Setting quality standards for environmental management policy: How effective is it?
In the face of continuing environmental degradation in the Philippines brought about by, among other causes, urbanization and industrialization, it is important to ask what has been done in terms of adopting a policy to address such degradation and assess how effective that policy has been in achieving its objective.
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The Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project: Field Testing a Pay-for-Environmental-Services Program Lynch, S.; Shabman, L.The Florida Ranchlands Environmental Services Project (FRESP) was recently launched, which will field test a program to complement the existing restoration programs such as the Lake Okeechobee Protection Plan (LOPP), which ...
Development and the upland resource base: economic and policy context, and lessons from a Philippine watershed Coxhead, IanThis paper examines the complex, non-linear relationships between economic growth and environmental degradation that are apparent in the variety of experiences in the recent history of many tropical Asian economies. Numerous ...
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