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AAAS atlas of population and environment

Author: Paul Harrison; Fred Pearce; American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This volume discusses and illustrates the effects of the world's population on natural resources, land use, atmosphere, chemicals, wastes, ecosystems, and biodiversity. It is filled with high-quality maps, charts, and informative illustrations."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.
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Genre/Form: Atlas
Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Harrison; Fred Pearce; American Association for the Advancement of Science.
ISBN: 0520230841 9780520230842 0520230817 9780520230811
OCLC Number: 1015437502
Description: 204 pages
Contents: Foreword / Peter H. Raven --
pt. 1. Overview --
pt. 2. Atlas --
Population and natural resources --
Population and landuse --
Population and atmosphere --
Population, waste and chemicals --
Population and ecosystems --
Population and biodiversity --
pt. 3. Case Studies --
The Northern Andes --
Canaima National Park --
The Dominican Republic --
The Eastern Himalayas --
Madagascar --
The Sonoran Desert.
Other Titles: Atlas of population and environment.
Responsibility: Paul Harrison, Fred Pearce.

Abstract:

This volume discusses and illustrates the effects of the world's population on natural resources, land use, atmosphere, chemicals, wastes, ecosystems, and biodiversity. It is filled with high-quality maps, charts, and informative illustrations."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

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