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Sustainable Development of the Lake Baikal Region: A Model Territory for the World

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Lake Baikal is the oldest, largest and deepest lake in the world. Its unique animal life and the beauty of the surrounding landscapes are renowned.
The book discusses the sustainable development of the lake and its use as a model for the rest of the world. It consolidates existing data on the current state of the environment and economy of the region, develops a system of indicators of sustainable developments, makes recommendations on additional components to the existing ...
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Overview

Lake Baikal is the oldest, largest and deepest lake in the world. Its unique animal life and the beauty of the surrounding landscapes are renowned.
The book discusses the sustainable development of the lake and its use as a model for the rest of the world. It consolidates existing data on the current state of the environment and economy of the region, develops a system of indicators of sustainable developments, makes recommendations on additional components to the existing monitoring system and considers a legal framework and instrument for its implementation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642648397
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed) , #6
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 373
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Address 1
Welcome Address 3
Main Factors Necessitating Mankind's Transition to Sustainable Development 7
Environment as a NATO Priority 13
The Global Ecological Challenge: Two Years After the Rio Summit 17
The Buddhist Perspectives of Sustainable Ecological Development 27
Interaction Between Economics and the Environment from the Point of View of Sustainable Development 33
Concepts in Nature Conservation for Sustainable Development 59
A Proposal for a Set of Aggregated Indicators of the Environmental Dimension of Sustainability 71
Economic Conditions and Requirements of Sustainable Development in General and for the Lake Baikal Region in Particular 81
Influence of Environmental Factors on the Health of the Population of the Lake Baikal Region 91
The Complex Federal Program for the Protection of Lake Baikal and Rational Use of Natural Resources in the Region: Mechanisms of the Program's Implementation 99
The Role of the Irkutsk Region in Realizing Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region 105
Rational Branch and Territorial Structure of the Economy of the Republic of Buryatia 115
Perspectives of Development of the Selenga River Basin in the Territory of Mongolia 125
Characteristics of the Sustainable-development Model for the Outlying and Contact Zones of the Lake Baikal Basin 127
Energy: World Trends, the Situation in the Russian Federation and Siberia, Recommendations on Sustainable Development of the Lake Baikal Region
Mineral Resources of the Lake Baikal Region and Sustainable Development 147
Ecological Modernization of Industrial Production 155
"Castling": A Possibility of Partial Reorganization of the Economy of the Baikal Region for the Sake of Sustainable Development 171
Problems of Sustainable Development of the Agricultural Complex in the Lake Baikal Region 181
Ecological Modernization of Agriculture 187
The Role of Scientists in Developing Sustainable Land Use in the Lake Baikal Region 203
Forest Resources of the Lake Baikal Region and Perspectives of Their Industrial Exploitation 211
Informational and Cartographic Support of Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region 217
Ecologo-Economic Models of the Lake Baikal Region Development 229
Sustainable Development and Tourism. Ecotourism: A Popular Slogan or a Powerful Tool? 243
The International Sector and Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region 255
Combining Ecological and Social Studies in the Comparative Study of Pastoralism in Inner Asia 265
Preservation of the Folklore Monuments and Endangered Languages as a Major Factor of World Culture 285
International Conventions - Tools for Sustainability 291
Participation of the Local Population in Area Protection 297
Considerations Regarding Nominating Lake Baikal as a World Heritage Site 303
Sustainable Development Within Area Protection and Management of National Parks 307
Political and Legal Base for Nature Protection in a Federalist System 313
Legislating Sustainable Development: People, Politics and Process 323
The Federal Law on Lake Baikal as a Legislative Basis for Sustainable Development of the Lake Baikal Region 329
Principles and Conditions for Implementation of the Sustainable-development Programmes of the Lake Baikal Region 337
Statement: English 347
Statement: Russian 355
List of Workshop Participants 363
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