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Developing The Environment

Problems & Management, 1st Edition

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328 pages

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This book presents a comprehensive overview of global environmental problems - past, present and future - examining their roots and implications and suggesting, where possible, ways in which they might be mitigated or avoided by careful management.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgements

1. Development and environment.

2. Structure, function and management of the environment.

3. The state of the earth: environmental crisis; ecocatastrophe; environmental catastrophe?

4. Stable environment? Sustainable development?

5. Atmospheric changes due to natural and human causes.

6. Desertification and soil degradation.

7. The degradation and loss of vegetation.

8. Environmental problems associated with agriculture.

9. Problems with river development.

10. Urbanisation, waste and pollution problems.

11. The greening of development.

12. Future prospects.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI007000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography