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Atlas of Nepal in the Modern World

Atlas of Nepal in the Modern World

1st Edition

By Michael Sill, John Kirkby
February 14, 2013

Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries in the world, surrounded by big and powerful neighbours. It is immensely diverse, ...

Caring for the Earth A strategy for sustainable living

Caring for the Earth: A strategy for sustainable living

1st Edition

By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf
October 31, 2013

'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more ...

Dam the Rivers, Damn the People Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

Dam the Rivers, Damn the People: Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

1st Edition

By Barbara J. Cummings
March 28, 2013

The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the ...

Global Environment Outlook 2000

Global Environment Outlook 2000

1st Edition

By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)
October 31, 2013

'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation ...

Mountain World in Danger Climate change in the forests and mountains of Europe

Mountain World in Danger: Climate change in the forests and mountains of Europe

1st Edition

By Sten Nilsson, David Pitt
March 11, 2013

The changing climate, the warming of the world and acid rain are among the greatest problems facing us at the end of the twentieth century. This book describes, for the first time, the effects of these phenomena on the high mountains and the forests of Europe. Mountains and the frozen regions (the ...

One World for One Earth Saving the environment

One World for One Earth: Saving the environment

1st Edition

By Philip Sarre, Paul Smith, Paul Smith with Eleanor Morris
March 11, 2013

We have only one earth, and how we choose to live in it matters. This highly readable and challenging text sets out some important topical issues that tells us we are not making a very good job of it. From the tropical rainforests to the teeming cities of the developing world and the energy hungry...

Progress for a Small Planet

Progress for a Small Planet

1st Edition

By Barbara Ward
March 11, 2013

Three topics dominate discussions of the global environment: pollution; the consequences of the affluent running ever faster through finite resources; and the growing tensions between rich and poor as a third of humanity continues to live and die in desperate poverty. In this exceptional book ...

Rising Seas

Rising Seas

1st Edition

By Martin Ince
March 11, 2013

Recent and dramatic flooding in places as far apart as Bangladesh and North Wales are example of what could become commonplace if sea levels rise. Most scientists are predicting a rise of about one metre and this book, based on research carried out for the Commonwealth governments, describes in ...

Strategies for National Sustainable Development A handbook for their planning and implementation

Strategies for National Sustainable Development: A handbook for their planning and implementation

1st Edition

By Jeremy Carew-Reid, Robert Prescott-Allen, Stephen Bass, Barry Dalal-Clayton
April 12, 2013

The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will ...

Strategies for Sustainability: Africa

Strategies for Sustainability: Africa

1st Edition

By Adrian Wood
January 10, 2009

The World Conservation Union, Founded in 1948, brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist ...

Strategies for Sustainability: Asia

Strategies for Sustainability: Asia

1st Edition

By Jeremy Carew-Reid
March 28, 2013

IUCN – The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks ...

Strategies for Sustainability: Latin America

Strategies for Sustainability: Latin America

1st Edition

By Arturo Lopez Ornat
January 10, 2009

IUCN- The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to ...

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