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Losing Ground: Environmental Stress and World Food Prospects
     

Losing Ground: Environmental Stress and World Food Prospects

by Erik P. Eckholm
 

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Current discussion of the environmental crisis often centers on the pollution problems of the industrial world. The author calls for massive tree-planting campaigns, agricultural reforms to benefit peasant farmers, and a slowdown in world population growth. He predicts that, unless there is a major shift in global political priorities, a third of mankind will become

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Current discussion of the environmental crisis often centers on the pollution problems of the industrial world. The author calls for massive tree-planting campaigns, agricultural reforms to benefit peasant farmers, and a slowdown in world population growth. He predicts that, unless there is a major shift in global political priorities, a third of mankind will become mired in hopeless destitution, a tragedy with ominous implications for world order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393064100
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/1976
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
223

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