Leape, Jim
January 2012
Living Planet Report;2012, preceding p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the health decline of the forests and oceans, total energy consumption, and the United Nations (UN) Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012.


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