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Vital Signs 2005-2006

Series: Vital Signs Volume: 13

By: Worldwatch Institute

128 pages, Colour photos, tables, figures


Paperback | Dec 2005 | #153495 | ISBN: 1844072738
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Latest volume of this indispensable annual.

'Vital Signs does for the environment what stock market indicators do for the City' BBC Wildlife Magazine 'A remarkable snapshot of the world today' John Vidal, The Guardian 'A key source of hard facts on global trends' Booklist 'Stimulating' Journal of Environmental Politics


Part One - comprehensive presentation of the key indicators in areas such as food, energy and climate, economics, transport, health, society, and peace and conflict; Part Two - in-depth special feature articles on environment (mammals in decline, the acceleration in global ice melting, wetland loss, forest loss and air pollution), economy and society (the spread of socially responsible investing, responsible tourism and global employment) and governance (global public policy cooperation, achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals; Bibliography.

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Written by the staff of the award-winning Worldwatch Institute including Chris Flavin Gary Gardner, Janet Sawin, Brian Halwiel and Michael Renner

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