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Geosphere : the land and its uses / Dana Desonie.

Desonie, Dana. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780816062171 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 081606217X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 200 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Chelsea House, [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-193) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Wild lands and forests: Land use and wild lands -- Forests -- Using forests -- Food production: Agriculture -- Costs of modern agriculture -- Meat production -- Sustainable agriculture -- Mineral resource extraction: Mining -- Environmental effects of mining -- Power generation: Power from nonrenewable resources -- Power from renewable resources -- Urban areas: Urbanization -- Environmental effects of urbanization -- Sustainable communities -- Waste disposal: Solid waste disposal -- Nuclear waste disposal -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: Outlines the causes and effects of the human impact on the environment, discussing such topics as agriculture, mining, energy production, urbanization, and overpopulation, and describes ways to achieve sustainable environmental practices.
Subject: Land use > Environmental aspects.
Nature > Effect of human beings on.
Environmental management.
Sustainable development.
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