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Canada and the United States of America: Overview of the Physical and Human Dimensions of Life Support Systems

Edited by : Lawrence C. Nkemdirim

Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada


1. International Cooperation in Sustainable Development

James Busumtwi-Sam, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada


2. Combationg Poverty

Lawrence M. Mead, Department of Politics, New York University, USA


3. Changing Consumption Patterns

Arthur J. Hanson, The International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada


4. Canada and USA: Demographic Dynamics and Sustainability

Alfonso Gonzalez, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada


5. Promotion and Protection of Human Health in the Context of Sustainable Development

Fran E. Scott, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MacMaster University, Canada


6. Promoting Human Sustainable Development(This does not appear in Nkemdirim list)

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7. Integration of Environment and Development in Decision Making

Stephen D. Hill, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Canada


8. Protection of the Atmosphere

Henry G. Hengeveld, Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada, Canada


9. Towards an Integrated Sustainable Management of Fisheries

Hakan Eggert, Department of Economics, University of Göteborg, Sweden


10. Deforestation in North America: Past, Present and Future

Tara L. Tchir, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada

Edward A. Johnson, Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada

Lawrence C. Nkemdirim, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada


11. Combating Drought and Desertification

Martin Williams, Mawson Graduate Center for Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia


12. Sustainable Mountain Environments

Kenneth Hewitt, Cold Regions Research Centre, Department of Geography, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada


13. Promoting Agriculture and Rural Development

R. Welsh, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, University of Georgia, USA


14. Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Ann Dale, Faculty of Environment, Science and Technology, Royal Roads University, Canada


15. Environmentally Sound Management of Biotechnology

L. McIntyre, Institute of Biosciences and BioEngineering, Rice University, USA


16. Protection of Oceans and Their Living Resources

Donald Field, Beaufort Laboratory, National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration/NMFS


17. Protection of Fresh Water Resources - Canada and the United States of America

Lawrence C. Nkemdirim, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada

Mark Peterson, University of Calgary, Canada


18. Environmentally Sound Management of Toxic Chemicals

T.G. Townsend, Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Florida, USA


19. Hazardous Waste Management

J.Patrick A. Hettiaratchi, Engineering for the Environment graduate program, Department of Civil Engineering,

University of Calgary, Canada

M.G. Dissanayake, Engineering for the Environment graduate program, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

N.M. To, Engineering for the Environment graduate program, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada


20. Environmentally Sound Management of Sewage Related Issues

Bruce Alderman, Ahlstrom Aquaflow, USA


21. Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Wastes in Canada and the US

E. Theodore Agard, Radgard Radiological Physics Consultants, USA

David A. Waite, USA


22. Sustainable Development in Canada and the United States of America: The Implications, Actors and Responses

Anthony J. Weis, Department of Geography, Queen's University, Canada

Anita Krajnc, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada


23. Global Action for Women Towards Sustainable and Equitable Development: A Canada-US Perspective

Catherine E. Warren, Faculty of Continuing Education, University of Calgary, Canada


24. Children, Youth and Sustainable Development

David Gruenewald, University of New Mexico, USA

Kathryn Herr, College of Education, University of New Mexico, USA


25. Strengthening the Role of Indigenous People and Their Communities in the Context of Sustainable Development

Michael P. Robinson, Arctic Institute, University of Calgary, Canada


26. Strengthening the Role of NGOs: Partners in Sustainable Development

Gustavo Suarez de Freitas, Fundacion Peruana para la Conservacion de la Naturaleza, Peru


27. Local Authorities Initiatives in Support of Agenda 21

Caroline Andrew, Political Science Department, University of Ottawa, Canada

Luc Juillet, Department of Political Science, University of Ottawa, Canada

Genevieve Bellemare, Department of Political Science, University of Ottawa, Canada


28. Strengthening the Role of Workers and Their Trade Unions

Laurel MacDowell, Department of History, University of Toronto, Canada


29. Strengthening the Role of Business and Industry

B.J. Gray, Department of Management Science and Stats, University of Alabama, USA


30. The Scientific and Techological Community

Richard Kohler, Information and Management Services, Canada


31. Strengthening the Role of Farmers

Julie Kenneth, PFRA, Canada


32. Financial Assistance

Stephen Poe, Department of Finance and Insurance, University of North Texas, USA


33. Technology Transfer and Sustainable Development

Anouk C. Kendall, Department of Housing, City of Leeds, UK

John Kendall, Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada


34. Collaboration for Sustainable Innovation

Richard Smith, Center for Policy Research on Science and Technology, Canada

Mohi Ahmed, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada


35. Education, Public Awareness and Training

John Miles, Western Washington University, USA


36. National Mechanisms for International Cooperation and Capacity Building

David Milne, Department of Political Science, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada


37. International Institutional Arrangements

Barry Batmann, Department of Political Science, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada


38. International Legal Instruments and Mechanisms

Philip Saunders, Faculty of Laws, Dalhousie University, Canada


39. Information for Decision Making in Sustainable Development

Thomas A. Birkland, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State

University of New York, USA

Jennifer Krausnick, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York, USA


40. Agreements: Biodiversity Convention

Garry D. Brewer, The University of Michigan, USA


41. Climate Change and Sustainable Development

James Bruce, Canadian Climate Program Board, Les Terrasses de la Chaudiere, Canadian Climate Center, Canada


42. Agreements: Forest Principles

Reed Noss, College of Forestry, University of Idaho


43. Agreements: Rio Convention

Gordon Nelson, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada


44. Global Forum NGO

Rick Stewart, Canadian Council for International Cooperation, Canada


45. Management Response

Hakan Eggert, Department of Economics, University of Göteborg, Sweden


46. Peace and Security

Robert Huebert, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary, Canada


47. Security of Future Employment

Kenneth Boulding, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado


48. Meeting Energy Needs in the Twenty-First Century

Robindra Nath Basu, ARAM International, Canada


49. Culture

Nora Mitchell, Olmstead Center for Landscape Preservation, USA


50. Combating Desertification and Drought

Martin Williams, Mawson Graduate Center for Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia


51. Civilisation

Bruce Trigger, Department of Anthropology, McGill University, Canada


52. The Future

Lawrence C. Nkemdirim, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada


 

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