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A New Environmentalism: Conservation and the Core of Governmental Purpose

George M. Woodwell

in Foundations of Environmental Sustainability: The Coevolution of Science and Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309454
eISBN:
9780199871261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter argues that the environment must be elevated to a position of prominence, not secondary to war and terrorism. For this to happen, scientists must be more effective in communicating ... More


The Migration of Salmon from Nature to Biotechnology

Dennis Doyle and Takahashi Kelso

in Engineering Trouble: Biotechnology and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520237612
eISBN:
9780520937499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237612.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter addresses transgenic salmon, and then explores the marketing of the patented AquAdvantage salmon and the current resistance from within the salmon aquaculture industry. It also considers ... More


Earth Day Exclusions

John Hultgren

in Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Introduction looks at the start of the political right wing campaign to link immigration to environmental concerns. It also examines how American debates over environmental impacts of immigration ... More


Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Rebecca L. Henn and Andrew J. Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Buildings are the nation's greatest energy consumers. Forty percent of all our energy is used for heating, cooling, lighting, or powering machines and devices in buildings. Despite decades of ... More


Ethics, Environment, and Culture: The Paradox of India *

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics For Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198073864
eISBN:
9780199082162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073864.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter analyzes the relation between the issues of ethics, culture, and environmental concerns in India. It reviews the contribution of some of the main thinkers and activists to environmental ... More


Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Richard Falk, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Vesselin Popovski (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on the problematic relationship between legality and legitimacy when a nation (or nations) intervene in the work of other nations. The book brings together a wide range of ... More


Nuclear safety

Geir Hønneland and Anne-Kristin Jørgensen

in Implementing International Environmental Agreements in Russia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063862
eISBN:
9781781700181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063862.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The threats posed by the nuclear complex of Northwestern Russia have attracted attention in recent years. The issue of nuclear safety stands forth as the most highly profiled problem area among the ... More


When Social Movement Proposals Become Policy: Experiments in Sustainable Development in the Brazilian Amazon

Mary Allegretti and Marianne Schmink

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an analysis of two examples of innovative social movement development proposals that were adopted as public policy in Brazilian Amazonia. It analyzes the factors that led to ... More


Ethics, Environment, and Culture: The Paradox of India*

M.V. Nadkarni

in Ethics for Our Times: Essays in Gandhian Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450534
eISBN:
9780199083022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450534.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the relation between the issues of ethics, culture, and environmental concerns in India. It reviews the contribution of some of the main thinkers and activists to environmental ... More


Politics and pipelines: emergence of the Corrib gas conflict

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Corrib gas was discovered in 1996 and its developers and some politicians originally presented it as a panacea for the socio-economic woes of rural, west Mayo. However, the reality of the project has ... More


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