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  1. In this volume, the authors propose a global strategy to restore food security and a budget to implement it. Their global food security budget calls for stepped-up expenditures on both sides of the food/population equation. It includes investments not only to provide family planning services to...
  2. The theme and objective of the second edition of Environmental Science: The Way the World Works is to develop an understanding of the principles underlying the support and maintenance of all ecosystems; show how our management of the human ecosystem, in many cases, is counter to these principles,...
  3. A paleoenvironmental review and historical analysis were employed to assess the nature of environmental change in the Sahel.
  4. The text was designed to accommodate students with various academic backgrounds. Most of the chapters contain two types of text materials. In the basic text portion of each chapter, information is presented at a level suitable for beginning college students. Here students are given a solid...
  5. 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....
  6. In this clincally oriented synthesis Doctor Randolph has produced an entirely different set of answers to the above questions than is currently supplied by toxicologists. This is not a review but rather the presentation of a point of view-providing a sound basis for therapy of a common medical...
  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. "We do not question that flesh and bone and leaf litter will decay to dust, that seeds will sprout season after season and find renewed nourishment in the soil, that rivers can flow endlessly without running dry, that we can breathe a lifetime without depleting the air of oxygen.... What humans...
  9. In a monumental and provocative presentation, Allan Savory addresses the question of why-despite universal efforts to halt "desertification"-land, air and water resources, along with many forms of plant and animal life, continue to deteriorate at an alarming rate throughout our planet....
  10. Key Resource 1999-01-19 Increasingly sophisticated technology and an ever-expand-ing base of knowledge have not been enough to allow humans to halt the worldwide progression of environmental degradation. Extensive fieldwork in both Africa and the United States convinced Allan Savory that neither the forces of nature nor...