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The role of environmental NGOs [electronic resource] : Russian challenges, American lessons : proceedings of a workshop / Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations in Russia, Office for Central Europe and Eurasia Development, Security, and Cooperation Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council in cooperation with the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Contributor(s): National Research Council (U.S.) Committee on Improving the Effectiveness of Environmental Nongovernmental Organizations in Russia | Rossi�iska�i�a akademi�i�a nauk.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 203 p.).ISBN: 0309076188 (Online version); 9780309076180 (Online version); 0309565642 (electronic bk.); 9780309565646 (electronic bk.).Other title: Environmental NGOs.Subject(s): Environmental management -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses | Non-governmental organizations -- Russia (Federation) -- Congresses | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy | Nichtstaatliche Organisation | Umweltschutz | Kongress | Russland | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Role of environmental NGOsDDC classification: 363.7/057/0947 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | Google | MyiLibrary | National Academies Press
Contents:
Opening remarks / N.P. Tarasova -- Introductory remarks / M.E. Schaefer -- History of the development of ecological nongovernmental organizations in Russia / I.A. Haliy -- Development of a leading environmental NGO: thirty years of experience / T.J. Graff -- Role of nongovernmental organizations in the chemical disarmament process / S.I. Baranovsky -- Organizing in directly impacted communities: the SOCM story / M.E. O'Connell -- Global Forest Watch: an example of international partnership with Russian NGOs and scientists / L. Laestadius -- Role of international relations in the development of ecological nongovernmental organizations in Russia: the International Association Siberian Accord / M.N. Korotkevich -- Public dissemination of information to support safe management of chemicals / J.S. Young -- Internet use by nongovernmental organizations: tendencies and prospects / L.A. Kokhanova -- Emerging tools for developing, integrating, and distributing conservation information / M.E. Schaefer -- Experience in coping with effects of radiation accidents: lessons for society / L.A. Bolshov, I.I. Ling, I.L. Abalkina -- Role of Greenpeace of Russia and other public organizations in the conservation of Russian forests / O.V. Smirnova -- Problems of waste management in the Moscow Region / A.G. Ishkov -- Emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere and hydrosphere of the Kuznetsk Coal Basin / G.I. Gritsko -- Russian Far East environmental problems / V.M. Buznik -- Dynamics of radioactive pollution of Primorye Territory and the northern shelf of the Sea of Japan / V.N. Soifer, V.A. Gorychev, A.F. Sergeev -- Society should be protected from the metal threat / S.L. Davydova -- Influence of American NGOs on environmental decisions and policies: evolution over three decades / M.E. Kraft -- Collaboration of regional government bodies with environmental public organizations: the example of Tomsk Oblast / V.V. Galtsova, R.T. Tukhvatulin -- Interaction of nongovernmental organizations and regional authorities in solving problems of the Lake Baikal Region / V.V. Dryukker -- Public participation in environmentally sound decision-making: legal aspects / V.L. Mishchenko -- Highlights of presentations / G.E. Schweitzer -- Closing remarks / N.P. Tarasova -- Appendix A. Scientific Council on Ecological Problems and Emergency Events / A.P. Belousova -- Appendix B. Presentations.
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Papers from a workshop held in Moscow, Nov. 2000.

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Opening remarks / N.P. Tarasova -- Introductory remarks / M.E. Schaefer -- History of the development of ecological nongovernmental organizations in Russia / I.A. Haliy -- Development of a leading environmental NGO: thirty years of experience / T.J. Graff -- Role of nongovernmental organizations in the chemical disarmament process / S.I. Baranovsky -- Organizing in directly impacted communities: the SOCM story / M.E. O'Connell -- Global Forest Watch: an example of international partnership with Russian NGOs and scientists / L. Laestadius -- Role of international relations in the development of ecological nongovernmental organizations in Russia: the International Association Siberian Accord / M.N. Korotkevich -- Public dissemination of information to support safe management of chemicals / J.S. Young -- Internet use by nongovernmental organizations: tendencies and prospects / L.A. Kokhanova -- Emerging tools for developing, integrating, and distributing conservation information / M.E. Schaefer -- Experience in coping with effects of radiation accidents: lessons for society / L.A. Bolshov, I.I. Ling, I.L. Abalkina -- Role of Greenpeace of Russia and other public organizations in the conservation of Russian forests / O.V. Smirnova -- Problems of waste management in the Moscow Region / A.G. Ishkov -- Emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere and hydrosphere of the Kuznetsk Coal Basin / G.I. Gritsko -- Russian Far East environmental problems / V.M. Buznik -- Dynamics of radioactive pollution of Primorye Territory and the northern shelf of the Sea of Japan / V.N. Soifer, V.A. Gorychev, A.F. Sergeev -- Society should be protected from the metal threat / S.L. Davydova -- Influence of American NGOs on environmental decisions and policies: evolution over three decades / M.E. Kraft -- Collaboration of regional government bodies with environmental public organizations: the example of Tomsk Oblast / V.V. Galtsova, R.T. Tukhvatulin -- Interaction of nongovernmental organizations and regional authorities in solving problems of the Lake Baikal Region / V.V. Dryukker -- Public participation in environmentally sound decision-making: legal aspects / V.L. Mishchenko -- Highlights of presentations / G.E. Schweitzer -- Closing remarks / N.P. Tarasova -- Appendix A. Scientific Council on Ecological Problems and Emergency Events / A.P. Belousova -- Appendix B. Presentations.

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