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Product Description: Focused on and organized around environmental issues, this innovative new book helps you critically evaluate possible solutions to the environmental problems we now face. The authors outline specific environmental issues and provide the scientific background to enable you to understand each issue...read more
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9780538735605 | Pap/psc edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $172.95 | About this edition: Focused on and organized around environmental issues, this innovative new book helps you critically evaluate possible solutions to the environmental problems we now face.

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The groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet that was first published in 1984 has been brought up-to-date to provide a further generation of readers with information to face the environmental challenges of the new millennium.
By Jennifer Kent (editor), Norman Myers (editor) and Edward O. Wilson (foreword by)
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9780520238794 | Revised edition (Univ of California Pr, October 31, 2005), cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The groundbreaking survey of the state of our planet that was first published in 1984 has been brought up-to-date to provide a further generation of readers with information to face the environmental challenges of the new millennium.

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Product Description: While overconsumption by the developed world's roughly one billion inhabitants is an abiding problem, another one billion increasingly affluent "new consumers" in developing countries will place additional strains on the earth's resources, argue authors Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent in this important new book...read more
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9781559639972 | Island Pr, July 9, 2004, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: While overconsumption by the developed world's roughly one billion inhabitants is an abiding problem, another one billion increasingly affluent "new consumers" in developing countries will place additional strains on the earth's resources, argue authors Norman Myers and Jennifer Kent in this important new book.

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9781857765489 | Book Guild Ltd, July 1, 2001, cover price $31.95

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Product Description: Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors. Distressingly, many of these subsidies can be characterised as "perverse"-rather than helping society achieve a desired goal, they work in the opposite direction, causing damage to both our economies and our environments...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9781559638340 | Island Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors.

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9781559638357 | Island Pr, March 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Much of the global economy depends upon large-scale government intervention in the form of subsidies, both direct and indirect, to support specific industries or economic sectors.

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Product Description: Polynesia, the mountains of south-central China, the coastal forest of Tanzania, New Zealand—all are breathtakingly beautiful sites with a crucial fact in common. They are four of the Earth's twenty-five "hotspots," geographical areas which, according to scientists and naturalists, are home to the world's greatest plant and animal diversity...read more
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9789686397581 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 2000, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Polynesia, the mountains of south-central China, the coastal forest of Tanzania, New Zealand—all are breathtakingly beautiful sites with a crucial fact in common.

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Product Description: A beautifully produced, large-format reference book with hundreds of full-colour photographs and graphics throughout. The A to Z of World Development contains over 700 entries, listed alphabetically, covering key themes and factors of global development...read more
By Andy Crump (compiler), Wayne Ellwood (editor) and Norman Myers (foreword by)
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9781896357201 | Between the Lines, September 28, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A beautifully produced, large-format reference book with hundreds of full-colour photographs and graphics throughout.

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Product Description: "I do not see how anyone can claim to be informed about what is probably humanity's single most important problem without having read Ultimate Security." -Robert Heilbroner, New School of Social Researc."In a provocative description of the new concept of environmental security, which he helped establish, the author offers much evidence that environmental factors-from deforestation and desertification to global warming and ozone depletion-will loom larger in world affairs...read more
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9780393035452 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1993), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Argues that environmental problems cause political instability

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9781559634991 | Island Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: "I do not see how anyone can claim to be informed about what is probably humanity's single most important problem without having read Ultimate Security.

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9780962361029 | Climate Inst, June 1, 1995, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: This work updates a decade of environmental and political change. There is information on a wide range of issues that affect the well-being of the living planet, Gaia. A structured approach presents the problems, as well as what can be done towards prevention and a cure...read more
By Norman Myers (editor)
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9781856750615 | Gaia Books, December 1, 1994, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This work updates a decade of environmental and political change.

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A debate between an environmentalist and a critic of the environmental movement covers population growth, biodiverisity, soil erosion, and the economics of environmental protection
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9780393035902 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 1994, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: A debate between an environmentalist and a critic of the environmental movement covers population growth, biodiverisity, soil erosion, and the economics of environmental protection

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Describes some of the numerous species of wildlife found in rainforests, looks at native tribes, and speculates on future study and development
By Norman Myers (editor) and Weldon Owen Pty Limited (corporate author)
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9780875965970 | Rodale Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Describes some of the numerous species of wildlife found in rainforests, looks at native tribes, and speculates on future study and development

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Gathers information about the world's economy, population, cultures, health care, literacy, food supplies, employment, wildlife, ecology, natural resources, and energy supplies (view table of contents)
By Norman Myers (editor)
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9780385190718 | Doubleday, November 1, 1989, cover price $9.98

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9780385426268 | Rev upd su edition (Anchor Books, February 1, 1993), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Gathers information about the world's economy, population, cultures, health care, literacy, food supplies, employment, wildlife, ecology, natural resources, and energy supplies

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Explains the ecological importance of tropical forests, examines the current threat to their survival, and tells how these forests can be preserved
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9780393308280 | Rei sub edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1992), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Explains the ecological importance of tropical forests, examines the current threat to their survival, and tells how these forests can be preserved

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Examines the coming changes--environmental, political, and social--and discusses how they will interact and how we should react to them
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9780385266055 | Doubleday, June 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the coming changes--environmental, political, and social--and discusses how they will interact and how we should react to them

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Examines the coming changes--environmental, political, and social--and discusses how they will interact and how we should react to them
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9780385266062 | Anchor Books, January 1, 1991, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Examines the coming changes--environmental, political, and social--and discusses how they will interact and how we should react to them

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Product Description: Book by Myers, Norman (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
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9780915825240 | World Resources Inst, June 1, 1987, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Book by Myers, Norman

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9780865311329 | Westview Pr, February 1, 1983, cover price $56.00

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Arguing that the process of evolution is being dramatically altered and that the earth may be losing one species per day, Dr. Meyers offers strategies for relieving exploitation of animal life forms and undertaking comprehensive, global conservation methods
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9780080245010 | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1979, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Arguing that the process of evolution is being dramatically altered and that the earth may be losing one species per day, Dr.

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