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A Dictionary of environmental quotations

Author: Barbara K Rodes; Rice Odell
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Dictionary of Environmental Quotations will delight, provoke, and inform readers with more than 3,700 quotations in 143 categories--from Acid Rain to Zoos. With quotations drawn from a variety of documented sources, including books, poems, proverbs, slogans, radio and television programs, congressional hearings, magazines, and newspapers, here is an entertaining and enlightening collection of the full range of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Quotations, maxims, etc. Dictionaries
Citations, maximes, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dictionary of environmental quotations.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1992
(OCoLC)624456341
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara K Rodes; Rice Odell
ISBN: 0132105764 9780132105767
OCLC Number: 25246097
Notes: Contains approximately 3,700 quotations in 143 categories arranged alphabetically from Acid Rain to Zoos.
Includes indexes.
Description: viii, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acid rain --
Aesthetics --
Affluence --
Agriculture --
Air --
Air pollution --
Animal rights --
Automobiles --
Biodiversity --
Biotechnology --
Birds --
Chemicals --
Cities --
Citizen action --
Climate --
Coasts --
Common resources --
Conservation --
Conservation movement --
Consumerism --
Dams and water projects --
Deforestation --
Deserts and desertification --
Developers --
Drinking water --
Earth --
Earth Day --
Ecologists --
Ecology --
Economic growth --
Economics --
Economics, GNP --
Economics, incentives --
Economics, steady-state --
Economics, valuation --
Ecosystems --
Education --
Endangered species --
Energy --
Energy conservation --
Energy policy --
Engineers --
Environment --
Environmental degradation --
Environmental impacts --
Environmentalists --
Environmental movement --
Estuaries --
Ethics --
Fisheries --
Forestry --
Forests --
Future --
Gaia hypothesis --
Global environment --
Government --
Greenhouse effect --
Green Revolution --
Groundwater --
Hazardous wastes --
Health --
Highways --
Historic preservation --
History --
Holism --
Human adaptation --
Humankind and environment --
Humankind and nature --
Hunting --
Indigenous people --
Indoor environment --
Industry --
Insects --
International development --
International governance --
Land --
Land use --
Law --
Lifestyle --
Limits --
Mining --
Mountains --
National parks --
National security --
Natural disasters --
Natural resources --
Nature --
Nature, control of --
Noise --
Nuclear energy --
Ocean pollution.
Responsibility: compiled by Barbara K. Rodes and Rice Odell.

Abstract:

"A Dictionary of Environmental Quotations will delight, provoke, and inform readers with more than 3,700 quotations in 143 categories--from Acid Rain to Zoos. With quotations drawn from a variety of documented sources, including books, poems, proverbs, slogans, radio and television programs, congressional hearings, magazines, and newspapers, here is an entertaining and enlightening collection of the full range of human thought about nature and the environment. For easy use, the book includes a subject index as well as an author index. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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