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... deteriorate significantly in the next decade unless strong , coordinated national and international action is taken now . ” Such action is not being taken . The marine environment , for all its vastness , remains at our mercy .
Many tellites with a restricted operational life will remain in space for hundreds of years . Of some eighteen thousand objects launched by * 1986 , over six thousand are uncontrolled , free - floating debris .
As Aristotle put it , “ Men come together in cities in order to live ; they remain together to live the good life . ” In poor countries , millions are now drawn to the cities in order to live ; for most , the good life remains ...
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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