Preface to Volume 1 - The China Environment Yearbook (2005)
(860 words)

The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development passed at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992 proclaimed important principles concerning sustainable development: in order to achieve sustainable development, environmental protection shall constitute an integral part of the development process; environmental issues are best handled with participation of all concerned citizens. Public participation is indispensable for the true application of a s…

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Liang, Congjie, “Preface to Volume 1 - The China Environment Yearbook (2005)”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <>

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