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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Atlas of the environment
Author Lean, Geoffrey
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Markham, Adam
Hinrichsen, Don.
Publisher Prentice Hall Press,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 22682771
ISBN 0130504696 : 013050436X (pbk.) :
Subjects Natural resources--Maps ; Economic geography--Maps ; Man--Influence on nature--Maps
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  G1046.G3L4 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/20/2019
Collation 1 atlas (192 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm.
At head of title: WWF. Title on jacket: World Wildlife Fund atlas of the environment. "Simultaneously published in Great Britain by Random Century Group Ltd."--T.p. verso. Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192).
Contents Notes
Major biomes, climatic regions and land use.--Human numbers.--The urban revolution.--Food production and consumption.--Drinking water and sanitation.--Health.--The education gap.--GNP and the debt squeeze.--Industrialization and development.--Indigenous people and refugees.--Deserts and desertification.--Freshwater: abundance and scarcity.--Freshwater pollution.--Tropical forest destruction.--The tropical timber trade.--The fuelwood crisis.--Damaged watersheds.--Temperate forests under threat.--Acid rain.--Urban air pollution.--The greenhouse effect.--The ozone layer.--Toxic and hazardous wastes.--The spread of agrochemicals.--Natural and man-made disasters.--Fossil fuel resources.--Nuclear energy.--Renewable energy resources.--Biological diversity and genetic resources.--Areas of endemism.--Protected areas and national parks.--Major conservation efforts.--Wildlife trade.--Migration.--The world's wetlands.--The world's fisheries.--Whales and whaling.--Mangroves, coral reefs and seagrasses.--Mineral resources of the sea.--Pollution of the seas.--The Arctic.--Antarctica.