Global Environmental Risk

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Index
acute food shortages 280
see also famine
adaptation23, 25
mountain ecosystems 320, 321–324
affluence 294
Africa 210, 250, 256, 260
Agenda 21: 9, 219, 249, 271, 304
aggregate trends 289
agriculture
Bangladesh 359, 366–367
coastal Britain 387–388
crop diversity 239–241, 242–243
Mexico 239–241, 346, 348–351
vulnerability to climate change 208–210, 239–241, 261
agroclimatological monitoring 214–215
AIDS 192
air pollution 171
alerting systems 30–35
see also early-warning systems
Alexandria, Egypt 360–361
alternative futures see futures
Amazonia 285
see also critical regions
American Chemical Society 250–251
Aral Sea basin 287
see also critical regions
Areawide Total Pollution Load Control programme, Japan 419
Aspen Global Change Institute 42
attitudes 295
avoidance strategy 23
backcasting 428, 439–440, 448–449, 455–456, 495
Bangladesh 353, 370
agriculture 359, 366–367
cyclones 358–359
fisheries 367
sea-level rise impact 355–359, 371
human responses 365–368
loss estimates 362–363, 364–365
Bariloche model 477
behaviour modification 172
beliefs 295
Bengal Delta, see Bangladesh
biodiversity 219, 220–245
loss of 218, 219
rates and scale 241–245
temperate–tropical gradient 223–230
tropical endemism 227–230
vulnerable habitats 230–239
cloud forests 236–239
coral reefs 231–233
mangrove forests and coastal marshes 234–236
biogeographic rarity 222
biological rarity 222–223

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