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Título: Integrated risk governance of a termite urban pest, challenges in risk communication: mediating conflicts in a public decision process
Autor: Arroz, Ana Margarida Moura
São Marcos, Rita
Gabriel, Rosalina
Borges, Paulo A. V.
Palavras-chave: Public Decision
Risk Communication
Risk Governance
Termite Pest
Data: Jul-2011
Editora: Universidade dos Açores
Citação: Arroz, A. M., São Marcos, R., Gabriel, R., & Borges, P. V. (2011, Julho). "Integrated risk governance of a termite urban pest, challenges in risk communication: mediating conflicts in a public decision process". «2º CES "Critical Economics" Summer School: Environmental Values and Public Policies», Lousã, Portugal, 12th-15th July 2011 (Comunicação).
Resumo: "Nowadays termites are among the urban pests that cause more damage worldwide (Borges& Myles, 2007) it’s aggressiveness is internationally recognized by invisibly consuming houses’ infra-structures, furniture, books, clothes, statuary and other wood artefacts. The species is well established in the United States, Brazil and in the Portuguese Atlantic islands of the Azores where it has had greater impact. The occurrence of the drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis, was only officially detected for the first time in 2002, at a moment when the pest had already infested large areas of the three major cities of the archipelago: Angra do Heroísmo, Ponta Delgada and Horta In the present time, the drywood termite is considered the most dangerous urban pest in the Azores and its economical and patrimonial impacts have raised considerable concern from citizens and the scientific community (Borges& Myles, 2007).Also alarming is the first record of Cryptotermes brevis in one building in Lisbon, since it is the first time that this serious invasive pest was detected in the Portuguese mainland (Nunes, 2010).Being Europe’s front entrance to the pest as there are no policy control measures concerning customs doorway. […]."
Descrição: 2º CES "Critical Economics" Summer School: Environmental Values and Public Policies. Lousã, Portugal, 12th-15th July 2011.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/2419
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