I N D E X
Aalsmeer Flower Auction, 145
Abolition Act (1833), 119
Acid rain, 193
adm Milling, 111
Adriatic Sea, 202
Afghanistan, 22, 159, 173; as opium pro-
ducer, 149, 152; U.S. drug war in, 152–53
Africa, 63, 83, 87, 118, 124–25, 131 146, 160,
174; as cocoa producer, 134–36; copper
producers in, 43–44; cotton farming in,
94; diamonds and warfare in, 73–74;
eastern, 89; flower workers in, 147–48;
sub-Saharan, 90, 114, 194; western, 18,
53, 103, 137. See also names of individual
countries
Agriculture, 57; biotechnology and, 206,
208–9; corporate agribusiness and,
100–103, 111; disposal of surplus of, xiii;
water pollution and, 3–4. See also
names of specific agricultural products
Aircraft industry, 55–59, 69; future
titanium market in, 64
Air travel, 191, 194–95
Alabama, 63
Alaska, 17, 46, 50, 86, 158; fishing o√, 139;
fossil fuels in, 10, 22, 24, 35
Alcan Aluminum, Ltd, 62
Alcoa, 60–62
Aleutian island chain, 200
Algeria, 27–28
Alrosa, 74
Allende, Salvador, x, 44–45
Almy and Brown, 91
Alpha Therapeutic, 183
Alternative energy sources, xvi, 24, 45–46,
196–97
Altria Group, Incorporated, 162
Aluminum, 44, 48, 64; industry, 59–63
amax Mining: recovery of platinum by, 72
American Anti-Slavery Group, 172
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