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Natural Resource Conflicts : From Blood Diamonds to Rainforest Destruction (Hardcover) (Mark Burnett)
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Natural resource and environmental conflicts have long been issues confronting human societies. This case-based examination of a wide range of natural resource disputes exposes readers to many contemporary examples that offer reasons for both hope and concern.
• Provides a "case-based" approach to natural resource conflicts with examples of different scales, including timely cases drawn from the developed and developing world
• Enables readers to reach a broader understanding of the scope of the issues through the variety of topics and cases—one of which is climate change in many of the emerging conflicts
• Presents balanced information regarding each case argued from multiple viewpoints and perspectives, allowing the reader to gain a more balanced and comprehensive sense of the topics