This book explores approaches to sustainability by linking the economy, society and the environment. The international group of experts uses concepts of sustainability from the physical and social sciences to develop a framework for creating policies for sustainability. This book will be welcomed by those interested in environmental economics, science, management and environmental studies, as well as by those working in the fields of ecological economics, natural resource economics and environmental sociology.Environmental. and. Economic. Benefits. of. Sustainable. Agriculture. David. Pimentel. INTRODUCTION. Throughout the world, agriculture is suffering from many serious environmental problems. Soil is being lost from ... Soil sediments and rapid water run-off from the land are estimated to cause about $10 billion in damages to the environment annually (Pimentel et al., 1995). The offsite environmentalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sustainability in Question|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 1999-01-01|