Travel Books:

Global Ecology

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Global Ecology

Environmental Change and Social Flexibility

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Global Ecology by Vaclav Smil
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

The magnitude and rapidity of global environmental degradation threatens the perpetuation of life on Earth. Yet our understanding of biospheric change may not be sophisticated enough to adopt the long-term management strategies necessary to put modern civilization on a sustainable basis. Global Ecology evaluates the current state of knowledge concerning biospheric change, recognising the limits of scientific studies and quantitative modelling, and analysing the weaknesses and uncertainties of our environmental understanding. A critical assessment of existential needs, this discusses the levels of food, energy, water and materials necessary to support a decent quality of life. Global Ecology juxtaposes the encouraging potential for effective solutions with the numerous environmental, technical and social obstacles that limit and counteract efforts to improve our management of natural resources and reduce environmental degradation. With a strong plea to preserve flexibility of adaptive actions in managing the transition to a more sustainable society, the author leads the reader to a greater understanding of our ability to manage the effects of biospheric change.
Release date NZ
October 21st, 1993
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
256
Dimensions
156x234x22
ISBN-13
9780415098854
Product ID
5771313

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 1,231 Banana Points