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Dictionary of Environmental and Sustainable Development



Dictionary of Environmental and Sustainable Development

Alan Gilpin

ISBN: 978-0-471-96220-5 June 1996 262 Pages


This superb, concise dictionary comprises over 2,000 entries defining terms and concepts relating to environmental planning, management, conservation and sustainable development.

The text includes diagrams and boxes covering the whole span of environmental issues with the emphasis on:
* international conventions
* environmental law
* environmental evolution in many countries
* pollution control
* environmental impact assessment
* sustainable development
* inter-generational equity
Containing more entries than any other previously published dictionary of its kind, this book is an essential reference for students, environmental managers, politicians and journalists.


Key Terms and Concepts: A User's Guide

A-Z Dictionary

Selected Bibliography