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  1. The Atlas of Climate Change

    Mapping the World's Greatest Challenge, 3rd Edition

    By Kirstin Dow, Thomas E. Downing

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Since the first edition of this highly acclaimed Atlas was published in 2006 (it won the 'Planeta Environment Book of the Year' award) climate change has climbed even further up the global agenda. This new edition features: the outcomes of the negotiations at the UNFCC conference in Copenhagen...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Atlas of Coasts and Oceans

    Mapping Ecosystems, Threatened Resources and Marine Conservation

    By Don Hinrichsen

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    This unique assessment of the world's coasts and oceans details the ecological, environmental and economic importance of each and the global challenges we face to manage common waters and the resources they contain before development threatens to destroy the ultimate source of all life on the 'blue...

    Published May 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Atlas of Human Migration

    Global Patterns of People on the Move

    By Russell King, Richard Black, Michael Collyer, Anthony J Fielding, Ronald Skeldon

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...

    Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Atlas of Human Rights

    Mapping Violations of Freedom Worldwide

    By Andrew Fagan

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Human rights have become synonymous with legal, political, social and even economic justice - as a means of overcoming oppression and discrimination irrespective of nationality, class, creed, gender, ethnicity, or even ideological commitment. As global governments are increasingly using a threat of...

    Published June 11th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Atlas of Water

    Mapping the World's Most Critical Resource, 2nd Edition

    By Maggie Black, Jannet King

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    The planet's finite supply of fresh water is under such pressure that soon it may be the most valuable commodity on earth. The new edition of this crucial and timely atlas shows water distribution worldwide, and reflects the latest thinking and emerging issues. With updated data throughout, the...

    Published September 9th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Atlas of Women in the World

    4th Edition

    By Joni Seager

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    'When is an atlas a page-turner? When it makes the female half of the world visible in reliable statistics and glorious graphics. Nobody should be without this book.' Gloria Steinem 'A wonderfully illuminating and clear sighted book. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the reality...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Atlas of Endangered Species

    3rd Edition

    By Richard MacKay

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Up to 20 percent of species may be extinct by 2030. Vividly presented through full-colour maps and graphics, this fully revised and updated atlas profiles species lost, threatened and surviving today. It examines different ecosystems, the major threats to their inhabitants and steps being taken...

    Published October 21st 2008 by Routledge

  8. The State of the World Atlas

    8th Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Over 50 full-colour world maps and graphics break down hardcore statistics to provide a compelling analysis of all the political, social, economic and ecological nightmares that keep us awake at night. The world's car population has grown five times as fast as the human population over the last...

    Published September 26th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The State of the Middle East

    An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena of...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Atlas of Food

    Who Eats What, Where and Why, 2nd Edition

    By Erik Millstone, Tim Lang

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    Now completely updated, this award-winning atlas maps every link of the food chain, from farming, production and retail to the food on our plates. It also investigates how, in an era of new technologies, globalized food trade and even plentiful supply, millions remain hungry. Topics include:...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

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