Earth and Us - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750610490, 9781483163574

Earth and Us

1st Edition

Population – Resources – Environment – Development

Editors: Mostafa Kamal Tolba Asit K. Biswas
eBook ISBN: 9781483163574
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 29th March 1991
Page Count: 116
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Earth and Us: Population, Resources, Environment, Development is a compilation of ideas and thoughts of leading international statesmen, political leaders, economists and environmentalists, on the complex interlinkages between man and his environment.

The book examines aspects of the nexus between population, resources, environment and development, and presents ideas on what can be done in the future. The articles contained in the book covers various topics such as environmental concerns in the third world; climatic change, environment and development; environmental aspects of agricultural and rural development; and environmental protection and economic development.

Environmentalists, ecologists, and policy makers will find the book highly insightful.

Table of Contents


Environment and Development

Environmental Concerns in the Third World

Climatic Change, Environment and Development

Life on Earth

Conservation for Development

Our Common Future

Ushering in the Era of Sustainable Development

Environmental Aspects of Agricultural and Rural Development

The Population Problem

Sustainable Forestry Development

Protecting the Atmosphere and Controlling Global Warming

Environmental Protection and Economic Development: Guidelines for Sustainable Growth

The Governance of Production: The Key to Environmental Quality


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Mostafa Kamal Tolba

Asit K. Biswas

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