This text explores geographical issues from drought, famine and desertification to acid rain and ocean pollution. It considers the extent of the impact of people on fragile physical environments and the importance of sustainable development. The book includes case studies.
Observing and measuring the weather; tourism and climate (British Isles); global climates (Western Europe, polar regions, West Africa); the variety of life; drought, deserts and desertification (Nigeria); death of a forest (Germany); sitting on top of the world (Alaska, USA); wearing down the land (UK, Philippines); our seas - dirty and dangerous (UK, Japan); global climatic change (Canada, the Maldives); think globally, act locally - DME (UK).
Geography: People and Environments: Weather, Climate and Ecosystems by Shawn Currie, PhD.
Shawn Currie, PhD.
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