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The global casino : an introduction to environmental issues

Author: Nick Middleton
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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An introduction to environmental issues which links the physical environment to its political, social and economic contexts. Case studies from around the globe are used to illustrate key  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Middleton
ISBN: 1299716431 9781299716438 9780203529249 0203529243 9781134051038 1134051034
OCLC Number: 851696050
Notes: Previous edition: London: Hodder Education, 2008.
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 614 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)
Contents: 1. The Physical Environment 2.The Human Environment 3.Sustainable Development 4.Tropical Deforestation 5.Desertification 6.Oceans 7.Coastal Issues 8.Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands 9.Big Dams 10.Urban Environments 11.Climatic Change 12. Acidification 13. Food Production 14.Soil Erosion 15.Biodiversity Loss 16.Transport 17. Waste Management 18.Energy Production 19.Mining 20.Warfare 21. Natural Hazards 22. Conclusions
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