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FROM VOLUME 5, NUMBER 7, JULY 1992

BOOKS AND PROCEEDINGS...
EARTH SUMMIT


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Available from United Nations Publications, Rm. DC2-0853, New York NY 10017 (tel: 212-963-8302; fax: 212-963-3489).

Nations of the Earth Reports, 286 pp., 1992, $50. The first of three volumes. Contains reports of 47 nations profiling their environmental positions and progress.

The Global Partnership for Environment and Development: A Guide to Agenda 21, 116 pp., 1992, $9.95. A United Nations guide to the vision, themes and programs of the Earth Summit embodied in the Agenda 21 action plan for sustainable development.

Drafts: Agenda 21, Rio Declaration, Forest Principles, 650 pp., $75. The complete, official conference documents provided to delegates to the Summit.


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An Agenda of Science for Environment and Development into the 21st Century, J.C.I. Dooge et al., Eds., 352 pp., June 1992, $85 (£50) hbk./£19.95 pbk. (Cambridge).

Brings together the understanding and the judgment of the world's scientific community on the future of the environment and development.


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Saving Our Planet--Challenges and Hopes, M.K. Tolba, 296 pp., expected Aug. 1992, $25 (Chapman & Hall). Spanish and French editions, $32.50.

Written by the executive director of the U.N. Environment Programme, this book (and a 27-page summary version, available from UNEP) were prepared as contributions to the Earth Summit. Aimed at a wide range of specialists as well as the general public, it presents an overview of the state of the environment based on over 500 scientific references, UNEP reports and other sources. Examines peoples' perceptions, attitudes and responses toward environmental problems, and gives priorities for action.

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