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Africa : atlas of our changing environment.

United Nations Environment Programme.

Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Environment Programme ; London : Distribution by SMI 2008

Available at Main Library  Map & Government Information Library - United Nations  (Flat folio UN/ E/2008/IIID/4 )()

  • Title:
    Africa : atlas of our changing environment.
  • Author: United Nations Environment Programme.
  • Subjects: Human ecology -- Africa -- History -- Maps; Landscapes -- Africa -- Maps; Ecology; Human ecology; Landscapes; Africa -- Environmental conditions -- Maps; Africa; Atlases; History; Maps; Remote-sensing maps; Remote-sensing maps; Atlases
  • Contents: Africa. Africa's geography. Africa's changing environment. Earth observation -- Transboundary environmental issues. Transboundary ecosystems and protected areas. Transboundary water resources. Transboundary movement of people. Transboundary movement of pollutants. Conclusion -- Tracking progress towards environmental sustainability. United Nations millennium development goals. : the Millennium Declaration. Country profiles and images of our changing environment.
    This Atlas profiles environmental change at more than 100 locations in Africa. There are more than 300 satellite images, 300 ground photographs and 150 maps, along with graphs and charts that give a visual portrayal of Africa and its changing environment that provide scientific evidence of the impact that natural and human activities have had on the continent's environment over the past several decades. The observations and measurements of environmental change help gauge the extent of progress made by African countries towards reaching the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals.--Publisher's description.
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    "[Copyright] ... United Nations Environment Programme"--Page facing title page.
    " ... organizations collaborated on this atlas: The African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) ... South Dakota State University (SDSU), University of Maryland (UMD)"--Page facing title page.
  • Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya : United Nations Environment Programme ; London : Distribution by SMI
  • Creation Date: 2008
  • Physical Description: 1 atlas (xviii, 374 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 36 cm.
  • Cartographic Data: Scales differ.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN9789280728712;ISBN9280728717
  • OCLC Number: 234446738
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910509729302931
  • IZ MMS ID: 9935026713902959$$IUGA

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