World Resources, 1992-93: A Guide to the Global Environment

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The World Resources series is intended to meet the critical need for accessible, accurate information on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Wise management of natural resources and protection of the global environment are essential to achieve sustainable economic development and hence to alleviate poverty, improve the human condition, and preserve the biological systems on which all life depends.
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Overview

The World Resources series is intended to meet the critical need for accessible, accurate information on some of the most pressing issues of our time. Wise management of natural resources and protection of the global environment are essential to achieve sustainable economic development and hence to alleviate poverty, improve the human condition, and preserve the biological systems on which all life depends.
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"The best available resource book on the environment. Valuable for teachers and students."--Forrest Wood, University of Southern Mississippi

"A remarkable compendium of global economic and environmental data. I will make extensive use of the information for my lectures in introductory ecology."--Maureen Stanton, University of California, Davis

"The single best source for current information on Earth's environment....A fount of relevant data."--David C. Locke, Queens College

"Comprehensive coverage of topics on a global scale that brings many perspectives together in one document....The tabulations and graphics are particularly helpful towards providing readers with a group of broad and critical issues and conditions."--Richard L. Ridenhour, Humboldt State University

"A remarkable compendium of global economic and environmental data. I will make extensive use of the information for my lectures in introductory ecology."--Maureen Stanton, University of California, Davis

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195062311
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/26/1992
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Washington, D.C.
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Table of Contents

1. The State of the Environment

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