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A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999

FROM VOLUME 7, NUMBERS 11-12, NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1994

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS... DESERTIFICATION


Item #d94nov197

Drought Follows the Plow: Cultivating Marginal Areas, M.H. Glantz, Ed., 240 pp., 1994, $39.95 hbk./$19.95 pbk. (Cambridge Univ.).

Challenges the view that future droughts will be caused by climate change as opposed to human activities. Predicts problems whether or not global climate changes.


Item #d94nov198

Desertification: Exploding the Myth, D.S.G. Thomas, N.J. Middleton, 194 pp., May 1994, $48.95 (Wiley).

Examines the origin of the myth, and how it spawned multi-million-dollar research initiatives and became regarded as a leading environmental issue. Explores political and institutional factors creating, sustaining and protecting the myth against scientific criticism.

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