dinsdag 7 augustus 2012

ebook Afrika

Omslag  Africa atlas of our changing environment

Voor iedereen die geïnteresseerd is in Afrika is dit 393 pagina's tellende ebook, met schitterende satelietfoto's en kaarten een aanrader!

"Atlas of our changing environment” is a unique and powerful publication which brings to light stories of environmental change at more than 100 locations spread across every country in Africa. There are more than 300 satellite images, 300 ground photographs and 150 maps, along with informative graphs and charts that give a vivid visual portrayal of Africa and its changing environment. Using current and historical satellite images, the atlas provides 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 illustrated in this atlas help gauge the extent of progress made by African countries towards reaching the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals. More importantly, this book contributes to the knowledge and understanding that are essential for adaptation and remediation.

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