Global Ecology: Environmental Change and Social Flexibility 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0415098861
ISBN-10: 0415098866
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"This timely and crucial study explores the promises and problems of different paths towards global management. With a focus on the importance of flexible response, it provides an analysis of both social and environmental needs. It will further our understanding of biospheric change and of our abilities and weaknesses in managing the transition to a sustainable society.."
-"The Bulliten of Science, Technology, and Society
." . . this direct, appealing book amounts to a personal statement by a cogent analyst, well supported . . . by a rpenetrating and compact account of the facts."
-"Scientific American

About the Author

Vaclav Smil is Professor of Geography at the University of Manitoba, Canada.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent overview of the world's life systems
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