Global environmental crises: an Australian perspective

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Nature - 392 pages
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This book explores the diverse environmental problems we currently face. Emphasizing problems in Australia, this book is built around case studies focusing on health, population, land, water, forests, the atmosphere, and urbanization. This new edition includes substantial new data, extensive coverage of global environmental problems, and new material on population, water, and international cooperation.

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POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT 40
FOOD FIBRE AND LAND 84
FORESTS 165
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Dr Graeme Aplin, Dr Peter Mitchell, Dr Andrew Pitman and Dr David Rich are all senior lecturers in Human Geography at the School of Earth Sciences at Macquarie University, Sydney. Dr Helen Cleugh was previously at Macquarie University and is now a Research Scientist at the Centre for Environmental
Mechanics, CSIRO, Canberra.