Protecting our planet, securing our future: Linkages among global environmental issues and human needs | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
December 1998
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Drawing on a wide variety of international scientific and technical assessments and policy reports, this comprehensive study depicts the linkages - both physical and biochemical - between important environmental issues.
It also discusses how interlinked, global environmental issues can be confronted in an integrated manner and how such issues influence our ability to meet basic human needs. See also trends, causes, social and economic consequences, technologies, policies and measures to mitigate desertification and land degradation.
Fully illustrated throughout, Protecting Our Planet: Securing Our Future is recommended for the wider environmental and policy community.

Authors and Publishers

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Watson, Robert T.
Dixon, John A.
Hamburg, Steven P.

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The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (UNCCD) is a Convention to combat desertification and mitigate the effects of drought through national action programs that incorporate long-term strategies supported by international cooperation and partnership arrangements.


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