3 edition of Towards sustainable land use found in the catalog.
Towards sustainable land use
Edward W. Manning
|Statement||by Edward W. Manning.|
|Series||Working paper -- no. 47, Working paper (Canada. Lands Directorate) -- no. 47.|
|Contributions||Canada. Lands Directorate., Canada-China Bilateral Symposium on Territorial Development and Management (1986 : Beijing, China).|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 44 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
In the area of economic and social data, and in some cases for air and water quality, indicators are Towards sustainable land use book in regular use to support decision-making at global, national and sub-national levels. Advance the understanding of challenges and opportunities presented by telecoupling to sustainable land-use change Identify potential best practices and methodologies for designing transformative interventions into telecoupled land use systems that fosters sustainable development. These concepts seem intuitively to be more sustainable than the current linear economic system. It offers practical suggestions and innovative solutions to a range of common community problems on energy efficiency, transportation, land use, housing, waste reduction, recycling, air quality and governance. The pressure on land resources in many regions of the world is increasing; to a large extent exacerbated by a number of other spatially distributed processes, including population growth, urbanisation, changing consumption patterns, climate change impacts, biodiversity and carbon conservation efforts, as well as economic and cultural globalisation. Land management is the process by which the resources of land are put to good effect.
Smyth, A. David Pearce and Edward B. Agriculture and Food Systems Community efforts can preserve agricultural land, encourage sustainable agricultural practices, support local food producers, and facilitate the production and distribution of locally produced food through farmer's markets and cooperative food buying programs. This new approach puts the focus on evaluating impacts of human interventions on specific landscapes, rather than emphasizing only biophysical variables as was the case in the past.
In detail, this part underlines the tools and initiatives for greening the city; saving and maximizing the use Towards sustainable land use book water; reducing and recycling solid waste; reducing the consumption of energy; reducing the atmospheric change and air pollution; making transportation and traffic efficient; achieving sustainable land use; improving livability and fostering community connection and neighborliness; and implementing the concept of sustainable community economic development. Pieri, C. Resources of land are used for different purposes, which may produce conflicts and competitions, and land use management has to see those purposes in an integrated way. A telling example is the European environmental research and innovation policy. Economy Growing a Sustainable Economy The goal of community sustainability is to establish local economies that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.
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Though this book focuses on situations, experience and development frameworks in North America, the arguments and examples as well as the policy, initiatives and solutions suggested are seen suitable to be applied everywhere including in Malaysia.
Such a research model must be designed around an evaluation process rather than thematic contextbecause it is intended to test the likelihood of certain events Towards sustainable land use book place and the aggregate impacts of these events, rather than specifics of various null hypothesis or the impacts of certain inputs or land management interventions.
However, land quality, like the concept of sustainable land management of which it is a part, requires operational definitions and specific, measureable indicators if it is to be more than an attractive, conceptual phrase.
It is a surrogate for erosion, and along with land use intensity and diversity, it will give increased understanding on the issues of desertification. It opens up new horizons for practice and offers readers a compendium of practical cases, models and tools to indicate the way.
Modern sanitation systems and advances in medicine protected large populations from disease. Local decisions about such issues benefit all of us globally.
Section introductions outline the major themes, whilst the editors' introductions to the individual writings explain their interest and significance to wider debates.
Examples of communities balancing Towards sustainable land use book environmental and economic considerations are in this section.
Examples[ edit ] The World Bank defines sustainable land management as a process in a charged environment between environmental protection and the guarantee claim of ecosystem services on the one hand. Although useful in their own right, they must still be complemented with indicators of the other pillars of sustainable land management, economic viability, system resilience, and social equity and acceptability.
In general and particularly in developing countries, it is essential that scarce resources devoted to land management be used more cost-efficiently and that policy-makers have at least rough indicators of whether environmental conditions and land quality are getting better or worse.
It is an assessment of the impacts of human habitation, and a condition of sustainable development. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact.This book presents the outcome of the Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia (SLUAS) project, which was the pilot undertaking for development in a series of projects on land use.
Monsoon Asia, with its huge and still increasing population and rapid socioeconomic changes, is regarded as a major hot spot of global change in general and of land use. Workshop report summary – Towards sustainable land management practices for peatlands: special focus on drained land use change; 3) options for more ecologically and socio-economically responsible The guide book is intended especially for land managers.
There is a great need to strengthen land-use planning in ape-range states, to improve the management of protected areas and to design more sustainable infrastructure. Near-term trends are alarming, with China leading infrastructure schemes in Asia, Africa and Europe, with a focus on extractive industries like mineral, oil and timber exploitation.Bringing pdf classic readings from a wide variety of sources, this key book investigates how our cities and towns can become more sustainable.
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