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  1. Caring for the Earth

    A strategy for sustainable living

    By The World Conservation Union (Iucn), Unep, Wwf

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that will be sustainable. Today it may seem visionary. but it is attainable. To more and more...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Environment Outlook 2000

    By United Nations Environment Programme (Unep)

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'The continued poverty of the majority of the planet's inhabitants and excessive consumption by the minority are the two major causes of environmental degradation The present course is unsustainable and postponing action is no longer an option. Inspired political leadership and intense cooperation...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Strategies for National Sustainable Development

    A handbook for their planning and implementation

    By Jeremy Carew-Reid, Robert Prescott-Allen, Stephen Bass, Barry Dalal-Clayton

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. The series will...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. World at the Crossroads

    Towards a sustainable, equitable and liveable world

    By Philip B. Smith, Samuel E. Okoye, Jaap de Wilde, Priya Deshingkar

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Thirty years ago the Russell-Einstein Manifesto warned humanity that our survival is imperilled by the risk of nuclear war... In the spirit of that Manifesto, we now call on all scientists to expand our concerns to a broader set of interrelated dangers: destruction of the environment on a global...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Women and the Environment in the Third World

    Alliance for the future

    By Irene Dankelman, Joan Davidson

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    'This book ... should be issued to grass-root organisations everywhere' Doris Lessing, The New Scientist 'It is must reading for government planners, environmentalists and the ordinary layman' Asia Week Women in the Third World play the major role in managing natural resources. They are also the...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Dam the Rivers, Damn the People

    Development and resistence in Amazonian Brazil

    By Barbara J. Cummings

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The Brazilian Amazon is the largest area of tropical rainforest in Latin America. Brazil is that continent's most rapidly developing country. The Amazon is at the heart of the conflict between conservation and development, between people and power, and between heritage and modernisation. In the...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Threats Without Enemies

    Facing environmental insecurity

    By Gwyn Prins

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    The world is moving into a new era which will be dominated by a new range of threats and a new range of priorities. Already headlines tell of storms and droughts, mass emigrations, the danger of old Soviet nuclear reactors and the thinning ozone layer, and with the menaces of global warming,...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Strategies for Sustainability: Asia

    By Jeremy Carew-Reid

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    IUCN – The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership: over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union, IUCN seeks...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Rising Seas

    By Martin Ince

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Recent and dramatic flooding in places as far apart as Bangladesh and North Wales are example of what could become commonplace if sea levels rise. Most scientists are predicting a rise of about one metre and this book, based on research carried out for the Commonwealth governments, describes in...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Progress for a Small Planet

    By Barbara Ward

    Series: Sustainable Development Set

    Three topics dominate discussions of the global environment: pollution; the consequences of the affluent running ever faster through finite resources; and the growing tensions between rich and poor as a third of humanity continues to live and die in desperate poverty. In this exceptional book...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

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