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Title Preserving the Dnipro River : harmony, history and rehabilitation / Vasyl Yakovych Schevchuk [and others]
Published Oakville, Ont. : Mosaic Press, 2005
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Contents Table of Contents; Foreword; I.A Glance through the Centuries at the Philosophy of Modern Life; II. Sombre Thoughts on a Journey Down the Dnipro; III. Thousands of Years of Podniprovya (The Lands Along the Dnipro); IV. In Search of Harmony of Vital Forces; V. Is the Ecological Rehabilitation of the Dnipro Feasible?; VI. From the Environmental Rehabilitation of the Dnipro to the Spiritual Rebirth of Nations; VII. Developmental Contradictions and Alternative Models for the Harmonization of Life; VIII. Our Own Path Towards Harmony; References; Index
Summary Preserving the Dnipro River is based on a major international research project directed by Ukrainian and Canadian scientists begun in 1994 and completed in 2001. It describes the importance of the Dnipro from an historical perspective, details the steps taken by these international scientists to overcome the river's environmental degradation, and outlines a strategy to rehabilitate and preserve the Dnipro's unique biodiversity. This volume also explores a unique approach to sustainable management that blends together both natural and spiritual concerns and draws together philosophical concepts from numerous intellectual traditions, bridging East and West, North and South
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Water quality management -- Dnieper River.
Dnieper River -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Schevchuk, Vasyl Yakovych
ISBN 0889628270 (paperback)
1552501388 (electronic bk.)
9780889628274 (paperback)
9781552501382 (electronic bk.)