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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Forest Research
This paper examines local residents attitudes towards conservation and Gunung Halimun National Park, in West Java, Indonesia. A questionnaire survey and informal interviews are conducted among 74 households, in three villages, in and around the park. The survey reveals that almost all people knew about the existence and the laws of the park. Many...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1 (Summer 2002)
A decade after the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Earth Summit) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the landscape of domestic and international finance for sustainable development displays a mixed picture in the Asia and Pacific region. In a large number of countries, domestic resources have not been able to meet the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
John Byrne
Leigh Glover
As the World Summit on Sustainable Development approaches, it is timely to assess our actions on behalf of a more ecologically viable world and the barriers that remain to our realization of this goal. Globalization and sustainable development have emerged as key discourses to evaluate our social and environmental prospects. On the critical issue...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
Lester R. Brown
On 10 April 2002, the International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) had the opportunity to hold a dialogue with Lester R. Brown in Tokyo and to gain some insights into his views on sustainable development. Brown reinforced the importance of a paradigm shift from the fossil fuel-based economy to the solar-hydrogen-based economy-the eco...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
Alexandra Blanke
This paper examines the political feasibility of an ecological tax reform (ETR). To this end, a positive taxation approach is developed from which the politico-economic determinants of a successfully implemented, ecologically-oriented tax policy may be derived. Public acceptance of the ETR introduced in Germany is then evaluated on the basis of...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Review for Environmental Strategies (IRES) Volume 3 Number 1(Summer 2002)
Author:
Md. Salequzzaman
Peter Newman
The coastal areas of Bangladesh are vulnerable to natural disasters, especially from cyclones and tidal surges. Since 1958 most of the coast has been protected by the construction of embankments and sluice gates. No impact study was conducted before doing this construction. Today, however, ecological, social, economic, and cultural impacts can be...