This work presents a set of 15 recent review essays which identify and examine critical current issues in environmental management. Topics covered include environmental accounting, economics and taxation, environmental audit and insurance, institutional and administrative frameworks, regional environmental planning, international aid and trade and the growth of ecotourism. The book concludes with a summary of likely trends for the 1990s. Readable and practical in their approach, these essays are intended to be useful to corporate and government executives, engineers, accountants and lawyers with responsibility for environmental management. It is also intended to be a resource book for university ecologists and environmental scientists and for anyone concerned with the practicalities of today's environmental problems.
1 Critical Problems.- 2 Environmental Sensitivity Mapping: A Regional Planning Tool.- 3 Environmental Accounting: Techniques and Limitations.- 4 Equity, Public Resources and National Accounts.- 5 Economic Instruments of Environmental Policy.- 6 National Audit of Environmental Impact Predictions.- 7 Guidelines for Environmental Audit.- 8 Environmental Insurance.- 9 Shortcomings in Institutional Frameworks.- 10 The Role of Environmental Scientists.- 11 Environmental Research by the Private Sector.- 12 Environmental Planning and Policy for Green Tourism.- 13 Environmental Impacts of Recreation in Parks and Reserves.- 14 Environmental Implications of Development Aid.- 15 Trends in the 1990's.- Afterword.
Number Of Pages: 276
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34
Weight (kg): 0.3