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Counter A concise dictionary comprising over 2000 entries defining terms and concepts relating to environmental planning, management, conservation and sustainable development. The text which includes diagrams and boxes covers the whole span of environmental issues with the emphasis on international conventions, environmental law, environmental evolution in many countries, pollution control, environmental impact assessment, sustainable development and inter-generational equity. Containing more entries than any other previously published dictionary of its kind, this book is an essential reference for students, environmental managers, politicians and journalists.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Sustainable development Dictionaries, Environmental economics Dictionaries