Chapter 1


Chapter 1- A living planet made for Godís Glory

There is a general introduction to the book followed by an examination of the relative value of humans and the rest of creation informed by the teaching of Genesis. We introduce the ethical starting points that determine different approaches to the earth. We then provide an overview of the physical systems of the Earth.
Forward to Chapter 2

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Web Links to Resources used in this Chapter

Wikipedia has very good coverage of tsunamis, and the Boxing Day 2004 event in particular. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsunami

The Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture (2006) International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka: www.iwmi.cgiar.org/assessment

For details of the film "The Day after Tomorrow" and critiques of the science behind it. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day_After_Tomorrow