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Environmental strategies for sustainable development in urban areas

lessons from Africa and Latin America

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Urbanization -- Environmental aspects -- Latin America -- Congresses,
    • Sustainable development -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Sustainable development -- Latin America -- Congresses,
    • Urban ecology -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Urban ecology -- Latin America -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdesio Fernandes, editor.
      SeriesStudies in green research
      ContributionsInternational Conference "Environmental Strategies for Sustainable Development in Urban Areas : Lessons from Africa and Latin America" (1996 : University of London)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT384.A35 E58 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL394592M
      ISBN 101840141557
      LC Control Number98072624

      3 Principles of Urban Sustainability: A Roadmap for Decision Making. It must be recognized that ultimately all sustainability is limited by biophysical limits and finite resources at the global scale (e.g., Burger et al., ; Rees, ).A city or region cannot be sustainable if its principles and actions toward its own, local-level sustainability do not scale up to sustainability globally. The book tackles these challenges by integrating environmental scholarship, economic evaluation, and urban strategies under one umbrella of thought. The relational paradigms presented include examples that correlate developed and developing countries, socioeconomics and community development, and governance of knowledge and : Springer Singapore.

      Analysis and Strategies for Sustainable Regional Planning tourism and public use, landscape, sustainability, socio-demography, economic development and governance. The book is intended for planners and researchers from various disciplines, including urban planning, forestry, agriculture, cultural and touristic management, and sustainability. Develop and implement green infrastructure strategies, such as maintaining important natural areas (e.g., riparian corridors, wetlands, floodplains, and upland forests) and incorporating green streets, green roofs, urban tree canopy, and other sustainable stormwater management strategies into the built environment.

      APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN A PREDOMINANTLY NON-RURAL REGION In employment in rural areas was essentially lower in comparison to cities. There is an overall growth of employment rate, observed both in rural and urban areas in , however the growth rate for urban areas is threefold bigger, than in the rural Size: KB. This model is intrinsically connected with the model of sustainable development, based on three cornerstones: environmental, social, and economic sustainability. The difficulty in achieving a reasonable balance among these values relates primarily to areas subject to Author: Luisa Sturiale, Alessandro Scuderi, Giuseppe Timpanaro, Benedetto Matarazzo.


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