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Endangered Earth Map
$49.95
SKU: 900Y30
Endangered Earth Map

Endangered Earth Map

$49.95
SKU: 900Y30
The new millennium finds us at a historical transition between a world inherited and one profoundly different--a global biosphere whose vital functions we have altered.

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The new millennium finds us at a historical transition between a world inherited and one profoundly different--a global biosphere whose vital functions we have altered. Published on the 100th anniversary of the National Geographic Society, this amazing map is really an Earth Science primer for the issues and challenges surrounding our Endangered Earth.

The 1988 Endangered Earth map features:
• Centerpiece is a beautiful world map showing the physical earth and oceans
• World map insets showing the Ice Age vegetation 18,000 years ago, and Greeenhouse-effect vegetation zones
• A timeline, entitled, "People and planet: a troubled partnership. An amazing graphic shows population growth from 16,000 BC to the present, demonstrating how advances in agriculture and public health have enabled the human race to burgeon--and over-populate the earth.
• Descriptions of growing threats, including population pressure, air and water pollution, rise in ozone levels, species extinctions, and more
• Inset showing a Peru-Ecuador upwelling, illustrating how rapidly the oceans can change
• Inset showing Minnesota's Boreal Forest, and the pressures on it from human intervention

Coverage Area: The World, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Antarctica

Map Type Territory Maps
Publisher NG Classic
Usage Type Classroom Maps
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