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Foundations of Environmental SustainabilityThe Coevolution of Science and Policy$
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Larry Rockwood, Ronald Stewart, and Thomas Dietz

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195309454

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.001.0001

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International Environmental Policy: Some Recollections and Reflections

International Environmental Policy: Some Recollections and Reflections

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(p.42) 2 International Environmental Policy: Some Recollections and Reflections
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Foundations of Environmental Sustainability
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Russell E. Train

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309454.003.0003

This chapter identifies the 1960s and 1970s as a period of groundbreaking efforts in environmental protection and awareness, and traces the history of environmental conservation in Africa and the United States during this period. In Africa, the development of important private organizations, such as the African Wildlife Leadership Foundation and others, resulted in improvements in conservation of African wildlife. In the United States, environmental organizations and helpful politicians brought about changes in environmental policy that continue to guide the nation's environmental conservation efforts.

Keywords:   environmental protection, Africa, United States, environmental organizations, conservation

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