Africa and the Middle East: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2003 - Science - 277 pages
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A concise yet thorough overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing the continent of Africa and the Middle East.

* Biographies of key environmental figures such as Ken Saro-Wiwa and Wangari Maathai

* 20-30 maps, charts, tables, and photos illustrating environmental resources and threats such as deforestation, soil erosion, and rates of air and water pollution

 

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Contents

1 Population and Land Use
1
2 Biodiversity
27
3 Parks Preserves and Protected Areas
55
4 Forests
85
5 Agriculture
109
6 Freshwater
135
7 Oceans and Coastal Areas
161
8 Energy and Transportation
181
9 Air Quality and the Atmosphere
207
10 Environmental Activism
229
Appendix International Environmental and Developmental Agencies Organizations and Programs on the World Wide Web
253
Index
257
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Kevin Hillstrom and Laurie Collier Hillstrom are professional writers. Their published works include all six volumes in ABC-CLIO's World Environments series.

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