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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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About this book

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.


Contents

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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