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

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

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642648397
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/14/2011
Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 , #6
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 373
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Address.- Welcome Address.- I. Sustainable Development: General Aspects, Requirements and Indicators.- Main Factors Necessitating Mankind’s Transition to Sustainable Development.- Environment as a NATO Priority.- The Global Ecological Challenge: Two Years After the Rio Summit.- The Buddhist Perspectives of Sustainable Ecological Development.- Interaction Between Economics and the Environment from the Point of View of Sustainable Development.- Concepts in Nature Conservation for Sustainable Development.- A Proposal for a Set of Aggregated Indicators of the Environmental Dimension of Sustainability.- Economic Conditions and Requirements of Sustainable Development in General and for the Lake Baikal Region in Particular.- Influence of Enviromental Factors on the Health of the Population of the Lake Baikal Region.- II. Main Problems of the Lake Baikal Region Development and the Role of Science and Culture for Their Solution.- 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.- The Role of the Irkutsk Region in Realizing Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region.- Rational Branch and Territorial Structure of the Economy of the Republic of Buryatia.- Perspectives of Development of the Selenga River Basin in the Territory of Mongolia.- Characteristics of the Sustainable-development Model for the Outlying and Contact Zones of the Lake Baikal Basin.- 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.- Ecological Modernization of Industrial Production.- “Castling”: A Possibility of Partial Reorganization of the Economy of the Baikal Region for the Sake of Sustainable Development.- Problems of Sustainable Development of the Agricultural Complex in the Lake Baikal Region.- Ecological Modernization of Agriculture.- The Role of Scientists in Developing Sustainable Land Use in the Lake Baikal Region.- Forest Resources of the Lake Baikal Region and Perspectives of Their Industrial Exploitation.- Informational and Cartographic Support of Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region.- Ecologo-Economic Models of the Lake Baikal Region Development.- Sustainable Development and Tourism. Ecotourism: A Popular Slogan or a Powerful Tool?.- The International Sector and Sustainable Development in the Lake Baikal Region.- Combining Ecological and Social Studies in the Comparative Study of Pastoralism in Inner Asia.- Preservation of the Folklore Monuments and Endangered Languages as a Major Factor of World Culture.- III. Legislative and Administrative Support of Sustainable Development.- International Conventions — Tools for Sustainability.- Participation of the Local Population in Area Protection.- Considerations Regarding Nominating Lake Baikal as a World Heritage Site.- Sustainable Development Within Area Protection and Management of National Parks.- Political and Legal Base for Nature Protection in a Federalist System.- Legislating Sustainable Development: People, Politics and Process.- The Federal Law on Lake Baikal as a Legislative Basis for Sustainable Development of the Lake Baikal Region.- Principles and Conditions for Implementation of the Sustainable-development Programmes of the Lake Baikal Region.- IV. Statement.- English.- Russian.- List of Workshop Participants.

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