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  1. THere is a current trend toward more comprehensive and integrated conservation programs. Because comprehensive programs must be organized to address specific development projects and specific conservation needs, this book is designed to provide specific guidelines for the design, management, and...
  2. Key Resource 1989-01-01 Six out of every ten of the world's people are being inexorably pushed by agricultural modernization and continuing high population growth rates into ecologically vulnerable environments: tropical forests, dryland and hilly areas, and the fringes of great urban centers. Unless development...
  3. 1988-01-19 The improvement in living conditions of the inhabitants of the Third World involves both economic growth and ambient ecological conditions. Development of a country implies improvements in both spheres, yet these two factors are often in conflict. Ecology and Development in the Third World...
  4. This book is designed to be used in introductory courses on environmental science. The book covers the diverse materials of an introductory course on environmental science in an accurate, balanced, and interesting way without the use of mathematics or complex chemical and biological information....
  5. This book will change the way we understand the future of our planet. It is both alarming and hopeful. James Gustave Speth, renowned as a visionary environmentalist leader, warns that in spite of all the international negotiations and agreements of the past two decades, efforts to protect Earth’s...
  6. The evidence continues to mount: melting ice caps, rising temperatures, increasingly frequent natural disasters. As the devastating effects of global warming come into sharper focus, societies must work to both mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to ongoing and inevitable climate change....
  7. In this brave and provocative book, Gore argues that only a radical rethinking of our relationship with nature can save the earth's ecology for future generations. Earth in the Balance is an urgent call to action to save our seriously threatened climate, our water, our soil, our diversity of...
  8. It is a pleasure to introduce this volume which reflects our School's continuing interest in problems of natural resource management and enviornmental planning. Beyond Growth--Essays on Alternative Futures, which is the latest in a series of volumes originating in the Spring of 1969 at a time...