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.
Web Links to Resources used in this Chapter
The Comprehensive assessment of water management in agriculture (2006) International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka: www.iwmi.cgiar.org/assessment