Natural Resources and Use of Nature
The book sheds light on the character, classification and basic principles of natural resources. An emphasis is laid on energy resources, mineral resources and raw materials, atmospheric air, water resources, forestry resources, etc. Discussed is the impact of the restructuring of economy on the environment and the economical mechanisms and approaches for preservation of the environment, economical aspects of environmental policy, economical and social price of ecological problems, etc. The future tendencies in the use of Nature are outlined.