You are here

governance

Displaying 191 - 200 of 204
  • Publication

    Rio+8

    An assessment of National Councils for Sustainable Development

    Comparative analysis catalogues the different strategies pursued by NCSDs, areas of demonstrated achievement, and common obstacles.

  • Publication
  • Publication

    Urban air pollution risks to children

    A global environmental health indicator

    Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

  • Publication
  • Publication

    Logging Burma's frontier forests

    Resources and the regime

    Uses satellite and field data to assess the impact of unsustainable logging on Burma's forests and establishes a link between logging policy, deforestation, and the political violence that has plagued the country in recent years.

  • Publication
  • Publication

    All that glitters is not gold

    Balancing conservation and development in Venezuela's frontier forests...

    Warns that allowing uncontrolled extractive activities in Venezuela's Guayana region risks opportunities for economic growth and conservation. Identifies policy options for development plans with safeguard measures based on conservation, sustainability....

  • Publication

    Think Piece On U.S. Foreign Policy

    What are the potential significance and feasibility of increased integration of economic objectives and environmental objectives in U.S. foreign policy, and the projection of that integration into multilateral fora?

  • Publication
  • Publication

    Balancing the scales

    Managing biodiversity at the bioregional level

    Uses case studies to make the case for protecting biodiversity wherever it is found and not just within the boundaries of protected areas. Explains challenges and opportunities of bioregional management. Highlights core elements of successful projects.

Pages

Transboundary Environmental Governance

Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia

Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.

Monitoring for impact

Lessons on natural resources monitoring from 13 NGOs

A handbook on organizing and implementing effective natural resources monitoring programs based on the experiences of and lessons learned by thirteen NGOs.

Watershed governance

Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia

Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.

Trial by Fire

Forest Fires and Forest Policy in Indonesia's Era of Crisis and Reform...

Provides a detailed account of the human, economic, and environmental damage that occurred as a result of the 1997-98 fires in Indonesia.

Pages

Stay Connected

Sign up for our newsletters

Get the latest commentary, upcoming events, publications, maps and data. Sign up for the biweekly WRI Digest .