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Fragile land : Scotland's environment /
Auslan Cramb ; [foreword by Magnus Magnusson].
imprint
Edinburgh : Polygon, c1998.
description
x, 237 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0748662286 :
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imprint
Edinburgh : Polygon, c1998.
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0748662286 :
catalogue key
2680848
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.
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Summaries
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In this analysis of the current state of the environment, Cramb argues for the creation of an environment culture in Scotland, and for a change in the way individuals, communities, local and national governments view green issues.
Description for Reader
A mini-encyclopaedia of environmental facts and figures with case studies from leading scientists and academics, describing the environment as it exists today, and offering solutions to pressing problems from air pollution to the loss of plants and animals.
Main Description
Fragile Landdescribes the challenges facing Scotland's decision-makers -- and every individual. The book is a mini-encyclopedia of environmental facts and figures with case studies and back-up material from leading scientists and academics, describing the environment as it exists today, and offering solutions to pressing problems from air pollution to the loss of plants and animals.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introducing Scotlandp. 1
Uncommon Landp. 21
Wildlifep. 45
Fresh Waterp. 73
Marine Environmentp. 97
The Air We Breathep. 122
Agriculturep. 137
Energyp. 155
Transportp. 174
Cities and Sustainabilityp. 194
The Way Aheadp. 217
Bibliographyp. 229
Indexp. 233
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