Ecology and Development in the Third World

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Index

a
acid rain 56
Acre 17 , 18
Africa 4 , 6 , 11 , 19 , 27 , 28 , 105
African highlands 9
Agenda 21101 , 102 , 107
agroforestry 13-14 , 15
air:
constituents of 55 ;
pollution 55-65 , 69 , 78 , 80 , 104 , 108 , 110 ;
indoor pollution 57 , 78 ;
pollution standards 64
Algeria 29
Amazon Basin 4 , 11 , 13 , 17-19
Andes 20 , 29 , 30
Antarctica 82 , 84-85 , 86 , 87 , 89 , 90 , 94
appico105
Arctic 82 , 85
Argentina 27 , 28
Arrhenius, Svante 86
asbestos 57
Aswan Dam 43-46
Australia 90

b
Bailadila 11
Bali 24 , 113
bamboo 8 , 9
Bangkok 72-75
Bhopal 61-63
biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) 46 , 52
biodiversity 6 , 8 , 15 , 20 , 103-104
biosphere reserves 15
Blue Mountains 31
Blue Nile River 29 , 44 , 45
Bolivia 6 , 17 , 30
Bombay 67
Borlaug, Norman 25
Borneo 11
Botswana 28
Brazil 6 , 8 , 11 , 14 , 17-19 , 27 , 43
Brundtland, Gro Harlem 98 , 99
Brundtland Commission/Report 97-98 , 100 , 101 , 106 , 109
Bukit Timah Valley 70
Burkina Faso 27

c
Calcutta 50 , 67 , 75
California 86
Capacity 21102-103
Carajas 11 , 18
carbon dioxide 13 , 80 , 85 , 87 , 88 , 94
carbon monoxide 55 , 56 , 60 , 61 , 64 , 65 , 69
Carson, Rachel 95
cattle ranching 11 , 20
Central Africa 24
Central America 6 , 7 , 11 , 21 , 23 , 24 , 77
Chad 27
Chambal Valley 30

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Plates viii
  • Figures ix
  • Tables x
  • Preface to the First Edition xi
  • Preface to the Second Edition xiii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - Development and Natural Vegetation 4
  • 3 - The Environmental Impact of Land Development 21
  • 4 - Development of Water Resources 35
  • 5 - Development and Changing Air Quality 54
  • 6 - Urban Development and Environmental Change 66
  • 7 - The Global Concern 80
  • 8 - Concepts and Mechanisms for Environmental Management 95
  • 9 - Environmental Problems and the Third World Development 108
  • Review Questions, References and Further Reading 115
  • Index 121
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