Conservation and Environmentalism

Conservation and Environmentalism

An Encyclopedia

Book - 1995
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An excellent reference for a wide audience. It covers all aspects of the environment in some 500 signed original articles which encompass studies of species, conservation efforts, environmental organizations, treaties, toxic chemical hazards, resource conservation, conservation concepts, energy-use impacts, and other subjects. The authors are from 14 countries, and they write from the perspectives of numerous disciplines and professions. Also represented are the perspectives of major environmental organizations and government agencies in six countries. The entries include further readings and are thoroughly cross-referenced. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
Focusing on problems and solutions, this authoritative reference work covers all aspects of the environment, from the Everglades to the Himalayas, from legislation in Australia to pollution problems in Eastern Europe, from tropical rain forests to the Porcupine Caribou herd of the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic.
Some of the best-known environmental professionals from 14 countries around the world have written original articles for this multidisciplinary Encyclopedia, including Norman Myers, Eugene C. Hargrove, Reed F. Noss, Max Oelschlaeger, J. Baird Callicott, George Sessions, M. S. Swaminathan, Gilbert F. White, Michael E. Kraft, Michael P. Cohen, Paul Ekins, and many others.

Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1995
ISBN: 9780824061012
Branch Call Number: SHARED SYSTEM
Characteristics: xxxiii, 771 p. : maps ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Paehlke, Robert


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