according to a court judgement, almost 80 per cent of Australia's land could be subject to claims by aborigines. The Wik people of north Queensland had claimed title to pastoral land leased to white

This book describes major environmental changes in India. It's a balance sheet of India's resources and focuses attention on the effect of ecological degradation on the poor. The interesting thing in the second report is the information that is provides on the linkages that operate on what can be called the interface areas: at the interfaces between different ecological spaces like croplands, grazing lands and forests; between the people and their environment; between economies of towns and villages, and so on.