The Environment Encyclopedia and Directory 2010

5th Edition


Published December 4, 2009
Reference - 736 Pages
ISBN 9781857433777 - CAT# RU3777Z

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Examining environmental issues throughout the world, this reference title contains thorough definitions and explanations of terms relating to the environment. The volume includes detailed maps, an extensive bibliography and a Who's Who section, making this an essential one-stop reference work for anyone interested in environmental issues.

Features of this title include:

  • an updated A-Z section of key terms and issues surrounding the environment
  • a comprehensive directory section organized alphabetically by country, listing main governmental and non-governmental organizations, both national and international
  • a series of maps showing environmental features both regionally and world-wide
  • an extensive bibliography of relevant periodicals
  • a comprehensive who's who section of the leading personalities actively involved with environmental affairs.

This new edition includes three revised and updated essays on The Politics of the Environment:

  • 'International Environmental Politics and the State' – by Hugh Dyer
  • 'International Organizations and the Global Environment' – by Hannes R. Stephan and Fariborz Zelli
  • 'The Ethical Dimentionsof Global Environmental Change' – by Chukwumerije Okereke


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