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By Donald Kennedy, the Editors of Science

ISBN-10: 1429490128

ISBN-13: 9781429490122

ISBN-10: 1597260630

ISBN-13: 9781597260633

How usually in today’s environmental debates have you

read that “the technology is in dispute”—even while there is

overwhelming consensus between scientists? Too often,

the voice of technology is decreased or diluted for the sake of politics, and the

public is misled. Now, the main authoritative voice in U.S. technology, Science

magazine, brings you present medical wisdom on today’s such a lot pressing

environmental demanding situations, from inhabitants development to weather change

to biodiversity loss.

Science Magazine’s nation of the Planet 2006–2007 is a special contribution

that brings jointly major environmental scientists and researchers

to supply readers a accomplished but obtainable evaluation of current

issues. integrated are explanatory essays from technological know-how journal editorin-

chief Donald Kennedy that tie jointly the problems and discover the

relationships between them. all of the book’s 18 chapters is written by

the world’s major specialists, such as:

• Joel Cohen on population

• Peter Gleick on water

• Daniel Pauly on fisheries

• Thomas Karl on weather swap science

• Paul Portney on power and development

• Elinor Ostrom and Thomas Dietz on commons management

Interspersed all through are technological know-how information items that spotlight particular

issues and situations suitable to the most medical findings. An added

feature is the inclusion of definitions of keywords and ideas that

help scholars and nonspecialists comprehend the problems. Published

biennially, kingdom of the Planet is a transparent, obtainable advisor for readers of all

levels—from scholars to execs.

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W. Rosegrant, S. Meijer, M. Ahmed, Fish to 2020: Supply and Demand in Changing Global Markets (International Food Policy Research Institute and WorldFish Center, 2003). 23. G. D. Peterson, S. R. Carpenter, G. S. Cumming, Conserv. Biol. 17, 358 (2003). 24. The four scenarios are Global Orchestration (economic growth and public goods focus on a global scale), TechnoGarden (green technology and continued globalization), Order from Strength (national security and economic growth focus at regional levels), and Adapting Mosaic (regionalized with emphasis on local adaptation and flexible governance).

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