The third revolution: environment, population and a sustainable world
A leading environmental writer shows how population growth, rising consumption, and damaging technologies have created the biggest environmental crisis in human history.
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the great debate
three billion years of environmental crisis
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Africa Agriculture Organization animals areas Asia average Bangladesh carbon dioxide cash crops cattle cent century Chlorofluorocarbons cities conservation consumption per person crisis cropland damage decades decline deforestation desertification developing countries Economic emissions energy environmental impact extinction factors fallow farmers farming farmland fertilizer fish Food and Agriculture forest fuel global warming grow growth accounted half Hatia hectares human income increase industrial irrigated Kalsaka kilos labour land degradation Latin America lemurs Lesotho less live livestock logging London loss marginal metres million tonnes Nations Environment Programme Nations Population Division natural needs numbers OECD output Oxford plants pollution poor population density population growth pressure problems rain rainforest recycling rise river Rome rural shift South species square kilometres Third World tonnes trees tropical UNEP United Nations United Nations Environment United Nations Population urban Washington DC waste women World Bank world population World Resources Institute yields
Population and Food: Global Trends and Future Prospects
Tim Dyson (M. SC.)
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