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1st Edition

Developing The Environment
Problems & Management

ISBN 9780582087002
Published April 13, 1995 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

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

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.

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