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342  INdex Ethiopia, 131, 169 Europe, 27, 72, 120, 143, 162, 170, 171, 269 European Environmental Agency, 299 European Patent Office (EPO), 37 European Union, 78, 84, 173, 279 extremophiles, 224 fair-trade, 107, 125 feminism, 6, 8 fertilizers, 7, 71 – 72, 82, 83, 86, 88, 124 – 135, 171 fibre, 181 – 182, 318 Fiji, 131 Finland, 38, 167, 203 finance, 34 – 36, 61, 72, 75, 87, 138, 170, 173, 199, 287, 306, 309, 329 financial crises, 23, 33, 148 fish farming, 169, 170, 172 fisheries, 123, 221, 223, 227 – 229, 231, 234, 236, 300, 332 flood mitigation, 298 floods, 172 flooding, 81, 125, 279 food   crisis, 81   hygiene, 268, 272   needs, 81   production, 96, 107, 221, 224, 288 – 289, 300   security, 30 – 31, 36, 86, 124, 128, 139, 251 Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), 81, 85, 221, 223, 226, 236, 248, 256, 298 Food Security and Sustainable Development (FSSD), 139 footprint, 52, 55, 298 – 301, 312, 315 forestry, 117, 119, 123, 125 – 126, 184 – 185, 254, 328 forests, 36, 73, 124 – 127, 182, 189, 253 – 254, 262, 275, 296 fossil fuels, 5, 37, 53, 59, 66, 72, 85, 120, 125, 163, 172, 177, 275, 276, 282, 311, 320, 329 France, 119, 167, 201 freedom, 18, 57, 61, 63, 101, 225, 228, 231, 293, 333 fruit, 182 Fukushima, 270 gender equality, 25, 27, 28, 58, 120 G-77, 232 GC/GMEF, 202 – 204

General Assembly, 25, 28, 39, 47, 103, 137 – 138, 190, 201, 204, 231 – 232, 238, 248 genes, 224, 230 genetic diversity, 123, 182 genetic manipulation, 123 genetic resources, 182 – 185, 222, 224, 230 – 233, 238, 248 – 249 geographic information systems, 259 geothermal energy, 17, 160 – 178, 329, 331 geothermal (ground source) heat pumps (GHPs), 169, 170 – 173, 177 German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), 153 Germany, 56, 167, 201 Global Biodiversity Outlook, 29, 41, 226 global carbon cycle, 223 global commons, 18, 215, 218, 222, 225, 233, 237 – 238 Global Environment Facility (GEF), 31, 36, 250, 256 Global Environmental Health, 19, 267, 271 – 273 Global Environment Outlook, 226 global health, 15, 270 – 271 Global International Waters Assessment, 226, 249 Global Positioning System, 258 globalization, 5, 23, 33, 122, 126, 145, 286, 304 global warming, 10, 82, 96, 172, 176, 275, 278, 315 Ghana, 17, 27, 82, 131, 256 Gokase River, 126 good governance, 14, 23 – 25, 28, 32, 39, 47, 137, 143, 286, 292, 328, 332 Governing Council for the United Nations Environment Programme (GCUNEP), 138 government institutions, 141, 149 grasslands, 256 grassroots innovation, 63, 97, 100 Great Bear Rainforest, 254 Greenland, 29 Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 26, 38, 54, 80, 84, 212 – 213, 216 – 217, 306 Gross National Product, 57, 287 Greenhouse Gas(es) (GHG), 35 – 37, 72 – 73, 78 – 80, 82, 85 – 86, 126, 169, 172, 173, 253 – 256, 275, 278, 287, 291, 296, 298, 303, 307 313, 315, 334

Green Economy and Good Governance for Sustainable Development: Opportunities, Promises and Concerns  
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