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Developing The Environment

Problems & Management

Edition:
1st
Author(s):
ISBN:
9781138166721
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
January 31, 2017
Content Details:
328 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of global environmental problems - past, present and future - examining their roots and implications and suggesting, where possible, ways in which they might be mitigated or avoided by careful management.
  • Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    1. Development and environment.
    2. Structure, function and management of the environment.
    3. The state of the earth: environmental crisis; ecocatastrophe; environmental catastrophe?
    4. Stable environment? Sustainable development?
    5. Atmospheric changes due to natural and human causes.
    6. Desertification and soil degradation.
    7. The degradation and loss of vegetation.
    8. Environmental problems associated with agriculture.
    9. Problems with river development.
    10. Urbanisation, waste and pollution problems.
    11. The greening of development.
    12. Future prospects.