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An example of this came in 1988 with a remarkable disclosure from the Soviet Union . Since 1956 , to assist the raising of cotton on marginal land , irrigation water had been diverted from one of the main rivers feeding the Aral Sea ...
The city is continuously evolving , for example when the middle class fled city centers to suburban fringes , leaving behind insulated pockets of the rich amid urban squalor and the masses . The cities of the future can be a vast ...
Development is treated as a peripheral concern , and serious help is given only to those developing countries that are seen as crucially important in other contexts , for example , Mexico and Egypt . Others are told to help themselves ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Limited preview - 1992