This text explores the nature of the world's resources, studying the way humans manage them. It covers a full range of resource issues from energy generation and mineral extraction, to water disputes and sustainable forests, showing how a variety of management strategies work and what problems can arise. With a section on the effects of population growth, the book explores specifically the opportunities we have to develop alternative methods to sustain our resources.
|Publisher:||Hodder & Stoughton Educational Division|
Table of ContentsIntroduction to resource management
population and resources
landscape as a resource
resources, sustainable development and the future.