This book presents a comprehensive overview of global environmental problems - past, present and future - examining their roots and implications and suggesting, where possible, ways in which they might be mitigated or avoided by careful management.

chapter |21 pages

Development and environment

chapter |33 pages

Desertification and soil degradation

chapter |41 pages

The degradation and loss of vegetation

chapter |21 pages

Problems with river development

chapter |13 pages

The greening of development

chapter |7 pages

Future prospects