Title: Cultural development and environment.
Author: Tohmé, Georges.
Publishing: UNESCO, Paris, 1999.
The writer shows links among culture,
development and environment. It describes
factors that affect the cultural development and
shows the way democratic education
can contribute to protect cultural
inheritance and develop attitudes and an
ecological ethic. The links between
cultural and urban development, agricultural methods,
work and technology, public health and architecture
are outlined. This work raises awareness
about environmental respect.
Title: Los desafíos ambientales. Reflexiones y propuestas para un futuro sostenible.
Authors: Novo, María (Coord.), con capítulos de Valeriano Ruiz, Carlos Montes, Antonio Ruiz de Elvida, Mariano Aguirre y otros.
Publishing: Universitas, Madrid, 1999.
A collective work of reference sponsored by UNESCO' s Education Programme for a Sustainable
Future with studies on demographic imbalances,
energy paradigms, water resources crisis, deforestation,
food matters, climatic change, waste
products and armed conflicts caused by natural
resources, among other subjects.
Title: La educación ambiental. Bases éticas, conceptuales y metodológicas.
Author: Novo, María.
Publishing: Universitas, Madrid, 1995.
A didactic and detailed analysis of evolution
concerning environment in
international organizations with particular
emphasis on UNESCO. At the same time, it
study on the ethical bases of environmental
protection and action for reaching a
sustainable development. Interesting
proposals for formal and informal
La educación encierra un tesoro.
Authors: Delors, Jacques (dir.) y otros.
Publishing: Santillana/Unesco, Madrid 1998.
This book deals with education as a lifelong
task and a key question
for the future of our societies. The report is
written by a prestigious International Commission
chaired by Jacques Delors. An important
reflection on education as a necessary utopia is
made. The four main pillars of
education are described: knowing,
together and being.
Title: Los Objetivos de
Desarrollo del Milenio.
Authors: Alonso, José Antonio (dir.) y otros.
Publishing: Revista de Estudios
Sociales y de Sicología Aplicada, enero-marzo
This magazine includes monographic studies on
the Millenium Objectives and their relation to
subjects such as security, development, poverty,
Title: Un mundo nuevo.
Author: Mayor Zaragoza, Federico.
Publishing: Círculo de Lectores/Galaxia Gütenberg/Ediciones UNESCO, Barcelona, 2000.
The former Director General of UNESCO, and
President of the Foundation for a Culture of
Peace, wrote and led an international team of
researchers to analyse the great challenges that
humankind faces such as the path to a stable
peace, how to solve the poverty problem, how to manage a
healthy and sustainable environment and
how to reach
a common civilizing project. This
study links the great environmental subjects
with urban matters, the role of women, science
and culture in social change, and proposes a new
ethical contract between governing class and civil
societies. Complementary readings from the
same writer: Los nudos gordianos, Galaxia
Gütenberg, /Círculo de Lectores, Barcelona,
Title: La situación del mundo 2001. Informe Anual del WorldWatch Institute.
Authors: R. Brown, Lester; Flavin, Christopher y French, Hylary (Eds.), con capítulos de Janet Abramovitz, Seth Dunn y Gary Gardner, Ricardo Aguilar, y otros.
Publishing: Icaria editorial/Fundación Hogar del Empleado, Barcelona, 2001.
A basic work of reference published every year
by the famous
WorldWatch Institute, from Washington, D.
C. Written from a scientific
perspective, yet educational. Provides
wide-ranging treatment of subjects such as
poverty and environmental limits, water
contamination, hunger, transportation,
prevention of non-natural disasters, legal debate
on environmental offences. In addition,
the edition of
2001 contains a special chapter on the Water
Plan in Spain. Complementary readings from
WorldWatch: Reports since 1992 and 2002
Report, Icaria Editorial.