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Chile: Economic Development and Globalization

Physical Sciences and Mathematics

2005

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Análisis Del Desarrollo Sustentable En La Industria Del Salmón En Chile, Theresa Mohin Oct 2005

Análisis Del Desarrollo Sustentable En La Industria Del Salmón En Chile, Theresa Mohin

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The focus of this independent study project is sustainable development, in the context of the Chilean salmon industry. The project centers on the environmental impacts of the salmon business, from its introduction as a fledgling industry in the eighties, to its arrival as one of the most important exporting markets in the Chilean economy. The discussion focuses on the economic history of the salmon industry, its environmental consequences, and the role of the government in environmental regulation, to discover whether or not current environmental programs in place are in fact sustainable. I conclude that while the efforts of the Chilean ...