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World Policy Journal (2009) 26 (2): 25–32.
Published: 01 June 2009
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (4): 11–13.
Published: 01 December 2010
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Published: 01 June 2013
White Out: Helicopter pilots must land in deep snow, blinded by blowing powder and fog, creating a potentially deadly environment. White Out: Helicopter pilots must land in deep snow, blinded by blowing powder and fog, creating a potentially deadly environment. More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nanjala Nyabola Kenya’s plan to build a coal-burning power plant on the doorstep of an historic island has sparked some of the country’s most intense environmental organizing in years, reports journalist Nanjala Nyabola. Activists say the plan, part of Kenya’s foreign-policy pivot to China, would...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Mari Margil A global movement is attempting to transform the legal systems that govern humankind’s relationship with the environment. Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund’s Mari Margil argues that we must stop treating the planet as if it exists solely for human exploitation and recognize...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2016
.... But in such a poorly regulated environment, “clean” water is often dirty, putting millions at risk of falling ill. She puts forward a number of possible plans, including pani panchayats , or citizen-led water councils inspired by institutions in rural India. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 India...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 46–53.
Published: 01 December 2012
... but powerless Ministry of the Environment have proven feeble and ineffective. A number of policy initiatives, such as the National Policy on Environment and existing oil regulations, have provisions designed to realize sustainable development. The Environmental Impact Assessment Act of 1992 requires the input...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2011
... environmental destruction and human injustice. It is of a piece with similar grassroots efforts around the world seeking to save the planet by changing the way we live. Many of these efforts are not highly visible—but they might hold the answers to the fundamental challenge of contemporary civilization...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 28–38.
Published: 01 June 2015
... to share data and openly discuss the canal project’s effects on the environment: Dr. Jorge Huete-Pérez of the Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences has especially advocated such an open exchange. A perceived unwillingness to compare environmental data with domestic experts who have long studied their own terrain...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 48–55.
Published: 01 June 2000
... describes environmental highlight his concerns over the destruction protesters as “resistance fighters” and states of the environment. In his speech declaring that “the evidence of an ecological Kristall- his candidacy, Gore declared that global nacht is as clear as the sound of glass shatter­...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 46–57.
Published: 01 June 2013
...White Out: Helicopter pilots must land in deep snow, blinded by blowing powder and fog, creating a potentially deadly environment. White Out: Helicopter pilots must land in deep snow, blinded by blowing powder and fog, creating a potentially deadly environment. ...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 87–93.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... Elec­ our so-called global village, these conflicts tricity and telephones were virtually nonex­ inevitably engender terrorism, refugee istent. Kosovo’s mining, cement production, crises, environmental devastation, transbor­ and agricultural industries were defunct. der criminal networks...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... MANY OF THESE INFORMAL DAY CARE CENTERS STRUGGLE WITH SEVERE CONGESTION, LIMITED VENTILATION, UNSANITARY AND UNSAFE ENVIRONMENTS, POOR NUTRITION, AND A LACK OF STIMULATION AND PLAY. Equally unresolved is the question of what happens to children under the age of five years in these urban slums...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 19–24.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and lone migrant workers, all share its space with ease and familiarity. Home-based production in Dharavi creates a more inclusive environment. Young women in Dharavi Koliwada tell us that walking in the narrow lanes is safer than navigating the crowded main streets of the city. Unlike elsewhere...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 26–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... In celebration of World Environment more intimate part of the food chain. Day 2013, the United Nations Environ- For cultures of the past facing the mental Program and Food and Agricultural vagaries of an unpredictable environ- Organization highlighted traditional food ment, wastefulness was often...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 9–15.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., hens, geese, ducks, and guinea fowl. Photo: UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Cambodia’s Diet Evolution In Cambodia, diet preferences and foods available for consumption have changed drastically over the past 40 years. Since the Khmer Rouge era, when much...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... about Dharavi, an economically productive homegrown neighborhood in Mumbai. They renounce the term “slum” and show how “families and community networks can be the foundations from which a built environment emerges.” In another article, Urvashi Kaul explores the use of Social Capital Credits, a tool...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 3–7.
Published: 01 December 2012
... businesses. Third is the need for governments to start massive investments in people and technology that support environments able to foster development and transform Africa’s business environment. Government’s role includes investing in infrastructure required for the proliferation of new businesses...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 101–108.
Published: 01 September 2012
... bacteria, some of which have been around for a billion years or more just waiting to take back their lost oxygen-free territory and choke out the marine life like swordfish and tuna that require oxygen-rich environments. The Census’s Coral Reefs project suggests another, even darker side of global...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as having to do with networked computers, and cyberspace as an information-space created by networked computers. “Cyberspace” is a manmade construct, which itself sits within the environment of the electromagnetic spectrum. This environment is just another medium of delivery. It is similar in some ways...