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Managing planet earth

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      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142).Eleven chapters and the epilogue of this book originally appeared as articles and the closing essay in the September 1989 issue of Scientific American--T.p. verso.Includes index.

        StatementW.H. Freeman
        PublishersW.H. Freeman
        LC Classifications1990
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 72 p. :
        Number of Pages46
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100716721082

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More specifically, it aims to benefit society and theand safeguard the upon which humanity depends — globalsupply, clean air, fertile, and so on. It stated that a research goal is to define and maintain a stable equilibrium in the global environment.

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It will also be a platform for international engagement to ensure that knowledge is generated in partnership with society and users of science. The paper identifies nine boundaries in the Earth system. The green areas represent human activities that are within safe margins, the yellow areas represent human activities that may or may not have exceeded safe margins, the red areas represent human activities that have exceeded safe margins, and the gray areas with red question marks represent human activities for which safe margins have not yet been determined.

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Effective planetary management aims to prevent destabilisation ofprotect and maintain or improve human well-being. To accomplish its scope, planetary management relies on technology and innovation as stewardship andwhile environmental wisdom relies on the lesson learned from nature.

Into the Twenty-First Century: A Handbook for a Sustainable Future. The concept currently has defenders and critics on both sides: questions whether such a task can be accomplished with human help and technology or without first examining the underlying human causes, while geographer acknowledges that "the idea of planetary management may seem preposterous to many, but at this time in history there is no rational alternative".

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