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Maintenance of the biosphere : proceedings of the Third International Conference on Environmental Future (3rd ICEF)

Author: Nicholas Polunin; J H Burnett; Foundation for Environmental Conservation.; University of Edinburgh.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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International Conference on Environmental Future (3rd : 1987 : University of Edinburgh).
Maintenance of the biosphere.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990
(OCoLC)623159885
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Polunin; J H Burnett; Foundation for Environmental Conservation.; University of Edinburgh.
ISBN: 0312048254 9780312048259
OCLC Number: 21332030
Notes: Conference held at the University of Edinburgh, Sept. 24-26, 1987, sponsored by the Foundation for Environmental Conservation and the University of Edinburgh.
Description: xvi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The evolution of the biosphere and the ascent of industrial man / Sir John Burnett --
Modern man and global development : need for diversity, resilience, and adaptability / José I. dos R. Furtado --
Commentary on session I / E.B. Worthington [and others] --
The sources of change : from Jericho to Chernobyl / Olav Gjaerevoll --
Effects and interactions / Michael D. Gwynne --
Commentary on session II / R.A. Bryson [and others] --
Life on earth : lessons from the past, challenges for the future / Michael B. McElroy --
Maintaining ecological productivity and genetic diversity / Fred T. Last --
Commentary on session III / C.E. Pitcairn [and others] --
Moral thrusts : the attainable ideal in human and ecological terms / Lynton K. Caldwell --
Our place in nature : reflections on the global carrying-capacity for humans / Arthur H. Westing --
Commentary on session IV / P.J. Stewart [and others] --
Practical targets for sustainability and development : general considerations / Martin W. Holdgate --
Practical targets in the six inhabited continents. The African environment and its future / David P.S. Wasawo. Economically sustainable development in China / Shijun Ma. Practical targets for sustainable development in Australasia / Donald F. McMichael. A North American perspective / J. Gordon Nelson. Practical targets for sustainable development in Amazonia / Philip M. Fearnside. Europe's critical impacts / Ulrich E. Loening --
Commentary on session V / P.E.A. Johnson Marshall [and others] --
Our common future --
a call for action / Gro H. Brundtland ; delivered with concluding remarks by H.E. Martin Huslid --
Commentary on session VI / N. Polunin [and others] --
Appendix 1. The economic policy framework for natural resource management / Edward B. Barbier --
Appendix 2. Essential steps to protect the rain-forests from further exploitation / Nicholas Guppy --
Appendix 3. Networking human ecology worldwide / Richard J. Borden --
Appendix 4. Urban wastes and sustainable development : a comment on the Brundtland report / Christine Furedy.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Polunin and John H. Burnett.

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