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|Title:||Some Issues Facing Environmental Organisations in Developing Countries: A Case Study of the South Pacific Action Committee for Human Ecology and the Environment||Contributor(s):||Taylor, Neil (author) ; Taylor, Subhashni (author)||Publication Date:||2003||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/3182||Abstract:||The South Pacific Action Committee for Human Ecology and the Environment (SPACHEE) is a regional environmental Non Government Organisation (NGO) based in Fiji but serving twelve small island nations in the South Pacific region, and involved in both formal and non-formal environmental education. At present its membership base is very limited numerically, regionally and also in terms of its socio-economic make up. This article analyses SPACHEE's current membership and issues base and makes a number of recommendations as to how the organisation might broaden these. Some suggestions are also made as to how SPACHEE might link its work more explicitly to issues of equality and social justice. These suggestions may have implications for other environmental NGOs in larger developing countries in the region which face similar environmental issues, such as loss of rainforest, degradation of coral reefs and mangrove destruction.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 19(1), p. 69-79||Publisher:||Australian Association for Environmental Education||Place of Publication:||Brisbane, Australia||ISSN:||0814-0626||Field of Research (FOR):||130311 Pacific Peoples Education||Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||939906 Pacific Peoples Education||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0814062600001488||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 170
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