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The plundered planet : why we must and how we can manage nature for global prosperity

Author: Paul Collier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that technological innovation, environmental protection, and regulation are key to managing the planet's natural resources and ensuring equitable development.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Collier
ISBN: 0195395247 9780195395242 0195395255 9780195395259
OCLC Number: 747535141
Notes: Originally published as an Oxford University Press pbk., 2011.
Description: xv, 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Poverty and plunder --
Is nature priceless? --
Cursed by nature? : the politics of natural assets --
Discovering natural assets --
Capturing natural assets --
Selling the family silver --
Investing in investing --
Is a fish a natural asset? --
Natural liabilities --
Nature and hunger --
Restoring natural order.
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