Smithsonian horizons

Adams, Robert McC.
January 1994
Smithsonian;Jan94, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p8
Calls for a balance of environmental and economic concerns in plans for future natural disasters. How our provisions for risks decline in proportion to their declining probability; Example of the Midwest floods of summer 1993; The argument for forgoing human use in productive farmland because it sometimes floods; The need to apply a comprehensive `wise use' approach.


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