology of Practical Solutions. Chicago:...
Review: Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky: Brushes with Nature's Wisdom
Review: Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky: Brushes with Nature's Wisdom by Trudy Dittmar Trudy Dittmar. Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky: Brushes with Nature's Wisdom. Sightline Books, Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press, 2003. 236 pp. ISBN 0-87745-872-3...
Review: Grassroots of a Green Revolution: Polling America on the Environment
Review: Grassroots of a Green Revolution: Polling America on the Environment By Deborah Lynn Guber Deborah Lynn Guber. Grassroots of a Green Revolution: Polling America on the Environment. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. 328 pp. ISBN 0-262- 57160-9 (trade...
Review: Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment
Review: Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment By Susan Starbuck Susan Starbuck. Hazel Wolf: Fighting the Establishment. Seattle: University of Washington, 2003. 408 pp. ISBN 0-295-98222-5 (trade cloth). US$29.95Though a lifelong environmentalist in...
Review: In a Perfect Ocean: The State of the Fisheries and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean
Review: In a Perfect Ocean: The State of the Fisheries and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean By Daniel Pauly and Jay Maclean Daniel Pauly, & Jay Maclean. In a Perfect Ocean: The State of the Fisheries and Ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean....
Review: Industrialized Nature: Brute Force Technology and the Transformation of the Natural World
Review: Industrialized Nature: Brute Force Technology and the Transformation of the Natural World By Paul R. Josephson Paul R. Josephson. Industrialized Nature: Brute Force Technology and the Transformation of the Natural World. Washington, DC: Island/Shearwater,...
Review: Monitoring Ecosystems: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Evaluating Ecoregional Initiatives
Review: Monitoring Ecosystems: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Evaluating Ecoregional Initiatives By David E. Bush and Joel C. Trexler (Eds.) David E. Bush and Joel C. Trexler (Eds.) Monitoring Ecosystems : Interdisciplinary Approaches for Evaluating...
Review: Moran and Political Reasoning in Environmental Practice
Review: Moran and Political Reasoning in Environmental Practice By Andrew Light and Avner De-Shalit (Eds.) Andrew Light and Avner De-Shalit (Eds.) Moral and Political Reasoning In Environmental Practice. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2003. 357 pp. ISBN...
Review: Nature by Design: People, Natural Process and Ecological Restoration
Review: Nature by Design: People, Natural Process and Ecological Restoration By Eric Higgs Eric Higgs. Nature by Design: People, Natural Process and Ecological Restoration. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003. 341 pp. ISBN 0-262-58226- 0. US$27.95Right across...
Review: Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southwest Asia
Review: Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southwest Asia By Paul Greenough and Ann Lowenhaupt Tsing (Eds.) Paul Greenough and Ann Lowenhaupt Tsing (Eds.). Nature in the Global South: Environmental Projects in South and Southwest...
Review: Rainforest
Review: Rainforest By Sara Oldfield Sara Oldfield. Rainforest. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 2002. 160 pp. ISBN 0-262-15106-5. US$29.95 (cloth).Rainforest is a document of colorful pictures and persuasive description. It is a record of endangered species...
Review: Ranching, Endangered Species, and Urbanization in the Southwest: Species of Capital
Review: Ranching, Endangered Species, and Urbanization in the Southwest: Species of Capital By Nathan Freeman Sayre Nathan Freeman Sayre. Ranching, Endangered Species, and Urbanization in the Southwest: Species of Capital. Tucson: University of Arizona...
Review: The Glen Canyon Reader
Review: The Glen Canyon Reader By Mathew Barrett Gross Mathew Barrett Gross. The Glen Canyon Reader. Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Press, 2003. 200 pp. ISBN 0-8165-2242-1 (paper). US$17.95In his introductory piece, "Clear Creek," Mathew Gross...
Review: The Power of Light: The Epic Story of Man's Quest to Harness the Sun
Review: The Power of Light: The Epic Story of Man's Quest to Harness the Sun By Frank T. Kryza Frank T. Kryza. The Power of Light: The Epic Story of Man's Quest to Harness the Sun. New York: McGraw Hill, 2003. 299 pp. ISBN 0-07-140021- 4 (trade cloth)....
Review: Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment
Review: Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment By James Gustave Speth (Ed.) James Gustave Speth (Ed.). Worlds Apart: Globalization and the Environment. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2003. 180 pp. ISBN 1-55963- 998-9 (cloth); 1-55963-999-7 (paperback)....
The Missing Historical Environmental Context of Peter Jackson's the Lord of the Rings
Director Peter Jackson and company have successfully brought much of J.R.R. Tolkien's literary classic The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) to the big screen. The movies have been spectacular, majestic and epic. But much, including the historical environmental...
Urban Open Space: Islands of Inspiration and Repose under Pressure from Invasion
A bibliography of urban open space, listing 128 books and 56 articles devoted to a variety of issues relevant to urban open space was published in the spring 2003 issue of the Electronic Green Journal (http://egj.lib.uidaho.edu/egj18/johnson1.html)....