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Race to Save the Tropics: Ecology and Economics for a Sustainable Future

Edited By: Robert Goodland

Island Press

Paperback | Mar 1990 | #9994 | ISBN: 155963040X
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Rather than fostering economic growth, pouring millions of dollars into Third World economies often accelerates environmental degradation, and threatens long-term economic viability. Through covering topics such as agroecology, the role of applied ecology in designing dams and teaching applied ecology in developing countries, this book demonstrates how applying well-established scientific principles of ecology to development programs can foster economic growth without sacrificing health and environmental quality.


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