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Exploitation, Conservation, Preservation: A Geographic Perspective on Natural Resource Use

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By: Susan L Cutter and William H Renwick

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

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1999 | Edition: 3 | #84119 | ISBN: 0471018104
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Presents the topics of natural resource management and conservation from a geographical and global orientated perspective. Providing balanced coverage of the physical, economic, social and political considerations, it also examines the major natural resource issues facing the world today.


Natural Resources: Thoughts, Words, and Deeds. Economics of Natural Resources. Environmental Ideology, Politics, and Decision Making. Ecologic Perspectives on Natural Resources. The Human Population. Agriculture and Food Production. Forests. Biodiversity and Habitat. Marine Resources: Common Property Dilemmas. Water Quantity and Quality. The Air Resource and Urban Air Quality. Regional and Global Atmospheric Change. Nonfuel Minerals. Energy Resources. The Transition to a Global Sustainable Society. Epilogue. Glossary. Index.

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