Volume 8 of the Encyclopedia of Sustainability examines sustainability from the South Pacific to the Americas.
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability 8/10: The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability
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The Americas and Oceania: Assessing Sustainability provides extensive coverage of sustainability practices in two regions linked culturally and historically by their relative isolation before the Columbian exchange, by their colonization after it, and by the challenges of pollution, resource overuse, and environmental degradation. Regional experts and international scholars focus on environmental history in areas such as the South Pacific islands, now particularly threatened by rising ocean levels due to climate change, and on countries whose governments and corporations can play a major role in promoting or discouraging sustainable choices: Brazil, an emergent power on the world stage; the United States, the world’s third most populous nation; and New Zealand, seemingly on its way to becoming an enviable model of sustainable development.
Below are links to the ten volumes of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability:
Vols. 1–10: The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Vol. 1: The Spirit of Sustainability
Vol. 2: The Business of Sustainability
Vol. 10: The Future of Sustainability
Sara G. Beavis, The Australian National University, Michael L. Dougherty, Illinois State University, Tirso Gonzales, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Ricardo Braun, Centre for Environmental Analysis (Nasa), Muhammad Aurang Zeb Mughal, Durham University, Mark Wilson, Northumbria University
|Series Editorial Board|
Ashok Khosla, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Christine Loh, Civic Exchange, Hong Kong; Under Secretary for the Environment, Daniel M. Kammen, University of California, Berkeley, Lester R. Brown, Earth Policy Institute, Luis Gomez-Echeverri, United Nations Development Programme
宝库山 可持续百科全书: 美洲和大洋洲: 评估可持续性发展 (第八卷)