Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies

Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies

Date: June 12, 2009
Creator: United States. President (2009- : Obama)
Description: This memorandum charges the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force with developing a national policy that ensures protection of oceans as well as a framework for effective coastal and marine spatial planning.
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Executive Order - Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes

Executive Order - Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes

Date: July 19, 2010
Creator: United States. President (2009- : Obama)
Description: This order establishes a national policy to ensure the protection, maintenance, and restoration of the health of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems and resources, enhance the sustainability of ocean and coastal economies, preserve maritime heritage, support sustainable uses and access, provide for adaptive management to enhance understanding of and capacity to respond to climate change and ocean acidification, and coordinate with national security and foreign policy interests. This order also provides for the development of coastal and marine spatial plans that build upon and improve existing Federal, State, tribal, local, and regional decision making and planning processes.
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Foundations of Environmental Ethics

Foundations of Environmental Ethics

Date: 1989
Creator: Hargrove, Eugene C., 1944-
Description: This book examines the social and philosophical attitudes in Western culture that relate to the environment including aesthetics, wildlife, and land use. Both the historical significance and a framework for further discussions of environmental ethics are discussed in the book.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center For Environmental Philosophy
Exploring Sustainability VALS: Sustainability Value, Lifestyle Practices and Stewardship

Exploring Sustainability VALS: Sustainability Value, Lifestyle Practices and Stewardship

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: December 2011
Creator: Lee, Stacy Hyun-Nam
Description: Living sustainability is a set of behaviors for the long-term functioning of society. Sustainability VALS provides the clothing and textiles industry distinctive insight into comprehending the phenomenon through the application of the appropriate theoretical platform. The objectives are to identify the dimensionality of sustainability value, sustainability practices and sustainability stewardship in consumers’ perceptive, and to examine the impacts of sustainability value and stewardship on sustainability practices. Analyzing data (n = 239) from a southwestern university reveals the critical dimensions of sustainability lifestyle practices, sustainability value and sustainability stewardship. 62 out of 64 hypotheses were confirmed the significant impacts of sustainability values and stewardship on sustainability lifestyle practices. The findings revealed that the altruistic, openness to change, anthropocentrism, and ecocentrism values are influential sustainability values affecting on sustainability lifestyle practices. Given the theoretical perspective of sustainability VALS, sustainability stewardships can facilitate the holistic idea to incur consumer’s sustainability lifestyle practices.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 2, 2007

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 5, Number 2, 2007

Date: 2007
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a UNEP magazine for and by young people. This issue is devoted to stewardship and humanity's relationship with nature.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 2, Number 1, 2004

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 2, Number 1, 2004

Date: 2004
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a magazine published by the UN Environment Programme about environmental issues from a youth perspective. This issue is about the relationship between international sports and the environment.
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Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 2, Number 1, 2004

Tunza: The UNEP Magazine for Youth, Volume 2, Number 1, 2004

Date: 2004
Creator: Lean, Geoffrey
Description: Tunza is a magazine published by the UN Environment Programme about environmental issues from a youth perspective. This issue is about cultural diversity and indigenous peoples, and their traditional lands and lifestyles, which can benefit global society through the production of natural medicines and other products.
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Pollution in Ecosystems

Pollution in Ecosystems

Date: June 26, 2014
Creator: Ibarra, Vanessa
Description: Lesson plan containing a collection of activities and resources regarding the study of ecosystems that meet state education standards and national sustainability standards for the 6th grade level.
Contributing Partner: UNT Office of Sustainability
Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Date: August 29, 2014
Creator: Parsons, John
Description: Lesson plan containing a collection of activities and resources regarding making a difference and that meet state education standards and national sustainability standards for the 4th grade level.
Contributing Partner: UNT Office of Sustainability