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Articles from Vol. 1, No. 12, 2000

Assuming Responsibility for Packaging and Packaging Waste
ABSTRACTIn the last four decades, consumer convenience - emphasising throw-away packaging and disposable products - has become as much a tool of marketing as quality and price. The quantity of packaging in the waste stream, its visibility and the overall...
Chiefly Politics: Contested Leadership in the USDA-Forest Service
When in the fall of 1993 Jack Ward Thomas' name was floated as the Clinton Administration's choice to replace Dale Robertson as chief of the United States Forest Service, forest supervisors and other well-placed administrators were appalled. Not that...
Environmental Activism and the Internet
Abstract:This paper examines the impact and potential of Internet-based technologies in the performance of important information and communication functions of grassroots environmental organizations. Anecdotally, it is clear that Internetbased technologies...
Environmental Resources on the Web
U.S. GOVERNMENT SPONSORED WEB SITESClimate of 1999: Annual Report from the NOAA-National Climatic Data Center<http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ol/climate/research/1999/ann/ann99.html>This NOAA site provides data and discussion of climatic events and conditions...
Review: A Hazardous Inquiry: The Rashomon Effect at Love Canal
Review: A Hazardous Inquiry: The Rashomon Effect at Love Canal By Allan Mazur Mazur, Allan. A Hazardous Inquiry: The Rashomon Effect at Love Canal. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts, and London, England 1998. 272pp. US$27.00, hardcover....
Review: Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals
Review: Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals By Susan Kay Jacobson Jacobson, Susan Kay. Communication Skills for Conservation Professionals Washington D.C.:Island Press, 1999. 351pp. US $27.50, paperback, ISBN 1- 55963-509-6. Recycled...
Review: Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists
Review: Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists By Michael Brower and Warren Leon Brower, Michael and Warren Leon. Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice...
Review: Designing Healthy Cities: Prescriptions, Principles, and Practice
Review: Designing Healthy Cities: Prescriptions, Principles, and Practice By Joseph Aicher Aicher, Joseph. Designing Healthy Cities: Prescriptions, Principles, and Practice Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Co., 1998. 142pp. US $29.50, cloth. ISBN: 0894649272.Desired...
Review: Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability
Review: Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability By M.M.R. Freeman et al, eds. M.M.R. Freeman, L. Bogoslovskaya, R.A. Caulfield, I. Egede, I.I. Krupnik, M.G. Stevenson (eds). Inuit, Whaling, and Sustainability. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1998. 208pp....
Review: Nature's Numbers: Expanding the National Economic Accounts to Include the Environment
Review: Nature's Numbers: Expanding the National Economic Accounts to Include the Environment. By William D. Nordhaus and Edward C. Kokkelenberg, editors Nordhaus, William D. and Kokkelenberg, Edward C., Editors. Nature's Numbers: Expanding the National...
Review: Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle
Review: Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the Precautionary Principle By Carolyn Raffesperger and Joel Tickner, eds. Raffensperger, Carolyn, and Joel Tickner, eds. Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing the...
Review: The Complete Guide to the Hazardous Waste Regulations: RCRA, TSCA, HTMA, OSHA and Superfund. 3d Ed
Review: The Complete Guide to the Hazardous Waste Regulations: RCRA, TSCA, HTMA, OSHA and Superfund. 3d ed. By Travis P. Wagner Wagner, Travis P. The Complete Guide to the Hazardous Waste Regulations: RCRA, TSCA, HTMA, OSHA and Superfund. 3d ed. New...
Review: The Politics of Ecosystem Management
Review: The Politics of Ecosystem Management By Hanna J. Cortner and Margaret A. Moote Cortner, Hanna J., and Margaret A. Moote. The Politics of Ecosystem Management. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1998. 224 pp. US $25.00 paper ISBN 1559636726. Recycled,...
Review: The World's Water 1998-1999. the Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources
Review: The World's Water 1998-1999. The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources. By Peter H. Gleick. Gleick, Peter H. The World's Water 1998-1999. The Biennial Report on Freshwater Resources. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 1998. 307pp. Paper. ISBN:...
The Bible on Environmental Conservation: A 21st Century Prescription
AbstractIt may come as a surprise to some, but the Bible has a great deal to say about the environment and its conservation some 20 centuries since it was written. Perhaps among the most surprised will be Bible-toting church goers who may have never...
The Celebration of Earth Day: Perspectives on an Environmental Movement
IntroductionOn April 22, 2000, half a billion people around the world on five continents will be celebrating the 30th annual Earth Day. The theme proposed by the Earth Day Action Network and its supporters is global warming and the environmental crises...
The Environment and Your Health: The Search Language
Words, words, words. We live, study, and work in a world of words, yet most of us struggle with being effective in how we communicate. Some 3,000 years ago, Solomon expressed this idea when he considered that "some things never change." There is no end...
Wisdom of the Past or the Ideology of the Future?
Earth Day 2000 is a symbolic date. Aside from being the first Earth Day of the new millennium, for thirty years, people have marked April 22 as a day to honor the sacredness, complexity and beauty of the Earth. Since 1970, environmentalists of various...
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