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Disappearing world : 101 of the earth's most extraordinary and endangered places

Author: Alonzo C Addison
Publisher: New York : Collins, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A tour of selected endangered natural and cultural sites profiles each for their extraordinary natural attributes, the human-driven and natural disasters that are threatening them, and the restoration efforts that are preserving some.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Addison, Alonzo C.
Disappearing world.
New York : Collins, 2008
(OCoLC)679451917
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alonzo C Addison
ISBN: 9780061434440 0061434442
OCLC Number: 156816458
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 272 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: World Heritage site location map --
Conflict --
Theft --
Development --
Unsustainable tourism --
Pollution --
Disasters --
Constraints --
Changing uses --
Invaders --
Climate change --
UNESCO World Heritage site information.
Responsibility: Alonzo C. Addison.

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A tour of selected endangered natural and cultural sites profiles each for their extraordinary natural attributes, the human-driven and natural disasters that are threatening them, and the restoration efforts that are preserving some.

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