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World Resources 1986

An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy

The inaugural 1986 edition features a special chapter on multiple pollutants and forest decline and focuses attention on a number of important issues.

Executive Summary

The inaugural 1986 edition features a special chapter on multiple pollutants and forest decline and focuses attention on a number of important issues: the environment and human health; tropical deforestation; the atmosphere as a shared resources; soil degradation; the relationship of population and resources; and the resource problems of Africa.

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