A Dictionary of environmental quotations

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Simon & Schuster, 1992 - Nature - 335 pages
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"Three months of camp life on Lake Tahoe would restore an Egyptian mummy to his pristine vigor, and give him an appetite like an alligator. I do not mean the oldest and driest mummies, of course, but the fresher ones. The air up there in the clouds is ver

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Contents

Acid rain
1
Aesthetics
2
Affluence
5
Agriculture
6
Air
9
Air pollution
10
Animal rights
14
Automobiles
15
Industry 256
156
Insects 259
159
International development 260
160
International governance 263
163
Land 265
165
Law 272
168
Lifestyle 275
176
Mining
180

Biodiversity
17
Biotechnology
20
Birds
21
Chemicals
22
Cities
24
Citizen action
26
Climate
29
Coasts
30
Common resources
31
Conservation
33
Conservation movement
38
Consumerism
40
Dams and water projects
42
Deforestation
44
Deserts and desertification
46
Developers
47
Drinking water
48
Earth 26
50
Earth Day
54
Ecologists
55
Ecology
56
Economic growth
60
Economics
62
Economics GNP
64
Economics incentives
65
Economics valuation
66
Ecosystems
67
Education
68
Endangered species
69
Energy
74
Energy conservation
77
Energy policy
78
Engineers
80
Environment
83
Environmental impacts
86
Environmentalists
88
Environmental movement
94
Estuaries
102
Ethics
103
Fisheries 207
107
Forestry
108
Future
111
Gaia hypothesis
113
Global environment
114
Government 226
116
Greenhouse effect
120
Green Revolution
121
Groundwater 222
122
Hazardous wastes
123
Health
124
Highways 225
125
Historic preservation
127
History
128
Holism 229
129
Human adaptation
131
Humankind and environment
133
Humankind and nature
142
Hunting 250
150
Indigenous people 253
153
Indoor environment 255
155
Mountains
181
National parks
182
National security
184
Natural disasters
185
Nature
189
Noise 299
199
Nuclear energy
202
Ocean pollution
206
Oceans
207
Oil and gas
209
Open space
211
Outer space
212
Ozone layer
213
Parks
214
Pesticides
216
Planning foresight
217
Planning land use
219
Plants
220
Politics
222
Pollution
225
Pollution control
228
Pollution prevention
229
Population
232
Population control
235
Population impacts
238
Poverty
242
Public lands
243
Quality of life
245
Radiation
248
Recreation
249
Recycling
250
Regulation
252
Religion
253
Risk
256
Rivers
258
Rural areas
260
Science
262
Solar energy
265
Solid wastes
266
Suburbs
268
Sustainable development
270
U7 Technology
272
Tourism
275
Towns
276
Trees
277
Tropical forests
279
Urban environment
280
Waste and wastes
284
Water
285
Water pollution
288
Weather
290
Wetlands
292
Wildlife
298
Wildlife refuges
303
Zoning
305
Zoos
306
Author index
322
Subject index
325
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About the author (1992)

Rodes was formerly the director of library services at the World Wildlife Fund.

Barbara K. Rodes is Director of Library Services at the World Wildlife Fund. She has coauthored and contributed to a number of books on environmental issues, including Making Decisions on Cumulative Environmental Impacts. Rice Odell has written many books and articles on the environment, including Environmental Awakening. He is the former editor of the Conservation Foundation Letter.

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