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In Greenland today oil, gas, and mineral resource development is being pursued as a means for financial independence from the Kingdom of Denmark. Such development carries the potential for radical and unprecedented environmental and societal change. Recent years have witnessed intense political...
Evaluating the effectiveness of citizen participation in public forest planning and management: results from surveys of public advisory committee members in CanadaDownload
Forest governance within Canada includes public engagement as an established component of forest resource development and regulation. Public engagement, often through local stakeholder advisory committees, can address conflicts in values and can facilitate decision making under conditions of...
Development of Public Participation Geographic Information System (PPGIS) was an attempt to bring technology to communities for their decision-making. To overcome the limitations of the traditional public participation and with the huge progress in the web-based technologies, community planners...
People, land, and pipelines: perspectives on resource decision-making in the Sahtu Region, Northwest TerritoriesDownload
This dissertation examines the ways in which three Aboriginal communities in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories are participating in decisions and activities related to non-renewable resource extraction on Sahtu lands. In particular, I examine local involvement in the assessment and...
The Deliberative Experience: Exploring the Experiences of Participants within the Citizens' Panel on Edmonton's Energy and Climate ChallengesDownload
Climate change is a complex and value-laden issue, polarized by debate, and the localized nature of its effects warrants greater community response and citizen participation. This research contributes to existing deliberative democracy theory and practice by exploring the nature of participant...
The Need for Integrated Resource Management to Achieve a Sustainable Forest Management Regime: A Case of the Forest Management in Alberta, Canada ［持続可能な森林経営に向けた統括的資源管理の必要性 —カナダ, アルバータ州の森林管理の実情から—］Download
The forest management regime of Alberta, Canada, was reviewed in light of the three pillars of sustainable forest management: economic, social, and environmental values of forests. It was found that as long as the provincial policy is inclined to the pursuit of economic benefits derived from the...