ERIC Number: EJ595828
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Publication Date: 1998
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Theme 1 Overview: Living in Communities in the Circumpolar North.
Northern Review: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Arts and Social Sciences of the North, n18 p183-88 Sum 1998
An eight-nation intergovernmental council concerned with sustainable development in the Arctic conducted workshops on ecosystem health, youth, alternative energy, housing, transportation, and waste management. Seven themes emerged that included community involvement in decision making, consideration of local capacities, development of information networks, use of life-cycle costing, implementation of evaluation systems, and culturally relevant education delivered locally. (TD)
Descriptors: Alternative Energy Sources, Community Development, Conservation (Environment), Cultural Awareness, Educational Needs, Evaluation Needs, Holistic Approach, Housing, Indigenous Populations, Information Networks, International Cooperation, Participative Decision Making, Sustainable Development
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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