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Published by UNEP in Nairobi, Kenya, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental indicators -- North America

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-121)

    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17210095M
    ISBN 109280726838
    ISBN 109789280726831

    Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S. The guide highlights a complex decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive. @article{osti_, title = {Environmental indicators of habitat quality in a migratory freshwater fish fauna}, author = {McDowall, R M and Taylor, M J}, abstractNote = {In general, diadromous (and particularly amphidromous and catadromous) freshwater fishes decline in frequency of occurrence, change age/size structure, and probability also decline in abundance with increasing elevation. Within the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), there are several on-going programs and projects that collect health and environmental information. The USEPA's Environmental Indicators Initiative is one such program which includes the development of environmental public health indicators. Another example is a biomarkers database that was created for study planners of the. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Vol October , Pages This paper contributes to goal 6 by calling for academics to step in and provide more realistic objectives, criteria and indicators for measuring the performance of clean water, sanitation and wastewater services.


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87 p. – Research Notes from NERI No. Environmental Indicators extends WRI's ear-lier work on indicators—including such reports as Biodiversity Indicators for Policy-makers—and the analyses set forth in our biennial series of World Resources reports. We are continuing our indicator research program, focusing on biodiversity and the coastal environment—critical resources for.

The UNEP Year Book is a series that highlight emerging environmental issues and significant events and development during the year. It also tracks environmental trends by presenting key indicators. The Year Book series was established in and currently the 10th edition of the UNEP Year Book is being prepared.

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