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Articles from Vol. 1, No. 14, 2001

Crisis in Indonesia: Forests, Fires and Finances
The jewel in the East Asian "economic miracle" of the 1980s and 1990s came crashing to earth during late 1997 with a collapse of the currency and disintegration of the banking system. By mid-1998 Suharto was forced out of office by a tidal wave of street...
Editorial: A Good Story Ruined by the Facts
On Friday, March 16, 2001, the same email message from several prestigious and trustworthy sources was sent under the subject: "USGS Scientist fired over Arctic National Wildlife Refuge maps." The message contained the URL to a March 15 story running...
Environmental Resources on the Web
Publishers and readers are invited to send material for this column to Flora Shrode, Environmental Resources Editor, Electronic Green Journal, Hodges Library, Reference Services, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996- 1000, USA. TEL: 1-865-974-4415,...
Finding Environmental Education in the National Science Education Standards
Most disciplines in our K-16 educational system now have national standards that are used as a guide for state and regional curriculum development. While most teachers are familiar with their own national and regional standards few have the time to familiarize...
Healthy Cities in Queensland, Australia: The Cambooya Shire Experience
Over the past two decades, health policy has shifted away from reactive and palliative approaches to a more proactive and holistic concept. This broad socio-ecological view of health was endorsed in 1986 at the first International Conference on Health...
Healthy Environment, Healthy Children, and Healthy Future: You Take My Breath Away
Having introduced this three part series on children's health and the environment in my previous column (EGJ 13, December 2000), this issue will focus on the air we breathe and the impact of environmental agents on the respiratory illnesses of children....
Integrating Environmental Management in Small Industries of India
This paper investigates small industries in India. The central discussion of this paper highlights the importance of small industries and their role in the economy. Despite their importance, small industries pollute and are faced with numerous problems-major...
Review: A Guide to California's Freshwater Fishes
Review: A Guide to California's Freshwater Fishes By Bob Madgic; Illustrated by William L. Crary. Bob Madgic. A Guide to California's Freshwater Fishes. Happy Camp, CA: Naturegraph Publishers, 1999. 160 pp. ISBN 0-87961-254-1 (paper). US$19.95Out of...
Review: Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West
Review: Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West By Mark Fiege Mark Fiege. Irrigated Eden: The Making of an Agricultural Landscape in the American West. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1999. 323 pp. ISBN:...
Review: Making a Difference College and Graduate Guide: Outstanding Colleges to Help You Make a Better World
Review: Making a Difference College and Graduate Guide: Outstanding Colleges to Help You Make a Better World By Miriam Weinstein Weinstein, Miriam. Making a Difference College and Graduate Guide: Outstanding Colleges to Help You Make a Better World....
Review: Messages from Frank's Landing; A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way
Review: Messages from Frank's Landing; A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way By Charles Wilkinson Messages from Frank's Landing; A Story of Salmon, Treaties, and the Indian Way. Charles Wilkinson. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000,...
Review: Reshaping the Built Environment; Ecology, Ethics, and Economics
Review: Reshaping the Built Environment; Ecology, Ethics, and Economics By Charles J. Kibert (Ed.) Charles J. Kibert (Ed.). Reshaping the Built Environment: Ecology, Ethics, and Economics. Washington DC: Island Press, 1999. 362 pp. ISBN: 1- 55963-701-3...
Review: Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana Air Pollution, and the Courts, 1890-1920
Review: Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana Air Pollution, and the Courts, 1890-1920 By Donald MacMillan Donald MacMillan. Smoke Wars: Anaconda Copper, Montana Air Pollution, and the Courts, 1890-1920. Helena, MT: Montana Historical Society Press, 2000....
Review: The Hidden Costs of Coastal Hazards; Implications for Risk Assessment and Mitigation
Review: The Hidden Costs of Coastal Hazards; Implications for Risk Assessment and Mitigation By H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment. The Hidden Costs...
Review: To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings of Ian L. McHarg
Review: To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings of Ian L. McHarg Ian L. McHarg and Frederick L. Steiner (Eds.) Ian L. McHarg and Frederick L. Steiner (Eds.) To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings of Ian L. McHarg. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1998. 310 pp....
Review: Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy
Review: Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy By Daniel A. Mazmanian and Michael E. Kraft (Eds.) Daniel A. Mazmanian & Michael E. Kraft (Eds.). Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations...
Review: Under Southern Seas: The Ecology of Australia's Rocky Reefs
Review: Under Southern Seas: The Ecology of Australia's Rocky Reefs By Neil Andrew (Ed.) Andrew, Neil (Ed).. Under Southern Seas: The Ecology of Australia's Rocky Reefs. Malabar, FL: Krieger, 2000. 238 pp. ISBN: 1-57524-141-2 (hardbound). US$49.50A colourful...
"Till the Rivers All Run Dry": A Human Ecological Analysis of the Narmada Bachao Andolan
The World Commission on Dams report vindicates much of what dam critics have long argued. If the builders and funders of dams follow the recommendations of the WCD, the era of destructive dams should come to an end . . . Had the planning process proposed...
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