The global casino : an introduction to environmental issues / Nick Middleton.

By: Middleton, NickMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London : New York : Arnold ; Distributed in the U.S.A. by Oxford University Press, 2008Edition: 4th edDescription: xi, 435 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cmISBN: 9780340957165Subject(s): Human ecology | Environmental policy | Environmentalism
Contents:
The physical environment -- The human environment -- Sustainable development -- Tropical deforestation -- Desertification -- Oceans -- Coastal problems -- Rivers, lakes, and wetlands -- Big dams -- Urban environments -- Climatic change -- Acid rain -- Food production -- Soil erosion -- Biodiversity loss -- Transport -- Waste management -- Energy production -- Mining -- War -- Natural hazards -- Conclusions.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [398]-423) and index.

The physical environment -- The human environment -- Sustainable development -- Tropical deforestation -- Desertification -- Oceans -- Coastal problems -- Rivers, lakes, and wetlands -- Big dams -- Urban environments -- Climatic change -- Acid rain -- Food production -- Soil erosion -- Biodiversity loss -- Transport -- Waste management -- Energy production -- Mining -- War -- Natural hazards -- Conclusions.

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