Publisher description for The new atlas of planet management / general editors, Norman Myers & Jennifer Kent ; foreword by Edward O. Wilson.


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The New Atlas of Planet Management was regarded as the most groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet when it was first published in 1984. After over twenty years in print, it has become the bible of the environmental movement and the definitive guide to a planet in critical transition. Regularly featured among the top ten books on the environment, the Atlas has been read by millions of people and translated into more than a dozen languages. This enlarged edition brings the classic reference up-to-date. Thoroughly revised with the latest figures and analysis, fresh full-color and easy-to-read graphics, an expanded format, and a wealth of current environmental and political topics that have arisen during the previous two decades, The New Atlas of Planet Management will equip a further generation of readers with information to face the challenges of the new millennium.
THIS REVISED EDITION CONTAINS:
*Updated chapters on land, oceans, elements, evolution, humankind, civilization, and management
*New sections on consumption, globalization, environmental security, refugees, international terrorism, the rise of information technology, china, and more
*Powerful new illustrations that convey a wealth of information

Copub: Gaia Books



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental policy.
Human ecology.