Desertification

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In Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Author:
Klaus
Jacob
Diana
Mangalagiu
Pandi
Zdruli
Katharina
Helming
Andrew
Onwuemele
Leila
Zamani
Darshini
Ravindranath
Hung
Vo
This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the current Land and Soil policy framework and the related shortcomings, especially in terms of policy cohesion and implementation, as well as overall effectiveness. The subsequent sections present case studies of different sets of legal and policy instruments, economic tools and incentives, as well...
Policy Report
Review of the Implementation Status of the Outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development -
This paper was prepared by Dr. SVRK Prabhakar of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), for the Regional Implementation Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16), 26-27 November 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia.Remarks:The original document can be downloaded from...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.4 No.2
Author:
Nachin Dashnyam
Dust (yellow) storms are becoming a serious environmental problem in the Asia-Pacific region.1 Being part of this region, Mongolia is beginning to experience the consequences of global warming and climate change, as well as having its own impact on the natural environment. With the transition to a market economy, the number of livestock-the main...