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    Our Fragile World: The Beauty Of A Planet Under Pressure (Hardback) By (author) Troth Wells, By (author) Caspar Henderson, Foreword by Caroline Lucas

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    DescriptionGlobal warming means that our coastlines change and areas of the world disappear; it means that habitats vanish, ecosystems are unbalanced, climate zones shift, and that animal and plant life disappear. The photographs in this book illustrate the wealth that is at stake. Unforgettable images reveal the unexpected, exhilarating beauty of the world's carefully balanced ecosystems, and the people whose traditional way of life is in tune with nature.


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    Title
    Our Fragile World
    Subtitle
    The Beauty Of A Planet Under Pressure
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Troth Wells, By (author) Caspar Henderson, Foreword by Caroline Lucas
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 286 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 1,420 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500512753
    ISBN 10: 0500512752
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ENV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    DC22: 333.7
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13590
    Thema V1.0: RN
    Illustrations note
    150 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    17 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Troth Wells is the publications editor for the New Internationalist magazine and the English-language editor of The World Guide, produced by the Third World Institute in Uruguay. Caspar Henderson is an award-winning writer and journalist on environmental affairs. Currently Globalisation Editor for the magazine openDemocracy, he has also worked as a consultant on issues in energy, water, regulation, technology, human rights, economics and the environment. Dr Caroline Lucas is Green Member of the European Parliament for South-East England.
    Table of contents
    Foreword by Caroline Lucas MEP Introduction: The world we find; the world we make I:The Inheritance; Fire and transformation; The seas Forest and swamp; Mountains and polar regions; Managed lands II: The Legacy; People; City Life; Climate Change Agriculture and Farming; Rivers and Estuaries; Back to the Future.