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Environmental Resources


By: AS Mather and K Chapman

279 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Addison Wesley Longman (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Aug 1995 | #41713 | ISBN: 0582101689
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Provides an overview of resources and their impact on the world. Aimed at students on undergraduate natural resource management courses. The first half of the book considers natural and environmental resources in the context of politics, time and space; the second half systematically reviews a range of resource sectors including forests, agriculture, energy, minerals and other environmental resources.


1. Introductory Concepts 2. The Political Economy of Environmental Resources 3. Environmental Resources in Space and Time 4. The Land Resource: Food Production 5. The Land Resource: Forests 6. The Land Resource: Biodiversity, Protected Areas and Environmental Conservation 7. Energy Resources 8. Mineral Resources 9. Water Resources 10. Ocean Resources 11. Environmental Wealth and Limits to Growth 12. Transition to Sustainability? 13. Index

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