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Saving Our Planet

Challenges and Hopes

  • Mostafa K. Tolba

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. The State of the Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages x-x
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  3. Development Activities and Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 118-118
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  4. Human Conditions and Well-being

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 176-176
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  5. Perceptions, Attitudes and Responses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 220-220
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  6. Challenges and Priorities for Action

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 242-242
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 261-287

About this book

Introduction

Saving Our Planet analyses the changes (both positive and negative) that have occurred in the environment in the past two decades. It focuses not only on the state of the environment but also on the interactions between development activities and the environment. It highlights the main responses since 1972 to protect the environment.
It is based on a wide-ranging review of the scientific literatue, UNEP reports (and other sources) and over 500 references are listed.

Keywords

atmospheric pollution degradation desert environment forest human health pollution transport

Authors and affiliations

  • Mostafa K. Tolba
    • 1
  1. 1.United Nations Environment ProgrammeKenya

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2278-8
  • Copyright Information United Nations Environment Programme 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-412-47370-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2278-8
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