The message of this book is that a concern for environmental issues no longer needs justification. Its aim is to put environmental conservation into perspective by looking at its achievements, failures and problems, and by examining the challenges and opportunities it faces.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Edition description:||Revised ed.|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)|
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Foreword HRH the Duke of Edinburgh; Preface; Preface to the paperback edition; 1. The context of the struggle; 2. The early years of environmental conservation; 3. Environmental conservation comes of age; 4. The growth of knowledge and the spread of ideas; 5. Organisation and resources of the movement; 6. Interactions; 7. Pioneers of conservation; 8. A critical appraisal of the movement to-day; 9. A forward view; Notes on sources; Acknowledgements; Index.