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Reinventing the Well

Amy B. Rosenfeld, Debra Gordon and Marianne Guerin‐McManus

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195125789.003.0005
 Reinventing the Well

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This chapter provides an overview of trends in oil development in the tropics, followed by a summary of the potential environmental and social impacts of these activities and a discussion of a range of approaches and mechanisms ‐ principally environmental but also social and financial – that can be utilized to reduce these impacts. It concludes with a series of general recommendations of ways for conservationists, governments, oil companies, development agencies, and other interested stakeholders to address these issues.

Keywords: biodiversity; conservation; environmental impact; gas; oil; social impact

Chapter.  7038 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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