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National Library for the Environment
Type of Resource Treaty Chapter + Report Chapter
Title Agenda 21: Chapter 10. Planning and management of land resources
Earth Summit+5: Chapter 10. Planning and management of land resources
Author United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
Affiliation United Nations
Url http://www.cnie.org/agenda21/a21-10.htm (Treaty text)
http://www.fao.org/WAICENT/FAOINFO/SUSTDEV/EPdirect/EPre0029.htm (Report Chapter)
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Text of Chapter 10 of the Treaty adopted    at the 1992 United Nations Confrence on Environment and Development (UNCED - the "Earth Summit") in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Plus, a chapter of a 1997 UN report looking at progress five years later.

Type of Resource Report Summary
Title Food, Land Population and the U.S. Economy
Author David Pimentel and Mario Giampietro
Affiliation Cornell University and Istituto of Nazionale della Nutrizione, Rome
Url http://dieoff.org/page40.htm
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract "The following two pages are highlights of the study, "Food, Land, Population, and the U.S. Economy" by Drs. David Pimentel of Cornell University and Mario Giampietro of the Istituto Nazionale della Nutrizione, Rome. This comprehensive assessment of U.S. population growth and its impact on America's agricultural productivity was commissioned by Carrying Capacity Network (CCN), a non-profit organization in Washington, DC which focuses on the interrelated nature of the economy, population growth, and the environment.

Type of Resource Article
Title The Population-Environment Report
Author David Berger
Affiliation Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary, National Audubon Society
Url http://www.greenbuilder.com/mader/ecotravel/border/aud94.html
Peer Review Unknown Review Process
Abstract Publication of Sabal Palm Grove Sanctuary of the National Audubon Society, a U.S. environmental organization. Describes a program that promotes sustainable development along both sides of the U.S./Mexico border with the goal of preserving habitat while improving the human environment. Addresses migration in the region.

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