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Modelling a Learning Journey towards Teacher Ecological Self

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Exploring the Role of Future Perspective in Predicting Turkish University Students’ Beliefs About Global Climate Change

.1177/0013916506298800. Buckler, C., & Creech, H. (2014). Shaping the future, we want: UN decade of education for sustainable development (2005–2014) final report. Paris: UNESCO. Retrieved from http://www.unesco.org/open-access/terms-use-ccbysa-en Carmi, N. (2013). Caring about tomorrow: Future orientation, environmental attitudes and behaviors. Environmental Education Research, 19 (4), 430-444. doi: 10.1080/13504622.2012.700697. Carmi, N., & Arnon, S. (2014). The role of future orientation in environmental behavior: Analyzing the relationship on the individual and cultural

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Gender Identity of Students and Teachers: Implications for a Sustainable Future

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Positive Youth Action Towards Climate Change

environments (pp. 263ñ326). New York: ME Sharp Inc. Jensen, R. (2006). What is a morally defensible level of consumption? In S. Best & A. J. Nocella (Eds.), Igniting a revolution: Voices in defence of the Earth (pp. 107ñ 113). Oakland, CA: AK Press. Josselson, R. (2006). Narrative research and the challenge of accumulating knowledge. Narrative Inquiry, 16 (1), 3ñ10. Kals, E., Schumacher, D., & Montada, L. (1999). Emotional affinity toward nature as a motivational basis to protect nature. Environment and Behavior, 31 (2

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Water quality awareness and barriers to safe water provisioning in informal communities: A case study from Ndola, Zambia

Diseases, Vol. 11, pp. 312-321. Czech Geological Survey, 2003: Evaluation of the environmental impacts of copper and cobalt mining in the Zambian part of the Copperbelt and a heavy metals and sulphur contamination monitoring system proposal, Ministry of the Environment, Czech Geological Survey, Prague, Czech Republic. Dagdeviren, H., 2008: Waiting for miracles: The commercialization of urban water services in Zambia. In: Development and Change, Vol. 39, pp. 101-121. Dunlap, R., 1975: The impact of political orientation on

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Construction coefficient in the settlements of Gllogoc Municipality (Republic of Kosova)

through the orientation of construction and the density of construction; and “greening” of the city, where greening enables the integration of society with nature ( Dagmar et al., 2017 ). Construction density is one of the most important factors and criteria for urban development and regulation planning. Many studies emphasise a strong correlation between urban density and sustainability, especially in relation to transport ( Newman, Kensworthy, 1989 ; Næss, 2012 ) with numerous benefits ( Van der Waals, 2000 ; Burton, 2001 ; Gordon and Richardson, 1997 ; Thinh et

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Factors affecting household access to water supply in residential areas in parts of Lagos metropolis, Nigeria

, Nigeria between 1927 and 1960. He argued that there is the absence of both government and native authority in the provision of social services such as water. Gabriel (2005) examines the public–private partnership (PPP) and water-supply provision in urban Africa: a case study of Congo-Brazzaville. The study suggests that to achieve the shift from a supply-driven to a demand-led orientation in water supply, PPPs must take into account the economic and social impacts of diverse consumption patterns, and they must also assess consumers’ needs. Three key elements, namely

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Cultural Clusters as a Local Economic Development Strategy in Rural Small-Town Areas: Sarah Baartman District in South Africa

reverses the traditional theory in economic geography that people follow jobs, and instead suggests that the creative class is highly mobile and can be attracted to a place, as they prefer locations that are highly developed, have a wide range of amenities and are tolerant towards different types of lifestyle and personal orientation ( Florida, 2002 ; Sacco et al., 2014 ). Talent can thus be attracted to places, usually advanced post-industrial cities or ‘creative cities’ and, once there, these pools of talent will attract high-technology industries, promote innovation

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Pluralism and Conflict: The Debate about “Russian Values” and Politics of Identity

Churches, deposed Nikon for his abuses of power, but definitively approved of his reforms. The Russian rite and style of Orthodoxy were decisively condemned by the patriarchs. Importantly, the Greek patriarchs also addressed the political issue of the relationship between the Tsar and the Church. Indeed, they decreed that the tsar was godlike as far as his power is concerned and that he was God’s vicar on earth ( Zenkovsky 2009 , 224). The patriarch was put under the Tsar’s authority as regards civil and administrative issues. The Tsar was given the right to depose the

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Transnationalism in the Pacific Region as a Concept of State Identity

Pacific, its foreign policy objectives are achieved through its active membership in numerous international organizations and associations, such as APEC, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), or the WTO (here, e.g., New Zealand acceded to a joint development agenda, namely, the Doha Development Agenda) or the Pacific Islands Forum. Other issues arising in this regard to be picked up as manifestations of the practical implementation of its pro-Pacific orientation, is the fact that New Zealand and Australia have adopted a joint strategy for regional

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