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Author Tolba, Mostafa Kamal.

Title Saving our planet : challenges and hopes / Mostafa K. Tolba
Edition First edition
Published London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1992


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 MELB  363.7 Tol/Sop  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents pt. I. The State of the Environment. Ch. 1. Atmospheric pollution. Ch. 2. Ozone depletion. Ch. 3. Climate change. Ch. 4. Marine pollution. Ch. 5. Freshwater resources and water quality. Ch. 6. Land degradation and desertification. Ch. 7. Deforestation and degradation of forests. Ch. 8. Loss of biological diversity. Ch. 9. Environmental disasters. Ch. 10. Toxic chemicals and hazardous wastes -- pt. II. Development Activities and Environment. Ch. 11. Agriculture and food production. Ch. 12. Industry. Ch. 13. Energy production and use. Ch. 14. Transport. Ch. 15. Tourism -- pt. III. Human Conditions and Well-being. Ch. 16. Population growth and human development. Ch. 17. Human settlements. Ch. 18. Human health. Ch. 19. Peace, security and the environment
pt. IV. Perceptions, Attitudes and Responses. Ch. 20. Perceptions and attitudes. Ch. 21. Responses -- pt. V. Challenges and Priorities for Action. Ch. 22. Challenges and priorities for action
Analysis Environment Conservation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-287)
Subject Economic development -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental policy.
Human ecology.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Author United Nations Environment Programme.
LC no. 92014657
ISBN 0412473704 (English)
0412473801 (French)
0412473909 (Spanish)