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The devouring dragon : how China's rise threatens our natural world

Author: Craig Simons
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Argues that China's role as an emerging economic power is destroying the environment, citing their status as the largest market for endangered wildlife, top importer of tropical trees, and biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Simons
ISBN: 9780312581763 0312581769 1250023181 9781250023186
OCLC Number: 795174924
Description: viii, 289 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. China's baseline --
The Yangtze --
Baselines --
The Three Gorges Dam --
pt. 2. Life on the brink --
Tiger, tiger, burning bright --
The Sixth Great Extinction --
Corbett National Park --
pt. 3. Our shrinking forests --
A forest laid flat --
New Guinea --
Our future forests --
pt. 4. Our warming skies --
Time travel --
Hopenhagen.
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Looks at how China, in its ascendance, has become the world's worst polluting superpower, creating a devastating environmental impact worldwide. This book combines in-depth reporting with  Read more...

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From the coal mines of Colorado to the forests of Papua New Guinea, and all over China in between, Craig Simons illustrates from the ground up how the Middle Kingdom's economic takeoff is upending Read more...

 
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