Environmental planning and development in the Caribbean

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Published by Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico in [Rio Piedras] .

Written in English

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  • Caribbean Area

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  • Environmental policy -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.

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StatementCharles Frankenhoff ... [et al.].
SeriesPlanning series ; A-1, Planning series (Río Piedras, P.R.) ;, A-1.
ContributionsFrankenhoff, Charles A.
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LC ClassificationsHC160.E5 E58
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4907888M
ISBN 100847724409
LC Control Number76056379
OCLC/WorldCa2967895

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Environmental planning and development in the Caribbean. [Rio Piedras]: Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles A Frankenhoff.

Environmental planning has become a major thrust of Caribbean governmental and non-governmental organizations across the region. Many courses are offered on how it can be achieved in the Caribbean, billions of US dollars are spent through donor agencies on its implementation.

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agendas, economic development planning, environmental management techniques and information technology intersect, often uneasily. The shared colonial history, and the similarity in society, economy and culture amongst the Caribbean nations, means that many of the land policy issues facing specific nations are also relevant elsewhere in the region.

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Environmental problems are not purely scientific; some of the major problems deal with poor management and the inability to involve people in environmental decision making process.

The approach taken in this book is to review environmental problems as they are affected by poor planning and management. By Runy Calmera and Miguel Goede Op-Ed Contributors.

On a daily basis we read many good articles about issues in the Caribbean. In this first article, we make an inventory of the trends we think.

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The book is an interdisciplinary collection of fifteen essays, with an editorial introduction, on a range of territories in the Commonwealth, Francophone, and Hispanic Caribbean.

The authors focus on land and development, providing fresh perspectives through a collection of international contributing authors. Against this background, the UNESCO Kingston Cluster Office for the Caribbean, in collaboration with IIEP, the Caribbean Development Bank, the UNICEF Office for the Eastern Caribbean Area – and with the support of the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Education and the Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO – has decided to organize a workshop which will bring together.

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Latin America and the Caribbean draws extensively on the results of a consultancy undertaken during and by DNV-GL that was commissioned by the Environmental Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank (see Pablo Reed, Luisa Freeman, Stephanie Alderson, Jesus Castillo, and Blanca Gomez, Sustainable.

The Caribbean region’s pursuit of tourism-driven economic growth overlooks a significant environmental burden- the sector is responsible for up to 97% of national carbon emissions.

insufficient. Environmental sustainability is under threat, with accelerating growth in global greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss. More than a billion people still live in extreme poverty.

Nearly all of them suffer from hunger. Eradicating poverty must remain central to the international development. Why the environment is so important to tourism. The quality of the environment, both natural and man-made, is essential to tourism. However, tourism’s relationship with the environment is complex and many activities can have adverse environmental effects if careful tourism planning and management is not undertaken.

It is ironic really, that tourism often destroys the very things that it.Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, UN/ POP/EGM-MIG//09, 13 January 6 ECLAC (), Migration in the Caribbean, What Do We Know, (Expert Group Meeting on International Migration and development in Latin America and The Caribbean) 7 Ibid pg.

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