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Author Collier, Paul

Title The plundered planet : why we must, and how we can, manage nature for global prosperity / Paul Collier

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 Bryant Main Stacks  HC85 .C656 2010    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Charlotte  HC85 .C656 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HC85 .C656 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HC85 C656 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 271 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-247) and index
Contents Poverty and plunder -- Is nature priceless? -- Cursed by nature? -- Discovering natural assets -- The capture of natural assets -- Selling the family silver -- Investing in investing -- Is a fish a natural asset? -- Natural liabilities -- Romance and hunger -- Restoring natural order
Note Argues that technological innovation, environmental protection, and regulation are key to managing the planet's natural resources and ensuring equitable development
LC subject Natural resources -- Management
Sustainable development
ISBN 9780195395259 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0195395255 (cloth : acid-free paper)