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  1. Environmental Perception and Cognitive Maps

    A Special Issue of the International Journal of Psychology

    Edited by Ricardo Garcia Mira, J. Eulogio Real Deus

    Series: Special Issues of the International Journal of Psychology

    Perception has always been conceptualized as one of the most relevant processes within General Psychology. Perception theories also constitute one of the most firmly grounded roots of psychological knowledge, and their increasing scientific contribution has been recognized and used in many...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Sustainability and Health

    Supporting Global Ecological Integrity in Public Health

    By Valerie A. Brown, John Grootjans, Jan Ritchie, Mardie Townsend, Glenda Verrinder

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  3. The New Accountability

    Environmental Responsibility Across Borders

    By Michael Mason

    The growth of pollution that crosses national borders represents a significant threat to human health and ecological sustainability. Various international agreements exist between countries to reduce risks to their populations, however there is often a mismatch between national territories of state...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. A Manufactured Plague

    The History of Foot-and-mouth Disease in Britain

    By Abigail Woods

    Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is currently regarded as one of the world's worst animal plagues. But how did this label become attached to a curable disease that poses little threat to human health? And why, in the epidemic of 2001, did the government's control strategy still rely upon Victorian...

    Published July 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. The End of World Population Growth in the 21st Century

    New Challenges for Human Capital Formation and Sustainable Development

    By Warren C. Sanderson

    Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, Sergei Scherbov

    Series: Population and Sustainable Development

    The 20th century was the century of explosive population growth, resulting in unprecedented impacts; in contrast, the 21st century is likely to see the end of world population growth and become the century of population aging. We are currently at the crossroads of these demographic regimes. This...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Cities Transformed

    Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World

    By Mark R. Montgomery, Richard Stren, Barney Cohen, Holly E. Reed

    Over the next 20 years, most low-income countries will, for the first time, become more urban than rural. Understanding demographic trends in the cities of the developing world is critical to those countries - their societies, economies, and environments. The benefits from urbanization cannot be...

    Published February 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Healthy Cities and Urban Policy Research

    Edited by Takehito Takano

    Healthy Cites and Urban Policy Research is a collection of papers by leading experts from academia or international organisations who have been involved in the Healthy Cities Movement. It is the first academic work to combine public health with urban planning. Contemporary issues from various...

    Published October 9th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Another Day in Paradise

    Front Line Stories from International Aid Workers

    Edited by Carol Bergman

    Another Day in Paradise is an anthology of first-person stories by international aid workers. Written by active aid workers and spanning the hot spots of the globe from Afghanistan to Cambodia, Rwanda to Vietnam and Ecuador to Bosnia, these stories tell it like it really is on the ground. Covering...

    Published October 1st 2003 by Routledge

  9. World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030

    An FAO Study

    Edited by Jelle Bruinsma

    This report is FAO's latest assessment of the long-term outlook for the world's food supplies, nutrition and agriculture. It presents the projections and the main messages. The projections cover supply and demand for the major agricultural commodities and sectors, including fisheries and forestry....

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge

  10. Air Pollution and Health in Rapidly Developing Countries

    Edited by Gordon McGranahan, Frank Murray

    In developing countries the price of rapid growth is all too often noxious airborne pollution, which annually contributes to a disturbing number of avoidable deaths. In recent decades, however, there has been considerable progress in the epidemiology of air pollution, significant changes in...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge