Publication year: 2008
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This book brings together three topics that interact to affect the quality of life on Earth. First, it examines expanding populations (and contracting ones) in regional and national contexts. Second, the book reviews the impacts of pollution on people, ecosystems and economic ventures.Third, the book asserts that well-planned development projects adhering to environmental laws and with best available technologies, will reduce ecosystem pollution yet yield strong profit margins.
Subject: Earth and Environmental Science, Development planning, Ecosystem chemistry, Environmental legislation, Population, Remediation, development, ecosystem, pollution, soil, water quality and water pollution, air pollution and air quality, Geochemistry, Environmental Management, Atmospheric Protection, Soil Science & Conservation, Aquatic Pollution