Books  Sustainable Development  Sustainable Development: General 

Leaving Eden: To Protect and Manage the Earth

By: E Nisbet

352 pages, Illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Nov 1991 | #14369 | ISBN: 0521425794
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £45.99 $64/€52 approx
Hardback | Nov 1991 | #14368 | ISBN: 0521393116
Out of Print Details

About this book

Presents wide-ranging survey of all aspects of preservation of the natural environment, with particular emphasis on the interaction of human behaviour and nature. The book presents information and perspectives from environmental science, geography, economics, and earth science.

'This book stands out from the pack by its copious use of data and the ease with which its thesis may be understood.' TEG News ' ... provides clear, concise accounts of the different aspects of global environmental change ...' New Scientist


Preface; Acknowledgements and apologies; 1. Introduction; 2. The natural earth; 3. The causes of change; 4. The consequences of change; 5. To manage the planet; 6. Reducing our impact: the means to generate and conserve energy; 7. Managing the Earth's vegetation; 8. The management of man; 9. A new global economy.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Footpaths: A Practical Handbook

NHBS Price: £21.99 $31/€25 approx

Gardening the Earth

NHBS Price: £18.99 $27/€22 approx

The Big Earth Book

NHBS Price: £12.99 $18/€15 approx

The World We Made

NHBS Price: £24.95 $35/€28 approx

Sustainability Indicators

NHBS Special Offer Price: £14.99 £24.99 (Save £10.00) $21/€17 approx (ends 31/03/2018)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194