Sustainable Development Set

Sustainable Development Set

  • Caring for the Earth

    A strategy for sustainable living

    By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf

    '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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-30
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Global Environment Outlook 2000

    By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    '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…

    Paperback – 2013-10-30
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A handbook for their planning and implementation

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-04-11
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • World at the Crossroads

    Towards a sustainable, equitable and liveable world

    By Philip B. Smith, Samuel E. Okoye, Jaap de Wilde, Priya Deshingkar

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war... In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global…

    Paperback – 2013-04-11
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Women and the Environment in the Third World

    Alliance for the future

    By Irene Dankelman, Joan Davidson

    'This book ... should be issued to grass-root organisations everywhere' Doris Lessing, The New Scientist 'It is must reading for government planners, environmentalists and the ordinary layman' Asia Week Women in the Third World play the major role in managing natural resources. They are also the…

    Paperback – 2013-04-11
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Dam the Rivers, Damn the People

    Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

    By Barbara J. Cummings

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-27
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Threats Without Enemies

    Facing environmental insecurity

    By Gwyn Prins

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming,…

    Paperback – 2013-03-27
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Asia

    By Jeremy Carew-Reid

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-27
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Rising Seas

    By Martin Ince

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-10
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Progress for a Small Planet

    By Barbara Ward

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-10
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • One World for One Earth

    Saving the environment

    By Philip Sarre, Paul Smith, Paul Smith with Eleanor Morris

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-10
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Mountain World in Danger

    Climate change in the forests and mountains of Europe

    By Sten Nilsson, David Pitt

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-10
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Atlas of Nepal in the Modern World

    By Michael Sill

    Edited by John Kirkby

    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,…

    Paperback – 2013-02-13
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Latin America

    By Arturo Lopez Ornat

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-01-09
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set

  • Strategies for Sustainability: Africa

    By Adrian Wood

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-01-09
    Routledge
    Sustainable Development Set