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Man's Destructive Use of the Earth's Resources

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The white man destroys more than he produces. In the name of civilization he has hastily, nnwisely and indifferently exploited soil, water, vegetation, animals, minerals and even his own kind. The anthor, a distinguished Italian geographer, discusses these acts and suggests the need for intelligent planning, the acceptance of science as a guide, and a better coordination between our advanced knowledge and our use of resources.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: December 1, 1932

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