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An Introduction to Ecological Economics
Ecological economics is a way of rethinking the relationship between humans and the environment and working out the implications of how we manage our lives and the planet. An Introduction to Ecological Economics offers a starting point for undergraduate and graduate students and environmental professionals interested in this transdisciplinary field. Beginning in Section 1 ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 11th 1997 by CRC Press
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An introduction to Ecological Economics co-written by Robert Costanza, John H. Cumberland, Herman Daly, Robert Goodland and Richard B Norgaard addresses the importance for the scale of economy to articulate the scale of ecology. As the population is expanding accompanied with an increasing and uncontrollable human activity, this led to three very important crises: 1) climatic/environmental crisis; 2) biodiversity degradation; 3) and ecosystem degradation. Analysing various variables borrowed fro ...more