Dictionary of Environment and Development: People, Places, Ideas, and Organizations

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MIT Press, 1993 - Science - 272 pages
As the linkage of environment and development issues moves increasingly to the forefront of international concerns, a variety of ideas and phrases from insiders in a number of fields are appearing in books and news reports. This concise reference offers readers a guide to these new terms. It covers ecological process such as desertification, tropical diseases, financial and agricultural terms. international treaty organizations and acronyms, and much more.
 

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
7
Section 3
97
Section 4
108
Section 5
120
Section 6
129
Section 7
151
Section 8
152
Section 9
156
Section 10
179
Section 11
207
Section 12
208
Section 13
248
Section 14
257
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Common terms and phrases

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