An Introduction to Global Environmental Issues presents a comprehensive stimulating introduction to the key environmental issues presently threatening our global environment. Offering an authoritative introduction to the key topics, a source of latest environmental information, and an innovative stimulus for debate, this is an essential book for all those studying or concerned with global environmental issues.
This text outlines the problems commonly encountered during infrastructure constructions on soft and subsiding ground in lowland environments, and their solutions in terms of soil/ground improvement techniques.
There is a lack of materials on the enviroment in Botswana, and this handbook addresses that gap. In addition, enviromental education is being incorporated into the education system in Botswana. The authors, all from the Department of Enviromental Science at the University of Botswana, focus on the six issues identified in the National Conservation Strategy: pressure on water resources; rangelands pasture degradation; depletion of wood resources; overuse of veld products; and industrial/urban pollution. Conservation of wildlife is treated as an important issue also.
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