Africa's ecology: sustaining the biological and environmental diversity of a continent

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McFarland, 1993 - Business & Economics - 293 pages
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Rising population in Africa has resulted in a growing demand for consumer goods and basic necessities (food, shelter, clothing, and energy), causing a dramatic decline in the environment. Documented through case studies and photographs are five basic ecological issues facing Africa: the destruction of wildlife; the decline of natural habitats; pollution; land degradation; and human shelter. International agencies roles in reversing the negative trends are examined.

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Africas Parks and Reserves
21
Issues of Tourism Development in Africa
72
Commercial and Subsistence
94
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VALENTINE UDOH JAMES is Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia.