Coming Back to Earth: South Africa's Changing Environment

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Jacana Media, 2002 - Ecology - 374 pages
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This book is a current, comprehensive and holistic assessment of the challenges facing a developing African state within the global context and is an up-to-the-minute review of the state of the South African environment.

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Contents

The Nature of the Beast
1
The Insane Experiment
21
The Greenhouse Effect
51
The Hole in the Ozone
66
Trees Nukes and meeting the Carbon Challenge
72
A Billion Mobile Chemical Plants
89
Who cares for the Public?
101
Fickle Rivers
112
The Red Blood of the Earth
193
The Death of the Forests
231
Silent Spring
245
Variety the Spice of Life
263
Population and the Wild Card AIDS
288
The Built Environment
310
Space Age or GarbAge
335
The Untrod Years
355

The Big Drinkers
123
Squeezing the Sponge
142
The Last Resource
164
ENDNOTES
362
INDEX
367
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