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Earthcare: Global Protection Of Natural Areas

The Proceedings Of The Fourteenth Biennial Wilderness Conference, 1st Edition

By Edmund A. Schofield


838 pages

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The Sierra Club’s Fourteenth Biennial Wilderness Conference was cosponsored by the National Audubon Society, with over 100 organizations participating. It was among the largest assemblies ever held of statesmen, scientists, lawyers, conservationists, and government and UN officials concerned with the preservation, protection, and restoration of nat

Table of Contents

PART I CEREMONIES AND MAJOR ADDRESSES, OPENING CEREMONY, PART II FORMAL CONFERENCE SESSIONS. NATURAL SYSTEMS. The Atmosphere, The Hydrologic Cycle: The Oceans, The Hydrologic Cycle: Coastal Marine and Island Environments, The Hydrologic Cycle: Rivers, The Hydrologic Cycle: Freshwater Wetlands, Economic Development and Environmental Protection, Terrestrial Ecosystems: Temperate Forests, Terrestrial Ecosystems: Tropical Forests, Terrestrial Ecosystems: Savannahs and Other Grasslands, Terrestrial Ecosystems: Deserts, Human Settlement and Natural Areas, Interdependence: The Interaction of Societies and Ecosystems, Institutional Measures for the Preservation of Ecosystems

About the Author

Edmund A. Schofield The Institute of Ecology, Butler University, U.S.A.

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