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Thousands of lakes have died , losing their capacity to support fish , chiefly in the two Scandinavian countries and in North America . Millions of trees have suffered ; the impact on Germany has been so great , with over half of its ...
The increase was slowest in North America ; but in this region that has always had the highest distribution of automobiles to people , it was enough to bring the ratio up to 56 : 100 , or more than one car for every two persons .
In Latin America , firewood collection to meet the needs of growing numbers is the second biggest cause of deforestation after land clearance for agriculture , and far ahead of the destruction wrought by loggers .
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This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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