9780805395730

Environment : The Science Behind the Stories

  • ISBN 13:

    9780805395730

  • ISBN 10:

    0805395733

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

KEY BENEFIT: The first edition ofEnvironment: The Science behind the Storiesmade the biggest splash of any new entry in environmental science over the past thirty years. The newly revised Third Editionretains all the popular features of this landmark first editionincluding its integrated central case study approach, and focus on current data and critical thinkingwhile new instructor resources make it easier than ever to give dynamic lectures.Foundations of Environmental Science: An Introduction to Environmental Science, Environmental Ethics and Economics: Values and Choices, Environmental Policy: Decision-Making and Problem-Solving, From Chemistry to Energy to Life, Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology, Species Interactions and Community Ecology , Environmental Systems and Ecosystem Ecology. Environmental Issues and the Search For Solutions: Human Population Growth, Agriculture, Soils, and Soil Conservation, Agriculture, Biotechnology, and the Future of Food, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Resource Management, Forestry, Land Use, and Protected Areas, Urbanization and Creating Livable Cities, Toxicology and Environmental Health, Freshwater Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation, Marine Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation, Atmospheric Science and Air Pollution, Global Climate Change, Fossil Fuels: Energy and Impacts, Conventional Energy Alternatives: Hydropower, Biomass, and Nuclear Energy, New Renewable Energy Alternatives, Waste Management, Sustainable Solutions.For all readers interested in environmental science and its issues.

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