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The pressure of people on the vulnerable land has led to erosion , and at the height of the dry period , three times as much dust as normal , African topsoil , blew as far away as Barbados , 4,700 kilometers across the Atlantic .
Over the centuries , people have shared the fruits of the land and the resources of nature . ... Though pastoralists are often blamed for taking advantage of common grazing lands by overstocking , in many cases they have a system of ...
The increasing demand for food leads , inevitably , to more land being put to the plow . Countries with high population growth rates tend to increase the amount of cultivated land faster than those with less population pressure .
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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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