A View Toward The Nineties
The Conservation Foundation staff
The Conservation Foundation; Washington; 614 pages; $19.95
This comprehensive report presents an excellent outline of environmental concerns in the table of contents; it adds focus, intent, and narrative in the executive summary, and it challenges a new generation of environmentalists in the overview.
While this volume is called a report, it could readily be adopted as a text for a senior interdisciplinary seminar. For those desiring further information, nearly one fourth of these pages are devoted to text and figure references and suggested additional sources.
The first portion of the book details the distribution of natural resources and the stresses placed upon them by population growth and economic development. After this groundwork, the second section of the book projects “a view toward the nineties.” The Conservation Foundation emphasizes four major unresolved issues that it feels will...