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World Resources is produced by the World Resources Institute in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme and the United Nations Development Programme. Widely recognized as an authoritative assessment of the world's natural resource base, World Resources reports are definitive references on the global environment, containing the latest information on essential economic, population, and natural resource conditions and trends for 153 countries. Six volumes of this acclaimed series have been published between 1986 and 1994.

World Resources 1992-93, the fifth volume, was the first and only book of its kind to analyze systematically the prospects for sustainable development in both global and regional terms. A listing of special features is available for the following two editions:

Archival/Access Information

World Resources is available from World Resources Institute as a large-format published paperback.

World Resources 1992-93 is also available through CIESIN's Gateway.

Dataset Variables/Description

A listing of contents is available for the following two editions:

Related Datasets

Numerous books and reports are published by World Resources Institute to present accurate information about global resources and environmental conditions, analyses of emerging issues, and creative yet workable policy responses.

Datasets from other organizations containing environmental, earth science, and global change information can be located through the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network's (CIESIN) Gateway.


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