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Survival and Sustainability

Environmental concerns in the 21st Century

  • Hüseyin Gökçekus
  • Umut Türker
  • James W. LaMoreaux

Part of the Environmental Earth Sciences book series (EESCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xli
  2. Conservation and Management of Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. A.N. Vlasov, D.B. Volkov-Bogorodsky, V.A. Kurochkina, M.G. Mnushkin, C.J. Blasi
      Pages 61-66
    3. H. Habashi, S.M. Hosseini, R. Rahmani, J. Mohammadi
      Pages 103-116
    4. Spiro Grazhdani, Spase Shumka
      Pages 117-127
    5. Imtiaz Khan, Gul Hassan, Muhammad Ishfaq Khan, Meher Gul
      Pages 129-136
    6. I. Stoimenova, E. Djonova, A. Taleva, N. Kaloyanova
      Pages 145-149
  3. Cultural Heritage and Environmental Factors

  4. Economics, Development, Sustainability and Risks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Nicoleta Schiopu, Emmanuel Jayr, Jacques Méhu, Pierre Moszkowicz
      Pages 289-301
    3. Teodoro Gallucci, Giovanni Lagioia, Julia Uzunova, Vesselina Dimitrova
      Pages 341-352
    4. M. Ertan Akun, Rezan Fahrioğlu Yamacı, Christophoros Charalambous, Savvas Lechtvich, Mustafa B.A. Djamgoz
      Pages 353-359
    5. Özgür Yilmazer, Özlem Yilmazer, Ali Özvan, Yasemin Leventeli, Ilays Yilmazer
      Pages 383-389
    6. Marcial Blondet
      Pages 391-400
  5. Energy and Development: New and Renewable Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423
    2. Achanta Ramakrishna Rao, Bimlesh Kumar
      Pages 481-489
    3. Suani Teixeira Coelho, Sílvia Maria Stortini González Velázquez, Osvaldo Stella Martins, Fernando Castro de Abreu
      Pages 491-497

About this book

Introduction

The International Conference on Environment: Survival and Sustainability, held at the Near East University, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus 19-24 February 2007, dealt with environmental threats and proposed solutions at all scales. The 21 themes addressed by the conference fell into four broad categories; Threats to Survival and Sustainability; Technological Advances towards Survival and Sustainability; Activities and Tools for Social Change; Defining Goals for Sustainable Societies.

Activities and tools that move the society towards greater sustainability were emphasized at the conference. These included environmental law and ethics, environmental knowledge, technology and information systems, media, environmental awareness, education and lifelong learning, the use of literature for environmental awareness, the green factor in politics, international relations and environmental organizations. The breadth of the issues addressed at the conference made clear the need for greatly increased interdisciplinary and international collaboration the survival and sustainability concept. The exchanges at the conference represent a step in this direction.

Keywords

Biodiversity Environment Sustainability Water

Editors and affiliations

  • Hüseyin Gökçekus
    • 1
  • Umut Türker
    • 2
  • James W. LaMoreaux
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Civil EngineeringNear East UniversityNicosia, Mersin 10Turkey
  2. 2.Dept. Civil EngineeringNear East UniversityNicosia, Mersin 10Turkey
  3. 3.P.E.LaMoreaux and AssociatesTuscaloosaUSA

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