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Book Chapter

State of the Environment in Asia and the pacific 2005: Economic Growth and Sustainability

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UNESCAP
Book
Based on the reports of six sectors, including forestry, freshwater, climate change, urban environment, business and environmental education, the report assesses the current environmental situation in Asia, reviews policy measures that are currently in place and presents a number of broad policy recommendations that promote sustainable development...
Discussion Paper
While waste generation is still on the rise in many countries, some of them have succeeded in reversing the increase in waste generation and raising the recycling ratio by identifying the convergence of economic and environmental benefits. Wastes range widely from country to country and span the entire spectrum from containers and pakages,...
PR, Newsletter or Other
At the IGES, we have been announcing the top news on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998. This has been with the aim of collecting and organising information about environmental issues and policy trends in the region, and to report on how the region addresses environmental problems and how it works to create a...
PR, Newsletter or Other
In order to disseminate information about the activities of the Kitakyushu Initiative to audiences in the Asia-Pacific region, this pamphlet for the 2nd phase of the Kitakyushu Initiative provides updated information on past achievements and future goals/activities.
PR, Newsletter or Other
このパンフレットは、アジア太平洋における関係者へ北九州イニシアティブに関する最新情報を発信するため、北九州イニシアティブの過去の成果および将来的な目標と活動について情報を提供します。 In order to disseminate information about the activities of the Kitakyushu Initiative to audiences in the Asia-Pacific region, this pamphlet for the 2nd phase of the Kitakyushu Initiative programme provides updated information on past achievements and future...
Discussion Paper
Access to environmental information is vital for promoting policies and measures conducive to sustainable development. It influences people's behaviour and promotes environmental responsibility and ensures that public decision-making is more environmentally sound. In Asia, however, the disclosure of infomration on the environment is limited...