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Leaving Eden To Protect and Manage the Earth

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ISBN-10: 0521425794

ISBN-13: 9780521425797

Edition: 1991

Authors: E. G. Nisbett

List price: $72.00
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Leaving Eden is a wide-ranging survey of what is arguably the greatest challenge facing humanity today: the preservation of the natural environment. Nisbet discusses the primary physical, chemical, and biological controls on the natural environment, focusing on the complex interplay between atmospheric and terrestrial elements such as the sun, the oceans, and the forests, and is concerned with the effects of human disruption of these natural systems. Integrating discussions of scientific puzzles with problems facing humanity at large, the author addresses issues such as the greenhouse effect, acid rain, deforestation, chlorofluorocarbons, nuclear waste, agricultural subsidies, and…    
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements and apologies
Introduction
The natural earth
The causes of change
The consequences of change
To manage the planet
Reducing our impact: the means to generate and conserve energy
Managing the Earth's vegetation
The management of man
A new global economy