Examines environmental issues throughout the world. Contains thorough definitions and explanations of terms relating to the environment. Includes detailed maps, an extensive bibliography, a who's who section and a new essay on the environment.
* An updated A-Z section of key terms and issues surrounding the environment. * A new essay on the environment by Duncan Brack, of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. * A comprehensive directory section organized alphabetically by country lists main governmental and non-governmental organizations, both national and international. * A series of maps show environmental features both regionally and world-wide. * An extensive bibliography of relevant periodicals. * A comprehensive Who's Who section of the leading personalities actively involved with environmental organizations.
'Highly recommended.' - Library Journal