One Planet, Many People: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

One Planet, Many People: Atlas of Our Changing Environment

by United Nations Environment Programme (Editor)




In order to demonstrate the impact of humans on the environment, this oversized (10.5x13.5") volume presents pairs of full-page color satellite photos that contrast views of cities, lakes, seas, shorelines, forested areas, deserts, and other sites from the 1970s with the present day, with accompanying texts interpreting the changes for each site. In addition to the photos, each chapter discusses issues surrounding human population growth and the environment and various human industries and their impact on the environment, with inset boxes referring to specific cases. Not indexed. Published by the United Nations Environment Programme in conjunction with NASA, the USGS, and the U. of Maryland. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789280725711
Publisher: United Nations Publications
Publication date: 07/01/2005
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 10.87(w) x 13.55(h) x 0.98(d)

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