Table of Contents

The ecosystem and development.
Populations : growth, braking, contraction.
Population needs for well-being.
The surface/near-surface atmosphere.
Water : an essential, limited, renewable resource.
Soil formation, quality, sustainability.
"Green" legislation : now for the future.
Proactive planning in industrial/agricultural development : minimizing chemical pollution.
Remediation/reclamation options for polluted environments : feasible or not.