Losing Ground: Environmental Stress and World Food Prospects / Edition 1

Losing Ground: Environmental Stress and World Food Prospects / Edition 1

by Erik P. Eckholm
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393091678

ISBN-13: 9780393091670

Pub. Date: 02/28/1976

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780393091670
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1976
Series:
Oxford Geographics Ser.
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.65(d)

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