Developing the Environment: Problems and Management
Developing the Environment: Problems and Management presents a comprehensive overview of global environmental problems - past, present and future - examining their roots and implications and suggesting, where possible, ways in which they might be mitigated or avoided by careful management. Taking an interdisciplinary approach to environmental problems and development, Developing the Environment: Problems and Management is an essential text for students of environmental science, development studies and geography. It is also invaluable reading for consultants working in environmental and development agencies worldwide.
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Structure function and management of the environment
Stable environment? Sustainable development?
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