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Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment

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Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment

Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme
ISBN/ASIN: 9280728717
ISBN-13: 9789280728712
Number of pages: 396

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This stunning 400-page Atlas is a unique and powerful publication which brings to light stories of environmental change at more than 100 locations spread across every country in Africa. There are more than 300 satellite images, 300 ground photographs and 150 maps, along with informative graphs and charts that give a vivid visual portrayal of Africa and its changing environment that provide scientific evidence of the impact that natural and human activities have had on the continents environment over the past several decades.

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