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Conservation with a Heart

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS), created in 1992, established protected areas that could have the twin goals of conservation and sustainable development. This chapter profiles ... More


Why Do You Want to Know: Bakit?

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Until the 1990s, the province of Palawan was the final ecological frontier in the Philippines. Its relatively intact natural resources and unusually rich biodiversity made it the focus of attempts to ... More


The Brazilian Amazon and the Transnational Environment, 1940–1990

Seth Garfield

in Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This essay analyzes the reframing of the Brazilian Amazon in contemporary international affairs. It explores how the socioeconomic and ecological change unleashed under Brazilian military rule ... More


Europe’s River: The Rhine as Prelude to Transnational Cooperation and the Common Market

Mark Cioc

in Nation-States and the Global Environment: New Approaches to International Environmental History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199755356
eISBN:
9780199345090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755356.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the role of the Rhine Commission in the development of the Rhine as one of the world’s most important commercial waterways. Transnational cooperation is perceived today as a key ... More


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