CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB
© IWWG International Waste Working Group (10/2007)
The idea of environmental education regularly refers to “teaching” public, i.e. explaining citizens the problems related to environmental protection. Different activities are performed to promote environmental protection in Croatia. Public opinion about the need for environmental protection is formed by organized and balanced cooperation of the state, potential investors, educational institutions and public media. Environmental education has been included in primary and secondary school curricula for years. It was mainly connected to the subjects related to nature and human health. After signing Bologna declaration in 2001, Croatia started to reform its higher education system in accordance with the new Act on Scientific Activity and Higher Education. It presented a possibility to form new study programs within new reformed system.

A NEW INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT COURSE IN THE UK OPEN UNIVERSITY’S ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION MAKING POST-GRADUATED PROGRAMME
© IWWG International Waste Working Group (10/2007)
The UK waste industry is driven by legislation and regulation. Much of the legislation originates from European Directives that are implemented in the UK and recent legislative changes such as the landfill and WEEE directives have resulted in rapid employment growth in industry and local authorities as well as in the specialist wastes management industry. There is, therefore, a need for education in waste management decision making if these changes are to be successfully dealt with.

Engineering Sustainable Dams
© Springer Vieweg | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH (10/2007)
The concept of sustainable infrastructure and an approach to achieving it through the Engineered Sustainable Infrastructure Cycle (ESIC) are explained.

Stockholm Water Week Side Event
© European Water Partnership (8/2007)
This EWP Side Event featured a high level panel discussion on the business response to the increasing need for water and energy, followed by a discussion between the audience and the members of the panel.

A Flawed Prospectus?
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (6/2007)
The purpose of this article is to assess the adequacy of disclosure requirements for environmental information. beginning with listing rules and market disclosures, it then analyses disclosure from the viewpoint of accountancy standards, corporate governance and requirements for pension fund trustees, and finally, voluntary standards of disclosure and de facto or ad hoc disclosures occurring in different sectors of industry.

Enhanced Natural Attenuation by iSOC®
© Lehrstuhl für Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2006)
In groundwater remediation the use of innovative technologies or the stimulation of natural processes are becoming more and more popular.

PhosKraft Multinutrient Fertilizer Based on Sewage Sludge Ash
© Lehrstuhl für Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2006)
For every living organism phosphorus is vital and not replaceable.

Satellites: A New Era for Environmental Compliance?
© Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (10/2006)
Traditional national methods of ensuring compliance with the requirements of environmental regulation based on licencing and bureaucratic physical inspection regimes can be resource intensive and may be ill suited to contemporary challenges.

Model of Cooperation: Abfallwirtschaftsgesellschaft des Neckar-Odenwald-Kreises mbH (AWN) with Huitong Road and Bridge Construction Co., Ltd. PR China
© European Compost Network ECN e.V. (9/2006)
The Abfallwirtschaftsgesellschaft des Neckar-Odenwald-Kreises mbH (AWN) is one subsidiary company of Neckar-Odenwald district.

Environmental Technology Transfer: The Case of Petropolis Waste Water Treatment Plant
© INEM - International Network for Environmental Management (2/2006)
This case study is about the improvement of the waste water treatment in the Brazilian town of Petropolis.

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