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The Role of Environmental NGOs: Russian Challenges, American Lessons: Proceedings of a Workshop

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An NRC committee was established to work with a Russian counterpart group in conducting a workshop in Moscow on the effectiveness of Russian environmental NGOs in environmental decision-making and prepared proceedings of this workshop, highlighting the successes and difficulties faced by NGOs in Russia and the United States.

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National Research Council. 2001. The Role of Environmental NGOs: Russian Challenges, American Lessons: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10240.

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215 pages | 6 x 9
ISBNs:
  • Paperback: 978-0-309-07618-0
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-18308-6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/10240
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Front Matter i-xii
1 Opening Remarks 1-2
2 Introductory Remarks 3-4
3 History of the Development of Ecological Nongovernmental Organizations in Russia 5-10
4 Development of a Leading Environmental NGO: Thirty Years of Experience 11-18
5 Role of Nongovernmental Organization in the Chemical Disarmament Process 19-26
6 Organizing in Directly Impacted Communities: The SOCM Story 27-32
7 Global Forest Watch: An Example of International Partnership with Russian NGOs and Scientists 33-38
8 Role of International Relations in the Development of Ecological Nongovernment Organizations in Russia: The International Association Siberian Accord 39-52
9 Public Dissemination of Information to Support Safe Management of Chemicals 53-58
10 Internet Use by Nongovernmental Organizations: Tendencies and Prospects 59-72
11 Emerging Tools for Developing, Integrating, and Distributing Conservation Information 73-76
12 Experience in Coping with Effects of Radiation Accidents: Lessons for Society 77-90
13 Role of Greenpeace of Russia and Other Public Organizations in the Conservation of Russian Forests 91-98
14 Problems of Waste Management in the Moscow Region 99-108
15 Emissions of Pollutants into the Atmosphere and Hydrosphere of the Kuznetsk Coal Basin 109-124
16 Russian Far East Environmental Problems 125-132
17 Dynamics of Radioactive Pollution of Primorye Territory and the Northern Shelf of the Sea of Japan 133-136
18 Society Should Be Protected from the Metal Threat 137-140
19 Influence of American NGOs on Environmental Decisions and Policies: Evolution Over Three Decades 141-160
20 Collaboration of Regional Government Bodies with Environmental Public Organizations: The Example of Tomsk Oblast 161-168
21 Interaction of Nongovernmental Organizations and Regional Authorities in Solving Problems of the Lake Baikal Region 169-178
22 Public Participation in Environmentally Sound Decision-Making: Legal Aspects 179-190
23 Highlights of Presentations 191-194
24 Closing Remarks 195-196
Appendix A: Scientific Council on Ecological Problems and Emergency Events 197-200
Appendix B: Presentations 201-204
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