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Vital Signs 1999-2000: The Environmental Trends That are Shaping our Future

Series: Vital Signs Volume: 8

Edited By: Lester Brown, Michael Renner and Brian Halweil

197 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #100890 | ISBN: 185383629X
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€24 approx

About this book

Presents up-to-the-minute information on environmental and sustainable development topics such as global temperature, population growth, Internet use, fossil fuel consumption, grain production and fish catch.


Contents

Part 1 Analyses of food trends examining: agricultural resources; atmospheric trends; economic trends; transportation trends; communication trends; social trends; military trends. Part 2 Features on: transgenic crops; pesticide-resistant species; harmful algae; urban air; biomass energy use; transportation; corporations driving globalization; government corruption; unemployment; NGOs; malnutrition; sperm counts; fast food; arms.


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