The global environment and basic human needs
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The global environment and basic human needs a report to the Council on Environmental Quality by The Worldwatch Institute

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Published by The Council in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Human ecology.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on.,
  • Environmental policy.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby the Worldwatch Institute.
ContributionsCouncil on Environmental Quality (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsGF41 .W67 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p. :
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4374832M
LC Control Number78602557

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  Beneath this variance, however, global features of basic human needs are visible which, in the light of the preceding theoretical considerations, give a strong impetus for a general «needs education» worldwide the aim of which can be increased autonomy of the citizen towards his/her own desires. Humans impact the physical environment in many ways: overpopulation, pollution, burning fossil fuels, and deforestation. Changes like these have triggered climate change, soil erosion, poor air quality, and undrinkable water. These negative impacts can affect human behavior and can prompt mass migrations or battles over clean water. Help your students understand the impact . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Foundation seeks to support projects that balance the needs of nature and human communities. In Rwanda this is possible because the gorillas' forested mountain home also protects what are called "ecosystem services," including the water source for the park's neighbors and the stability of the soils on the steep slopes.