Soil contamination - public lands - surface and groundwater pollution...coastal erosion...global warming. Have we reached the limits of the Earth's ability to provide for us? If so, what can we do about it? These questions are addressed in this book, a collection of 31 essays which explore the Earth's history and processes - especially in relation to environmental issues - and how we, as members of a global community, can help maintain a liveable plant.
Table of Contents
Records of time and history; scientific judgements and ethical considerations; resources reconfigured; local manipulations; inventive solutions; whole earth perturbations; global perspectives.